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CYCM 15-12-18: 1512 Overture
December 12, 2018 – 6:21 pm | No Comment
CYCM 15-12-18: 1512 Overture

Christmas tunes are mostly bobbins aren’t they. Wham, Cliff Richard, Mariah Carey, Shakin’ bloody Stevens, to name but a few, played on a seemingly never ending loop in shops, pubs and on the wireless from …

CYCM 13/10/18: The Darlington Buds of Malcs
October 10, 2018 – 4:12 pm | No Comment
CYCM 13/10/18: The Darlington Buds of Malcs

Eggs. Wind. News. Arsenal’s unbeaten record in 2004. All things that are, we think you’ll agree, much better when they are broken. And what with us being a breakaway football club we tend to have …

In seventy seven it was Docherty, in twenty eighteen it’s the SMRE…
September 4, 2018 – 2:39 pm | No Comment
In seventy seven it was Docherty, in twenty eighteen it’s the SMRE…

Unless you’ve been holed up in a darkened room avoiding the Mancunian heat this summer it surely can’t have escaped your notice that changes have been afoot under the St Mary’s Road End terrace as …

CYCM 02/12/17: He’s Here, He’s There, Bring Your Thermal Underwear
November 28, 2017 – 10:36 pm | No Comment
CYCM 02/12/17: He’s Here, He’s There, Bring Your Thermal Underwear

If you’ve dedicated your life to eleven ball-chasing men, chances are you’ll know it gets a bit taters watching them in the autumn and winter months. Not quite Jose Mourinho leaving Bastian Schweinsteiger off his …

CYCM 28/10/17: Oh, Broadhurst Park is Wonderful, it’s Full of Holt, Holt’s and United….
October 25, 2017 – 10:45 am | No Comment
CYCM 28/10/17: Oh, Broadhurst Park is Wonderful, it’s Full of Holt, Holt’s and United….

The history books don’t tell us if Joseph Holt ever met the Hyde brothers, Ralph and Alfred, and they certainly don’t tell us if they ended up scrapping. For this preview’s sake though, let’s just …

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 …

Good news about AFL fundraising
November 16, 2014 – 10:59 pm | One Comment
Good news about AFL fundraising

We are pleased to announce that due to positive dialogue between AFL and FC United’s board, great progress has been made on this and just this past week we have come to an initial, possible agreement on what the money may be spent on.

CYCM 21/04/14: You Are Now Entering Free Bury
April 17, 2014 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
CYCM 21/04/14: You Are Now Entering Free Bury

Harold Bishop on Neighbours. The last Marathon made before it became Snickers. Natural hair on Francis Lee’s head. Ryan Giggs’ legs. All things in life come to an end, some welcome, some not. For some …

CYCM 12/04/14: The End is Pie
April 9, 2014 – 8:11 pm | No Comment
CYCM 12/04/14: The End is Pie

Bury’s a fun place, isn’t it? There’s always loads going on. Take this Saturday, for example, where a quick peruse of Bury council’s website will show exactly what I’m on about. Fancy an afternoon roller …

CYCM 29/03/14: Bath Night in the Afternoon
March 26, 2014 – 6:19 pm | No Comment
CYCM 29/03/14: Bath Night in the Afternoon

Alright, bathing fans, the moment you’ve been dreaming of for so long has arrived: we’re finally going to talk bath tubs. Now before you start getting carried away wondering “Will there be a mention of …

CYCM 15/03/14: Submarine Homesick Reds
March 12, 2014 – 5:29 pm | No Comment
CYCM 15/03/14: Submarine Homesick Reds

Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve always been wary of submarines. Just think about it for a minute: humankind has neither gills nor flippers, yet they enable people to essentially travel and live underwater; an …

CYCM 01/03/14: Closer Each Day, Hulme and Away
February 25, 2014 – 8:17 pm | No Comment
CYCM 01/03/14: Closer Each Day, Hulme and Away

If there’s one thing in life you can’t argue with, it’s facts. Well actually you can try, but you’ll never win. Facts, by their very nature are indisputable. They don’t deal in ‘maybes’ or ‘possiblys’ …

CYCM 22/02/14: Head-sticking it to The Man
February 18, 2014 – 11:27 pm | No Comment
CYCM 22/02/14: Head-sticking it to The Man

Breadsticks are ace. I mean, really, really, life affirmingly ace. Firstly, they’re a tasty snack that can elevate a buffet from a soggy quiche horror show to a bread-based tour-de-force. Secondly (and more importantly), they …

CYCM 08/02/14: Mighty Morphin’ Stafford Rangers
February 4, 2014 – 9:03 pm | No Comment
CYCM 08/02/14: Mighty Morphin’ Stafford Rangers

Saturday afternoon. You’ve had your daily fix of Frasier and Everybody Loves Raymond (what, just me then?), you’ve gone to the effort of making your way to Bury, and now you’re on your way up …

CYCM 25/01/14: Blowing Down The Starkies
January 20, 2014 – 2:28 pm | No Comment
CYCM 25/01/14: Blowing Down The Starkies

 

As a kid, I was fascinated by those Sea-Monkey creatures you could buy in toy shops; brine shrimp crustaceans that undergo cryptobiosis and come almost instantly to life once you add water. After finding out …

CYCM 21/12/13: Joe-ing Solo
December 17, 2013 – 8:18 pm | No Comment
CYCM 21/12/13: Joe-ing Solo

Joe Jordan, Joe Spence, Joe Cassidy, Joe Armstrong, Joe Jackson, Joe Di Maggio, Joe Strummer, Joe Montana, Joe Pesci, Joe Stalin, Joe Cocker, Joe Satriani, Mighty Joe Young, Joe Frazier, Joe Calzaghe, Joe Biden, Joe …

CYCM 07/12/13: Unfinished Malcy Business
December 4, 2013 – 12:33 am | No Comment
CYCM 07/12/13: Unfinished Malcy Business

Aside from that story he did with Michael Caine and Kermit the Frog in it, my knowledge of Charles Dickens is scant at best. I don’t even know which cities he was on about in …

CYCM 30/11/13: Naughty, Naughty, Very Naughty
November 26, 2013 – 3:34 pm | No Comment
CYCM 30/11/13: Naughty, Naughty, Very Naughty

Have you ever seen those shows on TV that list the top moments from a certain era? They’re usually on Channel Five and have people like Janet Street Porter or Zig and Zag reminiscing. It …

CYCM 16/11/13: Meat (Pie) Goes On
November 11, 2013 – 9:44 pm | No Comment
CYCM 16/11/13: Meat (Pie) Goes On

It seems Grantham have it in for Frickley. Not only did the town give the world Margaret Thatcher, a woman who decimated many a Yorkshire mining community, but their football team think they’re dead clever …

CYCM 26/10/13: Steeleye Scran
October 22, 2013 – 10:19 pm | No Comment
CYCM 26/10/13: Steeleye Scran

There are a lot of lies when it comes to steel based names. Superman is known as the ‘Man of Steel’, but as supernaturally strong as he is, he’s still essentially just flesh and bones. …