Friday, August 18, 2006

MEN: Points of view

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IN response to Unemployed Coalminer of Hale (Postbag, August 15), I can understand the frustration of other supporters in relation to the coverage afforded by the M.E.N. to FC United of Manchester – but the club has received this because of its unique formation by die-hard supporters prepared to drop 10 divisions and leave behind top-flight football on a point of principle. They made the club the second best supported non-league club in its first season. FC United has provided what many believe is reminiscent of the match experience as Old Trafford used to be.
Scott Taylor, Manchester

MANY discerning football fans are sick and tired of being ripped off by extortionate ticket prices, ever-changing football kits and having no input into their club. FC United’s average home attendances support their column centimetres. Even some football league clubs struggle to match FC United for pulling power: Macclesfield Town averaged 2,275 and ground sharers Bury only 2,594.
Mike, FC United season ticket holder