Roots Hall

Next Game

Southend v Bury

Saturday, 25 October 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet League 2

Last Game

Shrewsbury 5 - 0 Bury

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 19:45

Sky Bet League 2

Day reveals Worrall decision

Bury chairman Stewart Day has released a statement detailing the club's reasons for selling David Worrall to Rotherham.

Last Updated: 20/06/13 at 18:00

David Worrall: No longer wanted to stay at Bury

David Worrall: No longer wanted to stay at Bury

Worrall completed his move to the New York Stadium for an undisclosed fee on Thursday but Day has made it clear that Shakers manager Kevin Blackwell was keen to retain the 23-year-old for the forthcoming League Two campaign.

As such, the recently installed Gigg Lane chief went on to offer assurances to fans on the club's official website.

Day's statement read: "As the chairman of this club, I think it's essential that the fans have access to all information and reasoning behind the decisions we as a board have to make.

"I was approached by the agent of David Worrall and it was made clear to me that the player no longer wished to play for the club. I stated that he was part of the manager's plans and the new board wanted him to stay.

"He made it clear that if we did not allow him to move, then the player would exercise his rights to move as soon as he was contractually entitled.

"As a result we had to make a decision based on the best interests of Bury Football Club. The player was therefore sold.

"I wanted to make it clear to any fan that feels we are selling our best players that this is definitely not the case and the next few weeks will demonstrate the quality of players we have targeted to bring into this club.

"We do not want to keep any player that is not prepared to give this club 100 per cent. We will update you on all new signings as soon as they have been secured."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

Y

eah, if there's one thing football autobiographies need more of, it's mind numbing-inanity and platitudinous tales of bantz.

Hallicks
Robson blasts Keane book

W

e were a steaming pile of recently released dogs dinner.

popularpete,
Wenger: We refused to lose

I

m sure I'll be one of about 100 but the Monday's third allbum was actually Pill, Thrills n Bellyache. Brendan would kill for quality like that right now.

u man
Brendan Rodgers: Radiohead Or The Happy Mondays

Footer 365

Europa League: Erik Lamela and Harry Kane help Tottenham thrash Asteras Tripolis 5-1

Erik Lamela and a Harry Kane hat-trick helped Tottenham earn a 5-1 home win over Asteras Tripolis in the Europa League.

Europa League: Celtic hold on for scrappy 2-1 victory over FC Astra at Parkhead

Three goals in the latter stages saw Celtic claim a crucial 2-1 victory at home to FC Astra in Europa League Group D.

Europa League review: Young Boys beat Napoli, while Feyenoord prop up Group G

Napoli lost 2-0 to Young Boys in Bern in the Europa League on Thursday, as Feyenoord went down 3-1 away to HNK Rijeka.

Mail Box

Dropping Jack And Pity For Poor Alexis...

We have lots more mails about Liverpool (is Brendan the naked emperor?) and Arsenal. One reader feels sorry for Alexis Sanchez while one wants Wilshere dropped...

Oh Mario - Why Always Meh?

Come on in and play the Liverpool blame game. Is it the fault of Rodgers, Balotelli, Mignolet, Johnson, Markovic or Lovren? Plus, Arsenal fans annoyed in victory...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property