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MANAGER: It's another tough opponent

4 December 2020

United head to Valley Parade this weekend in good spirits, but it’s another game where manager Chris Beech expects tough opposition with the Bantams looking to get their season following a stuttering...

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MANAGER: I'd love him to stay

4 December 2020

When defender Rhys Bennett joined the Blues, having been a free agent, midway through November he might have expected a period on the sidelines as he went through the usual bedding in process, coupled...

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MANAGER: We'll take a look

4 December 2020

Reports from the north east which emerged on Thursday afternoon suggested that in-form Hebburn Town forward Cedwyn Scott is heading over the A69 for a trial period with the Blues following his weekend...

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MANAGER: It's professional behaviour

3 December 2020

United boss Chris Beech made two changes to the starting line up from Sunday for the visit of Salford on Wednesday night, with Lewis Alessandra and Danny Devine both given the nod.

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MANAGER: It comes down to how we recruited

3 December 2020

United put on a strong display to take the points in front of 2,000 socially distanced fans on Wednesday night, and manager Chris Beech spoke afterwards about how much the win had meant to the players...

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MANAGER: So glad we gave them a good performance

3 December 2020

It was a special night at Brunton Park on Wednesday as 2,000 United fans came back for the first time since the government called a halt to the trial process in September – and what a night it was.

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MANAGER: It's something we're looking forward to

2 December 2020

Tonight sees the return of 2,000 fans to Brunton Park as United host Salford, kick off 7pm, and manager Chris Beech spoke this week about how good it will be to see the stands and terraces splashed...

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MANAGER: It's mad how these things happen

1 December 2020

Defender Rhys Bennett picked up the InvestAcc man-of-the-match award on Sunday, following a strong performance at the heart of the defence, and manager Chris Beech spoke after the game about the...

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MANAGER: They know they were in a fight

30 November 2020

United boss Chris Beech gave us his reaction to Sunday’s FA Cup meeting with Doncaster Rovers shortly after the full-time whistle had blown.

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MANAGER: Everything to gain for us this time

29 November 2020

United’s Emirates FA Cup second-round meeting with Doncaster Rovers on Sunday is a televised affair, with the mid-table League One outfit looking to come to Brunton Park to build on their first-round...

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MANAGER: The club always belongs to the fans

28 November 2020

As this extremely strange season kicked off, a completely new-look United side took its time to settle as it stumbled rather than negotiated its way through the first month.

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MANAGER: There were some gambles along the way

28 November 2020

With results having picked up and with things starting to look much healthier in terms of the league table, new manager Chris Beech headed into the January 2020 transfer window with one signing...

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MANAGER: I saw it as an excellent opportunity

27 November 2020

They tell you that a week is a long time in football, but it has to be said that it feels like the last 12-months, following the appointment of Chris Beech just days before our second round FA Cup...

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MANAGER: It's good that we can share our experiences with them

27 November 2020

Plans for a return of 2,000 fans for the home game against Salford City next Wednesday [kick off 7pm] are now well advanced with the club having found itself in a good place, with a successful test...

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MANAGER: It's actually been really good

27 November 2020

United’s week has been slightly different with the Emirates FA Cup game against Doncaster not kicking off until 1.30pm on Sunday, and manager Chris Beech explained this morning how he’d used the extra...

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MANAGER: It's great news

26 November 2020

With the return of fans now a reality, following this week’s surprise developments, we spoke to manager Chris Beech to get his thoughts on what it will mean to the staff and players to see supporters...

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