Bury FC gets ex­tra time to se­cure buyer

Sunday Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - News -

BURY FC were handed a last-minute stay of ex­e­cu­tion yes­ter­day – but could fold next week.

Fans are hop­ing the cash-strapped League One club can be saved after bosses were given un­til Tues­day to se­cure a buyer.

The 134-year-old club, dou­ble win­ners of the FA Cup, can­celled its first six fix­tures – and must play next week or be kicked out.

Owner Steve Dale ac­cepted an of­fer from Lon­don-based con­sor­tium C&N Sport­ing Risk shortly be­fore Fri­day’s dead­line.

Bury North MP James Frith said: “The extension isn’t long enough with so much to be done.”

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