Manchester United fans protest against club’s current ownership at Old Trafford and outside Lowry hotel; Man Utd due to host Liverpool at 6.30pm. Fans also gathered outside the Lowry Hotel in Manchester, where the United team are staying before the game – ahead of Sunday’s match at Old Trafford, where 10,000 are expected to congregate.
Sunday, May 2
Many United supporters are still angry and upset over their club’s role as one of the founder members of the proposed breakaway European Super League. If United lose the match then Manchester City will be crowned champions with four games to go.
Joel Glazer, unveiled as Super League vice-chairman when the bombshell announcement was made, apologised in an open letter to all of the club’s fans after the they were forced to pull out of the plans.