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CYCM 24/08/19: When the Seadogs Follow the Footballer(s)
August 20, 2019 – 6:04 pm | No Comment
CYCM 24/08/19: When the Seadogs Follow the Footballer(s)

There was an interesting news story (if you’re that way inclined) on the telly the other day about the increasing voracity of seagulls. It appears these mainstays of seaside resorts are getting cockier and narkier, …

CYCM 20/07/19: Do You Remember The First Time?
July 17, 2019 – 4:26 pm | No Comment
CYCM 20/07/19: Do You Remember The First Time?

It was when the bus pulled into Leigh and we saw all the familiar faces milling about that we started to feel optimistic. 16 July 2005, a sunny day at the wrong end of the …

CYCM 13/04/2019: Zangwills ‘n’ Thrills But No Bellyaches
April 10, 2019 – 8:41 am | No Comment
CYCM 13/04/2019: Zangwills ‘n’ Thrills But No Bellyaches

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines force of will as ‘the ability to continue trying despite difficulties’, and when you see it carried out in all its proud, straining glory, it’d take the most awkwardest of gets to …

CYCM 30/03/19: Fine Young Decibels
March 28, 2019 – 6:14 pm | No Comment
CYCM 30/03/19: Fine Young Decibels

It seems every man, woman and their dog has an opinion when it comes to youth. Oscar Wilde, for example, displayed his through his commentary on aestheticism in The Picture of Dorian Gray, which saw the …

CYCM 16/03/19: Synth You’ve Been Gone
March 13, 2019 – 2:56 pm | No Comment
CYCM 16/03/19: Synth You’ve Been Gone

It may come as something of a surprise to you all, but we’re no fans of the Daily Express here at CYCM Towers (we say ‘towers’; a dilapidated shed with a faded Percy Thrower poster …

CYCM 02/03/19: Only girls and football break your heart
February 28, 2019 – 2:02 pm | No Comment
CYCM 02/03/19: Only girls and football break your heart

We’ve got some proper culinary treats lined up for you this week. Vegan Ronay is preparing Veg Mex, or vegan tacos, while for the traditionalists among you Stu will be serving up Westwell’s legendary tater …

CYCM 09/02/19: Maitland Season Begins in Earnest
February 6, 2019 – 1:57 pm | No Comment
CYCM 09/02/19: Maitland Season Begins in Earnest

Spring: what a time of year to be human. You get to kiss goodbye to the long johns, the melancholy that envelopes you as the sun dips before tea time disappears, and your olfactory nerves …

CYCM 26/01/19: Two Beers Resolution
January 22, 2019 – 3:49 pm | No Comment
CYCM 26/01/19: Two Beers Resolution

A new year. A fresh opportunity. The chance to tear it all up and start again. You’re gonna start going to the gym aren’t you? Always fancied a six pack. You’re gonna be more organised …

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 …

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 …

If there are no spots on a sugar cube, I’ve just put dice in my tea
October 31, 2016 – 11:33 pm | No Comment
If there are no spots on a sugar cube, I’ve just put dice in my tea

After 150 years of sugar farming, this autumn sees the last sugar cane harvest on the Hawaiian island of Maui.   It’s no longer ‘economic’ – American products use cheaper corn syrup now, rather than sugar.  …

Moston hosts a miniature dystopia – rush to see this gloomy delight…
July 7, 2016 – 10:32 pm | No Comment
Moston hosts a miniature dystopia – rush to see this gloomy delight…

Model villages, overhead photographs of cities, landscapes viewed from a plane – the delights of miniaturisation are well known to we control freaks. Everything well ordered and in its place, for us to be able …

To Hough End in a Handcart
February 15, 2015 – 3:07 pm | No Comment
To Hough End in a Handcart

Welcome to Brokebackadhurst Mountain
Finally the bombshell we’ve all been waiting for, but hoped would never drop, exploded this week with the news that there is to be a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender supporters branch …

Love United Hate What?
January 2, 2015 – 12:20 pm | No Comment
Love United Hate What?

Some things to bear in mind before publicly announcing you think politics have no place in football, courtesy of the excellent Llandudno Jet Set:
The parts of the internet that have held my recent attention have …

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.

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

Ode to the 135
April 20, 2014 – 11:33 pm | No Comment
Ode to the 135

In 2005 North Manchester was pretty much uncharted territory for a girl who’d been brought up in Stockport.   I started off by getting the tram up to Bury to matches (starting with a solo …

CYCM listings: October, November, December and January
October 18, 2013 – 11:37 am | No Comment
CYCM listings: October, November, December and January

Course You Can Malcolm has got its acts together.
The Manchester club night at the wrong end of the tramline, takes place before and during FC United of Manchester home games in the shite bar behind …

CYCM: Appealing volunteers needed
September 20, 2013 – 10:50 am | No Comment
CYCM: Appealing volunteers needed

If you are interested email us at courseyoucanmalcolm@fc-utd.co.uk and we will make sure someone powers our BBC Micro up so we can get back to you.