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Bury 1-0 Hartlepool United

Andrew Tutte's late goal lifted Bury into the play-off places and deepened Hartlepool's trouble at the bottom of League Two.

Tutte struck at the far post after a surging run and cross from Danny Mayor to break the hearts of Pools.

The visitors penned Bury in their own half before the break but Marvin Morgan and Scott Harrison missed chances.

And they were punished when the home side improved and Tutte found a way through the stubborn Pools defence.

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Bury Manager David Flitcroft on win over Hartlepool

"We never looked like getting beaten today, it was a real solid performance. We certainly looked threatening in the second half which pleases me.

"I think the resurgence has been thanks to Popey (on-loan goalkeeper Nick Pope) coming in. He's outstanding for this league and he looks safe, solid, secure in his work.

"It really exudes a lot of confidence throughout the team and certainly the back four. He's been a big signing for us.

"You want to see Danny Mayor's run for the goal. He glides across and sets the goal up, incredible."

Line-ups

Bury

  • 21Pope
  • 23Riley
  • 5El-Abd
  • 27Cameron
  • 11Hussey
  • 9RoseBooked at 54minsSubstituted forHopeat 69'minutes
  • 4Tutte
  • 6Etuhu
  • 8AdamsSubstituted forJonesat 59'minutes
  • 10Mayor
  • 17NardielloSubstituted forSedgwickat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Jones
  • 3McNulty
  • 7Hope
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 16O'Brien
  • 26Lainton
  • 37Dudley

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 21Duckworth
  • 26Harrison
  • 29Mirfin
  • 2AustinBooked at 48mins
  • 7FranksSubstituted forJonesat 82'minutes
  • 14Woods
  • 31TshibolaSubstituted forWalkerat 81'minutes
  • 11Compton
  • 23Smith
  • 30MorganSubstituted forHarewoodat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Walker
  • 9Harewood
  • 13Maxted
  • 16Featherstone
  • 19Richards
  • 20Jones
  • 27Jones
Referee:
Chris Sarginson
Attendance:
3,172

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home17
Away5
Shots on Target
Home11
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Bury 1, Hartlepool United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bury 1, Hartlepool United 0.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by David Mirfin.

Attempt missed. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

Neil Austin (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Hallam Hope (Bury).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Jordan Jones replaces Jonathan Franks.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Marlon Harewood replaces Marvin Morgan.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Brad Walker replaces Aaron Tshibola.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Chris Sedgwick replaces Daniel Nardiello.

Foul by Hallam Hope (Bury).

Aaron Tshibola (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Chris Hussey (Bury) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.

Hallam Hope (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United).

Goal!

Goal! Bury 1, Hartlepool United 0. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Danny Mayor.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Hallam Hope replaces Danny Rose.

Foul by Nathan Cameron (Bury).

Marvin Morgan (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Daniel Nardiello (Bury).

Neil Austin (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Danny Mayor (Bury).

Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by David Mirfin.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Scott Flinders.

Attempt saved. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Danny Rose (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Mirfin (Hartlepool United).

Attempt missed. Joe Riley (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Craig Jones replaces Nicky Adams because of an injury.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Joe Riley.

Booking

Danny Rose (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

Danny Rose (Bury) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Nicky Adams.

Foul by Nathan Cameron (Bury).

Marvin Morgan (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Chris Hussey (Bury) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Neil Austin (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton32197646281864
2Shrewsbury32187746222461
3Wycombe321611545271859
4Luton321510739271255
5Southend3215983630654
6Plymouth321571040231752
7Bury32157104335852
8Newport32148103938150
9Stevenage32146124641548
10Northampton32135145142944
11Morecambe32128123432244
12Wimbledon31128114342144
13Exeter331110124348-543
14Portsmouth311010113635140
15Accrington31124154051-1140
16Cambridge31107144644237
17Oxford Utd32910133640-437
18Dag & Red32107153644-837
19Mansfield3298152641-1535
20Tranmere31810133238-634
21Carlisle32103194056-1633
22York32614123140-932
23Cheltenham32710152848-2031
24Hartlepool3266202454-3024
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