Everton chairman offered to help Bury FC with around £1 million

28 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Everton's chairman, Bill Kenwright, offered around £1 million in a personal capacity to help Bury FC.

Everton's chairman, Bill Kenwright, planned to give £1 million to Bury in a personal capacity.

EFL rules prohibited the help being given to the crisis-stricken club.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

Everton's chairman, Bill Kenwright, offered around £1 million to help Bury FC.

The money from Kenwright was to be offered in a personal capacity.

According to the Guardian, Kenwright's offer is revealed in a BBC documentary, which also brings to light Everton's club-level discussion with the English Football League (EFL) to determine whether they could offer support to Bury.

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