Friday, March 5
United in the news
Red Knights raise £1.5bn for plan to buy Manchester United from Glazer family (Kevin Eason and Helen Power, The Times)
Sixty super-rich investors have pledged up to £1.5 billion in their bid to seize control of Manchester United, The Times can reveal. More.
In praise of… Manchester United Supporters Trust (Editorial, The Guardian)
The object of their ire is the Glazer family, who five years ago bought what was then the world's richest club – and have saddled it with a record debt of £716m. More.
Liverpool fans outflanked by Manchester United's green and gold (Mark Ogden, The Telegraph)
Those Liverpool fans attempting to overthrow their own despised American owners have been outflanked once again by their Mancunian rivals. More.
Viv Anderson interview (Paolo Bandini, The Guardian)
Bryan Robson could do everything – he could pass, he could score, he could tackle, he could head. He'd do everything a central midfield player could do. More.