One of the oldest football clubs in England Bury FC is on the verge of extinction.
Bury have now had five of their League One matches suspended this season after the EFL postponed their game against Tranmere Rovers FC. Currently, Bury FC are in struggle with the EFL. The English Football League has postponed Bury’s all fixtures. This happened due to the lack of players, staff, and safety.
Bury’s EFL (English Football League) future hangs in balance after the suspension of their 5th League One match of the season. Bury FC have a rich history. In their early years, they won the FA Cup twice. Bury were elected to the EFL in 1894.
The former director of Bury FC Joy Hart chained herself to drainpipe outside their Gigg Lane Stadium. Hart made a request to the neighboring clubs for the help. Manchester City has helped many local clubs before. The old training complex of Manchester City was used by The Shakers on one occasion.
On the cusp of extinction
Bury’s 134-year history is set to come to a bitter end. Ex-England and Manchester United star who is emotionally linked with Bury, Phil Neville calls it “an absolute tragedy”. The England Women’s team coach has called for more stringent tests when football clubs are bought by new owners.
Bury now has time ticking to avoid being shown the door out of the football league. Even Ivan Lewis, the Independent MP for Bury South, urged the club’s Premier League neighbors Manchester United and Manchester City to come to aid.
A former director of the club also made a desperate plea to the two neighboring giants to help rescue Bury after chaining herself to a drainpipe at the stadium. Bury’s players have alleged not being paid in full for months. Club owner Steve Dale is on the lookout for prospective buyers and exits the club.