May 16, 2021

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The decision on a draw between Liverpool and United must be announced

The Premier League is expected to announce whether the clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Old Trafford should continue after fans were scattered from the ground, as reported by BBC Sport.

A number of clips have appeared on the Twittersphere over the past two hours, at the time of writing, after United fans were caught and protesting inside the stadium against the Glazers’ ownership of the club.

It has been suggested that a draw could still take place provided the fans in question were not given access to the players’ locker rooms.

READ MORE: (Video) Police boil Manchester United protesters outside Old Trafford as Liverpool clashes delayed

While the actions of a few protesters have been criticized, and rightly so in some cases, we should be extremely careful not to disappear the demonstration as a whole or the message behind it.

Fans have become more and more sideways in recent years, with the failed Super League the last demonstration of contempt for their desires and views as a whole.

With supporters not having much to say at the board level about what is going on in their clubs, there are realistically few valuable avenues other than protest.

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