League One
Barnsley3Bury0

Barnsley 3-0 Bury

Sam Winnall
Sam Winnall has scored 10 goals in his last nine games

Barnsley began life without boss Lee Johnson with victory over Bury for their seventh straight League One win.

The Tykes, who Johnson left for Bristol City on Saturday, were ahead early on with Marley Watkins' great solo goal.

Sam Winnall sweetly struck his 17th of the season for the hosts after clever work from Conor Hourihane.

Adam Hammill finished Ashley Fletcher's centre for 3-0 before Leon Clarke shot wide when one-on-one for Bury, managed by ex-Tykes boss David Flitcroft.

Barnsley had Johnson's former assistant Tommy Wright and coach Paul Heckingbottom in temporary charge.

Having reached the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final with victory over Fleetwood on Thursday, they moved up to 10th and are now five points off the play-offs, while Bury stay 15th.

Barnsley joint-caretaker boss Paul Heckingbottom told BBC Radio Sheffield:

"We tried to stress that Thursday had gone and it was important to focus on this game in terms of application, momentum and getting their minds right in what was another big game.

"We were a little bit sluggish at times, especially first half, but again it shows if your mind's right, you're OK as we got stronger as the game went on.

"It's been a hectic week, but to be honest it's probably better that way because you get everything over and done with in a few days.

"We've managed to get the result which is great so now we just move forwards and carry on as normal."

Line-ups

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 2Bree
  • 6Long
  • 26Mawson
  • 35White
  • 34IsgroveSubstituted forFletcherat 65'minutes
  • 11BrownhillBooked at 39mins
  • 8Hourihane
  • 20HammillSubstituted forTutonat 87'minutes
  • 9WinnallSubstituted forScowenat 76'minutes
  • 15Watkins

Substitutes

  • 4Roberts
  • 7Scowen
  • 12McCourt
  • 13Townsend
  • 18Fletcher
  • 22Williams
  • 25Tuton

Bury

  • 1Lawlor
  • 40BrownSubstituted forMillerat 60'minutes
  • 5ClarkeBooked at 86mins
  • 27Cameron
  • 3Hussey
  • 18O'SullivanSubstituted forJonesat 49'minutes
  • 10MayorBooked at 48mins
  • 19Soares
  • 22PughSubstituted forMellisat 60'minutes
  • 9Clarke
  • 11Pope

Substitutes

  • 2Riley
  • 4Tutte
  • 8Mellis
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 14Jones
  • 20Burgess
  • 31Miller
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
9,443

Match Stats

Home TeamBarnsleyAway TeamBury
Possession
Home66%
Away34%
Shots
Home12
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away0
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home6
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Barnsley 3, Bury 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Barnsley 3, Bury 0.

Attempt saved. Josh Scowen (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Shaun Tuton replaces Adam Hammill.

Booking

Peter Clarke (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Josh Scowen (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Peter Clarke (Bury).

Hand ball by Josh Scowen (Barnsley).

Attempt missed. Ashley Fletcher (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Josh Scowen replaces Sam Winnall.

Attempt missed. Josh Brownhill (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Craig Jones.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Peter Clarke.

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nathan Cameron (Bury).

Attempt missed. Leon Clarke (Bury) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Barnsley 3, Bury 0. Adam Hammill (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Sam Winnall.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Ashley Fletcher replaces Lloyd Isgrove.

Attempt missed. George Miller (Bury) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Leon Clarke (Bury) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Kevin Long.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. George Miller replaces Reece Brown.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Jacob Mellis replaces Danny Pugh.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Lloyd Isgrove.

Goal!

Goal! Barnsley 2, Bury 0. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Conor Hourihane.

James Bree (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Mayor (Bury).

Attempt missed. Aidan White (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Craig Jones replaces John O'Sullivan.

Booking

Danny Mayor (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Mayor (Bury).

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Adam Davies.

Attempt saved. Adam Hammill (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half

Second Half begins Barnsley 1, Bury 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Barnsley 1, Bury 0.

Adam Hammill (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Reece Brown (Bury).

Conor Hourihane (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tom Soares (Bury).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton29193740241660
2Walsall29168547301756
3Wigan301510550292155
4Gillingham30167755361955
5Coventry301310749331649
6Millwall29145104738947
7Southend2913884135647
8Peterborough291351154411344
9Port Vale31128113536-144
10Barnsley29133134842642
11Sheff Utd2911994541442
12Bradford2811892932-341
13Scunthorpe28115123337-438
14Rochdale28107113739-237
15Bury28107113643-737
16Doncaster2999113539-436
17Swindon30106144247-536
18Blackpool2996142835-733
19Chesterfield2993173849-1130
20Shrewsbury3086163449-1530
21Fleetwood2878133437-329
22Crewe2968153050-2026
23Oldham27412112740-1324
24Colchester2957173668-3222
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