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.
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Bury MP James Frith is seeking a meeting with the English Football League to request that the town’s football club is reinstated to Sky Bet League Two next season under new ownership.
Bury have expressed their “astonishment and dismay” at the English Football League following its decision to expel them from the competition.
Former Bury boss Ryan Lowe has denied claims he overspent on players during his time at Gigg Lane and says he actually saved the club one million pounds.
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advised keeping Gigg Lane is key to starting a phoenix club after the Shakers’ English Football League membership was withdrawn at 11pm on Tuesday night.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.
Bolton are on the verge of liquidation after the English Football League gave their administrators 14 days to either sell the League One club or prove they can fund them for the rest of the season.
The battle to save Bolton from bankruptcy has gone into added time after the League One club’s administrators missed a 5pm deadline on Tuesday to complete a takeover by the Football Ventures consortium.
Bolton administrator Paul Appleton says the future of the club “is still in doubt” but hopes there will be a “positive outcome” before today’s 5pm deadline set by the English Football League.
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.
Bury could have been given an 11th-hour reprieve after owner Steve Dale told the PA news agency he had sold the club.
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.
Bury owner Steve Dale has made “limited progress” in his bid to prevent the crisis-hit club going bust, according to the English Football League.
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.
The English Football League will consider giving Bury a “very short delay” to come up with a credible business plan or a new owner, or they will become the first club to be ejected from the English Football League since 1992.
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.
The EFL has expressed its continued frustration with the lack of progress in safeguarding Bury’s future after another League One match was suspended.