Bury players urge owner to leave, saying they have gone 12 weeks without pay

23 May 2019 02:25
• ‘Stop negatively impacting everyone’s livelihoods,’ say players• Owner Steve Dale took over club last DecemberThe financial crisis at Bury has been laid bare by a statement on behalf of the players, who won promotion to League One this season, that the club has not paid any of their wages since February. Nicky Adams, a 32-year-old midfielder in his third stint at Bury, issued the statement on Twitter, saying that the players “have gone from elation to complete and utter dismay”.Non-playing staff have also been kept waiting to receive their wages and not been paid in full, because of the club’s cash-flow and financial difficulties. Bury face a winding up petition on June 19, principally for unpaid taxes due to HMRC, which was adjourned last week after the owner, Steve Dale, said he had “some expressions of interest” from potential buyers. Related: Bury’s Ryan Lowe: ‘Jürgen Klopp complimented me on my style and system’ Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian