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Monday, 28 July 2014

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Man Utd snub memoriam tribute to Carlisle-based fan

Mean-minded Manchester United have upset the family and friends of a Carlisle-based fan who died last year by refusing permission to use the club crest in a memoriam.

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Have I read on the bill boards of a u turn by Man Utd ( no mention anywhere on here )so somebody has asked the right person for permission then !!!!!

Posted by Davie S on 13 January 2013 at 08:39

Sorry to read this. I speak as someone who stopped following the game 35 years ago due to crowd violence rearing its repulsive head. What harm would using the club crest on a memorial do? MUFC should be ashamed of themselves.

Posted by Stemax1960 on 12 January 2013 at 09:29

Over the years when I was involved in raising money for charity Sir Alex and Man Utd were always very generous in donating goods,this is just another non story to get arguments going

Posted by Davie S on 12 January 2013 at 08:50

It was 13 yrs ago and it wasn't on the headstone it was on the grass in front of the headstone by a landscape gardener and nobody has ever questioned it.
The family of this man will get a reply from sir Alex. It will just have been a jobsworth.

Posted by Amanda on 11 January 2013 at 20:21

Again another example of a clubs ignorance to it's fan base.Sport is not sport anymore it is a hard nosed,take no prisoners business which only benefits the players,the managers and the clubs directors.This example of poor
"sportmanship" is why i have just thrown my man united 60's strip in the bin.
Goodbye sport may you rest in peace.

Posted by peter mullholland on 11 January 2013 at 19:35

Bailey Liverpool has fans from Merseyside and does not need assorted shepherds and yokles bussed in to give it support.

Posted by Evertonian on a visit on 11 January 2013 at 17:46

Money money

Posted by Paul on 11 January 2013 at 10:22

Looks like this story is becoming an opportunity for envious Liverpool fans to get their digs in!I would not have expected anything less.
It does seem quite inconsiderate that they would not allow the crest to be shown...but was it the decision of one officious 'jobsworth' just quoting company policy? Was it followed up?

Posted by Bailey on 11 January 2013 at 08:01

So all people who have a tattoo of a clubs crest have broken copyright laws ?
Do they need to make a cash donation to their club to make it ok ?

Posted by NZBlue on 11 January 2013 at 07:22

Yet another cracking story from the award winning News and Star.

Posted by Big Dave on 11 January 2013 at 00:14

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