League One
Swindon0Bury1

Swindon Town 0-1 Bury

Danny Mayor
Danny Mayor has scored seven goals for Bury this season

Bury sealed their League One status as Danny Mayor's second-half header helped them to victory against Swindon Town.

Leon Clarke could have given the visitors the lead from close range before the break but Robins keeper Jake Kean pushed the ball over the bar.

The Shakers went ahead when Craig Jones crossed in to the onrushing Mayor, who nodded the ball past Kean.

Jonathan Obika nearly sealed a point for the hosts late on, but his 20-yard curling shot hit the crossbar.

The result means Bury remain in 15th place in the League One table, but are 12 points ahead of Blackpool in 21st, who have just three games left to play.

Swindon stay in 16th place and are six points ahead of Blackpool with four games still to play.

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Flitcroft on Swindon win

"A well deserved three points, you'd expect for them to rally, with 7,000 fans behind their effort once they had gone a goal down.

"For 70 minutes my team looked like they wanted to win, looked like they wanted to score, but in the first half we just let ourselves down.

"Once we scored they had an energy with our performance and they caused us a few problems but I'm delighted with the win that we were so desperately seeking."

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 12Kean
  • 29BrancoBooked at 52mins
  • 2ThompsonBooked at 59mins
  • 6Turnbull
  • 27Barry
  • 28IandoloSubstituted forKasimat 61'minutes
  • 14Doughty
  • 18Thompson
  • 15Brophy
  • 20Obika
  • 10Ajose

Substitutes

  • 4Robert
  • 8Kasim
  • 21Sendles-White
  • 22Marshall
  • 23Cooke
  • 24Hylton
  • 32Henry

Bury

  • 38Neal
  • 14Jones
  • 5Clarke
  • 23BolgerBooked at 2mins
  • 3Hussey
  • 10MayorBooked at 15mins
  • 19Soares
  • 25GardnerSubstituted forBrownat 71'minutes
  • 6Etuhu
  • 18O'SullivanSubstituted forLoweat 78'minutes
  • 9Clarke

Substitutes

  • 11Pope
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 15Lowe
  • 32Rose
  • 34Ruddy
  • 40Brown
  • 43Clare
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
6,759

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamBury
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home13
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home4
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 0, Bury 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 0, Bury 1.

Delay in match Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

Attempt saved. Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Bradley Barry (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Mayor (Bury).

Foul by Louis Thompson (Swindon Town).

Ryan Lowe (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) hits the bar with a left footed shot from outside the box.

Raphael Rossi Branco (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Hussey (Bury).

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Reece Brown.

Attempt missed. Michael Doughty (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Reece Brown.

Michael Doughty (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Hussey (Bury).

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Peter Clarke.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Craig Jones.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Ryan Lowe replaces John O'Sullivan.

Michael Doughty (Swindon Town) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box.

Attempt missed. Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Danny Mayor (Bury) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Reece Brown replaces Dan Gardner.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

Attempt missed. Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 0, Bury 1. Danny Mayor (Bury) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Craig Jones with a cross.

Attempt saved. Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Yaser Kasim replaces Ellis Iandolo.

Foul by John O'Sullivan (Bury).

(Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Danny Mayor (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town).

Attempt missed. John O'Sullivan (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Booking

Raphael Rossi Branco (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Danny Mayor (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Raphael Rossi Branco (Swindon Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan422214672393380
2Burton422381151351677
3Walsall412111960421874
4Bradford422011114839971
5Millwall422091364471769
6Gillingham4219111266481868
7Barnsley422061663511266
8Rochdale421810146253964
9Sheff Utd421711146153862
10Scunthorpe421711145346762
11Port Vale431711155251162
12Coventry4216121461461560
13Southend421611155555059
14Peterborough42176197366757
15Bury421512155163-1257
16Swindon42149195768-1151
17Chesterfield42147215466-1249
18Oldham421018144253-1148
19Fleetwood421114174952-347
20Shrewsbury411211185066-1647
21Blackpool43129223954-1545
22Doncaster421011214460-1641
23Colchester42911225391-3838
24Crewe42612244278-3630
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