Bury deadline will shift only if takeover talks are ‘very deep’, warns EFL

22 August 2019 04:00
• Club has until 11.59pm on Friday to avoid threat of expulsion• Bury owner says potential buyer has requested informationThe English Football League’s executive chair, Debbie Jevans, has maintained a firm stance on the threatened expulsion of Bury, saying that Friday’s 11:59pm deadline would be extended only if there is a “tangible” reason for it such as realistic takeover negotiations, and even then only by a day or two.Steve Dale, who bought the indebted and overspending club for £1 in December, has failed to satisfy the EFL since then that he has the funding to pay its debts and £1.5m running costs for the season. Jevans said he must do so by the deadline, or be in serious, “deep” talks to sell the club, otherwise Bury will be expelled. Related: Bury are an extension of family, losing them would devastate a community | James Bentley Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian