Bury AFC have applied to play in next season’s North West Counties Football League, the league have confirmed.
Formed off the back of Bury FC’s expulsion from the EFL this season, the club tweeted this morning: “This confirms our belief that we are the only team currently with an application in to play football in Bury next season.”
Eleven clubs have applied for promotion to Step 6 in the NWCFL region, with nine coming from Step 7 feeder leagues and two new clubs (FC Isle of Man and Bury AFC).
The clubs who have applied from Step 7 are:
Allscott (West Midlands Region League)
Ashville (West Cheshire League)
Crewe (Cheshire League)
Egerton (Cheshire League)
Foley Meir (Staffordshire County Senior League)
Ilkley Town (West Yorkshire League)
South Liverpool (West Cheshire League)
Stockport Georgians (Manchester League)
Wellington Amateurs (West Midlands Regional League)