FC United do the Double

FC United of Manchester, the team that was formed as a protest against Malcolm Glazer’s takeover of Manchester Utd., continued it’s rise up the football ladder by winning the North West Counties Football League (NWCFL) Division 1. In their first season (2005-6) they finished top of the second division. In 2007-8 they will compete in the Northern Premier League First Division (North). They completed the double by beating Curzon Ashton 2-1 in the final of the NWCFL Challenge Cup final in front of a crowd of 3,210.

Here is the rest of their journey:

  1. Premier League
  2. Football League Championship
  3. Football League One
  4. Football League Two
  5. Conference National
  6. Conference North
  7. Northern Premier League Premier Division
  8. Northern Premier League First Division (2007-8)
  9. North West Counties Football League Division One (2006-7)
  10. North West Counties Football League Division Two (2005-6)

Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_football_league_system

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F.C._United_of_Manchester

http://fcumfiles.co.uk/index.php

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