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Bury 1-0 Shrewsbury Town

Joe Riley
Joe Riley began his career at Bolton before signing for Bury in January

Shrewsbury will have to wait for promotion after they suffered defeat by fellow promotion hopefuls Bury.

After a cagey first-half which saw no shots on target, the Shakers took the lead when right-back Joe Riley smashed an unstoppable shot in from 30 yards.

The visitors responded but Mark Ellis's dangerous header went across the face of goal without a telling touch.

Andy Mangan saw a goal ruled out as Bury weathered late pressure to secure themselves a play-off spot.

Shrewsbury could have confirmed promotion to League One had they secured victory, and Southend not won against Newport County, but will now have to wait.

Meanwhile Bury, who have a game in hand, are four points from third-placed Wycombe, who managed a dramatic late win against Exeter.

Line-ups

Bury

  • 21Pope
  • 23Riley
  • 5El-Abd
  • 27Cameron
  • 11Hussey
  • 2Jones
  • 4TutteSubstituted forSedgwickat 74'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 6Etuhu
  • 10MayorBooked at 87mins
  • 19Soares
  • 17NardielloSubstituted forEavesat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Hope
  • 9Rose
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 15Lowe
  • 16O'Brien
  • 18Eaves
  • 26Lainton

Shrewsbury

  • 1Leutwiler
  • 12GayleSubstituted forMandronat 84'minutes
  • 2Grandison
  • 5Ellis
  • 3Demetriou
  • 24GrantBooked at 64mins
  • 11Lawrence
  • 16SouthernSubstituted forBarnettat 66'minutes
  • 22Clark
  • 9CollinsSubstituted forManganat 76'minutesBooked at 83mins
  • 26Akpa-Akpro

Substitutes

  • 10Vernon
  • 19Mangan
  • 21Halstead
  • 23Barnett
  • 28Mandron
  • 29Sharpe
  • 31Smith
Referee:
Dean Whitestone
Attendance:
4,277

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home4
Away5
Shots on Target
Home1
Away1
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

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

  2. Post update

    Match ends, Bury 1, Shrewsbury Town 0.

  3. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bury 1, Shrewsbury Town 0.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Tom Eaves (Bury).

  5. Post update

    Cameron Gayle (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Bobby Grant (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Liam Lawrence (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  8. Booking

    Chris Sedgwick (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Chris Sedgwick (Bury).

  10. Post update

    Liam Lawrence (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Booking

    Danny Mayor (Bury) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Liam Lawrence (Shrewsbury Town).

  14. Post update

    Foul by Danny Mayor (Bury).

  15. Post update

    Mark Ellis (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Mikael Mandron replaces Cameron Gayle.

  17. Booking

    Andy Mangan (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

    Cameron Gayle (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Tom Eaves (Bury).

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kelvin Etuhu (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton42259860342684
2Shrewsbury432581065293683
3Wycombe432214764422280
4Bury422371256391776
5Southend422112950351575
6Stevenage431911135950968
7Plymouth4318111450331765
8Luton431711154943662
9Newport431711154750-362
10Exeter431613145861-361
11Northampton43177196256658
12Morecambe431512164849-157
13Wimbledon431414155357-456
14Portsmouth431314164951-253
15Dag & Red43158205055-553
16Oxford Utd431216154449-552
17Accrington431410195470-1652
18York431118144547-251
19Cambridge431212195660-448
20Mansfield43139213555-2048
21Carlisle42136235069-1945
22Hartlepool43118243463-2941
23Cheltenham43913213963-2440
24Tranmere43912224360-1739
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