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Getting To Know: Bury

13 March 2014

A look at some facts about Saturday's opponents Bury

We get to know Saturday's opponents, Bury, a little better, ahead of their visit to Roots Hall:

- Gary and Phil Neville’s father, Neville Neville, was Commercial Manager at Bury during the 1990’s.

- Bury have won the FA Cup twice in their history, in 1900 and 1903.

- The two stars on their club badge represents those two FA Cup wins.

- Bury hold the record for the biggest FA Cup final win, beating Derby County 6-0 in 1903.

- Bruce Grobelaar, the former Liverpool goalkeeper, played for Bury during the latter years of his career and is the oldest player ever to play a league game for the club.

- Bury’s chairman at the time, JT Ingham, gave them the nickname The Shakers after saying his team would ‘give Everton a shaking’ before a Lancashire Senior Cup tie.

- One of Southend United’s most famous days came at Bury, as they won 1-0 in 1991 to seal promotion to the second-tier of English football.

- Ryan Lowe scored in nine games in a row during Bury’s promotion winning season from League 2 in 2010/11.

- Bury won all 15 home games as they won promotion from the second division during the 1894/95 season.

- Bury are unbeaten in 11 home games in all competitions and drew 2-2 with Fleetwood Town on Tuesday.

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