Bury FC News

‘A long four years’: Bury FC return to Gigg Lane – in pictures
30/07/2023 by TheGuardian
After mismanagement by their previous owner saw Bury kicked out of the EFL back in August 2019, fans..
Bury FC set for return to Gigg Lane and football pyramid after merger agreed
06/05/2023 by TheGuardian
Club to play in ninth tier next season after two fan groups unite Bury FC were expelled from Footbal..
Bury AFC: 'We created this for people to fall back in love with football'
09/08/2020 by TheGuardian
Almost a year from Bury’s expulsion from the EFL, the phoenix club created during lockdown is read..
Bury's demise shows Football League must tighten FFP rules, review says
12/03/2020 by TheGuardian
EFL’s review details club’s player wages were 140% of turnoverSituation shows ‘review of the f..
Review into Bury's demise offers painful reminder of the need for FFP
04/03/2020 by TheGuardian
League One and Two owners are able to inflate wages beyond clubs’ means, and if their money dries ..
Bury phoenix club will begin life in 10th tier of English football
21/02/2020 by TheGuardian
Bury AFC accepted into North West Counties LeagueOriginal club facing liquidation after CVA defaultB..
Bury heading for liquidation after owner Steve Dale defaults on payments
14/02/2020 by TheGuardian
Dale has defaulted on CVA agreed to settle £5m debtClub expelled from Football League in AugustBury..
Bury in liquidation danger as owner Dale fails to pay any money to creditors
31/01/2020 by TheGuardian
• Dale must pay at least £2m or Bury could be liquidated• Owner says he intends to settle debts..
Consortium in talks to salvage Bury while fans wait in wings with plan B
20/12/2019 by TheGuardian
• Buyers of expelled club would have to take on £3.75m debts• Forever Bury reveal fallback plan..
Bury fight on after winding-up order is dismissed in London court
18/12/2019 by TheGuardian
Court heard owner Steve Dale has settled debt with HMRCPhoenix club applies to play in North West Co..
MPs say EFL should pay ‘reparations’ to expelled Bury players and staff
05/11/2019 by TheGuardian
• Parliamentary committee calls on EFL to apologise for job losses• Substantial changes needed t..
Everton chairman Bill Kenwright planned to give Bury around £1m
27/10/2019 by TheGuardian
• Football rules prevented direct help being given to crisis club• Bury could be put into liquid..
EFL checks on prospective owners to be reviewed after Bury expulsion
21/10/2019 by TheGuardian
• Acting chair Debbie Jevans says ‘we must learn lessons’• Officials give evidence to Common..
‘Bury are alive,’ says bidder but final collapse could be days away
10/10/2019 by TheGuardian
Anonymous bidder aims to restore ‘community-based club’ but winding-up petition looms and phoeni..
EFL clubs call for points deductions as punishment for failure to pay wages
27/09/2019 by TheGuardian
• Demand made at meeting of clubs after Bury’s demise• Existing system regarded as toothlessFo..
Football League rejects proposal to readmit Bury into League Two
26/09/2019 by TheGuardian
• Only one team will be relegated from fourth tier this season• Bury expelled from Football Leag..
Distressed Bury fans get mental health support from NHS
04/09/2019 by TheGuardian
NHS trust to host session for people experiencing ‘emotional upset’ at football club’s demiseT..
Greater Manchester group working to reinstate Bury into League Two
03/09/2019 by TheGuardian
Manchester mayor Andy Burnham joins MPs and fan groupProposal for club to enter fourth tier at start..
Are Bury FC dead, or will they return? | Letters
01/09/2019 by TheGuardian
UK financial practice is to blame for the club’s demise, says Steve Lupton; look at what Rangers h..
Tiny Bury was a victim of the global forces draining the life out of football | David Goldblatt
31/08/2019 by TheGuardian
The club’s demise shows how comprehensively the game has been hijacked from the fansParliament is ..
Turning our clubs into global brands means there will be more Burys | Jonathan Wilson
31/08/2019 by TheGuardian
The concentration of wealth and attention on a tiny number of globalised superclubs is leading to mo..
Bury consider legal action against EFL over club’s expulsion
30/08/2019 by TheGuardian
• Club say EFL ignored deadline to explain its decision• Bury insist three viable bids arrived b..
Fears over Bury CVA prompt insolvency investigation
29/08/2019 by TheGuardian
• Claim bought for £70,000 treated as worth £7m in CVA vote• Buyer of claim is partner of club..
Bury, Carabao upsets and the Alexis Sánchez mystery – Football Weekly Extra
29/08/2019 by TheGuardian
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Michael Butler discuss the expulsion of Bury from ..
'I don't have a team any more': Bury fans on the club's collapse
29/08/2019 by TheGuardian
Readers explain what Bury FC means to them after the club’s expulsion from the Football League Abs..