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PR and the Red Knights of Manchester United #mufc

PUBLIC RELATIONS – The proposed Red Knight takeover at United is an interesting story. United fans are hungry to depose the Glazer family and have organised a high profile ‘green and gold’ campaign to make their views known. As a United fan the idea of ensuring United are placed on a strong financial footing is […]

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Why didn’t John Terry take PR advice? #PR #publicrelations #mufc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxvrRggOQjo (Gratuitous opportunity to show Moscow penalty miss) The John Terry super injunction story is more proof that celebrities or organisations should turn to PR professionals and not lawyers when dealing with a media crisis. Only public relations professionals have the tools to ensure that a story such as this one can be kept under […]

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15 years ago: Eric Cantona and the Kung Fu Kick

Fifteen years ago this month, Manchester United’s Eric Cantona was sent off at Selhurst Park and proceeded to kung fu kick a Wimbledon fan who abused him. Arguably this is one of the biggest sporting news stories of the 1990s. This story was huge! I can’t believe that it happened and equally I can’t comprehend […]

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Liverpool ‘Crisis’ Star Deletes His Tweets #lfc

This morning it looked like Ryan Babel, the multimillion pound superstar footballer who plays for Liverpool FC had deleted his Twitter account after publicly criticising his manager, Rafa Benitez. The page was taken off line for a few hours and now has reappeared without the offending tweets. In fact there are no tweets older than […]

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