Posts Tagged "Manchester United"

Caveat Emptor: The Glazers Prepare To Float Manchester United

By on Jul 6, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

There is a certain irony to Manchester United announcing their IPO in the same week as the Supporters Direct annual conference is held in London. While there are those that amongst us that still believe that the route towards a successful, inclusive and financially sustainable future lays in giving the supporters of clubs an active role in their running, the...

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Match Of The Past: Manchester United

By on Jun 9, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

Now a global brand and institution, there was a time when Manchester United was not as successful as it is now. The story of this club is one that is told much more effectively elsewhere, but this afternoon we are continuing our summer series of video compilations with a collection of Manchester United related highlights from the years between between the end of the...

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Visions Of Capitalism: Twenty-First Century Football, The Premier League & Manchester

By on May 12, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 5 comments

By tomorrow evening, half of Manchester – a phrase that in itself provokes so much debate that it is worth pointing out that it is being used for the purposes of simplicity alone – will be celebrating a Premier League championship victory. Either Manchester City or Manchester United will be crowned as the champions of England. That such a set of...

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The Morning After The Night Before: Fall-Out From The Manchester Derby

By on May 1, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

If the Premier League excels at any one thing, then that thing must be spectacle of the type that we saw at the City of Manchester Stadium last night. The significance of this meeting between Manchester City and Manchester United Рboth literal and symbolic - could not have been lost upon anybody that cast so much as a cursory glance in the direction of the...

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Ashley Young Is But The Tip Of The Iceberg In Footballs Culture Of Cheating

By on Apr 16, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 2 comments

So, Ashley Young took a tumble for Manchester United against Aston Villa yesterday afternoon and now the whole man and his or her dog is up in arms about it. It was the second week in a row that Young had been up to such antics, with a swan dive against Queens Park Rangers last weekend earning Queens Park Rangers’ Shaun Derry a red card and, just as yesterday,...

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