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 beat Burnley 3-1 at home on Sunday to record 5 Premier League wins in a row. A great run by Rashford who then crossed for Burno to stepover for Greenwood to sidefoot home and give United the lead. Burnley leveled the score two minutes later, scoring from a corner. Greenwood, with the help of a deflection, again gave United the lead on 82mins before a very well worked team goal ended with Cavani adding the 3rd in added time.
Leeds away on Sunday is Next.
European Super League: During United's game against Burnley on Sunday news broke that plans are afoot for a European Super League with 6 team from the Premier League, including United taking part.
Over the past number of days, pressure from all football authorities, governments and more so fans has let to all 6 Premier League teams to withdraw from the project on Tuesday.
It remains to be seen what the longterm effects this will have for the clubs, if any.
Europa League: United beat Granada 2-0 in the return leg of the quarter final and completed a 4-0 aggregrate win. Pogba, with a backward header, assisted Cavani in the 6th minute to set us on our way. Pogba got an harsh early yellow card and was involved in a tackle shortly after was a little fortunate to escape another card saw him replaced at half time as a precaution. Poor finishing from both sides prevented more goals been scored but United had the last word when Telles' cross was missed by Mata but turned into his own net by the Granada defender in the 90th minute.
United will play Roma in the semi finals with the 1st leg at home on Thursday 29 April & the 2nd leg away the following on 6 May.
@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.
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.