Posts Tagged "FC United of Manchester"

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

By on Oct 27, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

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 failure after government cuts slashed their hopes, but this time...

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Why Chorley Supporters Will Be Home Alone On Saturday

By on Sep 7, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 7 comments

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 they might otherwise be. Chorley are due...

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Match Of The Week: Chester 2-1 FC United Of Manchester

By on Jul 17, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

July, some say, is a little too early for the football season to start. The new season lumbers to life each year in the manner of a bear awakening from hibernation. We don’t merely leap to life, ready to jump into another year of those twin false gods of hope and despair, though. We have to be spoonfed our addiction, as if on a drip and we have to be cajoled...

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A Matter Of Trust: Some Supporter-Owned Highlights From 2011

By on May 24, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

It is the end, then, of another long, hard season, and perhaps now is an appropriate time to be looking at how those clubs that are owned and run by their supporters trusts this season managed to fair. As AFC Wimbledon paraded the trophy that confirmed their accession into the Football League nine years after their formation, the words of the FA’s committee,...

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Colwyn Bay 1-0 FC United of Manchester

By on May 2, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

There was, perhaps, something inevitable that it would all come down to a ninety minute shoot-out. That FC United of Manchester is in itself an extraordinary part of our football culture is without doubt, but even the most optimistic of their supporters could scarcely have guessed at the amount of drama that they have managed this season, from an FA Cup run that...

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