Tag: Marine

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 meet, and we are pleased to be able to bring you highlights from this match.  FC United v Marine Highlights NPL 20/04/11 from FCUM TV on Vimeo. (Vimeo seem to be having a few problems this afternoon – refresh the page if you get an error message) Follow Twohundredpercent on Twitter...

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John Lawless Is A… Well, Draw Your Own Conclusions

John Lawless is a Liverpool supporter. In fact, he’s more than a Liverpool supporter. He started his professional career at Liverpool as a trainee, although he didn’t make the grade at Anfield. After that, he went on to play in an FA Trophy final for Burscough, had a stint as a full-time player in the Welsh Premier League for TNS, before playing for Colwyn Bay. Last summer, he signed for Unibond League Premier Division side Marine. This was something of a homecoming for Lawless, who comes from Marine’s home city of Liverpool. Marine have had a decent season so far and currently sit in fourth place in the Unibond League Premier Division – a play-off spot – with a place in next year’s Conference North looming large on the horizon. Now, however, this promising midfield player has had his contract terminated by Marine on account of his own childish behaviour, both on and off the pitch. Marine play in the suburban outpost of Crosby, on the northernmost edge of Liverpool. I was a regular visitor to Rossett Park whilst living as a student there in the early 1990s. It’s a small, friendly club who, in the early 1990s, briefly came close to achieving greatness. They reached the FA Trophy Final in 1992, made the Third Round FA Cup a year later and won the Unibond League championship in 1994...

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