Basket
×

Your basket

Join The FSA

If the kids are United: U18’s go free at FC

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

FC United of Manchester have announced this Saturday’s home game with North Ferriby United is to be a Youth United Day. This means anyone under the age of 18 will be able to gain free entry into the Main Stand or Manchester Road End at Gigg Lane. This is a saving of £5 on the usual concessionary admission fee and the club is rightly winning plaudits for the gesture.

The club has invited local community groups and are looking to make a real day of it with lots of pre-match activities from 12.30pm onwards taking place on the forecourt outside Gigg Lane and at nearby Holy Cross College.

Youth United Day 2009 is a celebration of youth participation and achievement allowing young people the opportunity to experience matchday atmospheres. One of FC United’s primary aims is to offer affordable and accessible live football to the local community.

Due to the high numbers expected for the 3pm kick off FC United advise all supporters to arrive in good time to avoid delays at the turnstiles. They will do their best to ensure groups can sit together but, again, it is suggested you get there as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

For further information download their Youth United 2009 poster. Last year’s event can be viewed at FC United’s Youtube link.

Related Articles

Kids’ competition time: win one of four football flags

Whether you’re looking for an outlet for some creativity, catching up on homeschooling or getting the kids ready for the return to school in September, our workbook aimed at KS3+ age children could be what you’re after, and there’s a little bonus in the shape of our prize draw.

Manchester United supporters criticise FA over cup final prices

Manchester United Supporters’ Trust (MUST) has criticised the FA over the ticket prices at this year’s FA Cup final, labelling them as “extortionate”.

Shrews make standing history: will Spurs & Oxford United be next?

This weekend Shrewsbury Town unveiled a new rail-seating section at New Meadow, the first to be used in the history of professional football in England. Here Jon Darch, from the Safe Standing Roadshow, tells us what that means for the standing campaign…

Sky Sports refuses to compensate Manchester United fans

Sky Sports have refused to compensate match-going Manchester United fans for a double fixture move that could leave thousands of Old Trafford season ticket holders out of pocket.

Funding partners

  • The Football Association
  • Premier Leage Fans Fund

Partners

  • Gamble Aware
  • Co-operatives UK
  • FSE
  • Kick It Out
  • Level Playing Field
  • Living Wage Foundation
  • SD Europe