Bridgewater, Brindley and Lord Foster

Affectionately known as the “Dukes Cut” the Bridgewater Canal was the first canal built in the UK that didn’t follow an original watercourse. It opened on 17th July 1761 to take the duke of Bridgewater’s coal to Manchester and a later route through Cheshire to the Staffordshire Potteries. It was built under the guidance ofContinue reading “Bridgewater, Brindley and Lord Foster”

It will be all over by Christmas II

Another milestone in the story of FC united  of Manchester, they drew  today 1-1 with Brighton a team 95 places above them in the English league structure. We watched the live game on television at a cricket club in Flixton. The club were only allocated 845 tickets to the game, Brighton prefering to leave theirContinue reading “It will be all over by Christmas II”

It will be all over by Christmas

Sarah, Olly and I went tonight to watch FC United in a charity match against a local team whose ground was next to a group of houses which were completly destroyed in a recent gas explosion, the proceeds were to go to the families who had lived there. There was two television crews and severalContinue reading “It will be all over by Christmas”