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30/07/2010

Revealed: The story behind Manchester United's unprecedented campaign to sell season tickets

*Club instigated biggest-ever summer marketing push to fill stadium
*Hired temporary ticket office staff to flood fans with calls & emails
*Fans angry at failure to reinvest £80m Cristiano Ronaldo cash

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By Wayne Veysey | Chief correspondent

http://www.goal.com/en-gb/news/2896/premier-league/2010/07/30/2046817/revealed-the-story-behind-manchester-uniteds-unprecedented


There could be a common sight this season at Manchester United not seen for a generation – empty seats at Old Trafford.

Galvanised by the Green and Gold protests and further evidence from the latest set of accounts that the Glazer family are increasing the club’s financial burden, United fans have been roused into action. Or inaction, because tens of thousands of supporters have opted to stay away.
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