Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bury Strike in the Nicky of Time as They Beat Latics

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bury Strike in the Nicky of Time as They Beat Latics

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BURY kept the pressure on League One leaders Lincoln with a 3-1 derby win over Paul Scholes' Oldham.

But Rochdale slipped into the League One relegation zone after a 5-1 hammering at the hands of Plymouth.

Nicky Maynard spearheaded Bury's comeback at Gigg Lane after the Latics had taken an eighth-minute lead through Wigan loanee Callum Lang, his 11th goal of season.

But Maynard (72) and Jay O'Shea (76) turned the game on its head for the Shakers to extend their unbeaten home record to 12 games.

Maynard scored his second - and 17th of the season - in stoppage time as Bury stay within two points of the top.

Leaders Lincoln won 2-0 at Morecambe. Bruno Andrade maintained his hot streak in front of goal in each half and the Portuguese has now scored five times in as many games. …

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