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.
Annual Christmas Dinner: Our Annual Christmas Dinner will take place on Thursday 13 December at 8pm in The Embassy. As always, we would like all out Branch memebrs to support this event.
Premier League: City away is always difficult and is turned out that way on Sunday, with a 3-1 defeat. City came out of the blocks flying and scored after 12 mins, up to that point United had only made 6 passes. the game settled after that but another City goal early in the second half left United with a mountain to climb. Lukaku won a penalty with his first touch after coming on and Martial stepped up to reduce the scoreline to 2-1. However, with less than 10 minutes to go City outpassed United befor making in 3-1. It was a game of few chances, but City did create them all, United's only effort on target was the penalty. Palace at home after the international break is next.
Fixtures changes: The dates and times have been confirmed for the following home games: United v Arsenal is on Wed 5 December at 8pm, United v Fulham is on 8 December at 3pm, United v Huddersfield is on 26 December at 3pm and United v Bournemouth on Sunday 30 December at 4.30pm.
Champions League: What an unlikely fininsh in Turin as United score twice in the last 5 minutes to come from behind and beat Juventus 2-1. Ronaldo had given Juventus the lead with a brilliant strike before Mata leveled from a free kick in the 85 minute after some lovely play by Martial, and the after Rashford had won a free on the left hand side, Young saw his cross go all the way to the far post where the Juve keeper and defenders couldn't keep it out, with Sandro getting the last touch. It was a bit of a smash and grab, but United win and get the 3 points. Next up is Young Boys at home on Tues 27 November, tickets are available for this game.
Matchday 1 19/09/2018 BSC Young Boys 0-3 United
Matchday 2 02/10/2018 United v Valencia 0-0
Matchday 3 23/10/2108 United v Juventus 0-1
Matchday 4 07/11/2018 Juventus v United 1-2
Matchday 5 27/11/2018 United v BSC Young Boys
Matchday 6 12/12/2018 Valencia v United
Match tickets on sale for our home games v Valencia and Young Boys.
Tickets are currently on sale for United's Champions League home game v Young Boys on Tues 27 Novemebr at 8pm, Premier League games v Arsenal on 5 Dec at 8pm, v Huddersfield on 26 Decemebr at 3pm, v Bournemouth on Sunday 30 December at 4.30pm, v Brighton on Saturday 19 January at 3pm and v Burnley on Tuesday 29 January at 8pm, get in touch if Interested
Fanfare - day return flights for United games: An Irish company called Fanfare operate chartered flights from Dublin - Manchester with a bus transfer to and from Old Trafford for all United home games. They fly out and back on the same day, cutting out the need to stay overnight. A number of Sligo Branch members use them on a regular basis, and a few have also used them for the Europa League final in Stockholm in May 2017. Prices are in the region of €250.00 for flights, bus transfers and taxes. All flights and bookings are flexible to suit times and dates of matches. Check out their Website on http://www.fanfare.ie/manchester-united
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.