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Who are FC United? Five things to know...

Who are FC United of Manchester? Five things to know...


FC United exists to provide affordable, supporter-owned, community-focused football for supporters who are tired of modern football's constant pursuit of further riches at the expense the fans. Here are five things to know about the club that 'belongs to you and me'...


1. FC United is a not-for-profit, community football club that is owned by and democratically run on a ‘one member, one vote’ basis by its supporters. Click here to read more.

2. The club was established in 2005 in protest to Malcolm Glazer's hostile takeover of Manchester United but that wasn’t the only reason and we’ve come a long way since then. Click here to read more about our brief history.

3. Thanks to our founding principles, the club is committed to delivering affordable football to as many people as possible and has developed strong links with the local community. Click here to read more about our community work.

4. The club’s supporters helped to fund our 4,400 capacity ground at Broadhurst Park, Moston which opened in May 2015 with thanks also to Manchester City Council, Sport England and the Football Foundation. Click here to watch a video of the opening night against Benfica.

5. During the pandemic, FC United has used Broadhurst Park to run one of Manchester’s busiest food hubs with volunteers providing food, supplies and comfort to hundreds of people who need it most. Click here to find out more.

If you’d like to know more about us, then check out this fantastic short film by Copa90 called Club with a Capital C.


Thanks for visiting us. Take a look around the website, follow us on social media and if you’d like to become a co-owner of the club, you can do by clicking here, to read about other ways you can support the club click here. Oh, and one last thing – no, we’re not "Gary Neville’s lot" and we’re not owned by The Class of ’92. That’s our friends over at Salford City. FC United is our club, our rules.

First Posted ~ 10:20 Mon 19 Apr 2021
News ID ~ 8842
Last Updated ~ 20:30 Thu 22 Feb 2024