League Two
York1Bury0

York City 1-0 Bury

York strengthened their play-off bid with a narrow win over in-form Bury.

The home side took the lead early on when Keith Lowe diverted Will Hayhurst's low corner past goalkeeper Brian Jensen.

Jensen then produced a fine save to deny Calvin Andrew and John McCombe blocked Hallam Hope's effort on the line to preserve York's lead.

McCombe then blazed over from six yards before Daniel Nardiello was sent off late on for a second yellow card.

York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

"It was a fantastic three points.

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Post-match: York boss Worthington

"The effort and commitment and resilience the players have put in has been fantastic over the course of the run that we're on.

"Playing two important games in the space of three or four days can drain you both physically and emotionally.

"The lads have done exceptionally well and they were worthy of the three points."

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

"First twenty minutes was sort of a war of attrition and we withstood that apart from a soft goal, it was a really poor goal on our part.

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Post-match: Bury manager Flitcroft

"I think after that it sort of woke us up a little bit.

"From seven minutes in we dominated them on the ball, we dominated them on our running power.

"With a lot of aspect of today's play I was delighted apart from obviously not scoring."

Line-ups

York

  • 31Pope
  • 2Oyebanjo
  • 3Davies
  • 10Penn
  • 15Lowe
  • 16McCombeBooked at 89mins
  • 27Brobbel
  • 14Montrose
  • 8AndrewBooked at 41mins
  • 7CoulsonSubstituted forBowmanat 90+2'minutes
  • 26HayhurstSubstituted forReedat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5McGurk
  • 11Jarvis
  • 18Platt
  • 19Bowman
  • 20Allan
  • 24Ingham
  • 37Reed

Bury

  • 21Jensen
  • 7Jones
  • 11Hussey
  • 16TutteSubstituted forPlattat 74'minutes
  • 3McNulty
  • 34MillsBooked at 63minsSubstituted forCameronat 90+2'minutes
  • 15Mayor
  • 12SedgwickSubstituted forRoseat 59'minutes
  • 9Hope
  • 18NardielloBooked at 81mins
  • 19Soares

Substitutes

  • 5Cameron
  • 6Proctor
  • 8Miller
  • 20Rose
  • 22Platt
  • 30Charles-Cook
  • 35Obadeyi
Referee:
Geoff Eltringham
Attendance:
5,225

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamBury
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home7
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away10
Fouls
Home17
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, York City 1, Bury 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 1, Bury 0.

Attempt missed. Danny Rose (Bury) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Danny Rose (Bury) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Lanre Oyebanjo.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Nathan Cameron replaces Pablo Mills.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ryan Bowman replaces Michael Coulson.

Foul by Craig Jones (Bury).

Adam Reed (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Chris Hussey (Bury) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Booking

John McCombe (York City) is shown the yellow card.

Hallam Hope (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John McCombe (York City).

Foul by Clive Platt (Bury).

John McCombe (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Danny Rose (Bury) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Danny Rose (Bury) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

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 in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Daniel Nardiello (Bury).

Ben Davies (York City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Daniel Nardiello (Bury).

Michael Coulson (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Hallam Hope (Bury).

Russell Penn (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Mayor (Bury).

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Clive Platt replaces Andrew Tutte.

Ben Davies (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Daniel Nardiello (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Daniel Nardiello (Bury).

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Ben Davies.

Attempt blocked. Hallam Hope (Bury) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Calvin Andrew (York City).

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

Attempt missed. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from long range on the left is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Russell Penn (York City).

Daniel Nardiello (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Lanre Oyebanjo.

Attempt saved. Adam Reed (York City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe442020466402680
2Chesterfield442115867392878
3Rochdale442391266462078
4Fleetwood442291364491575
5Burton441915104739872
6Southend4418141254381668
7York4417161149391067
8Oxford Utd441614145145662
9Plymouth441610184754-758
10Bury441318135547857
11Dag & Red441415155054-457
12Mansfield441415154755-857
13Portsmouth441415154959-1057
14Wimbledon441414164751-456
15Newport441316155457-355
16Cheltenham441316155158-755
17Hartlepool441410204953-452
18Accrington441215174953-451
19Morecambe441214184964-1550
20Exeter441213195057-749
21Wycombe441114194252-1047
22Bristol Rovers441114194152-1147
23Northampton441114193656-2047
24Torquay44119243962-2342
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