The Mancunian Way

Getting to know the opposition.

FCUM: Formed in 2005. FC United of Manchester are a fan owned club that were born from Manchester United being taken over by Malcom Glazer and the Glazer’s family more after in 2005.

The club would ground share with Bury AFC from 2005-2014 and their first game was against local neighbours Leigh Railway Mechanics.

United earned three successive promotions (one of which was in the bag before a 1-0 loss to Reds in 2015) from the North West Counties League and ended up as high as the national league North for four seasons before being relegated back to the NPL premier division in 2020.

The Club are also the third biggest fan ran club behind Hearts of Midlothian and Exeter City both football league clubs in Scotland and England respectively.

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