Manchester United fans protest at the Glazers ahead of Erik ten Hag’s first game in charge as disgruntled supporters hold banners and drop flares


Manchester United’s game against Brighton on Sunday marks the start of a new era at Old Trafford under new boss Erik ten Hag.

But it seems nothing has changed in terms of Man United supporters’ feelings towards the Red Devils hierarchy as fans staged a protest ahead of the Premier League clash.

But others have gathered to protest and express their displeasure with the way the club operates.
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Last season under former caretaker boss Ralf Rangnick, United were beaten 4-0 by the Seagulls, summing up a below-par season for the club.

But before Red Devils fans took to the stands in hopes that Ten Hag could deliver a much better scoring line this time around, supporters group The 1958 staged a protest against the club’s controversial owners – the Glazers.

Fans had staged a protest against the club’s hierarchy when they last played against Norwich City last season.

And despite the club’s promises that this summer would see real change at Old Trafford, The 1958 believe more action is needed, given the decline since the Sir Alex Ferguson years and the lack of transfer activity this summer.

Beginning three hours before kickoff with flares and the familiar ‘Glazers Out’ banners, fans flocked to Media City and took to the Theater of Dreams to air their views on their mismanagement. received from their club.

In response, Man United opted to close their stadium shop amid concerns over anti-Glazer protesters.


Manchester United fans protest at the Glazers ahead of Erik ten Hag's first game in charge as disgruntled supporters hold banners and drop flares
The mood among the fans was low as they marched in numbers and launched green and yellow flares – the club’s original colors
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The protest was formed following a statement from The 1958 posted to Twitter on Monday.

“The Glazers are unfit and unsuitable owners,” it read.

“We have shown this over the summer with our digital campaign and by revealing other confirmed information about the exact type of family they are.

“We will always support the club. We will always support the manager.

“We will always stand against the current owners and any puppet hierarchy they appoint. Join us, support us, unite with us in standing up for what is right.

“The future of our club is our only motivation. Some things are worth fighting for.




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