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  • One rainswept winter evening nearly 20 years ago, fairly early in his time as the manager of Manchester United but a year or so after he had overcome an initial crisis to win the faith of the board and the fans, Alex Ferguson watched his reserve team play at Bury's modest Gigg Lane ground in the company of a reporter who had secured an appointment to interview him the following morning.

    Football – Bloody Hell! The Biography of Alex Ferguson by Patrick Barclay – review

  • Unlike the child in the TV advert, Bury's supporters didn't have to wait for Christmas Day to get what they wanted.

    Saturday Sundae: Jordan Rhodes's four-midable form continues

  • When I first read Bury's book, as an undergraduate, I believed passionately in "the idea of progress."

    James Bacchus: Is Progress Still Possible in This Heat?

  • Amid the din of our national debate, we might do well to pause and ponder Professor Bury's thoughts, long ago, on the meaning, and on the possibility, of human progress.

    James Bacchus: Is Progress Still Possible in This Heat?

  • Plans have been submitted for a £3. 5m stadium, so they can move away from playing at Bury's Gigg Lane which costs £5,000 per game, with a decision on planning permission due on 25 November.

    FC United and Manchester United together (possibly) for the first time

  • Bury's job: pushing through a highly unpopular austerity program aimed at stimulating economic growth.

    Berlin's Fresh Faces

  • On the relation of the belief in progress to the belief in Providence, Bury's verdict holds good; that the former could not take a firm hold over men's minds while the latter was indisputably in the ascendant.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • On the evidence accumulated since the publication of Bury's book there is much to be said for the carefully balanced judgment reached by Robert Flint towards the end of the nineteenth century.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The best narrative that has been written yet of this epochal movement is contained in Professor Bury's volume on "The Idea of Progress."

    Christianity and Progress

  • The whole of Professor Bury's new theory rests on a very faint similarity between Bonaven or Bannaven -- the name which the Saint gives to the town of his birth -- and Bannaventa; and on an entirely gratuitous assumption that there must have been a town named Bannaventa "in the regions of the lower Severn."

    Bolougne-Sur-Mer St. Patrick's Native Town

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