Posts Tagged "Brighton & Hove Albion"

Match Of The Midweek: FC United of Manchester 0-4 Brighton & Hove Albion

By on Dec 8, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

It has already been the most improbable of cup runs. Every match in FC United’s run to within grabbing distance of the Third Round of this year’s FA Cup has been enveloped in the sort of drama that would not, in a quite literal sense, have looked out of place in a children’s comic from the 1970s. The last minute winner at Rochdale in the First...

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Match Of The Week: Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 FC United of Manchester

By on Nov 29, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

The Mongol hordes didn’t materialise, as things turned out. Indeed, anyone looking for trouble around Brighton railway station yesterday lunchtime will only have found a handful of bored and cold looking policemen and the pubs humming with travelling support from Manchester enjoying a pre-match drink and trying to postpone having to venture out into the...

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A Final Word On Brighton vs FC United

By on Nov 26, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 12 comments

The Second Round of the FA Cup should be a time for the supporters of an Evostik League Premier Division club to be celebrating, but, as we have discussed on this site before, FC United of Manchester are not like other clubs and this week has, if nothing else, been a harsh education in the ways of modern football at higher levels. We spoke on this site of the rank...

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Brighton vs FC United: Not Wanting To Be 846th In Line

By on Nov 20, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 53 comments

Perhaps this fixture has come a year too soon. Were FC United of Manchester to be playing Brighton & Hove Albion in the FA Cup next year at The American Express Community Stadium, segregation would be easy and FC United would have over 3,000 tickets available to sell to their supporters. As it is, they have been allocated just 845 seats for the match at Withdean...

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FA Cup Match Of The Midweek: Woking 2-2 Brighton & Hove Albion (Brighton Win 3-0 On Penalties)

By on Nov 16, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

Kingfield looks decidedly Dickensian this evening. Fog hangs low in the air, silently and slowly covering in a fine mist of moisture. An hour before kick-off, it even feels as if this evening’s FA Cup replay might be in jeopardy, and it wouldn’t be difficult to imagine that at least Brighton supporters wouldn’t be too unhappy if this match were to...

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