From Radcliffe to Rimini via Moston and Milan

As the horizon expanding FC United of Manchester announce plans to increase educational opportunities for young people in North Manchester and prepare to play in a European final, it’s an exciting time on and off the pitch for the seventeen-year-old club owned by its supporters.

Maura Dooley: ‘ABECEDARIUM’

Inspired by Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Maura Dooley created this poem for inclusion in A Poetic Declaration, commissioned for the Ripples of Hope Festival at HOME in Manchester.