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The 2018–19 season covers the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019. It is Bury's 134th season since the club was founded in 1885, and their first in EFL League Two following relegation from EFL League One in 2017–18. Besides competing in League Two, the team participated in the FA Cup, the EFL Cup and the EFL Trophy. In the latter, they reached the semi-final stage for the first time.

Bury
2018–19 season
ChairmanSteven Dale
Head CoachRyan Lowe
StadiumGigg Lane
League Two2nd (promoted)
FA CupSecond round
(vs Luton Town)
EFL CupFirst round
(vs Nottingham Forest)
EFL TrophySemi-final
(vs Portsmouth)
Biggest win5–0
(vs. Dover Athletic, 10 Nov 2018, FA Cup R1)
Biggest defeat0–3 (twice)
(vs. Portsmouth, 26 Feb 2019, EFL Trophy SF)
(vs. Cambridge United, 2 Apr 2019)

CompetitionsEdit

Pre-season friendliesEdit

As part of Bury's pre-season schedule, they faced Rangers, Huddersfield Town, Liverpool and Everton.[1][2][3][4]

League TwoEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Lincoln City (C, P) 46 23 16 7 73 43 +30 85 Promotion to EFL League One
2 Bury (P) 46 22 13 11 82 56 +26 79
3 Milton Keynes Dons (P) 46 23 10 13 71 49 +22 79
4 Mansfield Town 46 20 16 10 69 41 +28 76 Qualification for League Two play-offs[a]
5 Forest Green Rovers 46 20 14 12 68 47 +21 74
Source: EFL Official Website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results [5]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Four teams play for one spot and promotion to EFL League One.

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 22 13 11 82 56  +26 79 14 6 3 52 26  +26 8 7 8 30 30  0

Last updated: 4 May 2019.
Source: BBC

Results by matchdayEdit

Matchday12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
GroundHAHAAHHAHAAHAHHAAHAHHAHAAHAHAHHAAHHAAAHHAHAHAH
ResultWLDLLWWWLWDDDWDLWWDWWLWLDWWWWDDWWWWDWDLLLWLWDD
Position811141719151371189119789989544465432233322222222424222
Updated to match(es) played on 4 May 2019. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

On 21 June 2018, the League Two fixtures for the forthcoming season were announced.[6][7]

FA CupEdit

The first round draw was made live on BBC by Dennis Wise and Dion Dublin on 22 October.[11] The draw for the second round was made live on BBC and BT by Mark Schwarzer and Glenn Murray on 12 November.[12]

EFL CupEdit

On 15 June 2018, the draw for the first round was made in Vietnam.[13]

EFL TrophyEdit

On 13 July 2018, the initial group stage draw, bar the invited U-21 teams, was announced.[14] The draw for the second round was made live on Talksport by Leon Britton and Steve Claridge on 16 November.[15] On 8 December, the third round draw was made by Alan McInally and Matt Le Tissier on Soccer Saturday.[16] The quarter-final draw was made on Sky Sports by Don Goodman and Thomas Frank on 10 January 2019.[17] The draw for the semi-finals took place on 25 January live on Talksport.[18]

Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 Rochdale (Q) 3 2 0 1 0 6 3 +3 7 Advance to Round 2
2 L2 Bury (Q) 3 2 0 0 1 6 4 +2 6
3 ACA Leicester City U21 (E) 3 0 2 0 1 5 6 −1 4
4 L1 Fleetwood Town (E) 3 0 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Source: EFL.com
(E) Eliminated; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

TransfersEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 RM   Nicky Adams Carlisle United Free transfer [19]
1 July 2018 CB   Will Aimson Blackpool Free transfer [20]
1 July 2018 CF   Chris Dagnall Crewe Alexandra Free transfer [21]
1 July 2018 RW   Byron Moore Bristol Rovers Free transfer [22]
6 July 2018 RB   Tom Miller Carlisle United Free transfer [23]
12 July 2018 CF   Jordan Archer Chester Free Transfer [24]
13 July 2018 CF   Gold Omotayo Whitehawk Free transfer [25]
16 July 2018 LB   Chris Stokes Coventry City Free transfer [26]
24 July 2018 CF   Dom Telford Stoke City Free transfer [27]
2 August 2018 LM   Callum McFadzean Guiseley Free transfer [28]
29 September 2018 CF   Nicky Maynard   Aberdeen Free transfer [29]

Transfers outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CB   Nathan Cameron Macclesfield Town Released [30][31]
1 July 2018 RM   Chris Humphrey   East Kilbride Released [30][32]
1 July 2018 RM   Zeli Ismail Walsall Released [30][33]
1 July 2018 RB   Craig Jones   Connah's Quay Nomads Released [30][34]
1 July 2018 LB   Greg Leigh   NAC Breda Free transfer [35]
1 July 2018 RW   Chris Maguire Sunderland Free transfer [36]
1 July 2018 CM   Andrew Tutte Morecambe Released [30][37]
3 July 2018 CF   Robert Harker Burnley Free transfer [38]
3 July 2018 CM   Callum Reilly Gillingham Undisclosed [39]
6 August 2018 AM   Callum Styles Barnsley Undisclosed [40]
9 August 2018 DM   Dai Wai-tsun Oxford United Undisclosed [41]
31 January 2019 CF   Chris Dagnall Tranmere Rovers Mutual consent [42][43]
31 January 2019 CF   Chris Sang Free agent Mutual consent [44]

Loans inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
6 July 2018 GK   Mathew Hudson Preston North End 2 January 2019 [23][45]
6 August 2018 AM   Callum Styles Barnsley January 2019 [40]
15 August 2018 CM   Jamie Barjonas   Rangers 2 January 2019 [46][45]
31 August 2018 CF   Caolan Lavery Sheffield United 31 May 2019 [47]
23 January 2019 CB   Scott Wharton Blackburn Rovers 31 May 2019 [48]
31 January 2019 CM   Jordan Rossiter   Rangers 31 May 2019 [49]

Loans outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Date until Ref.
9 August 2018 CB   Tom Aldred   Motherwell 31 May 2019 [50]
22 August 2018 CM   Scott Burgess   Wrexham 22 November 2018 [51][52]
24 August 2018 LB   Joe Skarz FC Halifax Town 31 May 2019 [53]
28 August 2018 LW   Harry Bunn Southend United 31 May 2019 [54]
31 August 2018 CF   Jordan Archer Maidenhead United January 2019 [55]
7 September 2018 GK   Scott Moloney Skelmersdale United 6 October 2018 [56]
5 October 2018 CF   Gold Omotayo Maidstone United November 2018 [57]
5 October 2018 CF   Chris Sang Marine November 2018 [58]
2 November 2018 DF   Dougie Nyaupembe Hyde United December 2018 [59]
9 November 2018 CF   Jordan Archer Southport 31 May 2019 [60]
21 December 2018 CF   Chris Sang Altrincham January 2019 [61]
11 January 2019 DF   Dougie Nyaupembe Stalybridge Celtic 31 May 2019 [62]
24 January 2019 CM   Scott Burgess York City 31 May 2019 [63]

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