Date: May 18, 2005

Sports tycoon Malcolm Glazer, the owner of National Football League franchise Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has secured a 75.7 percent stake in Manchester United, one of the world's richest soccer clubs, amid virulent opposition from die-hard fans of the U.K. club.

The biggest question mark revolving around Glazer's $1.58 billion offer is how the U.S. sports tycoon plans to raise revenue for the club, for which he has taken a debt of $530 million secured agains...


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