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CYCM: Think about the future…
July 28, 2014 – 9:35 am | No Comment
CYCM: Think about the future…

Anyone who knows anything about football knows that football is not about football. Anyone who does not know that knows nothing about football

Derby della capitale
July 21, 2014 – 3:36 pm | No Comment
Derby della capitale

The Drunken Ship in Campo Dè Fiori has not been too welcoming to English football fans in recent years with supporters of Middlesbrough and Tottenham stabbed by Ultras when their clubs visited the city.

Home advantage starts in the dressing room
May 26, 2014 – 5:51 pm | No Comment
Home advantage starts in the dressing room

After visiting some grounds around Europe I have seen how the design of the away team dressing room is used to try and gain a psychological edge, writes The Colonel…

Broadhurst Park picture of the week
May 17, 2014 – 9:35 am | No Comment
Broadhurst Park picture of the week

Photographer Richard Searle is documenting the build of FC United’s new home in Moston. Here is a picture from inside the clubhouse.
We will attempt to put one picture up a week, from now until the …

All change for Brazil
May 17, 2014 – 9:15 am | No Comment
All change for Brazil

Just over 16,000 fans attend the derby this year and they rattle around the 80,000 seats of Morumbi a little. The Torcida of both teams try to create an atmosphere, but the gaps between them are too large to give any feeling of real intensity.

Football can get stuffed
May 5, 2014 – 5:10 pm | No Comment
Football can get stuffed

One of the joys of the Northern Premier League is that you get to visit places like Stamford, Matlock, Kendal and Buxton and have a proper pre-match nose around without arousing the attention of the local dibble.

Bye, bye Bury… Bury bye, bye
April 24, 2014 – 4:08 pm | No Comment
Bye, bye Bury… Bury bye, bye

Malcolmses is pretty unique, long may it continue, all the best things in life

Yonners in hilarious, mad, wacky mix up…
March 4, 2014 – 10:36 am | No Comment
Yonners in hilarious, mad, wacky mix up…

It is probably not true, but you never know with the backwards…

Mirror, Mirror on the (newspaper) stall
February 28, 2014 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Mirror, Mirror on the (newspaper) stall

“The aim was to create a sustainable club for the long term. One that was owned and democratically run by its members and that all the communities of Manchester could participate in.”

Important survey on future of FCUM…
February 26, 2014 – 7:39 pm | No Comment
Important survey on future of FCUM…

The feedback from the survey will be invaluable to the club as it develops its activities and plans for the future, especially as it gears up for the move to a new ground and community facility in Moston.

Outside the green door: New bessie mates
February 13, 2014 – 10:53 am | No Comment
Outside the green door: New bessie mates

I can’t trust these fookers anymore. They’ve made us look like gullible clowns so I’ve got a new bessie mate called Margy.

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.

Radio Rebelde – direct from the Sierra Maestra
January 28, 2014 – 8:47 am | No Comment
Radio Rebelde – direct from the Sierra Maestra

In November FCUM Radio’s Swampy and Roy from FCUMTV plus partners Estelle and Gail, joined a trip organised by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign to visit the island and to ‘follow in the revolutionary footsteps of Fidel Castro’ and his comrades.

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.

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.

A blast from Christmas past…
December 24, 2013 – 1:19 pm | No Comment
A blast from Christmas past…

On my way into Flixton’s ground some smart fooker asked me what I’d got then tried to ruin Christmas by telling me that the pressy was a half-priced bargain.

Former Stone Rose interviewed
December 18, 2013 – 6:41 pm | No Comment
Former Stone Rose interviewed

Saturday, December 7, was not only a spectacular day on the pitch, as FC United drew 4-4 in a cracking encounter against Worksop Town, it was also a day to remember off it.
The clientele at …

You can keep your Dulka Prague away kit…
December 2, 2013 – 11:02 am | No Comment
You can keep your Dulka Prague away kit…

It may be unfair to Dulka Prague fans to say they were more famous for their away kit than anything else. They have after all won 11 League Titles and reached the European Cup semi-final in 1967

Watching football is not a crime
November 27, 2013 – 10:13 am | No Comment
Watching football is not a crime

The FSF will hold Watching Football Is Not A Crime! in Liverpool on Thursday 28th November (7pm-9pm). Register for free by sending your name and club to events@fsf.org.uk.

Fitting that Foulkes put us through…
November 24, 2013 – 11:59 pm | No Comment
Fitting that Foulkes put us through…

“I still get shivers now thinking about it. We were going mad and I saw Foulkes out of the corner of my eye running behind the goal as if he didn’t know how to celebrate. After Munich, it was right that Foulkes got the goal to put us in the final.”