Craig Madden took a pay cut when he gave up plastering to sign for Bury in 1977 and the club told him he had been sold nine years later when they urgently needed the cash.
Former Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite believes it is too late to save Bury because the crisis-hit club’s owner Steve Dale wants at least £1million to walk away.
Bury’s owner Steve Dale has been given until 23.
Former Bury director Joy Hart has sent a heartfelt but simple message to the crisis-hit club’s owner Steve Dale: sell up and go.
Accrington owner Andy Holt has blamed the football authorities for the financial crisis that has engulfed the club’s neighbours and League One rivals Bolton and Bury.
The EFL has expressed its continued frustration with the lack of progress in safeguarding Bury’s future after another League One match was suspended.
Manchester United and Manchester City have been asked to “step up to the plate” and help struggling neighbours Bury by a local MP.
Crisis club Bury have had their second fixture of the new season suspended.
Burton boss Nigel Clough has urged Premier League heavyweights to do more to help financially-struggling English Football League clubs.
MK Dons defender Jordan Moore-Taylor insists the players cannot afford to get distracted after their game with stricken Bury was postponed.
Bolton and Bury could find their opening Sky Bet League One fixtures suspended over ongoing financial concerns, the English Football League has announced.
Bury have been given until noon on Monday to prove they can repay their debts or their opening match of the Sky Bet League One season will be suspended.
AFC Wimbledon have agreed to refer to the MK Dons by their correct name amid a long-running row between the two clubs.
The EFL fixtures for 2019-20 were announced on Thursday morning.
The Championship fixtures for the 2019-20 season were released on Thursday.
The EFL fixtures for the new season were announced on Thursday – but what can we expect from the first round of matches? In contrast to the Premier League, where Manchester City have won their last eight opening fixtures, Manchester United four in a row and Liverpool five of their last six, only three Championship teams can even boast winning starts in each of the last two seasons.
Huddersfield’s takeover is “in the English Football League’s hands”, the club has confirmed.
English Football League clubs have responded to this season’s Leeds United ‘spygate’ controversy by tightening the rules to ban clubs from trying to observe their next opponent’s training sessions 72 hours before a game.
Luton were crowned Sky Bet League One champions after easing past Oxford 3-1 at Kenilworth Road as the season drew to a close.
MK Dons celebrated automatic promotion to Sky Bet League One on an action-packed final round of fixtures in the fourth tier of English football.