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A Methodist in the Madness
December 5, 2014 – 11:42 pm | No Comment
A Methodist in the Madness

One of FC United of Manchester’s Course You Can Malcolm collective has sent us the following for publication on their behalf:
‘Twenty-two is a number that found its spiritual home at Course You Can Malcolm.
Whereas bingo …

Potteries Climbdown
December 1, 2014 – 10:01 pm | No Comment
Potteries Climbdown

The N40 are in town on Tuesday so there’s bound to be mayhem and carnage. With that in mind, here’s our own hooliologist Angry Bear’s dissing of Staffordshire’s most feared firm, which originally appeared in …

It’s raining goals at Highbury…
November 24, 2014 – 11:02 am | No Comment

At some point towards half time I blacked out and came round to find myself in Arsenal’s first aid room. “What’s the score?” I asked one of the medics. “3-0 to you lot”. “You’re joking”. Unbelievably he wasn’t.

If you know your history…
September 30, 2014 – 8:51 am | One Comment
If you know your history…

A brief history of how FC United of Manchester’s first board came to be… Well worth a read for those new to the club, or those with short memories.

Kick it all out
September 29, 2014 – 8:59 am | No Comment
Kick it all out

Probably no set of fans in English football flies the anti-discrimination flag better than FC United of Manchester. We’re not perfect, but we must be doing something right…

Football fans versus homophobia
September 23, 2014 – 8:23 am | No Comment
Football fans versus homophobia

FC United fans have recently recreated a banner that is famous across Europe as part of the campaign to counter homophobia at football matches.

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.

Fit and proper…
August 29, 2014 – 7:55 am | No Comment
Fit and proper…

I much preferred it thirty years ago when the middle classes looked at you as some kind of social leper if you spent your Saturday afternoons on the terraces. Now we are saturated with it and everyone has to have their say…writes Andrew Rhodes

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 …

Cartoon lions and millionaire footballers
August 25, 2014 – 10:56 pm | No Comment
Cartoon lions and millionaire footballers

Has the Class of ’92 got involved `to put something back into the community’ or to ultimately make money?

Glazers thrive despite on-pitch failures
August 20, 2014 – 6:32 pm | No Comment
Glazers thrive despite on-pitch failures

An excellent piece from The Guardian‘s David Conn:
Amid the reams of corporate boasting in the Glazer family’s pitch to make $200m from selling a small slice of Manchester United plc shares, a section trumpets to …

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.

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…