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Man.U. Owner Joel Glazer Writes Emotional 708-Word Letter To Fans Apologizing For The Way He’s Run The Club In Wake Of Failed European Super League

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Manchester United owner Joel Glazer has written a 708-word letter to fans asking for forgiveness while vowing to work with them in order to take the club forward.

Following the recent angry protests at Old Trafford in the wake of the clubs failed European Super league bid, Manchester United’s Supporters Trust sent the Glazers a four-point plan outlining how they want the club run.

Man.U. owner Joel Glazer writes emotional 708-word letter to fans apologizing for the way he


The fans are angry that while the owners make so much money from the club they invest so little on players, increase the debt profile of the club and do not engage with fans.

Man.U. owner Joel Glazer writes emotional 708-word letter to fans apologizing for the way he


The fans also feel that the club’s involvement in the failed European Super League was a stab to fans who made the club what it is today .


Joel Glazer, who hardly makes speeches and avoids the spotlight or press, has now acknowledged supporters’ concerns.

Man.U. owner Joel Glazer writes emotional 708-word letter to fans apologizing for the way he


Penning a letter to fans on Friday, May 7, Joel Glazer, 50, wrote:


“Dear (Fans Forum representative)
Thank you for your letter dated April 30, sent in your capacity as a representative of Manchester United fans. I read the contents closely and your love and passion for the club came across very clearly.I want to salute your service to the Fans’ Forum, which I know is a vital channel for consultation between the club and our fans.”


“As I recently stated publicly, I am personally committed to ensuring that we strengthen this relationship in future.Your heartfelt letter captured the unique spirit of Manchester United, forged through decades of triumph, adversity and tragedy, and still powerfully present in today’s exciting team under Ole and the vibrant fanbase which you represent.”


“I was personally humbled by parts of your letter, as you explained so clearly why our initial support for the European Super League left you feeling angry and let down. I would like to reiterate my sincere apology for the mistakes that were made.”


“In particular, I want to acknowledge the need for change, with deeper consultation with you as our main fan representative body across a range of important issues, including the competitions we play in. We also recognise the importance of fan and football interests being embedded in key decision-making processes at every level of the club, and we are open to constructive discussions on how to reinforce that principle.”

“We remain committed to working with the wider football community to make the game stronger and more sustainable over the long-term, and we will now refocus our efforts on doing this within the existing structures of UEFA and the Premier League.”


“In addition, I want to reassure you that my family and I care deeply about Manchester United and feel a profound sense of responsibility to protect and enhance its strength for the long-term, while respecting its values and traditions.Our top priority is, and will always be, competing for the most important trophies, playing entertaining football with a team comprised of top-quality recruits and some of the world’s best homegrown talent.”


” Under Ole, we feel we are absolutely on the right track. Success on the field must be underpinned by solid foundations off it. We have supported sustained investment in the team over many years, and that will continue this summer.We recognise that we will need to significantly increase investment in Old Trafford and our training complex to ensure that the club’s facilities remain among the best in Europe.”


” As part of this, we will consult with fans on investments related to the stadium and the matchday experience.Indeed, one of the clearest lessons of the past few weeks is the need for us to become better listeners.”


“To this end, I can commit the club will engage across all of the issues raised in your letter.To highlight some specific points, as one of the few European football clubs listed on the public markets, we believe in the principle of fans owning shares in the club.”


“We have previously engaged with the Manchester United Supporters’ Trust on fan share ownership and we want to continue and accelerate those discussions, together with provisions to enhance associated fan consultation.We recognise that the Government-initiated, fan-led review of football is a positive opportunity to explore new structures for fan engagement and influence. I can assure you that we will willingly and openly engage in the review, with the aim of putting fans at the heart of the game and ensuring their interests are advanced and protected.These commitments are a starting point for further dialogue, including all the specific points you raised, rather than final proposals.”


” We want to work together to come up with an ambitious package of measures which will transform our relationship with fans and strengthen the club for the long-term.”


” In this spirit, we will reach out to members of the forum to schedule a meeting in which I shall participate as soon as possible after the final game of the season.Thank you again for your work for the forum and your passion for the club.”


“I look forward to meeting you and in the meantime let’s look forward to a successful end to the season.


With best regards, Joel Glazer,
Executive Co-Chairman and Director

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Lionel Messi Receives ”Funny Gifts’ Including ”Holy Water” From His Argentina Teammates On His 34th Birthday | WATCH

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Lionel Messi, Argentina and Barcelona superstar who turned 34 on Thursday June 24, celebrated his birthday with his Argentina teammates inside their team hotel in Brazil.

He was surprised with several funny gifts in packs of bags with one of them containing a white plastic gallon with ” holy water” in it. While bringing out the gifts, Messi could be seen laughing at the sight of some of the gifts.

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Nokia Launches Next-Generation AirScale 5G Portfolio Powered By ReefShark Technology

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Nokia’s new, industry-leading 5G portfolio covers baseband, radio, and massive MIMO antennas offering huge 5G capacity, coverage, and easy deployment; Introduces industry’s lightest massive MIMO units at 17kg enabling simplified deployments and faster time to market; Nokia’s new comprehensive range of products are powered by Nokia’s latest generation of ReefShark chipsets; Nokia’s extended Single RAN accelerates 5G rollouts and cuts overall RAN Total Cost of Ownership.

Nokia today announced the global launch of its latest range of industry-leading AirScale 5G products covering baseband, remote radio heads, and massive MIMO active antennas with digital beamforming. The innovative solutions are powered by the latest generation of Nokia’s ReefShark System-on-Chip (SoC) chipsets and deliver the highest capacity and network performance while enabling efficient deployments and operation. The rollout of the new products is already underway.

Nokia introduces its new generation of ReefShark-powered AirScale massive MIMO antennas with both 32TRX and 64TRX products, as well as 8T8R remote radio head solutions. The 32TRX is the industry’s lightest, at 17kg, simplifying and speeding up site deployments. Notably, this low weight is achieved at the same time as supporting high radio frequency bandwidth (200 MHz occupied bandwidth and 400 MHz instantaneous bandwidth) and delivering high radio frequency power output, without compromise. Both the new 32TRX and the new 64TRX massive MIMO antennas support both fragmented spectrum and network sharing cases.

Nokia also introduces its new SoC-based baseband plug-in cards to boost the capacity of the AirScale System Module. The new ReefShark-powered plug-in cards deliver up to eight times more throughput and serve up to eight times more cells compared to previous generations. They are easily installed and simplify the upgrade and extended operation of all AirScale deployments. Nokia’s baseband module can support 90,000 connected users simultaneously and has 84 Gbps throughput. The highly efficient ReefShark powered plug-in cards also reduce power consumption by up to 75 percent. Nokia’s modular AirScale baseband enables mobile operators to scale capacity flexibly and efficiently and as their 5G business evolves.

Nokia Single RAN software now includes 5G, accelerating 5G rollouts and cutting overall radio access network TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), by unlocking network efficiencies with common transport, common operability, common software delivery, and increased hardware sharing. The combination of Nokia’s Single RAN software and the new baseband plug-in cards offer multi-mode (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G) and multi-band and supports the latest fronthaul interfaces (eCPRI) on a single baseband platform, simplifying the network and lowering costs.

Nokia’s AirScale baseband architecture is designed to be future-proof and support the increasing demands for wireless traffic. By keeping the L1 and L2 (Layer 1 and Layer 2) computing separate from L3 (Layer 3) and Transport baseband plug-in units, capacity can be added when and where it is needed in the network. Network modernization can be simply achieved either by software upgrade or by adding new plug-in units into the existing baseband.

Nokia’s ReefShark chipsets will also play a critical role in future Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) capabilities. Nokia has already introduced AI/ML features in areas such as predictive load balancing, anomaly detection, and intelligent traffic steering. All Nokia ReefShark platforms are AI/ML ready and Nokia is carrying out proof of concepts with customers this year in innovative areas such as Massive MIMO beam pattern optimization, energy-saving, advanced traffic steering, advanced packet scheduling, and alarm pattern discovery.

Patrick Filkins, Senior Research Analyst, IoT and Mobile Network Infrastructure, IDC, commented: “5G networks are absolutely critical for improving network capacity and performance, particularly when higher bandwidth is in demand. Nokia’s new portfolio addresses these concerns by enabling mobile operators to flexibly scale capacity while helping to smoothly transition to 5G from existing technologies easily and cost-effectively. The integration of Nokia’s ReefShark SoCs across both radio and baseband boosts performance and capacity and the new massive MIMO antennas set a new benchmark for low weight without compromising on performance. These solutions will help mobile operators to address the increasingly dynamic mobile services space that urgently requires more capacity.”

Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia, said: “Our new generation of ReefShark-powered AirScale radio and baseband products is evidence of the successful transformation of our business and ability to deliver market-leading products to our global customers. Nokia’s new portfolio enables communication service providers to offer both consumer and enterprise customers with cutting-edge 5G experiences with premium speeds, capacity, and connectivity underpinned by seamless, simple, and efficient ‘plug-in’ deployment. Our new AirScale products are O-RAN ready. They consume less energy and highlight our commitment to climate change. We’re excited to see our customers deploying these products and see the transformative impact of 5G technology.”

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TECNO Is To Re-Define PHANTOM As A Flagship Sub-Brand

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TECNO is said to be on the verge of redefining and launching PHANTOM as a separate sub-brand; The relaunch of PHANTOM brand marks TECNO’s ambition for a higher-end market section of the smartphone industry and to rival for the market leaders’ position in global emerging markets; PHANTOM X, as the first device of the new PHANTOM brand, is said to offer several firsts in the industry from premium design and innovative technologies and features in its segment.

TECNO, the leading smartphone brand in a global emerging market, is said to re-define PHANTOM as its flagship sub-brand, aiming to tackle the premium smartphone market amid an ambitious global expansion plan.

The smartphone industry never lacks changes and competition. As TECNO is gaining more and more reputation and attention in global markets, its relaunch of the PHANTOM brand not only marks a jump forward of the brand to rival at higher-end market section, but also a significant change to the competitive landscape in global emerging markets.

According to an industry observer, with the economy recovering from the pandemic globally, TECNO captured the changes in market demand and heard the want of high-end consumers to try new brands that bring bolder and better innovations that can inspire confident and bright minds of better future. The relaunch of PHANTOM comes just in time. It marks the TECNO’s determination as well as a solid step toward global outreach to high-end consumers.

Bearing the rich experience in global emerging markets of TECNO, PHANTOM brand is bound to reshape the competitive landscape and ecology of the entire smartphone industry of the mid and high-end segment by bringing industry the most advanced technologies with fantastic innovative features.

As a new brand as well as a flagship to compete over other brands, the design and function of PHANTOM is expected to echo a premium level of care and respect which are far beyond expectations. Having features that accommodate the general needs and many of the overlooked aspects of daily life, with the added luxury of elegance in design, the expectation is that the device will generate great interest and intrigue from high-end consumers.

According to a credible source, the new device PHANTOM X is to be equipped with many industry firsts in the target market segment, such as a 3D borderless screen, a special design of angle arc to present users with the best comfortable grip in hands, and an industry-first curved glass surface etched texture, and more. While there will be improvements to the traditional advantages of a high-end smartphone brand, such as charging time, battery life, and storage, the upcoming PHANTOM X will also feature the industry’s leading super large smartphone sensor.

In addition, PHANTOM as a new sub-brand will also offer direct online purchasing services to consumers through its website, beginning with Nigeria and Kenya markets. The official website of PHANTOM will be formally launched in July 2021. Here you will have access to browse PHANTOM products, as well as various options to exclusive VIP services including PHANTOM Club activities that customers and members are entitled to after purchase. With a convenient purchasing process, efficient logistics and distribution, exceptional after-sales service and customer-first focus in mind, PHANTOM aims to ensure consumers experience a first-class shopping experience.

About PHANTOM:
PHANTOM is the newest redefined sub-brand from TECNO dedicated to high-end consumers. As an all-new brand created for exceptional individuals who use every opportunity to break borders, reshape things, and be extraordinary, PHANTOM brand is committed to bringing them bold and extraordinary innovations in design, technology, and total user experience, empowering them to feel their extraordinary qualities and successful moments in life through PHANTOM. PHANTOM X, the first and newest addition to the brand, brings many extraordinary innovations – elegant and chic in design, borderless in view, fearless in its operation, and extraordinary in inspiring users to achieve more. By combining inspirational technology and unique aesthetics, PHANTOM presents technologies in the form of elegance that sits at the heart of the brand spirit of “Be bold and Be extraordinary”, allowing consumers enjoy the unlimited pleasure that technology brings. To learn more about PHANTOM brand and shop for PHANTOM X online, please visit PHANTOM’s exclusive one-stop website www.mobile-PHANTOM.com.

About TECNO:
TECNO is a premium smartphone and AIoT devices brand from TRANSSION Holdings. With “Stop At Nothing” as its brand essence, TECNO is committed to unlocking the best contemporary technologies for progressive individuals across global emerging markets, giving them elegantly designed intelligent products that inspires consumers to uncover a world of possibilities. TECNO understands the needs of consumers from different markets and provides them with localized innovations and design breakthroughs demonstrated through their mastery of serving consumers who are “young at heart” and never stops pursuing excellence. TECNO’s portfolio spans across smartphones, tablets, smart wearables and AIoT devices made for consumers in over 60 emerging markets world-wide. TECNO is also the Official Partner of Manchester City, Premier League Champions 2020-21. For more information, please visit: www.TECNO-Mobile.com.

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