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Manchester Premier Cup SF details: Hyde United v FC United

Manchester Premier Cup SF details: Hyde United v FC United

On Tuesday 13th February kick-off 7:45pm, FC United travel to Hyde United in the Frank Hannah Manchester Premier Cup Semi-Final.

The Premier Cup is Greater Manchester’s senior non-league competition. First competed during the 1934-35 season, the Frank Hannah Manchester Premier Cup - or Manchester County FA Shield as it was then known - was originally won by Manchester North End.

Since then, the competition has been dominated by teams in Tameside with Ashton United the most successful side - winning the trophy on 15 occasions. The clubs last success came back in 2003.

Second-placed Droylsden on 13 last won the cup in 2011 while Mossley in third with 11 wins are the last Evo-Stik League club to triumph in 2016 after a 3-1 victory over Stalybridge Celtic, their fourth win in five seasons.

The cup was lifted by FC United of Manchester for the first time last season at Boundary Park after their 1-0 win over Stalybridge Celtic.

As holders of the Manchester Premier Cup, FC United got a bye to the QF of the Cup this season winning 3-0 away at Salford City. Hyde United beat Radcliffe Borough in the 1st Round, followed by a 5-2 home victory against West Didsbury and Chorlton.

In the other Semi-Final, Droylsden host Trafford on 6th February.

Tuesday 13th February kick-off 7:45pm
Frank Hannah Manchester Premier Cup Semi-Final
Hyde United v FC United

Ewen Fields,
Grange Road,
Hyde, SK14 2SB

Admission prices are £8 (adults), £5 (concessions) and £3 (Under 16s) and an additional £1 for transfer to the seating in the main stand.


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First Posted ~ 16:36 Thu 25 Jan 2018
News ID ~ 7760
Last Updated ~ 13:13 Wed 14 Feb 2018