Newly promoted League One outfit Bury have been served with notice by Manchester City to vacate their Carrington training base. According to reports from England this notice was given to the club after claims of neglect by Manchester City over the state of facilities.
The Citizens had rented the Shakers their training facilities since 2014 when the club moved to its new training ground. However, Bury have failed to hold their side of the bargain which stipulated that the buildings and pitches be well maintained
Bury managed to get their third consecutive victory in the League Two division after a narrow 2-1 success over Northampton Town. Manager David Flitcroft was a relieved man, as this victory helped keep the club’s promotion hopes alive.
Bury have been one inform teams in League Two over the last month. Apart from the 1-0 defeat against Oxford United, the club has won all their remaining matches in March. This good run of form started in the middle of February after a 2-1 win over Cheltenham Town. Flitcroft’s team appeared in danger of drawing against Northampton only for Adam El-Abd to changes the destination of the three points in injury time.
After being reduced to 10 men following the dismissal of Riley in the 49th minute, it appeared that even a point from this match would be good for Bury. However, it would have meant conceding more ground in the title race with Shrewsbury Town and Burton Albion winning their matches this weekend. Only Wycombe dropped two points and this allowed Bury to close the gap on the final automatic promotion spot to just one point. Wycombe do not appear to have the momentum to sustain their third place and Bury can overtake them next week if their poor form continues. Read More