Timeline: Glazers and their turbulent reign at Manchester United | Manchester United

2003 Malcolm Glazer buys a 2.9% stake in Manchester United in March, which increases before the end of the year.

2004 Glazer’s stake in club reaches almost 20% in June and nears 30% in October. He makes bids for the club in October and December and removes three directors.

May 2005 Glazer makes a formal takeover bid on 12 May after his stake reaches almost 57%. Before the end of the month he owns more than 76% of the club and the board advise shareholders to accept his bid.

June 2005 Glazer secures 98% of shares and control of United. As part of the family’s leveraged takeover they load…

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