Bury’s 125-year stay in the English Football League came to an end on Tuesday when the Shakers were expelled from the league – a move that will almost certainly lead to their liquidation.
Bury supporters have been advised keeping Gigg Lane is key to starting a phoenix club after the Shakers’ English Football League membership was withdrawn at 11pm on Tuesday night.
The decision to expel Bury from the English Football League has left its boss Debbie Jevans “devastated” but she has promised to launch an investigation into what happened.
MP Damian Collins has called for a full review of the English Football League’s role in Bury’s demise.
Bury have been expelled from the English Football League after a day of high drama that will almost certainly result in the 134-year-old club being liquidated.
Bury are now almost certain to be expelled from the English Football League after a proposed takeover by C&N Sporting Risk fell through, just 90 minutes before a league-set deadline for the deal to be completed.
A seven-year-old Bolton Wanderers fan joined fan efforts to clean up the stadium of rivals Bury as both teams faced possible financial collapse.
Former Bury director Joy Hart believes the club’s battle to preserve their English Football League status is “looking fairly positive” with today’s deadline looming.
A deal to take over crisis club Bolton has been completed with its sale to Football Ventures (Whites) Limited, the club’s administrators have announced.
Bolton are on the brink of liquidation, with their 145-year history hanging in the balance while quibbles continue over legal paperwork.
Bury have been handed a lifeline as they battle to preserve their Football League status with the EFL hinting they could be given extra time if a deal is close.