Diary: Hit or Miss... Malcolm Glazer's Man Utd bid

Brunswick and sports PR man Paul Ridley are having a tough time promoting Malcolm Glazer's bid for Manchester United. The fans remain hostile to the US tycoon, while the papers picked up on his appearance. 'With his unruly ginger beard, tiny eyes and love of baseball caps, the 75-year-old certainly cuts an unlikely figure,' observed the Daily Mail's Nick Craven and Ian Ladyman. Others questioned whether he can find the money, with The Observer pointing out that football was 'a sector that investors fled long ago'.

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