Posts Tagged "FC United of Manchester"

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 Week Part One: Rochdale 2-3 FC United of Manchester

By on Nov 5, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 7 comments

The result, no matter how it ends up, is only ever going to be part of the story of tonight. The broader issue – that of the coming of age, the arrival, the moment and the principle – will remain unbattered and unbowed no matter what happens at Spotland tonight. These are the days that money can’t buy, an evening that will live with the supporters...

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FC United’s FA Cup Dilemma

By on Oct 26, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 18 comments

When the dust settled after a weekend of FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round matches that were watched by over 40,000 people, one tie from the First Round draw stood out from the rest: Rochdale vs FC United of Manchester. It could hardly more apposite that FCUM earned their first appearance in the competition proper of the FA Cup in this of all months. The name of...

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Videos Of The Week: FA Fourth Qualifying Round Highlights

By on Oct 25, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

We’ve got something a little different for our Video Of The Week this week. Match Of The Eighties will be back later on in the week, but for now it seems like as good an idea as any to ease ourselves into Monday morning with some highlights from this weekend’s FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round matches from the weekend just passed. We’re starting off...

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FC United’s Ten Acres Love Story Comes Of Age

FC United’s Ten Acres Love Story Comes Of Age

By on Sep 11, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

On Wednesday night, FC United of Manchester lost 4-1 to Bradford Park Avenue in the Northern Premier League. It was a bitterly disappointing result against a team with whom they have built up something of a rivalry over the last couple of years, but as most that support FC United are concerned it’s all about the long game and this is a game that they are still...

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