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Ferguson has not only relentlessly built success and planned for a brilliant future after he is gone, but steered United too through the financial horror the Glazers wreaked on the club.
As a thanks to all the regulars, visitors, punters, volunteers and acts who have supported Malcomses this season ALL FOOD WILL BE FREE on Saturday. We also have a great band for you called Sam Smith and Company, who will be playing for the traditional 22 minutes at about 2.22pm.
Unfortunately the number 11 bus wasn’t running on Wednesday. Many roads were closed as there was a funeral. A party political jamboree for one of the most hated political figures of the twentieth century, writes Jonathan Allsop…
In celebration of Youth United Day, Course You Can Malcolm will host traditional children’s party games, with some ace prizes up for grabs, while we welcome musical turn the Class Actions.
“Although I didn’t agree with Osama’s policies, he was a conviction terrorist, a colourful character whose short films were not only fun but educational as well. He will be sadly missed.”
News reaches us that the person responsible for ruining the lives of millions of men and women has finally died. Ta ra Thatcher, we hope you find hell to your liking.
What a terrible shame. We …
By Jonathan Allsop
Monday night games at Norwich don’t usually provide “favourite away match” material but the trip there on 5th April 1993 was something hair-raisingly, life-affirmingly, cockle-warmingly special.
It’s one of my most vivid memories from …
Article by whoisandwhoisnt. Graphic by midjmo
No-one deals in shock better than the Daily Mail. They are the masters in neatly packaging up stories, editorials and column pieces, wrapping them in a little bit of hand-wringing …
Issue 10 of AFLM:SPG will once again be on sale in and around Gigg Lane before, during and after FC United of Manchester’s home game against Blyth Spartans on Saturday, March 23.
FC United’s plans for a community football ground in Moston, north Manchester, received a further huge boost when the Court of Appeal backed an earlier decision by the High Court in December to refuse permission …
Issue 10 of A Fine Lung Manchester: Spirit. Patience. Gentleness, to give it the full title (pompous us loads), is out this Saturday (March 9).
Unions, peace groups, councillors and other proud mancunians will gather in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens from 11am on Saturday (March 2), to protest against the presence of the racist English Defence League in our city.
The man who was partly responsible for selling Manchester United down the river, is to stand down as chief executive of the club in the summer.
David Gill, who famously ‘changed sides’ following the Glazer takeover, …
“Lots of clubs do some great community work. The difference for us is that it is central to our constitution.”
Today is the 55th anniversary of the Munich air disaster.
David Conn, bessie of FC United and CYCM, in today’s Guardian:
With the bunting barely down after the Football Association’s 150th anniversary spectacular, a parliamentary report thumps on to its top table, calling on the FA …
This official statement from FC United has just been released, regarding the decision to throw out a legal challenge against plans for their football ground in Moston:
We are delighted to announce that the judge has …
By Rob Allen: There’s the near certainty that Sepp Blatter, the champagne-quaffing President of FIFA, has never played five-a-side. The man who is stood at the crest of the international game, assessing and deciding on the rules we adhere to on and off the pitch – he has never had a goal disallowed because the through ball was deemed over head height by a chain-smoking referee.
Osborne claims his measures are to make work pay but, given that the majority of people in poverty are in working households, this is a nonsense.
It was Phil Jones’s face that did it. It made it all worse and summed up the moment in a double dose of consecutive, gormless expression.