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FC United of Manchester: From Glue To Gambling

Chris Taylor was going to go to the Northern Premier League play-off semi-final, then he wasn’t then he was going to write about it, and then he didn”t. Except he did. Kind of.

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May 8, 2013
Ian

Mission Accomplished: FC United Of Manchester’s Great Leap Forward

In amongst all of the filth and fury of this week, one simple truism has remained unchallenged: it has to be like this. Although modern fashion likes to talk of football supporters as if we are “valued customers” or even – God forbid – “stake-holders”, the truth of the matter is that, by and large,…

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March 16, 2012
Ian

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 19/02/2012

After a couple of weeks off, we can finally get back to some matches from this weekend’s football and we have a variety of competitions for you today. First up, we have a match from this weekend’s FA Vase between Whitley Bay, who have won the tournament for the last three years in a row,…

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February 19, 2012
Ian

Match Of The Week: Durham City 1-1 FC United of Manchester

The FA Trophy continued this weekend with Durham City entertaining FC United of Manchester at New Ferens Park, after a brush with serious financial difficulties which threatened the very future of the club. FC United of Manchester, meanwhile, are still celebrating the planning permission granted for their new ground. Andy Hudson was there to see…

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November 6, 2011
Ian

Second Time Lucky: A New Home For FC United Of Manchester, This Time?

This time. Perhaps this time. FC United of Manchester have been once bitten and can certainly be forgiven for being twice shy over their planning application for a new ground of their own, to be built in the Moston area of the city. Their previous attempt to do exactly this in Newton Heath ended in…

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October 27, 2011
Ian

Why Chorley Supporters Will Be Home Alone On Saturday

We have noted on here before that non-league football can be a hand to mouth existence for many clubs, all of which makes the recent behaviour of Northern Premier League club Chorley FC in relation to the ticketing and policing arrangements for their match against FC United of Manchester on Saturday even more perplexing than…

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September 7, 2011
Ian
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