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: United all but sealed a Top 4 finish with a 3-1 win away at Aston Villa on Sunday. United started brightly but fell behind thanks to some poor defending on 24mins. Fernandes drew United level on 52mins from the spot, after Pogba was fouled. Four minutes later Geenwood fired United into the lead and Cavani made the points safe with a great run and header on 87 minutes. On the down side, Maguire went off injured with an ankle injury, fingers crossed it isn't to serious.
Leicester at home on Tuesday is next, expect changes.
Europa League: Despite losing 3-2 away to Roma in the 2nd leg of the Europa League semifinal United progress to their first final in 4 years and the first under Ole. Cavani picked up Fred's pass to smash home from the edge of the box on 39 mins to put United ahead on the night. Roma scored two quick goals on 57 & 60 mins before Cavani headed home Fernandes' cross on 68 mins. A Telles og on 83mins gave Roma the lead but United held on and won 8-5 on aggregrate.
It was a game with plenty of chances, Cavani lifted a chance onto the bar, Greenwood fired wide but Roma did have alot of chances throughout the game with David de Gea the man of the match.
United will now play Villarreal in the Europa League final in Gdansk on Wednesday 26 May.
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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.
Ryanair have announced that they will be flying to Manchester from September 2021 (COVID restrictions permitting) which will be a great service to us all travelling over for games.
We all await the passing on COVID-19 so that we can all get back to doing what we love.
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.