14 January ~ With this week's reports that the Glazer family have taken large amounts of money out of Man Utd we look back to WSC 207 (May 2004). Adam Brown reported on a potential owner with a "ruthless reputation".
Doom-laden predictions of the end of a footballing epoch are treated with some disdain at Old Trafford, but recent events off the pitch have generated far greater concern. Two Irish racehorse tycoons and an American sports businessman have entered the stage left vacant by BSkyB’s failed bid in 1998-99. But what of the reaction of fans and shareholders? Read the full article