A marquee English Premier League game was deferred on Sunday after many Manchester United fans, challenging the club’s US proprietors, attacked the pitch at its Old Trafford arena in front of the match against Liverpool.
“Following the security break at Old Trafford, the Manchester United versus Liverpool game has been deferred,” said the Premier League in proclamation.
“This is an aggregate choice from the police, the two clubs, the Premier League and nearby specialists,” added the articulation.
Numerous Manchester United allies are troubled preposterous bombed endeavor to join the European Super League a month ago. The Glazer family, which additionally claims the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, runs the club.
Manchester United and Greater Manchester Police didn’t promptly react to CNN’s solicitation for input.
“Many fans have been on the pitch and many are currently leaving through entryways across a street that typically permits the group transports through,” composed BBC columnist Simon Stone, who is at Old Trafford.
Manchester United – and Liverpool – were two of the 12 clubs that last month declared their goal to breakaway from the current UEFA rivalry organize and make their own special European Super League, before the undertaking immediately disentangled.
📸 Manchester United fans storm Old Trafford to protest against Glazers on pitch pic.twitter.com/FBWiOS5AJH— PA Dugout (@PAdugout) May 2, 2021
“We are appalled, humiliated and irate at the proprietor’s activities according to the arranging, arrangement and declaration of the European Super League,” said the Manchester United Supporters Trust at a crisis fans gathering meeting on Friday.
“Indeed this obviously shows that the club’s proprietors are just keen on boosting their own benefits and couldn’t care less about or regard the perspectives on Manchester United fans.”
At that gathering, active Manchester United Executive Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward said the club don’t “look for any recovery of the Super League plans.”
Manchester United match postponed after fans break on to the pitch at Old Trafford to protest against the club's ownership https://t.co/lPr1vmea3A— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) May 2, 2021
“I realize that you will feel irate and let somewhere near the absence of discussion and by the manner in which the proposition neglected to perceive the imperative standard of open rivalry. Appropriate conversation would have assisted us with staying away from the mix-up we made,” added Woodward.
“As Joel [Glazer] said … we neglected to give sufficient load to the fundamental standards and customs of wearing legitimacy which are so indispensable to football in homegrown rivalry as well as in European rivalry since the mid-1950.