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Man United coming to Toronto
January 31, 2010, 6:12 PM
Filed under: BMO Field, Manchester United

Manchester United fans can take their anti-Glazer protests right to the doorstep of their American owners this summer – when the champions tour the US for the first time in five years.

United will play in Chicago, New York and Toronto in July and more destinations will be announced in the coming weeks.

And that will give fans who have reacted with fury to the financial meltdown at Old Trafford the chance to take their protests across the Atlantic.

The Glazer family, who have saddled United with debts of £711million and interest payments of more than £60m a year, also own the Tampa Bay Bucaneers American football team.

United have never visited Florida since being taken over by the Glazer family – but it is unlikely that will happen this summer.

That would be too close to home for the Glazer family who are public enemy number one among United supporters.

Fans groups have already staged protests and called for the Glazers to sell the club and more demonstrations against the American owners are planned.

Many fans have shown their disdain for the Glazers by wearing green and yellow shirts and scarves – the original colours of United when they first formed as Newton Heath in 1878.

The tour is in the final planning stage but it is understood United will also play in Canada for the first time, with Toronto the likely destination.

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