Closing time: FC United’s Carlos Roca Brighton defender Adam El Abd challenged photo: GETTY IMAGES
On a corner of the place a Cuban flag draped, decorate black and red in colour, four words borrowed from Che Guevara great revolutionary captured the spirit of football’s. “Hasta La Victoria Siempre”: ever to victory. FC United of Manchester, defeated, but defiant.
True Karl Marginson’s page of the FA Cup run is over, a ruthlessly ends efficient Brighton, but the 4-0 score line of instead of Annals will be entered near the most important number in the competition.
It will be not yet the £ 200,000, the this adventure in FC United’s coffers has pumped. It is the record 6, 731 fans who defied to see bury’s Arctic Winter this little piece of history.
Display the power of the people’s complete revolution proves’s with flags and flares, FC United is far from over. It is gathering strength.
“The type of revenue we have earned are critical, because, we want to have our own home”, said Marginson. “We are all very disappointed, but we cant wait to be next year again and hopefully not quite so early in the qualifiers.”
How disappointed Marginson’s players were Poyet’s page by defeat to Gus, overwhelmingly some fifth in the League pyramid proves above you this is no novelty Club; It aims, with clubs, built on the traditional model, record actual WINS, not just moral ones to compete.
Be slack that labelling, the allowed Fran Sandaza, Brighton ahead from bag and freedom, Elliott Bennett Inigo Calderón’s cross rue second. By the time Bennett and Matt Sparrow had added an unfriendly third and the fourth, United hearts were FC already broken’s thanks to Jake Cottrell missed penalty.
No matter. FC United, strengthened by their fans’ show of strength, be back next year and the following year. Always off. Their victory will come.
FC United(4-4-2): Ashton; Jacobs (Battersby 81), Munroe, Parker, Quistin; Roca, Platt, Cottrell (Carden 90), Ovington (intellectual 59); Norton, Deegan
Brighton (4-5-1): Brezovan; Calderón, Greer, Elabd, painter; Murray (Hart 72), Bridcutt Kishishev (Smith 75), Sparrow, Bennett; Sandazaends
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