Bury Football Club BURY
Ground: Gigg Lane
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Tel: 0161-764-4881
Websites: Official
y3kshakers (Rivals)
Shakers Forum
Media: BBC
Bury Times
Manchester Evening News
Getting there
By Car: (approx 195 miles from HW)
M40 west then M42 northbound to join M6. At junction 21a branch left to join the M60 (signposted Leeds). Exit at junction 17 and continue on A56 (signposted Bury). After approx 3 miles look for right turn into Gigg Lane (signposted Football Ground).
Apart from Gigg Lane itself, which is coned off on matchdays, there are several side streets for parking. Check for specific or more detailed directions.
Train:  Bury Metrolink tram station is 0.7 miles from the ground. The Metrolink station connects to Manchester Piccadilly where you can get main-line services to London Euston. From High Wycombe go to Marylebone and take the Underground to Euston. Alternatively, connections can be made on the High Wycombe to Birmingham Snow Hill service and then changing to connect to Manchester Piccadily via Birmingham New Street. Check for specific times and connections of trains.
Chairboy Connections
Players who have played for both Clubs.

George Clegg - Spent two months on loan at Wycombe from Manchester United during Wanderers' 2000/1 run to the semi-final of the FA Cup. Made 11 appearances but only three starts, although one was against Leicester City in the Quarter-Final at Filbert Street. The former Old Trafford trainee moved to Bury at the start of the following season and made 77 appearances and scored 10 goals before moving on to have a brief spell with Northwich Victoria during the early part of the 2004/5 season.

Miquel DeSouza - Former loan player at Bury - making three appearances in November 1994 while at Birmingham City. Joined Wycombe from City for 100,000 and scored 35 goals in three seasons before moving to Peterborough in February 1997 for £50,000. Has since played for Southend United (loan), Rochdale (loan), Rushden and Diamonds, Boston United, Farnborough Town, St Albans City, Boreham Wood and Dulwich Hamlet. Originally a trainee with Charlton Athletic and appeared in the Conference in the early 1990's for Yeovil Town and then Dagenham & Redbridge before signing for Birmingham.

Nicky Reid - Former Manchester City apprentice who went on to make more than 250 senior appearances while at Maine Road. Went to add close to another 200 apps to name after a move to Blackburn Rovers before time with West Brom. Signed by Martin O'Neill for Wycombe in March 1994 - making his debut versus Bury. Went on to appear in the Play-off winning side at Wembley versus Preston North End. Struggled with fitness the following season and made just five appearances before ducking out of League football to join Witton Albion. Returned briefly to play with Bury during 1996 and 1997 - making 25 League apps for The Shakers. Moved to Sligo Rovers at the start of the 1997/8 where he also had spell managing following the departure of Wanderers Manager to be Lawrie Sanchez and later Steve Cotterill.

Andy Robinson - The former Manchester United trainee made 9 Football League appearances for Bury in the 1986/87 season before joining Carlisle United. Moved to Wycombe at the start of the 1988/89 season and missed just one game all season. The midfielder totalled 139 apps and 9 goals before departing for Aylesbury United in the summer of 1991.

Bas Savage - Striker who spent short spells on loan to both Wycombe and Bury during the 2004/5 season while still on the books of Reading. At Wycombe during September 2004 - making five appearances but failing to score. Went on to spend time at Bury in February and March of the same season - making five Football League starts but again unable to find the net. Has since gone on to play for Bristol City, Gillingham, Brighton, Millwall and Tranmere Rovers, with his most successful spell being at Brighton where he scored ten times in 42 appearances at 'League One' level.

Other players to have appeared for both sides include: David Bradley, Tony Cunningham, Matt Duke, Adam El-Abd, Jordan Mustoe, Jon-Paul Pittman, Adam Thompson and David Titterton
Chairboys all-time record against The Shakers
Sat, Sep 11, 1993 FL3 A W 2-1 2,559
Sat, Mar 5, 1994 FL3 H W 2-1 4,737
Tue, Aug 27, 1996 FL2 H L 0-1 3,563
Mon, Mar 31, 1997 FL2 A L 0-2 5,714
Sat, Sep 18, 1999 FL2 A L 0-2 3,293
Sat, Feb 26, 2000 FL2 H W 3-0 4,909
Sat, Nov 11, 2000 FL2 H W 2-1 4,488
Sat, Apr 28, 2001 FL2 A D 1-1 4,096
Tue, Oct 2, 2001 FL2 A D 1-1 2,459
Sat, Mar 2, 2002 FL2 H L 0-2 6,409
Tue, Dec 7, 2004 FL3 A D 2-2 1,866
Sat, Apr 16, 2005 FL3 H L 1-2 4,703
Sat, Aug 20, 2005 FL3 H W 4-0 4,421
Sat, Dec 17, 2005 FL3 A L 1-2 2,384
Sat, Aug 19, 2006 FL3 H W 3-0 4,184
Sat, Feb 17, 2007 FL3 A W 4-0 1,988
Sat, Aug 25, 2007 FL3 H W 1-0 4,067
Tue, Feb 12, 2008 FL3 A D 2-2 1,895
Sat, Sep 27, 2008 FL3 A D 0-0 3,597
Sat, Jan 3, 2009 FL3 H W 2-1 4,961
Sat, Dec 11, 2010 FL3 H W 1-0 3,673
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 FL3 A W 3-1 6,238
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 FL2 H L 0-2 3,259
Sat, Mar 17, 2012 FL2 A W 4-1 2,479
Sat, Oct 26, 2013 FL2 H L 1-2 3,350
Sat, Feb 1, 2014 FL2 A L 0-1 2,818
Sat, Sep 6, 2014 FL2 H D 0-0 3,483
Sat, Jan 17, 2015 FL2 A D 1-1 2,932
FL3= Football League Division Three/'League Two'
FL2= Football League Division Two
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