Source: Daily Mirror
The club, born in 2005 when a committed band of Manchester United fans grew disillusioned with the Glazer regime and the commercial rapacity of the modern game, has raised £1.6million from a community share issue.
It is believed that the figure represents the largest sum ever raised by football supporters independently and it will go towards the construction of a permanent home for the club in Moston, north east Manchester.
FC United are now only three promotions away from a place in the Football League but their biggest achievement is remaining true to the principles that brought them into existence
Oliver Holt, 21st March 2012