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Third-tier Bury expelled from Football League - EFL statement

Third-tier Bury expelled from Football League - EFL statement
Soccer Football - Bury FC - Gigg Lane, Bury, Britain - August 27, 2019 A Bury FC fan wears a flag outside the stadium Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine -
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CARL RECINE(Reuters)
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Bury, one of English football’s oldest clubs, were expelled from the Football League (EFL) on Tuesday after failing to resolve their financial problems or find a new buyer, the EFL said in a statement.

C&N Sporting Risk pulled out of its proposed takeover of the League One (third-tier) side just a few hours before the deadline to meet the league’s requirements.

(Reporting by Simon Evans; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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