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United and Me

United and Me

Manchester United Foundation is putting its participants in the global spotlight to tell their stories and explain how the club has made an impact on their lives. Over the next 12 months we'll be meeting young people and sharing their Foundation journeys on our website, social media and YouTube channel.

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About the campaign

Manchester United Foundation is putting its participants in the global spotlight to tell their stories and explain how the club has made an impact on their lives.

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Sam

United fan Sam received the shock of his life when he received a call saying he had been chosen to be a mascot at a Manchester United match against local rivals Manchester City.

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United and Jamie

Jamie

Old Trafford resident Jamie Gilmartin is not your typical coach. He is not a natural sports person, nor has he any intention of going into football full-time. In his video he tells his story, reveals his motivation and outlines his goals…

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Mel

Mel is a sixth-form student at Manchester Enterprise Academy in Wythenshawe and has spent the last 12 months being mentored by Foundation coaches.

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Thriston

Thriston

Thriston started his Manchester United journey back in 2007 as part of the Street Reds community football programme, before becoming one of the very first participants to start volunteering with the Foundation.

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United and Shaun

Shaun

As a young teenager Shaun was a thriving West End star, treading the boards in hit play Billy Elliot. A few years later everything changed. Follow Shaun's heart-wrenching journey from battling a brain infection to becoming a Manchester United coach...

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Zainab

The dream for most Manchester United fans is to one day play on the Old Trafford pitch, however if you’re not a budding young footballer, how close can you come to the hallowed turf at the Theatre of Dreams? Foundation participant Zainab has the answer…

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