July 31 – The owners of Manchester United will only use half the proceeds of the club’s flotation on the stock market to reduce its debts, reports revealed Tuesday. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.
July 4 – Manchester United are planning a New York flotation in a bid to raise $100 million to help slash debts of $660 million… Sir Alex Ferguson says there’s a “possibility” to make one or two more summer signings. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 1 – Premier League champions post record operating profits and pass the 300 million pound revenue mark for the first time… Strike action in Italy impacts players preparations for Euro 2012 qualifier… Danish club gains Indian investor. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.
19/1/2011 A senior executive with the Qatar Investment Authority tells INSIDER there is no truth in rumours that the country’s sovereign wealth fund is planning a $2.4 billion purchase of Manchester United. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
Interest payments and one-off financial charges on Manchester United’s huge debts have caused the club record losses of £83.6million, despite it reporting increased turnover… Supporters group say Glazer family’s running of the club unsustainable and that the “clock is ticking” on their rule.
20/8/10 Manchester United’s owners have started paying a new higher band of interest on a loan they took out to refinance their purchase of England’s biggest club… Glazers’ NFL franchise faces TV black out after struggles selling tickets.
2/6/2010 The Red Knights consortium of influential Manchester United fans today put on hold plans to buy the club from its American owners after an unrealistic price was put on the Premiership giants.
11/5/10 England manager Fabio Capello has provided some surprises in his 30-man provisional World Cup squad… Manchester United fan leader says Red Knights must not overpay for the club.
11/3/2010 The Red Knights show seriousness of their intentions after appointing Japanese investment bank as financial advisers… David Beckham boosts campaign to oust the Glazers after leaving pitch sporting old colours of United following AC Milan’s 4-0 Champions League defeat at Old Trafford
3/3/2010 Manchester United CEO David Gill launches a withering attack on banker Keith Harris, linked to an Old Trafford takeover via his Red Knights consortium; insists that Glazer family “are not sellers”. WFI’s James Corbett reports from Manchester.