Sacked for being anti-Glazer II

Green and Gold

Last month Rant reported that Manchester United sacked an employee of 19 years for returning a confiscated ‘Love United Hate Glazer’ banner to fans. Now, reports The Student Direct Mancunian newspaper, the club has dismissed student Jerry Vyse for wearing a green and gold scarf while on duty at Old Trafford last Wednesday. Vyse, who […]

Report: Becks would buy into United

David Beckham will buy into Manchester United – just not yet – according to reports today. Beckham, who wore a green and gold scarf at Old Trafford on Wednesday in a huge boost to the anti-Glazer movement, will focus on finishing his playing career with LA Galaxy before moving into club ownership and not coaching. […]

Fergie: no protest tonight

Sir Alex Ferguson says that no pre-match protest will take place before tonight’s Champions League second leg tie with AC Milan because the game is too important. The mooted protest, in which fans will stay away from their seats for 10 minutes after kick-off, has not been endorsed by the Manchester United Supporters’ Association (MUST). […]

Evra – fans ‘not crazy’ for protest

Manchester United’s Carling Cup winning captain Patrice Evra says that fans are ‘not crazy’ for the continuing the green and gold protest that saw thousands of scarves at Wembley yesterday. Fans’ favourite Evra, captain in Gary Neville’s absence, is one of the few United players to comment on the protest. “They are the original colors […]

First fans, now Glazers turn on staff

Manchester United dismissed Old Trafford steward Granville Boden, 53, after he tried to return a confiscated anti-Glazer banner to its owners, reports The Times today. The ‘Love United Hate Glazer’ banner, which was forcibly taken down by stewards and the supporters ejected, went up for the Premier League match against Burnley last month. CES, the […]

Did United mislead fans about ‘club colours’ in Milan?

Manchester United may have deliberately mislead fans about prohibited flags at the San Siro stadium for the Champions League clash with AC Milan next Tuesday. In a statement the club claimed that Italian regulations require flags to be in United’s ‘club colours’ – a potential clampdown on the green and gold revolution. The club has […]

Glazers turn on fans as call for boycott grows

Glazer Out

On the 52nd anniversary of the Munich air crash Manchester United’s owners failed to turn up at Old Trafford, choosing instead to employ rough tactics on protesting supporters as the anti-Glazer revolution spreads. Not for the first time Stewards ripped banners from the Stretford End and supporters wearing the colours of protest were barred entry […]