United fans want ticket price cut

Glazer, who holds a similar role with the NFL franchise, said they

had taken this step in Florida because of the downturn in the

economy and after listening to fans’ concerns. Some season tickets

have been slashed up to 20% with additional cut-price deals on

offer. Sean Bones, vice-chair of Manchester United Supporters Trust

(MUST), said: “Joel Glazer said he’s listened to the Tampa fans.

“Well it’s about time he listened to Manchester United fans and

responded by cutting our ticket prices too. “Manchester United

supporters should not feel they are subsidising the Glazers’

American football franchise as well as their debt. “After the huge

price rises our fans have endured while the Glazers have been

taking out millions of pounds from our club, if anything we deserve

bigger price cuts than the Tampa fans. “Anything other than an

equivalent cut in prices at Manchester United will be seen as a

slap in the face for United fans.” United spokesman said: “No

decision has been made. We take a lot of things into account when

deciding what the prices at Old Trafford should be. “When we have

made a decision we will announce it.”