Manchester United director Ed Glazer helped Trump win US election

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Manchester United director Ed Glazer has been revealed as one of many sporting figures who donated to Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign. The Red Devils director backed the Republican candidate by giving a campaign donation of almost £45,000.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers co-chairman became a non-executive director of United in 2006 following the takeover of the club by his father Malcom Glazer. The family's input into the Buccaneers has also come in for much criticism, especially in 2014 when they finished the season with just two wins - the worst record of any of the 32 NFL teams.

Since becoming the biggest shareholders in the Red Devils, the Glazer family have been unpopular with United fans, and news of the donation to the Trump campaign may do little to repair that relationship.

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