“Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it’s much more serious than that”. If you’ve never come across this quote from legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly, the chances are you’ve never read a hackneyed piece of football writing in your life. Still, some 29 years after Shankly’s passing, his words […]Read More Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Bury Me With It’ with Peter Taylor
On Friday 23rd August 2019, North West Tonight dedicated their 25 minute slot usually reserved for regional news to the plight of Bury FC. After 134 years in the Football League, two FA Cups and five generations of supporters, the spectre of expulsion loomed large over the club. The programme ended with a montage of supporters […]Read More Where Do We Go From Here: Bury FC, Maidstone United, and The Long Road Back From Ruin.