Ferdinand ties up Glazers for his or her ESL ‘generic PR’ apology

Rio Ferdinand has criticized Joel and Avram Glazer after they produced an “total PR” apology for his or her half within the ESL.

The Glazer household has lengthy been on hearth for his or her position with the controversial European Premier League.

There have been mass protests in Old Trafford in current weeks. Probably the most notable of those got here within the run-up to Man United’s sport against Liverpool. The protests forced the battle to be postponed.


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As quoted by The Impartial, Ferdinand informed BT Sport that the Glazer thought they have been getting a “franchise” when shopping for United man:

“I drew a quote from Joel Glazer after they purchased the membership in 2005.

“He learn ‘the followers are the life blood of the membership, folks need to know what is going on on. We’d ‘talk’ however then they did not speak to us till two weeks in the past.

“That reveals you {that a} quote is there to come in, get under the carpet and then see the way it goes. It reveals me 100 percent, remembering what they did with the Tremendous League a number of weeks in the past, they thought they have been shopping for a franchise or one thing they may turn right into a franchise.

“They did not understand they’d purchased a membership with a history of individuals. Most of that’s being a part of the group. [Paul] Scholes will know that the best, he lives there, grew up there. That group is the bedrock of the football membership.

“That is what they do not perceive. It is a completely different tradition and they’ve to grasp.

“You need to see a face. You don’t need to see a common public relations quote that got here out as an apology. That isn’t ok.

“The folks on this membership, who’re a part of this membership, need to see a face now. Put your face out there, speak, take some questions. Become involved within the membership now if that is what you are saying – somebody who loves the membership and desires the best for the membership.

“That is what you are attempting to inform us, you are anxious concerning the followers … however there was no consideration earlier than.”

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