Manchester Untied crowned as lockdown champions. Article by Daily Mail said club’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been brilliant.
British tabloid Daily mail praised the club as they have helped their supporters by offering to refund or rebate tickets. United have also looked after staff and also encouraged them to help the NHS.
Even before the shutdown, fans applauded United for their decision to compensate fans. Because they were unable to see the Europa League tie against LASK Linz. As they played the tie behind closed doors in Austria.
While Liverpool and Tottenham have made an embarrassing U-turn over their decision to furlough staff in the face of a public backlash, United continued to pay their employees and encouraged them to volunteer for work helping the NHS.
United donated club medical supplies and protective equipment to the NHS when there were fears over a critical shortage.
The car parks at Old Trafford have been used as a coronavirus testing station. A fleet of 16 Manchester United Foundation vehicles and volunteer drivers were put at the disposal of the NHS to courier supplies across Manchester.
Meanwhile, United have helped out smaller clubs struggling through the pandemic. The Old Trafford club waived £130,000 in loan fees due for three of their players. That includes goalkeepers Kieran O’Hara and Joel Pereira, plus midfielder Ethan Hamilton.
Credit: Daily Mail