Sega and Sports Interactive point out that Manchester United’s name has been used in the Football Manager and Championship Manager series since 1992 “without complaint by the claimant.”
The English Premier League have filed a complaint against Sega and Sports Interactive for the use of the team’s name in the Football Manager series.
As big sports organisations are wont to do, Manchester United are getting touchy about the use of their name.
They argue that “consumers expect to see the club crest next to the name Manchester United … and this failure to do so amounts to wrongful use.”
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