Manchester United fan given FA Cup tickets after match postponement

Monday May 16th, 2016

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A Manchester United fan was given FA Cup final tickets after Sunday’s match against Bournemouth was postponed, reports The Telegraph’s Callum Davis. 

The fan, named Moses, traveled more than 3,000 miles from West Africa to watch his first United game at Old Trafford. But just before the expected start of the match, the stadium was evacuated and the match was postponed when a suspicious package–which proved to be a fake bomb–was discovered.

When word of Moses’s heartbreak over the postponement got out to the public, a group of people put funds together to rearrange the fan’s travel and pay for his ticket to see United play Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

United’s game against Bournemouth​ has been rescheduled for Tuesday.

• Manchester United threat casts cloud over Premier League finales

United is hoping to qualify for the Champions League by defeating Bournemouth and having Manchester City lose to Swansea on the final day of the EPL season.

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