Thousands sign petition calling for EFL to reverse decision to expel Bury

first_imgA petition calling on the EFL to reverse their decision to expel Bury from the English Football League has attracted over 10,000 signatures.On Tuesday, the Shakers had their membership revoked and will almost certainly be liquidated following C&N Sporting Risk pulling out of a proposed takeover of the crisis-club. Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta BIG PRESENTS UP TOP rookie error Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ getty Getty Images – Getty Steve Dale took control of Bury in December 2018 Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:19Loaded: 12.42%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:19 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen 3 Former Bury director Ian Harrop’s emotional reaction to EFL expulsionOn Wednesday, EFL executive chair Debbie Jevans told talkSPORT about what happened before Bury were expelled the previous day.She said: “Yesterday afternoon was a very long afternoon; it was not even the afternoon, it was the whole day in fact when we were still in communication with Mr Dale and C&N Sporting Risk, who were doing all the due diligence they said they needed to do to ensure that the takeover took forward the club.“We were going backwards and forwards with them supporting them with all the information we had and then at 3pm – just a couple of hours before the deadline we set – they said they could not continue.“Their due diligence had demonstrated that it was impossible to move forward with the purchase, and at that point they pulled out and put the release out that everybody has seen. Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ 3 Bury had their membership in the English Football League revoked LATEST OFF Current owner Steve Dale claimed late in the day he had received three further bids leading for calls for Bury to be given an extension, but the League’s decision was announced at around 11pm.The petition on change.org is titled ‘EFL BRING BACK BURY FC’ and it calls on the governing body to consider one of those bids and bring Bury back.The petition was shared online with a message, reading: “Calling all football supporters. Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Bury fans have been left heartbroken by the demise of the historic club, while some players have found themselves in a financial mire following months without being paid.Stephen Dawson told talkSPORT he is in the process of selling his house because of Bury’s expulsion from the League. Getty Images – Getty Liverpool transfer news live: Star man wanted by Real Madrid, Mbappe latest and more 3 stalemate “Bury FC have had 1000s of messages of support. We need your help more than ever.“The EFL need to consider the SJ Global bid. The initial offer was in before the deadline, the money is transferred as promised, and this does not need to go to court.“The EFL messed up and did not explore all avenues and incorrectly thought the bid had been withdrawn.“Please sign this petition and contact your own club and supporters association and ask them to provide messages of support for Bury FC and pressure the EFL.” It has been a stressful week for all associated with Bury deals “We have been going back and forth with Mr Dale and constantly worked with him, making compromises where we could, and asked for information to be shared.“And at the eleventh hour there were emails received… a flurry of Mr Dale saying he had accepted this and accepted that.“There was no substance to anything we received that would allow us to delay this further and then find ourselves in a week or two weeks’ time in the same situation again.” latest on target Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January LATEST FOOTBALL NEWSlast_img read more