BURY 

("The Shakers")

Year formed1885
Turned professional1885 
Limited company 1897
Previous namesNone
Ground

The Energy Check Stadium at Gigg Lane, Gigg Lane, Bury, Lancashire

BL9 9HR

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 73 yards (102 x 67 metres)
Ground capacity11,840
Record attendance at present ground35,000 v Bolton Wanderers, FA Cup 3rd round, 9th January 1960

(drew 1-1)

League career

Lancashire League: 1889 - 1894

Division Two: 1894 - 1895

Division One: 1895 - 1912

Division Two: 1912 - 1924

Division One: 1924 - 1929

Division Two: 1929 - 1957

Division Three (North): 1957 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1961

Division Two: 1961 - 1967

Division Three: 1967 - 1968

Division Two: 1968 - 1969

Division Three: 1969 - 1971

Division Four: 1971 -1974

Division Three: 1974 - 1980

Division Four: 1980 - 1985

Division Three: 1985 - 1992

Division Three: 1992 - 1996

Division Two: 1996 - 1997

Division One: 1997 - 1999

Division Two: 1999 - 2002

Division Three/League Two: 2002 - 2011

League One: 2011 - 2013

League Two: 2013 - 2015

League One: 2015 - 2018

League Two: 2018 - .

First Football League game 1st September 1894 v Manchester City, Division Two, won 4-2 
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueDivision Two champions: 1894-95

Division Two runners-up: 1923-24

Division Three/Two champions: 1960-61, 1996-97

Division Three runners-up: 1967-68

League Two runners-up: 2010-11

Lancashire League champions: 1890-91, 1891-92

Lancashire League runners-up: 1889-90, 1893-94

Second World War North West Division champions: 1939-40

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup winners: 1899-1900, 1902-03

Lancashire Cup winners: 1891-92, 1898-99, 1902-03, 1905-06, 1925-26,

1957-58, 1982-83, 1986-87, 2013-14, 2014-15

Best League position4th, Division One, 1925-26
Lowest League position19th, League Two, 2005-06
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1962-63
  
Most League points  
2 for a win68, Division Three, 1960-61
3 for a win

85, League Two, 2014-15

Fewest League points 
2 for a win21, Division One, 1911-12
3 for a win41, League One, 2012-13
Most League goals scored108, Division Three, 1960-61
Most League goals conceded99, Division One, 1928-29
Fewest League goals scored32, Division One, 1911-12
Fewest League goals conceded33, Division Two, 1894-95
Most wins in a League season30, Division Three, 1960-61
Fewest wins in a League season6, Division One, 1911-12
Most draws in a League season

20, Division Three, 1978-79

20, League Two, 2013-14

Fewest draws in a League season2, Division Two, 1894-95
Most losses in a League season25, Division Two, 1956-57, 1966-67
Fewest losses in a League season5, Division Two, 1894-95
Record League win 8-0 v Tranmere Rovers, Division Three, 10th January 1970 
Record Cup win12-1 v Stockton, FA Cup 1st round replay, 2nd February 1897
Record defeat0-10 v Blackburn Rovers, FA Cup preliminary round, 1st October 1887

0-10 v West Ham United, League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg, 25th October

1983

  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season35, Craig Madden, Division Four, 1981-82
in total129, Craig Madden, 1978-86
  
Most League goals in one match 5, Eddie Quigley v Millwall, Division Two, 15th February 1947

5, Ray Pointer v Rotherham United, Division Two, 2nd October 1965

Most League appearances 506, Norman Bullock, 1920-35
Most capped player11, Bill Gorman, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (4), 1936-38
Youngest League player Brian Williams, 16 years 133 days v Stockport County, 18th March 1972 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£1,100,000 for David Johnson to Ipswich Town, November 1997
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£200,000 for Chris Swailes from Ipswich Town, November 1997

£200,000 for Darren Bullock from Swindon Town, February 1999