Manchester United owner Malcom Glazer dies aged 86

Manchester United owner Malcolm Glazer has died at the age of 86.

Malcom Glazor sadly died three days after his 86th birthday on the 28 May 2014. He was the president and chief executive officer of First Allied Corporation, a holding company for his varied business interests, and owned both Manchester United of the Premier League and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a NFL team based in Tampa, Florida.

Glazer bought Manchester United in 2005 and since then the club won five Premier League titles (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013), as well as the 2008 Champions League title.

A statement on the website of NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which Glazer also owns, confirmed the news.

It read: “We are saddened to announce the passing of Owner/President Malcolm Glazer earlier this morning at the age of 86.

Mr Glazer leaves behind his wife Linda, six children and 14 grandchildren.

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