Posts Tagged "FC United of Manchester"

Non-League Videos Of The Week

By on Dec 14, 2010 in Latest, Video | 2 comments

This week’s non-league matches of the week come from a variety different competitions. As the weather started to return to something approaching normal, the a near-full schedule of matches was played, including matches in both the FA Trophy and postponed matches from the FA Vase. Our first match is the FA Trophy match between Wimbledon and Braintree Town....

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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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Rotherham United & FC United of Manchester: Grounds For Celebration United

By on Nov 25, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

If we are to be concerned about the future of football in the twenty-first century, one issue that perhaps doesn’t get the attention that it should do is the loss of grounds themselves. The major citadels of the modern game – Old Trafford, The Emirates, Wembley – are safe, but smaller clubs find themselves in a perilous position as small, often...

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