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Thad Williamson

Brits lose one to capitalism

By Thad Williamson
May 22, 2005

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CAPITALISM remains, as ever, a double-edged sword. That's the bitter reality confronting millions of lifelong supporters of Manchester United, the world's most famous sports franchise, after last week's takeover of the English club by American financier and Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer. Glazer has paid an estimated $1.47 billion to acquire more than three-quarters control of United's shares, enough ... (Full article: 744 words)

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