A Bury supporters’ group says the club is suffering “death by a thousand cuts” after a winding-up petition against the Shakers was adjourned.
A judge has adjourned a bid to wind up Bury.
Bury will apply for a place in next season’s National League as local MP James Frith stressed there are still “active and credible” bidders for the stricken club.
Bury’s bid to be re-admitted to the EFL as a League Two club under new ownership next season has been rejected by its members, the governing body has announced.
Football League clubs could open the door for Bury to be readmitted to League Two next season when they gather in Milton Keynes on Thursday.
The EFL has been urged to offer Bury “compassionate re-entry” to the league from next season in a document now formally submitted by the group seeking to save the club.
Hartlepool president and TV presenter Jeff Stelling has warned football clubs of the danger of “being bought by people who do not have the club at heart”.
Bury’s expulsion from the English Football League will be examined by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee this autumn, the panel’s chairman Damian Collins has confirmed.
Greater Manchester Police have started a fraud inquiry into the cash crisis that ultimately led to Bury’s expulsion from the English Football League last week.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority has joined forces with local MPs and a Bury fans group in a bid to save the club.
Bury owner Steve Dale has called for a “private ballot” to reinstate the club in the English Football League.