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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.

 

Andrei Kanchelskis: We as a Branch are delighted to announce that former United palyer Andre Kanchelskis will visit our Branch for a book signing and Q&A session on the 19th of November 2017.

Tickets are €20.00, which will include a free signed copy of Andrei's new book "Russian Winters". Should you wish to bring a partner or child with you, 1 ticket is sufficient.

This event is open to non members also, if you wish to attend please get in touch using the "CONTACT US" tab above.

Andrei Kanchelskis

Andrei joined United in March 1991 and played a total of 151 games, scoring 36 goals, most notably a hatrick against Manchester City, before he departed in the summer of 1995. He won 2 league titles, 1993 & 1994, the FA Cup in 1994, League Cup in 1992 and Super Cup also in 1992.

Andrei, should have some very interesting stories to tell about his time at United, been part of that team to break through and finally win the league after 26 years. 

Premier League: United continued their unbeaten start to the season by drawing 0-0 away at Liverpool. A poor game with few chances. Let's hope a better preformance awaits us away at Huddersfield Town on Saturday - kick off 3pm.

 

December fixtures: The times and dates of United's fixtures in December have been announced. The standout game is United v City on Sunday 10 December at 16:30.

Champions League:   A Rashford free kick, carried over by line by the keeeper, gave United a 1-0 win on Matchday away to Benfica. It was not an entertaining game but United sit top of the group on 9 points. Victory at home to Benfica on Matchday 4 will confirm confirm qualification to the next round.

GROUP A FIXTURE DATES
Tuesday 12 September: United 3-0 Basel, Benfica 1-2 CSKA Moscow
Wednesday 27 September: CSKA Moscow 1-4 United, Basel 5-0 Benfica 
Wednesday 18 October: Benfica 0-1 United, CSKA Moscow 0-2 Basel
Tuesday 31 October: United v Benfica, Basel v CSKA Moscow
Wednesday 22 November: Basel v United, CSKA Moscow v Benfica
Tuesday 5 December: United v CSKA Moscow, Benfica v Basel

Tickets available for United's home games and Ryanair flights available from only €34.00. Get in touch if interested.

 

Branch Meeting & Match Tickets:

At our Branch Meeting on THURS 12 October tickets wereon sale for United v Benfica 31/10, v CSKA Moscow 5/12, v Bournemouth 12/12 and a limited number of tickets remain on sal efor United v Manchester City on 9/12.  If you are interested in any of these games please get in touch as soon as possible.

Tickets are also on sale for our visit of Andrei Kanchelskis, where he will be signing copies of his book and answering you questions in a Q&A session. Tickets are priced at €20.00, which includes a free copy of his book. As a Branch we need the support of all our members to make this night a success.

 

Remember, if you wish to apply for match tickets, you MUST become a member, which costs as little as €25 for an adult and €20 for a junior.             

 

League Cup: United opened the their defence of the Carabao sponsored League Cup with a 4-1 win at home to Burton Albion on Wednesday 20th September. Goals by Raskford x2, Lingard/og and Martial saw United ctuise to a comfortbale win. United have been draw away to Swansea in the 4th round, which will be played on 24th October @ 19:45.

 

United Membership: It is never to late to become a United member, and remember, if you are interested in obtaining match tickets you must be a member.

Full Membership is €50 for an Adult and €35 for Junior U'16 and O'65

Lite Membership is €25 for an Adult and €20 for Junior U'16 and O'65

Check out this link to see what you get in the Full Membership pack :

http://www.manutd.com/en/Official-Membership/packs_prices_benefits

Note: you only receive a membership card with the Lite Membership

 

Hotel Football Packages for 2017/18: With thanks to Hotel Football we have a number of Match Day Hospitality for the upcoming season. There are 2 different packages, 1to suit a game with a kick off before 3pm and 1 to suit a game with a kick off after 3pm. The packages are priced at €90.00 each and include a free bar, 3 course meal and Q & A session with a legend. The full itinerary is laid out below. If you have any interest in buying a Match Day Hospitality please get in touch. Please not no match ticket is included in these packages.

 

For Kick-Offs before 3pm:

2 Hours Before the Game in our prestigious Stadium Suite:

A Champagne Reception

Breakfast Rolls & Pastries

Complimentary selection of beers, wine & soft drinks throughout

Match Day Programme

Q&A with a Manchester United Legend

After the Game:

3 Course Dining Experience

Complimentary Beers, Wine & Soft Drinks

Post-match quiz

 

For Kick-Offs at or after 3pm

3 Hours Before the Game in our prestigious Stadium Suite:

A Champagne Reception

3 Course Dining Experience

Complimentary Beers, Wines & Soft Drinks

Pre Match Quiz

Match Day Programme

Q&A with a Manchester United Legend

After the Game:

Complimentary Beers, Wine & Soft Drinks

Post-match snack

 

 

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. 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.

 

 

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Knock airport

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 website logo

 

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.

 

 

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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.