Supporters of fan-owned, co-operative football club FC United of Manchester are celebrating today after raising just over £2m from a community share issue to help fund its new football ground and community sports facility in Moston, north Manchester.
Community football club FC United of Manchester has added its backing to a statement from all cooperatively-owned football clubs across the UK and Europe highlighting the importance of supporter ownership to the future of football.
Businesses that sponsor FC United of Manchester are teaming up to offer free mentoring to other companies in the region.
KitAid, the sports development charity which provides kit and equipment across the developing world, has recently launched a new Ambassador Club scheme to recognise and partner with different football clubs from every level of the game.
FC United of Manchester will be playing its first home game at Staybridge Celtic’s Bower Fold stadium this season.
FC United of Manchester has signed its first main club sponsor - whose CEO is delighted his logo will NOT be appearing on the players’ shirts.
FC United of Manchester today (Friday) submitted a planning application for a 5,000-capacity community stadium in Moston.
FC United of Manchester is to hold further consultation sessions over its plans to develop a community facility and sports stadium in Moston.
The pioneering Community Shares scheme issued by FC United of Manchester has broken through the £1million mark - less than three months after it was launched.
FC United of Manchester is extending its pioneering Community Shares Scheme offer to the end of February.
FC United of Manchester has been given planning permission to build its own ground at Ten Acres Lane in Newton Heath - the original birthplace of Manchester United.
Investment in FC United shares has topped the half million pound mark, just six weeks after the community share issue was launched to help raise funds towards the development of a new stadium.
FC United of Manchester is to try for the second time in its five year history to secure a place in the first round proper of the FA Cup.
FC United of Manchester has announced plans to develop a football ground in Newton Heath, Manchester - the birthplace of Manchester United.
FC United urge football supporters to join Beyond the Debt Rally.
FC United of Manchester’s website has proved a hit since its Christmas re-launch, with more than one million page views in January alone.
FC United of Manchester will play member-owned St Pauli in May as part of the club’s centenary celebrations.
FC United of Manchester is still appealing for donations of spare winter clothing as part of its “Big Coat Day” collection for the city’s homeless.
FC United fans resolve to help the homeless on Big Coat Day.
He is better known for his no-nonsense, rousing performances as captain of FC United of Manchester.
Bury man is visiting India to donate football kits to children in Bhopal.