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Bury FC - Manchester FA Statement

Independent Appeal Board Result

On Monday 4th March 2024 an Independent FA Appeal Board met to consider the appeal submitted by Bury FC in relation to the sanction of the two-match full stadium closure and £350 fine applied to the club. 

Bury FC had submitted their appeal on the grounds that the sanction imposed was excessive and Manchester FA can confirm that the decision of the Independent FA Appeal Board was to unanimously dismiss this appeal.

Both Manchester FA and Bury FC await the publication of the written reasons by the FA’s Appeal Board. 

Manchester FA will continue to work with Bury FC to address the serious issues that have been highlighted throughout this case as we strive for a game that is free from discrimination and welcoming For All.

For more information on the case and appeal click here