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Fresh Off 20th EPL Title, ManU Looks To Expand Further Into U.S. Market
Published April 23, 2013
SILENCING THE CRITICS: The AP’s Rob Harris notes Gill believes critics of ManU Owner the Glazer family “have been mostly silenced by the team's ability to overhaul big-spending Manchester City and reclaim the English Premier League title." ManU games were “marred two years ago by protests,” but the club has seen off Man City's threat as the Glazer family "has slashed the debt that angered some fans." Gill said, “There are still a small number of dissenters and they will always be there.” However, he added, “The vast, vast majority of Manchester United fans are concerned about having a successful team playing great Manchester United attacking football" (AP, 4/23).