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: Foe the 2nd game in a row United put in a wonderful 2nd half and came from behind again, this time away at Chelsea. However, it was heartbreak at the end as Chelsea scored deep in injury time to draw 2-2 after Martial had scored twice to put United in front. You know things are improving when you are disappointed with a draw at Chelsea. Everton at home on Sunday afternoon is next in the league.
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: A 0-0 draw at home to Valencia on Matchday 2 done nothing to lift the spirits. Juventus at home is next on the agenda. Tickets on sale now if interested for young Boys.
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
Matchday 4 07/11/2018 Juventus v United
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, but Juventus is sold out.
League Cup: United were beaten 8-7 on penaltys at home to Derby County in the League Cup on Tuesday 25 September after a 2-2 draw.
Tickets are available for United's Champions League home games v Young Boys 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.