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Manchester United co-chairman Joel Glazer has “unreservedly apologized” to fans following the club’s failed plans to join the European Super League.

He said, “We were wrong and we want to show that we can make it right.

“In seeking to create a more stable base for the game, we have failed to show enough respect for its deeply rooted traditions – promotion, relegation, pyramid – and we are sorry for that.”

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Joel Glazer had previously been announced as Super League vice president

Mr Glazer added: “They are the biggest soccer club in the world and we apologize wholeheartedly for the disturbances caused in recent days.”

Previously, Mr Glazer had been announced as Vice President of the Super League, saying it would “open a new chapter for European football, ensuring world-class competition and facilities, and increased financial support for the football pyramid. at large”.

Mr Glazer joins Liverpool FC owner John W Henry who apologized to fans, manager Jurgen Klopp and his players for the club’s bid to join the project – which is now expected not to go ahead .

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In a video posted to the club’s official Twitter feed, Mr Henry said: “I would like to apologize to all Liverpool Football Club fans and supporters for the disruption I have caused over the past 48 hours . “

He said the project “was never going to last without the support of the fans”, adding: “No one has ever thought differently in England and in those 48 hours you have been very clear that he will not hold up. .. “

He also apologized to Klopp, his players and staff, saying: “They have absolutely no responsibility for this disruption.”

Welcoming the exits of Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester United in the controversial competition, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “We have to …

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This notice was published: 2021-04-21 06:20:00