Bury Town Football Club
is an English
club, based in Bury St Edmunds
. The club are currently members of the Isthmian League Premier Division
and play at Ram Meadow.
The club is affiliated to the Suffolk County FA
Bury Town Football Club was founded in 1872, and were one of eleven founder members of the Suffolk FA
in 1885. Prior to changing its name to Bury Town, the club was known as Bury United, initially in the Norfolk & Suffolk League
and then the Essex & Suffolk Border League
. The club was also known as Bury St Edmunds FC and Bury North End FC for a short time.
The Blues moved to senior football by becoming founder members of the Eastern Counties League
in 1935 and gained their first honour when they won the Suffolk Senior Cup
in 1936–37, a trophy they retained for the next two seasons. 1937–38 saw the club achieve its best pre-war league position of runners-up, before the competition was suspended due to the outbreak of World War II
. Bury Town won the Suffolk Senior Cup for the fourth time in 1945 before resuming league action in 1946.
In 1958–59 Bury Town became the first ever winners of the Suffolk Premier Cup
and went on to retain the trophy for the next three seasons. In 1961–62 the Eastern Counties League Cup was won for the first time and then in 1963–64 the club won the Eastern Counties League Championship for the only time in its history, recording a "treble" by... Read More