Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: ‘Our focus is on playing well and getting to a final now.’ Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted Manchester United fans’ disgruntlement with the club’s owners is a “difficult” situation for him and he is concerned(...)

 Manchester United Executives Joel Glazer (2nd L) and Avram Glazer (C) and Ed Woodward at the New York Stock Exchange in 2012. Photograph:  Dario Cantatore/Getty Images

In 2005, a generation ago now, when supporters were first protesting against the pending takeover of Manchester United by the Glazer family, the appro(...)

Police try to move people away from Old Trafford stadium after an anti-Glazer protest. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

A lone saxophonist was playing in the sunshine outside Old Trafford on Sunday evening. This was after the tumult, after the crowds had been pushed ba(...)

Supporters of England’s top clubs, including Liverpool, quickly  expressed their outrage   over the short-lived prospect of a    European Super League. Photograph: Jon Super/AP

Have the warring factions of England’s football fans ever been so unified in cause or voice? It has been a week of powerful solidarity among the peopl(...)

 The owners or chairmen of the 12  European  clubs that announced  the launch of the   European Super League: (from top left to bottom right) Real Madrid’s Florentino Perez; FC Barcelona’s Joan Laporta; Atletico Madrid’s Enrique Cerezo; Juventus’s Andrea Agnelli; Inter Milan’s Steven Zhang; AC Milan’s Ivan Gazidis; Arsenal’s Stan Kroenke; Manchester United’s Joel Glazer; Liverpool’s John W Henry; Tottenham Hotspur’s chairman Daniel Levy; Chelsea’s Roman Abramovich; and Manchester City’s Ferran Soriano

Manchester United, Liverpool and Manchester City have issued grovelling apologies to fans for the European Super League fiasco, demonstrating the scal(...)

 Real Madrid president Florentino Perez claimed the Super League was being created to save soccer. File photograph: AP

Those of you with a taste for these things will have noted the irony: a competition designed to eliminate promotion and relegation in perpetuity someh(...)

Anti-European Super League posters hang outside Anfield stadium, home of English Premier League football club Liverpool, on Monday. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images)

Uefa’s president, Aleksander Ceferin, has insisted that players who join the new European Super League will be banned from World Cups and European Cha(...)

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak: his  alleged threat to Fifa reminds us that it feels as though the legal system is something the rich use as a club to batter opposition into submission.  Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The latest tranche of Football Leaks revelations, presented over the weekend by a consortium of media organisations led by Der Spiegel, contained more(...)