1954–55 Bury F.C. season

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Bury
1954–55 season
Manager Dave Russell
Stadium Gigg Lane
First Division 13th (41 Points)
FA Cup Third Round

During the 1954–55 season Bury competed in the Football League Second Division where they finished in 13th position with 41 points. In the FA Cup Bury were draw against fellow Second Division side Stoke City in the third round which went to a fourth replay with Stoke finally winning 3–2 after 9 hours and 22 minutes of football in the longest FA Cup tie between two professional teams.

Final league table[edit]

Second Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Birmingham City 42 22 10 10 92 47 1.957 54
2 Luton Town 42 23 8 11 88 53 1.660 54
3 Rotherham United 42 25 4 13 94 64 1.469 54
4 Leeds United 42 23 7 12 70 53 1.321 53
5 Stoke City 42 21 10 11 69 46 1.500 52
6 Blackburn Rovers 42 22 6 14 114 79 1.443 50
7 Notts County 42 21 6 15 74 71 1.042 48
8 West Ham United 42 18 10 14 74 70 1.057 46
9 Bristol Rovers 42 19 7 16 75 70 1.071 45
10 Swansea Town 42 17 9 16 86 83 1.036 43
11 Liverpool 42 16 10 16 92 96 0.958 42
12 Middlesbrough 42 18 6 18 73 82 0.890 42
13 Bury 42 15 11 16 77 72 1.069 41
14 Fulham 42 14 11 17 76 79 0.962 39
15 Nottingham Forest 42 16 7 19 58 62 0.935 39
16 Lincoln City 42 13 10 19 68 79 0.861 36
17 Port Vale 42 12 11 19 48 71 0.676 35
18 Doncaster Rovers 42 14 7 21 58 95 0.611 35
19 Hull City 42 12 10 20 44 69 0.638 34
20 Plymouth Argyle 42 12 7 23 57 82 0.695 31
21 Ipswich Town 42 11 6 25 57 92 0.620 28
22 Derby County 42 7 9 26 53 82 0.646 23

Key: P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

Results[edit]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League Second Division[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Scotland GK Chris Conway
Scotland GK Lewis Goram
England DF Cyril Fairclough
England DF Eric Massey
South Africa DF Norman Nielson
England DF Billy Redman
England DF Don Wilson
Northern Ireland MF Peter Tilley
England MF Henry Cockburn
England MF Jimmy Greenhalgh
England MF Tommy Daniel
England MF Don May
No. Position Player
England MF Les Bardsley
England MF Walter Kelly
England FW Johnny Simm
England FW Johnny Robinson
England FW Doug Clarke
England FW Stan Pearson
Northern Ireland FW Bobby McIlvenny
England FW Cecil Law
Scotland FW Harry Gordon
England FW John Good
England FW Eddie Gleadall
England FW Doug Fletcher

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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