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Adam McWilliam turns out against Radcliffe in a pre-season friendly

Bury AFC: Resurrected club have found their tartan trailblazer in first signing Adam McWilliam
The front-page masthead on the Bury AFC website reads ‘By The Fans. For The Fans.’ It is a dictum that speaks to the traumatic events of recent times in the town. Bury FC – formed in 1885 and one of the oldest clubs in the Football League – was cast into the wilderness in August last year following financial problems and a series of failed takeovers that cost them their place in Sky Bet League One. A recent rejection for an application into the National League system means their future remains unresolved despite the potential for re-entry into the pyramid in season 2021-22.