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Oldham Athletic 0-1 Bury

Leon Clarke's 16th goal of the season saw Bury beat Oldham, who extended their winless home run to 13 games.

Bury took the lead early on when Clarke capitalised on James Wilson's inability to deal with Danny Pugh's high ball and fire home from close range.

Oldham keeper Joel Coleman denied Clarke a second, before Andrew Tutte fired a volley just wide.

The home side piled on pressure after the break, but Bury's Ian Lawlor pulled off two smart saves to secure the win.

Oldham manager John Sheridan told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Sheridan on Oldham v Bury

"I know they're going to give me effort, but effort's not good enough is it?

"We've got to create opportunities because we've got to score goals to win games.

"It's hard for the supporters, I know it is. We look vulnerable"

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Flitcroft on Oldham v Bury

"Extremely proud of a fantastically battling performance.

"It's been difficult on the road over the last month to six weeks.

"It was always going to be a tough game but our fans really diffused that."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Coleman
  • 20WilsonSubstituted forCassidyat 68'minutes
  • 4Dieng
  • 5Wilson
  • 35Lafferty
  • 12PalmerSubstituted forCroftat 88'minutes
  • 6Kelly
  • 15Winchester
  • 8Jones
  • 9PoleonSubstituted forMurphyat 74'minutes
  • 11Forte

Substitutes

  • 3Mills
  • 7Croft
  • 13Cornell
  • 14Cassidy
  • 19Murphy
  • 23Vassell
  • 27Edmundson

Bury

  • 1Lawlor
  • 19SoaresBooked at 49mins
  • 5Clarke
  • 40Brown
  • 3Hussey
  • 4TutteSubstituted forJonesat 74'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 6Etuhu
  • 22Pugh
  • 10MayorSubstituted forO'Sullivanat 45'minutes
  • 11PopeSubstituted forRoseat 79'minutes
  • 9Clarke

Substitutes

  • 8Mellis
  • 14Jones
  • 15Lowe
  • 18O'Sullivan
  • 20Burgess
  • 31Miller
  • 32Rose
Referee:
Phil Gibbs
Attendance:
5,537

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamBury
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home16
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home10
Away2
Fouls
Home5
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 0, Bury 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 0, Bury 1.

Foul by Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic).

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

Foul by Lee Croft (Oldham Athletic).

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

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Peter Clarke.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Lee Croft replaces Matthew Palmer.

Hand ball by John O'Sullivan (Bury).

Hand ball by John O'Sullivan (Bury).

Attempt missed. Jake Cassidy (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Danny Rose replaces Tom Pope.

Booking

Craig Jones (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Jones (Bury).

Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John O'Sullivan (Bury).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Reece Brown.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Craig Jones replaces Andrew Tutte.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Rhys Murphy replaces Dominic Poleon.

Jake Cassidy (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by John O'Sullivan (Bury).

Attempt missed. Dominic Poleon (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Peter Clarke.

Attempt missed. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Leon Clarke (Bury).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Jake Cassidy replaces Brian Wilson.

Attempt blocked. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Pugh (Bury).

Attempt blocked. Matthew Palmer (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

James Wilson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tom Pope (Bury).

Attempt saved. Carl Winchester (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. John O'Sullivan (Bury) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic).

Tom Soares (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham28166655352054
2Burton26173635211454
3Walsall27158445261953
4Wigan281310545291649
5Coventry28139647301748
6Millwall27134104337643
7Peterborough271251053401341
8Sheff Utd2711884539641
9Southend2711883634241
10Bradford2510872627-138
11Port Vale27107103131037
12Doncaster279993335-236
13Bury26106103640-436
14Swindon27105124245-335
15Scunthorpe27105123136-535
16Rochdale2697103536-134
17Barnsley26103134342133
18Chesterfield2893163848-1030
19Blackpool2785142735-829
20Shrewsbury2785143346-1329
21Fleetwood2677123335-228
22Colchester2857163665-2922
23Oldham26312112640-1421
24Crewe2656152749-2221
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