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MANCAT-FC United win Northern Conference

Congratulations to MANCAT’s FC United youth team who have won the FCYL Northern Conference.

FC United of Manchester recorded a fantastic 6-0 away victory over MMU/Newcastle on the 5th of March to seal the Championship with two games in hand.

Described as a "fantastic achievement" by delighted manager Joe Heywood "MANCAT’s partnership with FC United has enabled us to attract a lot of quality youth players" he added.

"A magnificent team performance, hopefully they can go on and do well in the nationals" said Margy "the partnership with MANCAT is very important to us and the development of the young players. We look forward to building on our relationship in the future"

As winners of the Northern Conference MANCAT FCUM now progress to the National Semi-final where they will play the as yet undecided winners of the FYCL Southern Conference on the 16th April. The National Final will be played on the 30th April.

The partnership between FC United and MANCAT has proved to be very successful with a number of young players progressing to FC United’s under 18s. It is a chance for young people to gain academic qualifications as well as receiving a high standard of coaching from the MANCAT staff.

MANCAT run sport academies in men and women’s football plus basketball, rugby and cricket.

MANCAT’s male football teams compete in the British Colleges’ League and the Football Conference Youth League. In the Conference League MANCAT represent FC United.



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First Posted ~ 15:17 Tue 18 Mar 2008
News ID ~ 1560
Last Updated ~ 17:14 Fri 11 Oct 2013