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Setback for FC United's plans

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FC United have received a blow to their plans to move to a new stadium at Newton Heath which was where Manchester United originated.  The plan to build a £3.5m 5,000 capacity stadium at Ten Acres Lane is being reviewed by Manchester City Council after severe cutbacks in government funding.


The club has raised £1.3m of the £1.5m they aim to secure through their community share offer.  The City Council remain committed to find the club a new home by 2012.