Glazer just a fraction away

The courting process was forthright and very public. Malcolm Glazer, the US tycoon, wanted unfettered control of Manchester United and nothing was going to halt his charge.

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Ian Kehoe

14th May, 2005

The courting process was forthright and very public. Malcolm Glazer, the US tycoon, wanted unfettered control of Manchester United and nothing was going to halt his charge. In the end, the biggest surprise was that it took him so long to get it.

Last week, after spending 12 months stalking the richest football club in the world, Glazer finally pulled off his coup.

John Magnier and JP McManus, the Irish horse racing magnates, agreed to sell...

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