Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Lowe Happy with a Point in Title Battle

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Lowe Happy with a Point in Title Battle

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BURY manager Ryan Lowe believes his side's goalless draw against Grimsby Town on Saturday can be seen as a 'good point'.

The Shakers struggled to make the breakthrough in a scrappy encounter at Blundell Park, but results around them mean they extend the gap between themselves and the League Two playoffs to five points.

Danny Mayor returned to the starting side to replace Neil Danns in midfield, with the club captain away on international duty with Guyana.

Both sides were unable to make an impact in a cagey first half, as Eoghan O'Connell played a one-two with Nicky Maynard inside the area, but the defender was unable to force his shot into the bottom corner past goalkeeper James McKeown on 26 minutes. Bury looked to attack from the off after the break, Adam Thompson nodded the ball down into the path of Scott Wharton inside the area, but he saw his effort cleared by the home defence. …

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