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CYCM 20/07/19: Do You Remember The First Time?
July 17, 2019 – 4:26 pm | No Comment
CYCM 20/07/19: Do You Remember The First Time?

It was when the bus pulled into Leigh and we saw all the familiar faces milling about that we started to feel optimistic. 16 July 2005, a sunny day at the wrong end of the …

CYCM 13/04/2019: Zangwills ‘n’ Thrills But No Bellyaches
April 10, 2019 – 8:41 am | No Comment
CYCM 13/04/2019: Zangwills ‘n’ Thrills But No Bellyaches

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines force of will as ‘the ability to continue trying despite difficulties’, and when you see it carried out in all its proud, straining glory, it’d take the most awkwardest of gets to …

CYCM 30/03/19: Fine Young Decibels
March 28, 2019 – 6:14 pm | No Comment
CYCM 30/03/19: Fine Young Decibels

It seems every man, woman and their dog has an opinion when it comes to youth. Oscar Wilde, for example, displayed his through his commentary on aestheticism in The Picture of Dorian Gray, which saw the …

CYCM 16/03/19: Synth You’ve Been Gone
March 13, 2019 – 2:56 pm | No Comment
CYCM 16/03/19: Synth You’ve Been Gone

It may come as something of a surprise to you all, but we’re no fans of the Daily Express here at CYCM Towers (we say ‘towers’; a dilapidated shed with a faded Percy Thrower poster …

Don’t call my dog a ‘bitch’…
September 26, 2014 – 11:36 am | No Comment
Don’t call my dog a ‘bitch’…

G was one of a group of us acting as the ‘RAC front desk’, a name that suggested more status than we actually had. We didn’t have desks and the only thing we were at the front of was the queue for abuse.

Festival of Poppy Fascism
November 12, 2012 – 11:16 am | One Comment
Festival of Poppy Fascism

Sunday was Remembrance Day, an event which marks the end of the jingoistic, tabloid-driven Festival of Poppy Fascism, when our closet bigots get the chance to hijack the genuine grief of families who have lost …

CYCM. The scalextric circus…
December 10, 2010 – 10:04 am | No Comment

FC United of Manchester play Halifaxmachine this Saturday. They’re quite good. Not 112 places above us good but still good. What is also quite good is the mateyology that exists amongst the loyal patrons of …

CYCM: Pup for the Cup…
November 19, 2010 – 1:13 pm | One Comment
CYCM: Pup for the Cup…

FC United of Manchester play Wrinkly United in the Phat this Saturday. The Manchester Road End is shut so everyone, from all stands, can come into CYCM.

CYCM: Sunny and shares…
September 22, 2010 – 10:07 pm | One Comment
CYCM: Sunny and shares…

FC United of Manchester play Gainsborough Trinity this Saturday in the FA Cup which will surprise some as we always seem to be playing Skem. As an aside…I’ve just got chips and a buttered muffin …

1649 St George’s Hill…
March 11, 2010 – 8:37 pm | 2 Comments
1649 St George’s Hill…

There was a girl from Stockport;
Her name was Hazel Grove;
She started supporting city;
When she was eight years old…