At the very start of the close season, I mentioned the possibility of interviewing some of the players and management at Bury. What I deliberately didn’t specify was who I wanted … Continue reading Transformer Man: Paul Iannoccone
2016/2017 stats (for Burton Albion & Coventry City in all competitions): 1,785 minutes, 20 starts, 1 sub appearance; 1 goal, 1 assist. Bury manager Lee Clark last week added a fourth signing to swell … Continue reading Scouting Report: Callum Reilly – Balancing Act?
A week has now passed for the dust to settle a little since the early reckless signings ‘statements of intent’ and with it, a much better handle on what the shape of … Continue reading Deep Pools & Shallow Oceans: Assessing the Current Squad’s Collective Strengths & Weaknesses in Mid-May 2017
I should preface this piece by saying that I believe all three signings thus far are (at the very least) good players. That should be self-evident from this post but … Continue reading Rolling the Dice: Are Bury’s First Three Signings of the Close Season the Shape of Things to Come?
With the retained list covered, my attention now turns to the 18 (plus Ryan Lowe) currently remaining players and how they performed in 2016/2017: Ben Williams, 34 2016/2017 Bury stats … Continue reading Assessment of Every Remaining Bury Player in the Close Season of 2016/2017
Another season of tumult is done and three months of more of the same are likely to await both Bury as a football club and its fans. The retained list is … Continue reading 2016/2017 Season Review
Last Friday, this season’s retained list was released by the club. I made my prediction on what it would be on the largest unofficial Bury message board as per below: The reality is … Continue reading The Retained List 2016/2017: What it Might Mean for Next Season
The close season for some football fans when there isn’t an international tournament in the summer can consist of little more than looking out for the fixture announcements and watching YouTube … Continue reading Bury Me in Exile: Plans for the Close Season
Southend United ran out deserved 1-0 winners in an uneventful encounter against Bury but just fell short of the play-offs after a much more dramatic game was played out at … Continue reading Southend United 1-0 Bury: Mini Review