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Pig’s Bladder Football
August 30, 2012 – 10:44 pm | No Comment
Pig’s Bladder Football

John O’Shea set out about a year ago to cultivate the world’s first bio-engineered football.
It makes you think of a future where inanimate objects could be made of living cells, therefore eradicating the need for maintenance.

That Brady was a right twat
August 29, 2012 – 1:16 pm | No Comment
That Brady was a right twat

sod it I’ll put her knickers on for a minute
I stop and open my boot and chuck two large cones in the boot,

Foam
August 26, 2012 – 10:48 am | No Comment
Foam

Dehydration is a thing of the past, wrinkled, dried-out sultana skin is a thing for old bastards.
Transport employ people to stand on the train station platform and point with a big giant rubber foam finger at the train.

CYCM – soul food and cheer
August 23, 2012 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
CYCM – soul food and cheer

Saturday sees the first Course You Can Malcolm of the new season.  The sixth year (no, it can’t be? Yes, really) of Malcolmses will continue to play its part in contributing to our club, both …

lympics
August 23, 2012 – 9:15 am | One Comment
lympics

The ironical thing about the increase in the medal total for the fat cat team is that they used the method of the old so-called socialist states of the eastern bloc.
In the lympic park you had to queue up for water, I assume this is to remind us how most people in the world have to get their daily drinking water

AFLM:SPG – Nobby Number Nine. Anything but toothless.
August 23, 2012 – 8:47 am | 2 Comments
AFLM:SPG – Nobby Number Nine. Anything but toothless.

AFL issue nine will be on sale at FC United’s home game against Forlock Town on Saturday, August 25, and all subsequent FC games following (apart from Witton, who are receiving a big Lung fuck-off tablet for their choice of ground sponsor…) It will also be on sale from Cornerhouse on Oxford Road, Manchester, the National Football Museum at Urbis (RIP) and via the Working Class Movement Library on The Crescent in Salford.

Rotor Volgograd
August 21, 2012 – 11:59 am | No Comment
Rotor Volgograd

As soon as me and a mate, under the influence of a few pints in our local, arrived at the idea of going on holiday to Russia and visiting Volgograd/Stalingrad, I knew I wanted to go and watch Rotor.

Save Ancoats Dispensary (updated)
August 18, 2012 – 11:16 am | 2 Comments
Save Ancoats Dispensary (updated)

 
 
Ancoats is one of Manchester’s oldest districts (the name means ‘lonely cottages’), it was part of the original Manchester which was created in 1838 and in it there stands a building that predates this, Ancoats …

Standing Museum
August 17, 2012 – 2:11 pm | One Comment
Standing Museum

……during their on-duty time they are forced to stand for hour upon hour.
Albert Square is being occupied by an extremist minority that are intent on destroying the very fabric of society,

Attention all lions presently slumbering…
August 15, 2012 – 4:39 pm | No Comment
Attention all lions presently slumbering…

Peterloo-related events in Manchester this week:
1. Manchester Trades Union Council is marking the 193rd anniversary of Peterloo with a commemoration concert this Thursday, 16 August, 7pm at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester M2 …

Complaint summary: Anti Team GB bias
August 14, 2012 – 8:11 am | No Comment
Complaint summary: Anti Team GB bias

An AFL reader contacted us to let us know about a complaint he submitted to a television company regarding their coverage of the Olympics… Here it is:
Complaint Summary: Anti Team GB Bias
Full Complaint: While watching …

Down Mexico Way
August 14, 2012 – 8:01 am | No Comment
Down Mexico Way

By Jonathan Allsop (http://nowtmuchtosay.wordpress.com)
A few months ago someone asked me if I was going to the Olympics. After all, they’re right on my doorstep in that there London.
In typically miserable fashion I responded with something …

Glazer share flotation raises just £75m towards debts, while they pocket the rest
August 13, 2012 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Glazer share flotation raises just £75m towards debts, while they pocket the rest

There is no doubting the team’s achievements, 19-times English champions and famous from Beijing to Baltimore. But for some on Wall Street, the financials just do not add up.

Ferguson denies he will profit from share issue and ‘doesn’t want a rift with fans’…
August 3, 2012 – 8:51 am | 3 Comments
Ferguson denies he will profit from share issue and ‘doesn’t want a rift with fans’…

Most of what J Stand said in his article about Ferguson yesterday still stands http://www.afinelung.com/?p=4594, but the knighted so-called socialist (Fergie, not J Stand) claims in today’s Evening News that he is not to benefit …

By your friends be known…
August 1, 2012 – 11:21 pm | One Comment
By your friends be known…

In 2005, when very powerful people at Manchester United and equally powerful people governing the English and European game said and did fuck all to stop Malcolm Glazer plunging our beloved football club into perilous …