Former English Football League (EFL) side AFC Bury came from behind to beat Squires Gate earlier this week. Bury conceded the first goal of the game when they met with Gate, but they were able to turn things around to secure victory. Gate were looking to build on their dramatic FA Vase win over Easington Colliery last weekend with an away win over Bury this midweek.
On this May Day well over a century ago (1st May 1920) Coventry City ended their first ever season in the Football League and they finished it with a win which was later regarded as highly controversial. It was also a season of three ‘Secretary-Managers’ as the combined position was often styled in those days. William Clayton passed the baton on to Assistant Sec. Harry Harborne in October 1919 until new gaffer Harry Pollitt took up the role on the 17th November.
The club’s introduction to Division Two from their experience of the Southern League before World War One proved traumatic. The Bantams lost their first nine league games and did not manage a win until their twentieth game on Christmas Day with a 3-2 win over Stoke City. They then lost the Boxing Day return with the Potters at Stoke 6-1! Read More
Major League Soccer’s winter transfer window remains open, but dated rumors are seeping into the sports pages. According to English journalist Ken Lawrence, the New York Red Bulls made a £1.5 million ($2 million) offer for Callum Styles. The 21-year-old midfielder and wing back known as the “Bury Messi” was also pursued by Blackburn Rovers and Nottingham Forest.
Celtic joined the chase but was stymied by a hardline stance, while Premier League sides have also monitored his progress. He opted to stay with the Tykes, sticking around for the relegation fight despite the club being open to taking the money. Read More
League One side Fleetwood Town have announced loan deals for Tom Hoyle and Covy Smith. A statement from the League One club confirmed that Hoyle and Smith have joined Bury AFC and Barnoldswick Town respectively on initial month-long loan deals.
England League Two side Bury Football Club confirmed the signings of three players before the end of the summer transfer window in what was a huge statement by the club. They were in need of player reinforcements and fans were calling them out asking them to get new signings as the transfer window neared its tail-end. The players they signed all have experience and were brought into the team’s fold so they could bring their wealth of experience to the table and help the team move forward both on the pitch and off it. Leon Clarke, Junior Brown, and Antony Evans were the three players that they signed and their impact since joining the club has been assessed.
Although the players have not really shown their full potentials yet, there are high hopes that they will come up clutch for their new club as the season kicks on. Bury fans believe that the season is still only too early to assess their new signings and hope that there will be massive upgrades and developments when they get to bond together better and start to play together as a team. Junior Brown is a left-back and at 32 years of age, he is credited with a lot of experience in the game and will bring just that to the Bury team this season after joining them from Scunthrope following a 15-appearance-campaign. Read More
Ramsbottom United Football Club currently nicknamed ‘The Rams’ compete at the Northern Premier League Division One West at the moment and they are scheduled to take on Bury AFC in a friendly match this weekend. With the new season a few weeks away, Ramsbottom United welcome the newly formed Bury to their home stadium known as the Harry Williams Riverside Stadium. Visitors Bury AFC have around one week before their North West Counties League starts.
Former Bury and Sunderland striker James Vaughan has revealed the reason behind his decision to retire early from football. Vaughan talked about the ‘tough decision’ to hang up his boots in a chat with Sky Sports News. According to him, it was the right time to call it quit with his football career.
Bury have been in administration since November 2020 due to their inability to function well on the financial front. They had previously been expelled from the football league as a result of the abovementioned financial crisis. Their expulsion from the English Football League (EFL) was confirmed on August 27, 2019.
The fight to bring back football to Bury is still on with as many as three different parties submitting bids to complete the takeover of the financially-challenged club. According to the report released by the club’s administrator, the total number of interested parties who want to acquire possession of the club is six, but only three out of that number have moved to make their interest concrete by submitting bids
Bury Football Club suffered expulsion from the English Football League back in August two years ago (2019) right after a move to take over the club fell through. Since the expulsion incident, they have not yet gotten back into any football league with the owner switching the club into administration back in November last year. Read More
Barry Shuttleworth, a former professional football player who has represented clubs like Blackpool, Accrington Stanley, and Bury, amongst others, has established his business in Oswaldtwistle, his hometown after deciding to take up a profession that would make him work on the treatment table following his retirement from football.