Is Manchester United’s Lack of Success Finally Impacting Their Finances?

  • Published on Oct 7, 2019
  • Is Manchester United’s lack of success finally impacting their finances?
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    In May 2018 Ed Woodward, Manchester United’s vice-chairman said that “Playing performance doesn't really have a meaningful impact on what we can do on the commercial side of the business."
    In the Stretford End, hardcore United fans were unimpressed with the comment at the time and no doubt Woodward is squirming after the club’s moderate start to the 2019/20 season.
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  • Meadi Chika
    Meadi Chika 7 hours ago

    Please can you do a video on why Benzema is the most underrated striker? Please

  • Minhaj Nizam
    Minhaj Nizam 14 hours ago

    Damn £450,000 in interest a week.

  • Tom Hamilton
    Tom Hamilton 17 hours ago

    Do QPR under Mark Warburton this season and sustainable recruitment post - FFP

  • kerslarn
    kerslarn 20 hours ago

    The FA have to step in and close down ManU, in this day and age when it is all about people's feelings, we can't allow so many ManU fans to go through all the mental anguish as they watch their club be relegated down the leagues until they inevitably go bust and go into liquidation.

  • Nigel Ramkellawan
    Nigel Ramkellawan 20 hours ago

    Focking Woodward

  • Jack Baldwin
    Jack Baldwin 22 hours ago +1

    "Moderate start" is quite generous

  • Richard Pilhofer
    Richard Pilhofer Day ago +1

    Manchester will be blue for a long time :)

  • Pause Forethought

    This feels like a crew looting a sinking ship.

  • G 2
    G 2 Day ago

    Could you do a video on the relationship between player wages and success of the club

  • Seramics
    Seramics Day ago

    Glory glory Man Utd. Still earning so much despite playing well. Hopefully they get relegated. Greatest club ever. Ggmu!

  • Randy Flores
    Randy Flores 2 days ago

    Is it November in England already or what?

  • Paul
    Paul 2 days ago

    Come on Manchester....................................City that is.

  • rzl
    rzl 2 days ago

    As far as I know ManU did not have to pay Jose 19M in lump sum amount but they have to pay it in monthly or weekly until Jose managed to be employed by other club like ManU in the past who was willing to play double bus parking counter attacking football.

  • David David
    David David 2 days ago

    Utd were decent under Fergie but that period or time was not the norm. They were shit before Fergie and now they’re back to being shit again now that he’s gone. Utd is finished.

  • Sniperking1980 Gaming

    Great video!!

  • Abdul Rahman
    Abdul Rahman 3 days ago


  • KEUR Clothing
    KEUR Clothing 3 days ago

    Fuck off Glazers & Ed Woodward for destroying the club!

  • Nasron Achmadi
    Nasron Achmadi 3 days ago

    Just wait till we played in championship

  • Lf1 O76
    Lf1 O76 3 days ago

    And get Swiss Toni ... I mean ramble on both...

  • Lf1 O76
    Lf1 O76 3 days ago

    I’ve bought the athletic but to be honest you are better. If they had any sense and if you were up for it they’d buy you out

  • Martim Correia
    Martim Correia 3 days ago

    Hey Tifo it's Diogo Not Diego ok hes portuguese not Spanish

  • alvinherexD
    alvinherexD 3 days ago

    in the meantime...Manchester United expect to break world record shirt deal

  • Niklas Kihl
    Niklas Kihl 3 days ago

    Cumulative interest costs exceeds the sum originally borrowed. That sounds crazy?

  • Steady Woodward
    Steady Woodward 3 days ago

    United are well and truly finished YNWA

  • Nhlonipho Msweli
    Nhlonipho Msweli 4 days ago

    This video is so eye opening. Thank you so much, I learned a few things i ddnt know abt my club 😬.. We really are in trouble

  • Joe Curran
    Joe Curran 4 days ago

    Imagine the Gkazers trying to pitch Man United on Dragons Den.

  • Kukuh Wibisono
    Kukuh Wibisono 4 days ago

    Getting worse and worse

  • Blue Dwarf
    Blue Dwarf 4 days ago

    Man u are turning into liverpool of the 90's, looks like it might be 30 years before they win the title again

  • d p
    d p 4 days ago +1

    100%!!!.... Manchester is FLOODED with City supporters now. 10-20 years ago you wouldn’t be seen dead wearing a City kit, not unless you were die hard fans. I see the kids in the shops now and they look at The Utd kit and many kids wearing City colours. So for sure they’re losing coins.

    • Kappa Barkin
      Kappa Barkin 3 days ago

      as a DIE hard united fan since may 1999, im triggerd

  • Rohit Patel
    Rohit Patel 4 days ago +5

    Every empire has to see their fall. Everybody does. It's universal truth

  • rosmin marpaung
    rosmin marpaung 4 days ago +1

    The probelm with club MU is because the chairman, i think the chairman MU seems like liverpool chairman in era owen, torres and suares. And thats time liverpool dont have money to pay player salaries and no sponshor in thats time ( i dont remember the chairman name).

  • sayang cinta
    sayang cinta 4 days ago

    no more MU . I give up already. no hope. no future.

  • MrBillz
    MrBillz 5 days ago

    These Days Football is. A Business not a sport to enjoy

  • Raegae Robbie
    Raegae Robbie 5 days ago

    Woodward and the Glazers need to leave and never come back.

  • Drew Rankin
    Drew Rankin 5 days ago

    Haha United is so fucked I love it

  • Unnamed Shadow
    Unnamed Shadow 5 days ago

    just sack Ed Woodward. Problem fixed. They won't do it, but that fixes everything. Hell they should learn a bit from PSG and Manchester City, they have fucking former players as their sporting directors.

  • The Bel Experience
    The Bel Experience 5 days ago

    Do One on AC Milan.

  • Sharawi Aqil
    Sharawi Aqil 5 days ago

    Ed is full of shit!!

  • Bughatii
    Bughatii 5 days ago

    Can someone tell me why did we signed Fred again

  • Harvey Epstein
    Harvey Epstein 5 days ago +1

    No Man's utd financial situation is impacting their success.

  • SabretoothSnail
    SabretoothSnail 5 days ago

    Of course it would have an impact, the clueless, glory supporting kids of today support the latest team to win the league.
    That's why there were more Chelsea jerseys being sold when abramovic took over and they bought the league title.
    Past few years there has been more man city shirts with them spending £1.5b to buy the title..
    Kids don't care about a has been club that's sat in the middle of the table 😂 😂

  • N30 R
    N30 R 5 days ago

    Me: Man United sponsors...just pull the plug already!

  • M C
    M C 5 days ago +1

    Have to disagree and reject the ‘tied and tatty’ comment about Old’s over 100 years old, has tonnes of history, is bloody massive and is still far superior to any new, generic, flat pack looking stadium we always see now.

  • naknakLOVE
    naknakLOVE 5 days ago

    The court should force the Glaziers to sell the club, just like Liverpool

  • Faizal Abubaker
    Faizal Abubaker 5 days ago

    Great news....We are back on our perch! Cmon you scousers!!!

  • JokerNetworking
    JokerNetworking 5 days ago

    This video is brilliant, excellent research

  • Daniel Redpath
    Daniel Redpath 5 days ago

    Lukaku doesn't use Mino Raiola any more. He switched to RocNation a couple of seasons ago

  • Mn David
    Mn David 5 days ago

    No doubt about that! its impacting ...

  • A SP
    A SP 5 days ago +2

    This comment is for Amar

  • Dinesh Verma
    Dinesh Verma 6 days ago

    They will be relegated soon.

  • Nick tan
    Nick tan 6 days ago +1

    I wish they fall to the drain. They dont deserve to win

  • rajesh g
    rajesh g 6 days ago +1

    We are big disappointment for fred purchased so much of cost.He had worst playing every game. he drove from man utd this is my humble request. and i am angry him big

  • darganx
    darganx 6 days ago

    If United don't get control of their loan payments soon, I can see a Leeds/Rangers scenario happening very quickly - woe betide if they get into a relegation fight.

  • terence w
    terence w 6 days ago

    they r just riding on what AF has built... that will soon wear out

  • Monroe X
    Monroe X 6 days ago +10

    Ever since referee Howard Webb the United legend retired, the club's performance went to shit.

  • Ker Vate
    Ker Vate 6 days ago

    Woodward out, Glazers out. Give Ole a lower position at the club and get a world class manager.

  • Undergroundkid
    Undergroundkid 6 days ago

    It's gon be a bumpy ride

  • terah101
    terah101 6 days ago

    The commercial success of any club comes as a direct result of the success on the pitch. If it wasn't for Ferguson's dominance of the premier league and his champions league wins, United would have nowhere near the commercial success they have today. Ferguson's reign is the only reason why they still have any bargaining or player attracting power at all.

  • Eric Chege
    Eric Chege 6 days ago

    Good. Fuck the glazers n woodward

  • Murphy moe
    Murphy moe 6 days ago

    Team depending on the U18 and we were still wasting time to sign a couple of players....Instead they sold Lukaku Herrera and more without replacing them. How could this team get forward?

    SEAN INGRAM 6 days ago

    Well the Surrey set have probably switched to city now

  • Theo Arlan
    Theo Arlan 6 days ago +7

    I’d love to see premier league teams implement a 50+1 rule like German football teams.

    • NaN
      NaN 3 days ago

      @Izoto how the fuck would that ruin it?

    • Theo Arlan
      Theo Arlan 3 days ago

      It seems to work well for the Bundesliga

    • Izoto
      Izoto 3 days ago

      That would ruin the EPL.

    • Theo Arlan
      Theo Arlan 3 days ago

      Very true

  • eddiestobart007
    eddiestobart007 6 days ago

    When Lingard and Rashford leave United, they can give more money to Ashley Young

    • Pisqué Dune
      Pisqué Dune 4 days ago

      Haha. You know when Man U is fucked up when, even after all these years, you still see Young's (and Valencia's) name on the starter sheet (on defence) and think "Really? Still?". Unbelievable. And the longer they stay in this position, the less big name players are gonna want to go to that club, which is basically already happening. They are fucked.

  • Mas A
    Mas A 6 days ago

    Please do one for Liverpool

  • Shaun Booval
    Shaun Booval 6 days ago

    Not buying a thing until they start proving they want to win and actually win. I think I wont watch matches as well.

  • Chris P
    Chris P 6 days ago

    You’re shit and you know you are! Relegation for united haha 😂

  • Holmies
    Holmies 6 days ago

    Live and learn ... don’t let greedy American wankers who couldn’t give a fucj about the game be banned. Football is about passion, and should only be about passion. Makes me sick that these owners look at football as paychecks

    • nieooj gotoy
      nieooj gotoy 6 days ago

      IMO Spurs are just as bad they spent 100s of millions and all they’ve got to show in the same period is an Audi Cup win, CL final and league cup final which is less trophies

  • Boa
    Boa 6 days ago +2

    just remember mourinho came second with this squad

    • Jack Baldwin
      Jack Baldwin 22 hours ago

      after spending 400m and when every other big team underperformed

  • 19Lion8
    19Lion8 6 days ago

    Mc's turnover of £500m is totally fake. A club with a tiny fanbase cannot have such a huge turnover unless cheating the system somewhere along the way. Their accountants have been cooking the books to bypass the FFP for years. Even Stevie Wonder can see that.

  • Liam Briggs
    Liam Briggs 7 days ago

    And long may thins continue trololol

  • Great Teacher Onizuka
    Great Teacher Onizuka 7 days ago +1

    The answer is NO. If you knew anything about United you know there income is doing nothing but rising 😂😂 you don't know what your talking about. The lack of success is down to been run poorly

    • Great Teacher Onizuka
      Great Teacher Onizuka 3 days ago

      @Scorpius Joecrux is that why we made recording breaking profits this year.

    • Scorpius Joecrux
      Scorpius Joecrux 3 days ago

      Which in turn is reducing the club brand marketability and in turn makes the club lose revenue..m

  • Frieza 223
    Frieza 223 7 days ago

    When you thought tifo only knows about tactics

  • Graeme Rodger
    Graeme Rodger 7 days ago

    Please let this be the beginning of the next Bury

  • nieooj gotoy
    nieooj gotoy 7 days ago

    They haven’t had a bad start to a season like this season since the 1980s before Ferguson took over as manager

  • talk sense
    talk sense 7 days ago

    i remember the days when sky sports where blatantly pro Manchester United like blatantly.
    and that filtered to the press which filtered to the officials what even filtered to the neutral.
    the turn of events what after that was a few billionaires owners and ferguson leaving. From the nxt five years they need at least 3 of them champions league. the nxt ten years we will see them mid table as what Liverpool went to when they fell from dominating in the 80s.

  • LFC Dzenga
    LFC Dzenga 7 days ago

    Said it before and will say it again.... Manchester United will die together with Ferguson. Bankruptcy is next

  • Matthew Davenport
    Matthew Davenport 7 days ago +1

    Liverpool fan checking in to say hi

  • RickRoll A-Rod777
    RickRoll A-Rod777 7 days ago

    Ever since Chevy have been Sponsoring Man Utd they have been dog shit! That's it!

  • adamski22
    adamski22 7 days ago

    Most kids grow up to like whoever the best team is at the time, most of my friends are Man Utd or Arsenal fans, a few chelsea fans and I'm a liverpool fan. Man utd have been out of the picture for long enough now that they're not gaining the new young fans. They also don't have any players for kids to look up to, just look at that clip of the young Utd fan saying "all of them are rubbish"

  • Olisa Bosah
    Olisa Bosah 7 days ago

    I’m an Arsenal fan but this is quite sad

  • Dan Par
    Dan Par 7 days ago +1

    Do a video on conte at inter

  • You're Not That Guy
    You're Not That Guy 7 days ago

    Stop blaming Ed Woodward and glazers they’ve spent a billion since fergi left. What other club apart from city have done that.

    • Josh Marsh
      Josh Marsh 4 days ago

      They've spent it on fuck all.

  • dazzaburger
    dazzaburger 7 days ago

    IMO Spurs are just as bad they spent 100s of millions and all they’ve got to show in the same period is an Audi Cup win, CL final and league cup final which is less trophies than what United have won.

  • Mark n
    Mark n 7 days ago

    Its certainly impacting my ability to watch them without screaming .. fucking hell, why god, just why!?!

  • WASSCE Tutorials
    WASSCE Tutorials 7 days ago

    In short, it's gonna get worse for United!!

  • david waddington
    david waddington 7 days ago

    paying world class wages to second division quality players, and you can't blame any of the managers they have had.

  • MM 12
    MM 12 7 days ago

    you can't siphon off 1 billion from a cub and expect continued success, the fans should boycott stop going to the games until there are new owners, it's the only way. The owners should sell and make themselves even richer.

  • Gary Bates
    Gary Bates 7 days ago

    It’s great news. Hope they fail for decades.

  • D Hawk
    D Hawk 7 days ago

    Ed is a charlatan

  • Smash A Commie
    Smash A Commie 7 days ago

    The sooner scum realise they’re a mid table club. Like they were for 60 years of their existence they’ll be alot happier

    • clive boulton
      clive boulton 5 days ago

      Smash A Commie
      Mid table for 60 years?, you know fuck all knobhead, try reading their history.

  • Adam Solomon
    Adam Solomon 7 days ago +1

    Also, the Glazers remind of of the Naked Alien Scammers from Futurama

  • Adam Solomon
    Adam Solomon 7 days ago

    Can't wait till all their sponsorship deals expire and nobody wants to renew with them because they don't want to be associated with failure

  • Bill Mathis
    Bill Mathis 7 days ago

    United have spent roughly the same amount paying off managers they were firing over the last couple of years as Liverpool did on buying Mohamed Salah wow

  • Evonne Okafor
    Evonne Okafor 7 days ago

    Finally your first trending video. Shame it has to be on such a poor team like Man Utd. The video is great. You forget that their owners took 1b dollars. Old Trafford is more than tatty it is rather run down by the lack of investment by their owners. I think the days of Man Utd being a club for good managers /coaches is over.

  • Hmmm shawenzi
    Hmmm shawenzi 7 days ago

    I dont care if United gets relegated I will still support them with all my heart

  • Lalo3g1
    Lalo3g1 7 days ago

    Boycott Manchester United! All official merchandise, ticket sales, and club sponsors if you're really serious. This, if done effectively, should get the glazers to sell or at the very least to start investing in the club

  • Mark
    Mark 7 days ago

    They should have traded Pogba for Isco and Bale. And if one of those two did not wanted to go to Man Utd then go for James Rodriguez instead. They should have also traded Lukaku with Icardi because he wanted to leave Inter so badly. Then after that you could have bought Milinković-Savić from Lazio or Doucouré from Watford. It's not that difficult Man Utd!

    • Mark
      Mark 4 days ago

      @Josh Marsh Well, okay maybe Pogba for Isco and Bale is to much iknow and I think Bale will ask way to high salary for what he is worth but I think Isco is the player they need. But Lukaku for Icardi could have really happend. Yes, maybe man utd had to pay +10 million or something like that but Icardi really really needed to go just like the Neymar situation so I think this was possible...

    • Josh Marsh
      Josh Marsh 4 days ago

      I love when people who have no idea how transfers work try and tell you how easy it is. Players swaps RARELY happen nowadays. Not a chance in the world that we could have traded Pogba for Isco and Bale. Or traded Lukaku for Icardi, these things dont happen mate.

    • Mark
      Mark 6 days ago

      @bcvbb hyui Hmmm okay?

    • bcvbb hyui
      bcvbb hyui 7 days ago

      only one non-soccer market but I’m fairly sure Man U did not become a big market club by losing.

  • Ben Flanagan
    Ben Flanagan 7 days ago

    no its Woodward and the glazers who only care abut money going into their own fat bank accounts. we need a proper football CEO like Van Der Sar for example

    • Josh Marsh
      Josh Marsh 4 days ago

      @bcvbb hyui A lot of North American football fans are as plastic as they come. They just pick any top 6 side.

    • bcvbb hyui
      bcvbb hyui 7 days ago

      Only a complete moron would say performance has no impact on revenue. 10 years ago here (Canada) everybody had Man U jerseys, now it’s Liverpool or Man City. Now tha

  • Imtiaz Emon
    Imtiaz Emon 7 days ago

    We need Sir Alex Ferguson more than ever before.......

  • 3 X
    3 X 7 days ago

    Can Ed Wood ward go and manage a relegated team and in the process make them huge money . Please, the only reason United is making money is due to undying fans of the club.