Man Utd fans block Old Trafford entrances and exits during Glazer protests

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Manchester United fans gathered in their thousands before their clash with Norwich to once again protest against the Glazer's ownership.

Large swathes of supporters marched to Old Trafford in unison having started at the Tollgate pub. Leaflets were handed out with the message 'Red white and black till we get our club back', and their cause was furthered with banners and chants.

One of the chants that could be heard was "Joel Glazer's gonna die". The protest, organised by group The 1958, culminated in fans staying outside the ground for 17 minutes after kick-off, to represent the number of years the Glazer family have been in power.

They blocked the Munich Tunnel with cries of "love United, stay outside" ringing out. The shutters to the hospitality areas, the directors' entrance and the club megastore were closed as a result.

Earlier this week the organisers released a statement which read: "Nothing will change until the head of the snake is removed. It’s rotten and starts from the top down like any business. The club’s a mess so we need to act and raise awareness again."

They explained "this isn’t another Liverpool" in reference to protests last May which saw fans break into the ground and forced the Premier League tie against the Reds to be postponed.

"This is the start of constant, relentless, peaceful and legal protests and actions against our owners," the statement continued. "We know the challenges ahead of us and we will not waiver or detract from these goals.

"Bring your colours, flags, banners and flares. We need you, we need each other, we need everyone to put aside their differences. Some things are worth fighting for."

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