UK time is: 18:17:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

United - Red Knights on Hold!

Any aspirations the 'Red Knights` group had of buying the club from the Glazer family has been put on hold.

With the Glazer family announcing, last week, that the club was not for sale, a statement has been issued implying the 'Red Knights` have not given up their quest and their ambition remains to pursue its efforts,

"To try and help bring ownership of Manchester United to its supporters and under a structure with materially less debt."

"As we have maintained however since news of our ambitions first emerged in March, we will only attempt to purchase the club at a sensible price, consistent with the long term interests of the club."

"Persistent speculation in the media inflated valuation aspirations has made our goals less attainable, as potential investors have strongly reinforced our views that we should not move forward at a price uneconomic for the future of the club."


So, nothing changes in the immediate future then as the Glazer family continue t hold the brand name they craved!

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday June 2 2010

Time: 5:23PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I understand why they didnt want to let super rich foreign investors in on the deal - but the bid was doomed as soon as they started talking about maintaining some of the debt. The only positive we can draw is that the glazers insistence that we're in a good enough financial position to deal with the debt is more credible. When the recent accounts were released any signs of weakness would have indicated that the glazers might be susceptible to a bid. Instead, they showed decent growth and I think that is what finally put the red knights off.
tuscan3000
Report Abuse
02/06/2010 17:31:00

The debt part of any deal will be the clincher, i hope we don't have a case of musical chairs with groups only looking to dip into our profits and not making it debt free.
elvido
Report Abuse
02/06/2010 17:46:00

Sir Matt must be turning in his grave!
merlin
Report Abuse
02/06/2010 19:23:00

Just keep qualifying for the Champion's League and you'll stay afloat. Otherwise, you can bend over, put your head between your knees and kiss your collective bottoms goodbye.
fifthcolumnblue
Report Abuse
02/06/2010 19:33:00

No worries, fcb, couple of titles more and that should take of that! We are not exactly l'fool!!
elvido
Report Abuse
02/06/2010 20:28:00

Sorry, we are not interested in giving you the title back... for the next 10 years!! lol :)
JT_daniel
Report Abuse
03/06/2010 06:01:00

JT, we are okay with the two for you, three for us arrangement too with a European cup in between (for us that is)..... :P
elvido
Report Abuse
03/06/2010 07:22:00

We dont expect you to give it to us - we'll take it from you whether you like it or not.
tuscan3000
Report Abuse
03/06/2010 11:50:00

I was never too sure about the redknights anyway.
TheFamousNo7
Report Abuse
03/06/2010 12:41:00

lol elvido.. :) And Tuscan, I admire your confidence but I assure you, we'll not explode like Liverpool to hand you the title on a platter. Expect a strong defence to the title, a succesful defence.
JT_daniel
Report Abuse
04/06/2010 14:04:00

JT, guess that depends on what state the players return from the WC and new signings if any adjust to the PL. You have been strong from the Mourinho era year after year, just that we have gotten stronger too. Lamps form I think has been a big plus over the years and a dip in form would mean replacing those goals. And you have to replace Drogba and Anelka sooner rather than later.
elvido
Report Abuse
05/06/2010 09:58:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Powell Hull Bound? (Thursday January 29 2015)

Cambridge Malarkey! (Thursday January 29 2015)

Zaha Set For Permanent Palace Move! (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Fletcher Move Stalls! (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Rafael Could Be Back! (Wednesday January 28 2015)

A Nice Little Nice Earner (Tuesday January 27 2015)

United - Beware Real Cash Splash! (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Valdes Makes United Debut (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 0 - 1 Southampton
Stoke 1 - 1 Man Utd
Spurs 0 - 0 Man Utd
Man Utd 3 - 1 Newcastle
Aston Villa 1 - 1 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 22 16 4 2 32 52
2. Man City 22 14 5 3 23 47
3. Southampton 22 13 3 6 21 42
4. Man Utd 22 11 7 4 15 40
5. Arsenal 22 11 6 5 14 39
6. Spurs 22 11 4 7 2 37
7. West Ham 22 10 6 6 10 36

Breaking League News

Ameobi Returns
Newcastle : 29/01/2015 17:41:00
Valencia and Sakho Interest Chelsea
West Ham : 29/01/2015 17:30:00
Kouyate Back for Liverpool?
West Ham : 29/01/2015 17:23:00
Chelsea Interested in Hammers Duo?
Chelsea : 29/01/2015 17:18:00
Ba Returning to English Football
Chelsea : 29/01/2015 17:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Cambridge (a) FA Cup
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 19%
Valencia 5%
Joness 3%
Rojo 15%
Blind 0%
Carrick 0%
Januzaj 42%
Fellaini 5%
Di Maria 3%
Wilson 1%
Falcao 3%
Herrera 1%
Van Persie 0%
Shaw 3%