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United Fan Violence Condemned by Government and Mayor

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(Reuters) Violence during Sunday’s protests from Manchester United fans, which led to the Premier League game with Liverpool being postponed, has been condemned by the UK government’s sports minister and the mayor of Greater Manchester.

United fans protesting against the club’s American owners, the Glazer family, stormed into the stadium which was closed to fans due to COVID-19 restrictions.

A flare was thrown at the broadcasters podium as fans ran on to the field and protesters clashed with police outside the ground.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said two officers were injured with one requiring hospital treatment after he was attacked with a bottle and suffered a slash wound to his face.

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