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.
Merry Christmas: On behalf of the Sligo Branch of the Manchester United Supporters Club we would like to wish all our members, family and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
30th Anniversary Branch Trip, United v Crystal Palace 8th November 2014:
Bryan Robson & Andy Cole present Branch Members with a signed jersey to celebrate our Branch's 30 year anniversary. While Eddie Gray & Francie Tighe hang on every word from Sir Bobby Charlton.
We would like to thank Jonathan Rigby, Ian Moss & Michael Leneghan from Manchester United for making the above presentation possible.
Sligo Branch's 1st trip:
In early March 1985 Branch members made their to Old Trafford for our Branch's first trip.
Above is a photo of the original match programme, price £0.35, and ticket stubs for the "K" stand, price £3.80. Branch members Benny Murtagh, Pat Harte & Martin Gallagher are pictured enjoying the trip, and Old Trafford looking very different from it is today.
A crowd of 51,150 saw United drew 1-1 with Everton, Olsen scoring for United and both sides missing a penalty.
Check out http://youtu.be/6RWiT2pghUE for highlights of the above game
30th Aiinversary Polo Shirts:
The above polo shirts have been printed for members wishing to celebrate our Branch's 30th anniversary. The polo shirt contains the wording "SLIGO BRANCH" above the United Crest with "1984-2014" below the crest and "SLIGO BRANCH" on the sleeve. They are available in any colour and if you would like to purchase one, priced at €17.50, please contact Francie on 086-8341775
Annual Christmas Dinner:
The 30th Anniversary Branch Christmas Dinner took place on Thursday 11th December in The Embassy Rooms. A good night was had by all.
NEXT GAME: Away to Aston Villa on 20th Dec 2014 @ 15:00
Please see the tab "TICKET AVAILABILITY" for the full list of Uniteds home games
Burnley Home 10th Feb 2015: For those of you interested in going to the Burnley game at OT on Tues 10/02/2015, the most economicial way to travel is as follows:
Ryanair: Knock - Liverpool Tues 10/02/2015 @ 11:00 €22.00 one way
Flybe: Manchester - Knock Wed 11/02/2015 @ 11:35 £35.00 one way
Hotel Football: The new Hotel Football oposite Old Trafford is due to open in March, see their website for details, upcoming packages and prices 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.
ANNIVERSARY: This year we are celebrating our 30 year anniversary, and plans are been put in place to commemorate this milestone. Again plans will be discussed at the upcoming meetings, please attend as your input is most helpful.