In Protest Against Owners, Manchester United Fans Invade Pitch, Shut Down Game
MANCHESTER, England (AP) – In an unprecedented moment for the world’s richest soccer competition, the Premier League was forced to abandon one of the biggest matches of the season after an invasion of Old Trafford by Manchester United fans.
The storming of the stadium – shut to fans during the pandemic – came hours before United was due to host Liverpool. As fans protested on the field against United’s owners – the Glazer family – flares were set off and thousands more supporters filled the concourse outside Old Trafford.
Ugly scenes erupted as police clashed with supporters who are enraged by 16 years of …
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