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Under fire FC United boss to quit after fan unrest
March 23, 2016 – 11:04 am | No Comment
Under fire FC United boss to quit after fan unrest

Amidst growing supporter unrest, FC United’s chief executive has announced he will be leaving the club after this season.
Andy Walsh, who has led the club since its inception in 2005, has come under fire from …

BT go home…
November 7, 2015 – 5:43 pm | No Comment
BT go home…

Since ball 56 was matched with ball 12, fans have been deliberating the move. Everything from attending as normal to a full boycott has been suggested. The only protest that has been backed en masse is boycotting the first 45minutes.

Love United Hate What?
January 2, 2015 – 12:20 pm | No Comment
Love United Hate What?

Some things to bear in mind before publicly announcing you think politics have no place in football, courtesy of the excellent Llandudno Jet Set:
The parts of the internet that have held my recent attention have …

Scholes slams blues for lack of support
August 29, 2014 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Scholes slams blues for lack of support

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes hit out at the club’s blue rivals, for the poor atmosphere they create at European home games.

Looking after your bottom ends…
August 26, 2014 – 12:39 pm | No Comment
Looking after your bottom ends…

“No one likes us, we don’t care” – I always thought that Millwall’s favourite song was better suited to Manchester United, particularly in the late ‘90s when every away game in a small provincial town …

Future heads…
August 1, 2014 – 1:13 am | No Comment
Future heads…

FC United has, since its inception, prided itself on “doing things differently”. I think we can all agree that Course You Can Malcolm is something which is very different indeed.

Message of peace
May 26, 2014 – 5:58 pm | One Comment
Message of peace

A reader has written to the council about Manchester’s Peace Garden:
I am writing in connection with the redevelopment of St Peters Square and the demise of the Manchester Peace Garden.
I fully support the redevelopment of …

The Last of the Real Labour?
March 14, 2014 – 3:01 pm | No Comment
The Last of the Real Labour?

Following the death of the great Tony Benn, The Guardian’s Leo Panitch looks back at the life of a man who represented what Labour should really be about:

 
There are two things you need to know …

Bob Crow – gone too soon
March 11, 2014 – 12:16 pm | No Comment
Bob Crow – gone too soon

Industrial action is the last resort and you don’t take it lightly – but when you start you don’t finish until you have won

They’re not actually there…
February 7, 2014 – 9:42 pm | One Comment
They’re not actually there…

If the stadium is not full during a high-profile clash against the club’s most credible title rivals then questions quite simply have to be asked.

FC2K it
January 19, 2014 – 6:26 pm | One Comment
FC2K it

FC United have launched a campaign to try and get 2,000 fans to each of their final home games at Gigg Lane, Bury.
The club will hopefully be in their new home at Moston next season, so the remaining 11 fixtures could see fans attending their temporary home for the final time.

They couldn’t have planned it better…
January 15, 2014 – 9:35 am | No Comment
They couldn’t have planned it better…

Despite the stories of people fleecing the state the latest estimates suggest that just over £1bn, or just under 1% of the budget, was lost through fraud in 2011-12. That compares to (almost certainly conservative) estimates of £32bn lost in unpaid tax in the same year.

Ferguson must shoulder blame
January 9, 2014 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments
Ferguson must shoulder blame

Ferguson had been urgent in his opposition to the takeover – one that, had it sustained, might even have prevented the banks from lending the money required for its completion.

“With All Due Respect…..”
November 19, 2013 – 8:05 pm | No Comment
“With All Due Respect…..”

An excellent article from the Guardian’s Gary Younge on the disgraceful attitudes that are prevalent towards the Roma:

In the movie Talladega Nights, motor-racing champion Ricky Bobby celebrates his victory with an obscene gesture. When his …

AFL issue 11 out now
November 16, 2013 – 8:17 pm | No Comment
AFL issue 11 out now

Issue 11 was meant to be the one that marked our moving into Moston. Unfortunately, life got in the way and we will have to wait until late summer 2013 for that to become a reality.

Capitalism gone mad – AFL selling out?
November 15, 2013 – 11:00 am | No Comment
Capitalism gone mad – AFL selling out?

A Fine Lung issue 11 and T-shirts will be on sale at FC United of Manchester’s match this weekend.

AFL T-shirt on sale now
November 1, 2013 – 11:58 am | No Comment
AFL T-shirt on sale now

This is our first attempt at selling T-shirts so please act in the right spirit, be patient and go gentle on us…

Gourmet snacking at food banks…
October 18, 2013 – 11:45 am | No Comment
Gourmet snacking at food banks…

Cracking piece on the increase in food banks across the country following the Tories’ assault on the poor. From The Indepedent:
The latest figures from the Trussell Trust show that the demand for food banks is …

Ex-Stone Rose set for CYCM
October 14, 2013 – 11:20 am | No Comment
Ex-Stone Rose set for CYCM

Thanks to an influx of new volunteering blood, Malcomses is getting its acts together. Well in advance. Which is a shock to our collective system…
Therefore, we are chuffed to announce that Aziz Ibrahim has agreed …

Nothing to see here… just 75,000 on the streets
September 29, 2013 – 8:59 pm | No Comment
Nothing to see here… just 75,000 on the streets

It was a great day to be a mancunian and one that will be long-remembered by all who were there to witness a coming together of thousands of people who believe that a better way is possible.