Police were dispatched to the Carrington training facility in Manchester United after a small group protested against the club’s owners, the Glazer family.
The group was seen on Friday noon (UK time), with one of the signs reading “Glazer Out”.
Additional demonstrations are scheduled for Saturday’s Premier League match between Red Devils Norwich City.
A club spokesperson said: “There was a small, peaceful protest outside the Carrington training ground today.
“We respect fans’ opinions and remain committed to enhancing our engagement with them.”
Statement from the event organizers
“A fish rotting from its head down, and under the Glazers since 2005, Manchester United is slowly becoming a smelly corpse.
However, there is still no excuse for the stinky performance of the play squad who, as one of the title betting sites’ favorites in August, tended to underestimate the show as much as they were pushed too far.
“Fans are tired of the Glazer’s pay-to-fail culture. While the occupation system thrives on the financial returns that still generates mediocrity, fans can expect players to have more professional and personal pride than is regularly shown.
“That they did not do so is indicative of their actual respect for the fans and the history of the club: one on the level of contempt for the Glazers.
“No one is interested in their pathetic Twitter stories after the defeat – they are as meaningless as Joel Glazer’s pledge to coordinate with supporters (ignoring his recent poor attempts at handpicked clients).
“It’s been a long time before these outrageously paid thieves implement this and, as with the Glazers, they need to get out of the club.
“If that means coming back in August and the new manager playing for the youth team, then so be it.”
This is not the first time United supporters have taken to the streets to protest the club’s owners. In April 2021, they were forced to postpone their home game against Liverpool when a large number of protesters entered the pitch.