FC United of Manchester has appointed Manchester accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth to provide a range of financial and business support services.
The appointment comes at a time when FC United of Manchester recently won the Manchester Premier Cup for the first time in its history. The club has kicked off its thirteenth season this month with 10 new faces on it first team squad.
Founded in 2005, FC United of Manchester is a community football club owned and democratically run by its 4001 members. It is run as a Community Benefit Society, meaning any profits are re-invested. The club is semi-professional and currently plays in the Vanarama National League North.
Speaking of the appointment, Mitchell Charlesworth partner Paul Booth said: “We are supporting FC United of Manchester in a number of key areas including the preparation of accounts, tax and VAT. Historically, Mitchell Charlesworth has had a strong relationship with the sports sector and this appointment further strengthens our sports sector client base. In addition, we have a lot of community benefit experience which makes us well placed to provide a comprehensive service to the club.
“As a lifelong Manchester United supporter I’m passionate about football and personally delighted to be able to provide business support to the club.”
Photo l-r: Damian Chadwick and Paul Booth