Manchester United opted to shut their flagship Outdated Trafford megastore on Sunday as a consequence of protests towards the Glazer household’s possession of the membership.
The Glazers stay universally derided figures amongst followers, who deliberate a protest towards them previous to Sunday’s season opener towards Brighton.
The 1958 supporter group led one other demonstration towards the membership’s house owners, marching by Salford and Manchester earlier than doing a lap of Outdated Trafford.
When followers got here again spherical to the megastore, the shutters got here down and the store closed, later reopening as soon as the protestors had moved on.
Co-owner Avram Glazer was noticed in attendance at Outdated Trafford as soon as Sunday’s recreation kicked off.
Sunday’s demonstration was not the primary towards the Glazers in latest occasions. Supporters protested towards them previous to April’s 3-2 win at house to Norwich Metropolis, whereas a mass protest compelled a conflict with Liverpool in direction of the top of the 2020/21 season to be postponed after followers broke into Outdated Trafford.
The 1958 group have been additionally accountable for a deliberate protest towards United CEO Richard Arnold earlier this summer season, with the 51-year-old getting wind of the plan and as a substitute taking them to a neighborhood pub. Components of their conversations, together with about their pursuit of Frenkie de Jong, have been leaked on-line.