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

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…

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July 17, 2011
Ian

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

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…

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May 24, 2011
Ian

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

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…

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May 2, 2011
Ian

The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Bradford Park Avenue 0-2 FC United of Manchester

The Southern League play-offs weren’t the only matches being played last night. Play-off semi-finals were also being played in the Northern Premier League and we were lucky enough to have Andrew Gibney offer to write up the match between Bradford Park Avenue and FC United of Manchester for us. The month of April began with…

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April 29, 2011
Ian

Midweek Highlights: FC United of Manchester vs Marine

FC United of Manchester travel to Matlock Town for an Evostik League Premier Division match this afternoon in second place in the table, but during the week they played Marine at Stalybridge Celtic’s Bower Fold. As Marine is a club from Liverpool, there is always a little needle in the air when the two clubs…

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April 23, 2011
Ian

FC United’s Home Feels Another Step Closer

Ah, man, you read The Book of Exodus and you’d think Moses and the Israelites had it bad. They fled Egypt, which was wise given the current political turmoil over there, and mooched about the wilderness for forty years before God gave them a bit of land to call their own, and they all settled…

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February 24, 2011
Ian
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