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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.
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…
FC United fans have recently recreated a banner that is famous across Europe as part of the campaign to counter homophobia at football matches.
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes hit out at the club’s blue rivals, for the poor atmosphere they create at European home games.
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
“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 …
Has the Class of ’92 got involved `to put something back into the community’ or to ultimately make money?
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 …
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.
Anyone who knows anything about football knows that football is not about football. Anyone who does not know that knows nothing about football
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.
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…
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 …
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.
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.
Malcolmses is pretty unique, long may it continue, all the best things in life
It is probably not true, but you never know with the backwards…
“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.”
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.
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.