Welcome to the Sligo Branch of the Manchester United Supporters Club, we will update you with all the latest news from the Sligo Branch of Manchester United Supporters Club.
Branch Meeting: Our next Branch meeting will be held on THURS 31 October at 9pm in the Embassy. Match tickets will be on sale for Newcastle, Norwich, Burnley and Wolves games. It is planned to have our Annual Christmas dinner on Thursday 12 December in The Embassy. Names will be taken at this meeting.
Premier League: Liverpool are at OT on Sunday 20 October. united go into this game under pressure after a poor run of results. Martial is reported to be back in training but after an absence of two months is unlikely to start, Pogba and De Gea look to miss out also.
Europa League: United drew 0-0 with AZ Alkmaar away on 3 October. Nothing more to say really.
Match tickets: Match tickets are on salefor United v Newcastle on 26 December, v Norwich on 11 January, v Burnley on 21 January and v Wolves on 1 February. Get in touch if interested.
It has been decided to have a Branch trip to Old Trafford for the United V Manchester City game on the weekend on 7 March 2020. Trip is open to all members and we have had alot of interest, if you would like to join us on a Branch trip please attend get in touch.
Fixture Changes: The dates and times for the December and January fixtures are expect to be announced any day now.
League Cup: United beat Rochdale 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at home in the League Cup 3rd round. United created so many chances but only scored the 1 goal thanks to Mason Greenwood. Chelsea away in the next round, on Wed 30 October.
Annual Membership: Thank you to all who have joined and renewed their United membership through our Branch.
Remember, if you are planning on going to Old trafford to see United next season this is the best way to obtain match tickets.
Full Membership, which includes a pack of goodies (check out manutd.com/membership for details) priced at €45 for adults and €30 for juniors. Lite membership, which contains a membership card only, is priced at €30 for adults and €20 for juniors.
The fixtures for the upcoming season 2019/20 are now available on the "Ticket Availability" tab above.
Please call 086 8341775 if you are interested in joining.
Liverpool Airport to Manchester:
By train: fans can take the train to Manchester from South Parkway Railway Station, which is 3 miles from Liverpool Airport. Trains leave for Manchester every 30 mins approx. There is a bus service between the Airport & South Parkway station or take a taxi.
Please check the time tables before travel to ensure they suit. Check out times and fairs at www.nationalrail.co.uk
Please keep this in mind when booking flights etc as this will add time to your journey.
Hotel Football: Hotel Football opposite Old Trafford offers a unique experience for all United fans right on Old Trafford's doorstep. The offer different level packages, from walk in bars, buffet package to full sit down packages including a Q&A session with a United legend. Special discount codes are available for Branch members, get in touch if interested. Clink on the link at the bottom of the page to see their website for details, upcoming packages and prices or visit www.hotelfootball.com
@MUFCSligobranch: Don't forget you can follow us on twitter for the latest news regarding all things United at @MUFCSligobranch
Branch Text Service: Regular text messages are sent to members with information regarding upcoming meetings, United fixtures, ticket available etc..
If you are a member and not receiving these texts and would like to be included, please e-mail the Branch using the "contact us" link, confirming your name and mobile number.
GALLERY PHOTOS: If any member has a photo associated to United and would like to have it displayed in the gallery pages of this website, please bring it to the next meeting, all photos will be returned.
Ireland West Airport - Knock: May 2016 marked the 30th Anniversary of Ireland West Airport (formally know as Knock Airport) and the opening up of the West of Ireland to many parts or Europe and visa versa. Today, regular flights depart and arrive from Spain, Portugal, Italy, Scotland and various airports in the main cities in England.
For members of our Branch, and Manchester United fans in general, Ireland West Airport has made our journey so much easier to get to Manchester to see United play.
With Ryanair flying to Liverpool and Flybe flying directly to Manchester, both on a very regular basis, travel time and cost has been greatly reduced.
We wish Ireland West Airport every success for the future, and we as a Branch of the Manchester United Supporters Club we are delighted to have them as our sponsor.
Hotel Football is part owned by Ryan Giggs, Gary & Phil Neville, Nicky Butt & Paul Scholes. It is located a 2 minute walk from Old Trafford. It offers beautiful bedrooms with views of Old Trafford, a must for all United fans. Also on offer is excellemt food and drink.
On matchday, Hotel Football offer Matchday Hospitality packages which includes 4 course meal, drink and a Q & A session with a United Legend, please get in touch if interested.
Check out hotelfootball.com for details.
The Embassy Rooms is a bar, restaurant, snooker/pool tables & night club along the Garavogue River in Sligo town.
It is also home to the Sligo Branch of the Manchester United Supporters Club.
Check it out for great food, drink & great entertainment.