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Gigg Lane (ATT 4,112) 27th January 2009 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: C Webster

Bury Bury vs Bradford City Bradford

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Bury clinch big win

Morrell fires winner

Last Updated: 27/01/09 11:31pm

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Morrell: On target

Morrell: On target

Bury kept their place in the top three with a 1-0 home win over promotion rivals Bradford.

The Shakers were boosted by the news forward Andy Bishop has finally signed a new three-and-a-half-year deal and strike partner Andy Morrell gave them a deserved 76th-minute winner.

The hosts enjoyed the better chances in a hard-fought first half with Bradford goalkeeper Rhys Evans denying Morrell an early opener after deflecting Elliott Bennett's cross goalwards.

Barry Conlon replaced Peter Thorne up front for Bradford and headed well wide from a Nicky Law corner before Bury's Mike Jones and Morrell fired off target just after the half-hour mark, Bishop the provider on both occasions.

Evans had to turn wide a fierce effort from Jones just before the break, while Paul McClaren blazed over from Bradford's first decent chance. Bury remained on top after the restart, Morrell heading wide from a Brian Barry-Murphy cross while Bishop was denied by Evans after being put through by Bennett.

Bradford replied with Law firing straight at Mark Tyler, although the hosts were the more adventurous, Morrell this time heading wide from a Jones centre. But Morrell found the target with time running out, cutting in from the left before firing inside the near post. Conlon and sub Michael Boulding went close late on but Bury held on.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 10 22
2 Wycombe Wanderers 10 21
3 Bury 10 20
4 Southend United 10 20
5 Northampton Town 10 17
6 Morecambe 10 16
7 Shrewsbury Town 10 15
8 Portsmouth 10 15
9 Cheltenham Town 10 15
10 Luton Town 10 15
11 Mansfield Town 10 15
12 AFC Wimbledon 10 14
13 Stevenage 10 14
14 Plymouth Argyle 10 13
15 Newport County AFC 10 13
16 Accrington Stanley 10 13
17 Exeter City 10 12
18 Cambridge United 10 11
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 10 11
20 Tranmere Rovers 10 9
21 York City 10 9
22 Hartlepool United 10 8
23 Oxford United 10 7
24 Carlisle United 10 6

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