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.
Next Branch Meeting: Our next meeting will take place on Fri 6 Feb at 9pm in the Embassy Rooms. Can all members who have not handed up their Membership Card please do so at the meeting.
FA CUP REPLAY: United FA Cup replay with Cambridge United has been fixed for TUESDAY week the 3th February @ 19:45. If interested there are a number of great hotel deals available in Manchester that night and you can fly with Ryanair Dublin - Manchester for €63. Contact Eddie or e-mail us using the "CONTACT" tab above if interested.
2015 Annual Draw: Preperations are underway for our annual draw, details to follow
1984-2014 30 Year Anniversary:
In early March 1985 Branch members made their to Old Trafford for our Branch's first trip where the match programme cost £0.35 and match ticket for the "K" stand cost £3.80. 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.
30 years on, the anniversary was marked by a branch trip to United V Crystal Palace on Nov 8th 2014. Sir Bobby Charlton, Bryan Robson & Andy Cole presented Branch Members with a framed signed jersey to mark this milestone. United won the game 1-0 with Juan Mata scoring the only goal. Click here for highlights of this game http://youtu.be/6rtxpDmYee8 .
The signed jersey is on display in our Headquarters - The Embassy Rooms in Sligo.
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
NEXT GAME: Home to Leicester City on Sat 31st Jan 2015 @ 15:00
Please see the tab "TICKET AVAILABILITY" for the full list of Uniteds home games
Fixture Change: the date/times for the March fixtures have now been set including United's home game v Spurs now on Sunday 15th March @ 16:00
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.