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28th November 2021 | By Callum Scott

FC United grab deserved 2-0 win against Mickleover

A brilliant second half performance saw FC United put Mickleover to the sword on a bitter day at Broadhurst Park, as the reds ran out...

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19th November 2021 | By [email protected]

Stich bags a hat-trick as Man Met beat Salford 5-1

Manchester Met 3rd XI continue their undefeated run in the BUCS Men’s Northern Tier 4, beating Salford 2nd XI 5-1. MMU forward Sam Stich did...

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16th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Two local football clubs put rivalry aside to raise money for men’s mental health

Two football clubs put their rivalry aside to raise money for men’s health. Dawn Court United and AFC Turn Moss teamed up to take part in...

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12th November 2021 | By Ben Pledger

VR technology to practice heading a football may reduce later life dementia

Scientists from MMU are trialling a virtual reality program designed to train footballers heading a ball without being exposed to the long-term effects.  Research has shown that footballers are 3.5 times more...

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10th November 2021 | By Joseph Ward

Two for Carr as Man Met thrash UCFB in the cup

Man Met FC’s first team progress to the third round of the Northern Conference Cup with a resounding 6-1 win against UCFB’s third team.  Having...

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10th November 2021 | By Callum Scott

FC United lose 1-0 by the seaside at Whitby

A crowd of more than 600 watched as FC United’s four-game unbeaten run came to an end as the Reds lost out 1-0 away to Whitby...

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9th November 2021 | By dave porter

FC United of Manchester see off Trinity in a slick 3-2 win

It was a wet afternoon under the lights for FC as they welcomed Gainsborough Trinity to Broadhurst Park. Trinity kicked off but FC that were out...

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3rd November 2021 | By Joseph Ward

Famous derby day win for Man Met 2nds against University of Manchester

Man Met FC seconds extended their perfect run of form in the league with a win against bitter rivals Uni of Manchester seconds in a...

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2nd November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘We really love these fields and disagree with what the council is doing’: community unites to save Hough End playing fields

Hough End playing fields is enjoyed by much of Chorlton, Withington and other communities in south Manchester. From bird watchers to aspiring footballers many gather to...

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2nd November 2021 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Manchester LGBT fans ‘cautiously optimistic’ after professional footballer comes out as gay

LGBT football fans in Manchester say they are ‘cautiously optimistic’ after the first top-flight footballer in 30 years came out as gay. Josh Cavallo, who plays for...

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13th October 2021 | By Joseph Ward

Six of the best! Opening day joy for hat-trick hero Luca Radojevic

Man Met FC 1st team began their BUCS Men’s Northern Tier 3 season with a convincing 6-0 win against UCLan’s 2nd team. A clinical goal by...

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29th September 2021 | By Rebecca Redican

Football fans breathe sigh of relief after Metrolink strike plans put on hold

Football fans have expressed relief after Unite Union suspended strike plans for Metrolink’s 300 drivers at the weekend following a “greatly improved pay offer”.   Workers were originally offered...

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10th June 2021 | By George Crafer

South Manchester group Football for Foodbanks is fighting food poverty with 6-a-side football fixtures

  A group called Football for Foodbanks is hosting 6-a side-football matches and supporting Manchester foodbanks.  The group, which caters to both men and women,...

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21st April 2021 | By Daniel Hunter

Wigan win four in a row to take huge step towards safety zone

Wigan recorded a fourth League One win in a row to see off Shrewsbury and take another huge step towards safety. Leam Richardson named an...

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6th April 2021 | By Daniel Hunter

Time running out for Wigan in their battle against relegation

Wigan once again fell to a narrow defeat losing 1-0 to play-off hopefuls Portsmouth on Easter Monday. Leam Richardson named an unchanged side from the...

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23rd March 2021 | By Daniel Hunter

Wigan fall back into relegation zone after surrendering lead at Accrington Stanley

Wigan returned to the relegation places after a 3-1 defeat to play off chasing Accrington Stanley. Wigan took the lead after 40 seconds when Dan...

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15th March 2021 | By Daniel Hunter

Wigan takeover confirmed: Phoenix Limited to become new owners

The news that Wigan fans have been waiting for has finally arrived, after nine months in administration a new owner has been found. Phoenix 2021...

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11th March 2021 | By Daniel Hunter

Two wins in a week sees Wigan out of relegation zone for the first time since Halloween

Wigan secured back to back victories with a 2-0 win at Plymouth on Tuesday evening. The Latics took the lead in the 13th minute when...

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9th March 2021 | By Daniel Hunter

Wigan takeover imminent as consortium from Bahrain agrees deal to buy the club

Wigan’s long running takeover saga looks to be coming to an end after it was revealed that the club’s potential new Middle Eastern owner is...

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3rd March 2021 | By Daniel Hunter

Wigan hit rock bottom while Aussie investors line up takeover bid

Back-to-back defeats have left unlucky Wigan bottom of League One while speculation mounts about the future of manager Leam Richardson. The Latics were narrowly defeated...