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 Trip: Ahead of our Branch trip to Old Trafford for the United V Southampton game on the weekend of 25 April it is planned to hold a meeting on Thurs 13th February at 9pm in The Embassy. All members booked on the trip are asked to attend, payment for the flights must be paid for on the night.
Burno Fernandes: United have signed Burno Fernandes from Sporting Clube de Portugal for a fee in the region of €55m. Burno had been linked with United for a number of trensfer windows and at last he joins.
Premier League: New Signing Burno Fernandes couldn't help United to victory over Wolves at home on Saturday 1 February, with the sides drawing 0-0. This draw sees United drop to 7th place and 6 points off Chelsea in fourth, who we play away on Monday 17 February.
FA Cup: United have now been drawn away to Derby County in the 5th round. The game will kick off at 19:45 on Thursday 5 March.
Europa League: United have been drawn to play Club Brugge in the round of 32. The first leg is away on the 20 February with the 2nd at home on the following Thursday 27 February at 8pm
Match tickets: The only remaining game that match tickets are available for is the final home game of the season v West Ham on the weekend of 9 May. Get in touch if interested.
PLEASE NOTE: AS A BRANCH WE MUST APPLY FOR TICKETS 12 WEEKS IN ADVANCE OF A GAME, KEEP THIS IN MIND WHEN PLANNING YOUR TRIP.
League Cup: United beat Manchester City 1-0 away in the semi-final 2nd leg on Wed 30 January thanks to a Matic goal. However City go on to the final on an aggregate socre of 3-2. United had been left with a mountain to climb after the first half of the first leg when they trailled 0-3 but Rashford's goal gave they somce hope. While Matic's goal making it 3-2 United couldn't find another to level the tie and brong it to penalties. Matic was sent off for a second yellow card and will now miss the next league game.
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.
For members of our Branch, and Manchester United fans in general from the Midlands, West and NorthWest of Ireland, Ireland West Airport offers the best ways of getting you to Manchester.
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.Visit their website for further details www.irelandwestairport.com
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.