EFL to discuss Bury re-admission with member clubs

4 September 2019

Photo: Getty Images A fan with his head down outside Bury FC's stadium, Gigg Lane Stadium, following the news of the club's expulsion.

The EFL says it will discuss the matter of re-admission of Bury FC with its member clubs.

There is no precedent for a club re-entering the EFL from an application following withdrawal of their membership.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

There is no precedent for a club to re-enter the EFL directly through an application following a withdrawal of their membership.

However, because of the "extreme nature" of the problems at Bury FC, the EFL board has found it appropriate to discuss the matter with its member clubs, the EFL informs in a statement.

"This is a complex situation that raises questions of due process, precedent and fairness as well as financial implications. The EFL will consult with its clubs over the coming weeks," the EFL writes.

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