In 1891–92, Bury were Lancashire Cup winners for the first time, and they have won this competition a total of eleven times, most recently in 2017–18. Bury AFC: Calderbank-Park, Williams, Metcalfe, Valentine, Hunt, Moore, Dwyer (O’Keefe 66), Whitehead, Greaves, Daniels, Chippendale (MacDevitt 74). About See All. , Norman Bullock, who was the club's then-record goalscorer, took over in December 1935 but went to Chesterfield in June 1938. The South Stand (also known as the Les Hart Stand) is opposite the Main Stand and adjoins the Cemetery End, left (east) of the Main Stand. By the Fans, For the Fans | Competing in NWCFL Division One North | #BuryAFC | #OnOurWay | #UTS You can become a voting shareholder right now through a monthly or annual subscription to the Shakers Community, the not-for-profit mutual society which … Create New Account. or. The club then enjoyed a resurgence under manager Stan Ternent who engineered two successive promotions in the mid-1990s. About See All. Page Transparency See More. Select options. Bury Football Club is an English association football club based in Bury, Greater Manchester, whose team last played in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of English football, during the 2018–19 season. We're by the fans, for the fans, and we couldn't do this without you.  However, financial problems resurfaced on 2 April after staff and players did not receive their March salaries on time. Contact Bury AFC on Messenger. With no players, no league to play in, and no employees to speak of, it is little more than a hollow shell of the club fans knew and loved. 9.  Bury's run to the final was remarkable in that they were drawn away from home in every round but won through with victories over Burnley, Notts County, cup holders Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest.  After local MP James Frith said he would propose that the EFL reinstate Bury in League Two in 2020–21, the EFL said it would consult member clubs. 5,339 people like this. 5 out of 5 stars. 514 likes. Bury's preparation for the new season was further impacted by the loss of manager Ryan Lowe and several members of the first-team squad.  It was agreed from the outset that the team should be professional.  On 12 September 1885, the first match played there was a friendly against a team from Wigan and Bury won 4–3.  Amid the EFL's "extreme concern" about the club's situation, there was doubt about whether the home game against Colchester United on 13 April would be played (it was; Bury won 2–0). 4. ©Copyright 2001-2021. Data returned from the Piano 'meterActive/meterExpired' callback event. Contact Bury AFC on Messenger. Property investor Stewart Day became chairman of the club in May 2013 and later that year he noted that £1.5 million had been invested in the club, mostly to pay off debt.  A floodlit match took place in 1889 but there were no permanent lights until 1953. He left in 1998 to take over at Burnley and, a couple of seasons later, Bury were back in the lower league where they have stayed amid worrying financial issues.  On 22 August, the EFL gave an extra 48 hours to avoid expulsion after it emerged that four parties were interested in a takeover. , Bury's ground is near to several other Football League clubs and so, in any season, they are likely to play at least one "derby" match (e.g., Oldham Athletic in 2018–19). Log In. See more of Bury AFC on Facebook.  He was retired in 2018 to be replaced by a cartoon police dog. Page Transparency See More.  A month later, on 16 March 2020, Dale was reported to be seeking a new CVA; this followed a formal notice that the previous CVA had been terminated on 9 March. Traditionally, Bury's main rivalry has always been with their nearest neighbour Bolton Wanderers. Then manager Bob Stokoe said the club could have sent them back but decided simply to keep them for the season; he joked that royal blue "would tone with the Gigg Lane paintwork. Bury won the Second Division title in 1894–95 and won their test match to secure promotion into the First Division. They dropped into the third tier in 1956–57, before winning promotion as champions of the Third Division under the stewardship of Dave Russell in 1960–61.  On 19 June, a High Court hearing on the winding-up petition was adjourned until 31 July, to allow additional time for a potential sale. See all products. See more of Bury AFC on Facebook. Subs not used: Halfacre, Gilboy, Downing. Pro 1/4 Zip Top £ 40.00 – £ 45.00. Amateur Sports Team . , Under EFL rules, a CVA is an insolvency event and left the club liable to a 12-point deduction ahead of the 2019–20 league season. With Bury consigned to the lower leagues from the 1970s onwards, there have been several sackings as successive managers were unable to Bury AFC is 100% owned by its fans. League Table, 2020-2021 Show Normal table Home performance Away performance Goals scored Goals conceded Points per match Predicted final table Date specific Date 19/9/2020 26/9/2020 29/9/2020 30/9/2020 3/10/2020 5/10/2020 6/10/2020 7/10/2020 10/10/2020 13/10/2020 19/10/2020 24/10/2020 27/10/2020 28/10/2020 31/10/2020 4/11/2020 , Businessman Steve Dale bought the club from Stewart Day for £1 in December 2018 and, in February 2019, paid an outstanding tax bill to avoid a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) winding-up order. Before the match, J. T. Ingham, the club's chairman manager, reportedly inspired the players by saying: "We shall shake 'em! BURY AFC. Founded 1885 Address Gigg Lane BL9 9HR Bury, Lancashire Country England Phone +44 (161) 764 4881 Fax +44 (161) 764 5521 E-mail email@example.com  A supporters' campaign raised enough money to keep the club afloat, and in recognition of his role within that process, UEFA presented club press officer Gordon Sorfleet with their Best Supporter award for 2001–02. In fact, we are the Shakers". Derby's keeper Jack Fryer played despite an existing injury which he aggravated early in the second half when he was trying to prevent Charlie Sagar from scoring Bury's second goal. A replay was held at Bramall Lane in Sheffield and Bury began disastrously by conceding two goals in the first two minutes. , With league football suspended for the duration of World War II, Bury took part in the wartime competitions and, like all other clubs, often relied on guest players because of service calls. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. , On 27 November 2020, Dale placed the club into administration, with Wiseglass appointed administrator.  Bury's 6–0 win established an FA Cup final record for the biggest winning margin. He transferred to Manchester City in 1966 and Bury were relegated the following season. Tom Greaves opened the scoring 10 minutes in on the resumption of the North West Counties First Division North season on … They remained there for just two seasons and were relegated twice in four seasons, before securing promotion out of League Two in 2010–11. They were relegated to the Second Division at the end of the 1911–12 season, before securing promotion again in 1923–24. See more of Bury AFC on Facebook. One reporter commented that, but for being merciful, Bury should have scored twenty. Log In. The two teams played a friendly match instead, which Bury lost heavily by 10–0.  On 4 December, the club was granted a further extension until 18 December with HMRC ordered to process the club's returns and ascertain the exact amount still owed.  The team had a good season in League Two and, during the winter months, went 14 successive matches unbeaten before winning promotion to League One after a 1–1 draw at Tranmere Rovers on 30 April. They had a successful season in 1939–40 and won the North West Regional League Championship. Bury AFC reveal thoughts on return and outline equal support for men's and women's teams.  Towards the end of the 2010–11 season, with the team chasing promotion, Knill and assistant Chris Brass left the club for Scunthorpe United. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose … 5,682 people follow this. They remained in the top flight for 17 seasons, winning the FA Cup in 1900 with a 4–0 victory over Southampton and again in 1903 with a 6–0 win over Derby County. Defunct clubs in, This page was last edited on 26 April 2021, at 07:18. Chris Murray has been at the helm of the club’s management team since the outfit was set-up in response to the Shakers’ expulsion from the EFL in August 2019. Beardyman's Big Bury FC Board Shakers History In memory of Adrian Webb (23.12.52 - 27.5.11), a loyal, dedicated supporter and sponsor of the club and a good friend to many users of this message board - Anything Bury FC in here please The closest that they have ever come to a top flight return was in 1936–37 when they finished third (only the first two teams were promoted). BURY AFC returned to action with a 3-1 win against Garstang at the Neuven Stadium that sees them top the tree at Christmas. 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Position Vacancy: Chair of Community Trust; Social Media Boycott this weekend; Position Vacancy: Kit Manager; SOLD OUT: FC United of Manchester (A), Saturday 3rd July (3pm KO) Charlie Sagar pulled one back after 55 minutes and then Jasper McLuckie equalised with only five minutes to go. Willie Wood and Jack Plant scored the other two. 5. Bury FC still exists, though, if only on paper.  The team were unbeaten in a sequence of 16 matches from October to February. Find out if Bury football team is leading the pack or at the foot of the table on BBC Sport The lead would not last long however, as Garstang came into the game with a long ball forward finding Wilder, who managed to evade a challenge by Jonathan Hunt and slot the ball past Kai Calderbank-Park to bring the Riversiders level. Bury AFC's friendly at FC United sells out in matter of hours.  They went back to the third tier on the last day of the 1998–99 season on the basis of having a lower goals scored total than Port Vale, the League having decided to use this metric rather than goal difference as its tie-breaker. Bury’s best chance would come from set-pieces as the half came to a close, whereas Garstang continued to press forward with some great chances falling to both Andrew Murphy and Jonathon Hothersall, some last-ditch defending preventing the visiting team from taking the lead into the break. The EFL repeatedly insisted it was working with the club to try and resolve the problems, but Bury faced expulsion if financial order could not be restored by 23 August. Bury AFC are a women’s football club with 6 teams based in Bury, Greater Manchester. They finally dropped into the Third Division North for the first time in 1957. The Main Stand, also called the Family Stand, is on the northern side and houses the club offices and dressing rooms.  Bury were the first club to be expelled from the Football League since Maidstone United in 1992. In December 2019 and February 2020, the club survived HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) winding-up petitions in the High Court. Social Media Boycott this weekend; Position Vacancy: Kit Manager; SOLD OUT: FC United of Manchester (A), Saturday 3rd July (3pm KO) Incoming: Bury AFC Women add nine. BURY AFC’s chairman has announced he is stepping down from his role with the phoenix club. , Three years later, Bury did not concede a goal in any round. , On 8 August, Bury was given 14 days to provide the EFL with a plan to pay off outstanding creditors. Bury AFC.  The first specialist team manager was goalkeeper Archie Montgomery who was appointed on 1 February 1907. 5. Bury scored three goals in four minutes just before the hour was up and their sixth after 76 minutes.  Relegation followed in 1992 and then Bury qualified for the fourth-tier play-off in 1993 by finishing seventh but, yet again, lost their semi-final tie by going down 1–0 on aggregate to York City. Create New Account. , In December 2012, Bury were placed under a transfer embargo after falling into financial difficulty as a result of poor attendance figures, and ended up being relegated at the end of the season. buryafc.uk. As a result, Fryer was forced to leave the field and, as substitutes were not allowed then, one of the full-backs deputised in goal and their team was down to ten men for most of the last forty minutes. In 2001–02, financial problems caused by the collapse of ITV Digital brought the club into administration and to the brink of folding. Meanwhile, the winding-up petition was adjourned until 15 May (after the end of the league season). or.  They spent seven of the next eight seasons back in the Second Division with a best position of eighth in 1962–63. After the Second World War, Bullock returned to Bury until November 1949 when he went to Leicester City. , Bury were close to relegation from the Second Division several times after the war. Not Now. Recent Posts.  Bob Stokoe was team manager twice between 1961 and 1978.  They finished seventh in 2003 and qualified for the play-offs but, yet again, their semi-final hoodoo struck and they were beaten 3–1 on aggregate by Bournemouth. , In May 2018, the former Bury striker Ryan Lowe was appointed first-team manager on a two-year contract, having been caretaker-manager twice during 2017–18 after two other managers were sacked. They gained promotion in 1974 and spent six seasons in the Third Division before the next relegation. 220 talking about this. Page Transparency See More. By the Fans, For the Fans | Competing in NWCFL Division One North | #BuryAFC | #OnOurWay | #UTS Our membership is primarily made up of fans of Bury FC, Bury AFC and residents of Bury. , At around 23:00 BST on 27 August, the EFL announced that Bury's membership of the league had been withdrawn. Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Amateur Sports Team .  The club's nickname—"The Shakers"—was first used at the 1892 Lancashire Cup final against Everton. The following morning, an EFL board meeting gave Bury until 17:00 BST on Tuesday 27 August to complete the sale, though Jevans later said a further short extension might be granted if the sale was very close to conclusion. or. , In the 1900 final, they beat Southern League team Southampton 4–0. Contact Bury AFC on Messenger. , All contracted players became free agents after the club was expelled from the EFL. Bury Football Club was founded on 24 April 1885 after Aiden Arrowsmith, a local enthusiast, had brokered two meetings between church teams Bury Wesleyans and Bury Unitarians at the Waggon & Horses Hotel and the White Horse Hotel. The first, named after Robert Peel, was "Robbie the Bobby", a cartoon policeman whose antics embarrassed the club when he was sent off the field by referees three times in 2001 for bad behaviour; one of a number of incidents involving mascots that led to a Football League review of mascot behaviour. BURY AFC returned to action with a 3-1 win against Garstang at the Neuven Stadium that sees them top the tree at Christmas. , On 25 July, the EFL sought further details on how Bury would satisfy the CVA; without proof of the club's financial viability, Bury could be expelled from the EFL. Recent Posts. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. , Bury retained their top-flight status for seventeen seasons until they were relegated to the Second Division after the 1911–12 season (they finished in the relegation positions in the 1904–05 season but avoided relegation when the capacity of Division One was increased from eighteen to twenty clubs).  Everton chairman Bill Kenwright attempted to give Bury £1m to help save the club, but this was disallowed under EFL conflict of interest rules. Some sources, including the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF), have recorded the friendly as a first-round FA Cup tie. Formed: 2010: Ground: Anfield Sports and Community Centre: Capacity: 1000: Address: 132 Lower Breck Rd, Anfield, Liverpool, L6 0AG: Visit website This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network.  Similarly, all team management and coaching positions became vacant after the expulsion, leaving the club with no players and no staff. A crowd of 63,102 attended.  Bury were relegated to fourth-tier Division Three at the end of that season. Until the 1990s when a complete rebuild became necessary, the capacity of the ground was 35,000. See more of Bury AFC on Facebook. There was an exception in the 1962–63 season when a mistake was made by the club's kit suppliers, who sent a consignment of royal blue shorts before the season instead of the usual navy blue. Community See All. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here.  On 30 December 1939, they played a friendly against Stoke City which resulted in a 7–6 win for Bury. In addition to Brass's claim, HMRC was claiming approximately £277,000.  In their first season, 1894–95, they won the Second Division title by a nine-point margin and beat Liverpool, the First Division's bottom club, in the test match to gain promotion. Gigg Lane, one of the world's oldest football grounds, has been the club's home venue since 1885.  In 1900 and 1903, Bury won the FA Cup, scoring ten goals in the two finals without conceding any. , Striving to recover First Division status, Bury had four top six finishes in Division Two in the 1930s. regain Second Division status. They travelled to Ewood Park but scratched before the game. 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