FOOTBALL giant Manchester United has posted a 7.8 per cent rise in annual profit as revenues generated by the club, merchandising and its media partners exceeded £200 million.
MANCHESTER United owner Malcolm Glazer has been treated in hospital after suffering a stroke.
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MANCHESTER United confirmed yesterday a £12.3million drop in annual profits to £46million. The figures represent the first to be released since Malcolm Glazer completed his takeover in the summer, but include only three months of the Glazer era.
MANCHESTER United's surprising and costly exit from European football is being shrugged off by their American owners, with a spokesman for the Glazer family insisting yesterday that it is very much "business as usual".
THE party hoping to land discount retail group Peacock has put a price tag of about £404 million on the firm.
MANCHESTER United fans opposed to the takeover of their club by Malcolm Glazer have urged sponsor Vodafone to "hang up" on the billionaire businessman.
JOEL Glazer, the son of new Manchester United owner Malcolm, has dismissed talk of a transfer budget cap and says funds will be available to strengthen the squad.
MANCHESTER UNITED'S new owners have assured Sir Alex Ferguson funds will be found to support big-money transfers.
SIR Bobby Charlton has apologised to the Glazer brothers for having to run the gauntlet of angry Manchester United fans at Old Trafford.
ANGRY Manchester United fans chanted "die, Glazer, die" as the club's new owners made their first visit to the Old Trafford stadium.
MALCOLM GLAZER claims he now has the required 98 per cent stake required to stage a forced buyout of the remaining shareholders in Manchester United.
AMERICAN sports tycoon Malcolm Glazer has finally won complete control of Manchester United and will delist the company from the stock market tomorrow.
MALCOLM Glazer will press ahead and take Manchester United off the Stock Exchange next Wednesday even if he has failed to buy up all the remaining shares.
MALCOLM GLAZER has passed the 90 per cent threshold needed for complete ownership of Manchester United.
MANCHESTER United chief executive David Gill has sold 11,535 shares to Malcolm Glazer's company Red Football Ltd. Group finance director Nick Humby has also accepted a cash offer of 300p per share for 2,546 shares.
MANCHESTER United said that Avram, Bryan and Joel Glazer had joined the board following the takeover of the club by Malcolm Glazer.
MANCHESTER United chief executive David Gill and finance director Nick Humby are being urged to resign in the wake of Malcolm Glazer strengthening his grip at Old Trafford.
MANCHESTER United chairman Sir Roy Gardner has announced his impending resignation from the board and warned that Malcolm Glazer has failed to provide assurances over future debt and ticket prices.
MANCHESTER United supporters battling American sports tycoon Malcolm Glazer's attempt to take total control of their club today won support from an unlikely source - the Plain English Campaign.
SPORTS tycoon Malcolm Glazer has reached out to Manchester United’s fans and investors in a bid to win support for his £790 million takeover.