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.
Premier League: United struggled to another win at home to West Ham on Saturday evening. Two Paul Pogba penaltys saw United win 2-1. Overall it was another flat performance and to be fair West Ham were the better side. Chelsea's defeat away to Liverpool leaves the door open for a top 4 finish but we need to start playing better.
Champions League: United have exited the Champions League in the quarter final stage at the hands of against Barcelona. Barca scored 2 goals in 4 minuter to put the game beyond United. Defencive errors played a big part with Young getting caught in posession for the first and De Gea failing to grasp a weak right footed effort from Messi. Coutinho added a third to make it 3-0 on the night and 4-0 on aggregate, a scoreline that reflects the two games overall.
2019 Annual Raffle: On Thursday 7 March at 9pm we launched our Annual Raffle. From our raffle the Branch will be making a donation to the Northwest Hospice, last year we donated over €5,800 to the Northwest Hospice. All Branch members are asked to help us again this year and support the raffle.
Next Branch Meeting: Our next Branch meeting will take place on Thursday 18 April at 9pm in the Embassy. This will be the lasst meeting before our Annual Draw, can we ask members who have their raffle tickets sold to return them on the night.
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 for €90.00 (normally €155.00) exclusively to Sligo Branch Members, which includes 4 course meal, drink and a Q & A session with a United Legend.
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.