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2019/20 Opposition Guide: Bury

28 June 2019

Ahead of the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One campaign, bwfc.co.uk will profile each of Wanderers' opponents.

In our latest article, we have Bury whom we will travel to on Saturday 18 April 2020...

Nickname: The Shakers

Founded: 1885

Stadium: Gigg Lane

Capacity: 12,500 (11,840 currently due to segregation)

2018/19 Finish: 2nd in League Two (Promoted)

2018/19 Top Scorer: Nicky Maynard, 22 goals in all competitions.

Manager: N/A

Distance From The University Of Bolton Stadium: 15.5 miles

Getting To The Ground

Gigg Lane Stadium,
Gigg Lane
Bury
BL9 9HR

By Car: From the M61, use the left two lanes to merge onto the M60.

At junction 17, use the left two lanes to take the A56 exit to Whitefield/Prestwich.

Follow signs for Bury (A56 Bury New Road) and it will eventually merge with Manchester Road.

Gigg Lane is on the right-hand side after approximately three miles, with Redvales Playing Fields on the left. The ground is well sign posted.

Parking: Home and away supporters are encouraged to use the Phoenix House car park which is located at 100 Brierley Street, Bury, BL9 9HN, opposite the stadium.

At £5 per car, Phoenix House is the best option for those attending the game. It is covered by CCTV cameras and is a 2-minute walk to the ground.
 
When you return to the car park after the game, go through the pedestrian entrance, which will be unlocked. Please note that it closes one hour after the final whistle.
 
By Train: There are no train stations in Bury. The nearest mainline stations are Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Victoria.
 
The Metrolink tram system operates from both however and is a direct service to Bury. Once you exit the Metrolink Station in Bury, the ground is a 10 to 15-minute walk.
 
Head to Head: Wanderers and Bury have met 79 times competitively, with the first meeting taking place in just 1895.

In the Whites last game against the Shakers, they drew 0-0 at the University of Bolton Stadium.


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