Bury kicked out of League one

Bury expelled from the EFL

Thursday 22nd August 2019

Bury FC have been expelled from the EFL after failing to find a buyer and prove they could fulfil this season’s fixtures.

The League 1 club who were promoted last year are in financial turmoil and had yet to kick a ball this season having had all 5 games postponed and been kicked out of the League Cup. Their entering into a CVA had already seen them start the season on -12 points. Several key players and their manager had also left to join League 2 side Plymouth.

League 1 will now continue with 23 teams this season. Only 3 will now be relegated as opposed to the usual 4.

Bury had been members of the Football League since 1894. They are the first club to be expelled since Maidstone were liquidated in 1992.


About the Author: Rob Clarkson

Rob is the owner of footballgroundmap.com. A Sheffield United fan and father of two, Rob loves nothing more than a good game of football whether that's watching the Blades or one his local non-League teams. He's somewhat of a traditionalist, preferring the older grounds to newer purpose-built ones.

Away from this website, Rob works as an Ecommerce Manager for one of the UK's largest video games retailers.

Sheffield United supporter • 104 grounds visited • 61/92


More football stadium news...

Eintracht Frankfurt to increase Commerzbank Arena capacity to 60,000

Saturday 2nd November 2019

German side Eintracht Frankfurt to increase capacity of the Commerzbank Arena by 8,500 through safe standing

Freiburg’s new stadium banned from hosting matches at night

Friday 25th October 2019

Local council limits times when new ground can be opened, citing traffic and noise pollution concerns



Danish FA announce plans for new 50,000 capacity stadium

Thursday 24th October 2019

New stadium will host Danish national team and allow the country to bid for Euro finals

Watford to increase capacity of Vicarage Road to 32,000

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Premier League side Watford are exploring the possibility of increasing the capacity of Vicarage Road to 32,000



Get the double-sided 92 Club & National League map poster - 2019/2020 season