Counting the cost of Man Utd's embarrassing loss
8 December ~ Manchester City's demotion from the glamour of ITV to glum Thursday nights on Channel 5 won't do much to wipe away the wealth of Sheikh Mansour. But for the heavily indebted United, the Champions League has been a much needed source of income since the Glazer takeover in 2005. It has been rumoured that United's failure to secure a draw in Basel could cost them up to £20 million. Andersred, the blog campaigning for the removal of the owners, has done the maths.
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