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Gigg Lane (ATT 2,659) 18th August 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Boyeson

Bury Bury vs Brentford Brentford

Bury 0

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Shakers held in stalemate

Last Updated: 18/08/12 6:31pm

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Donaldson: Missed a sitter

Donaldson: Missed a sitter

Bury's first league game under caretaker-boss Peter Shirtliff ended in a 0-0 home stalemate with Brentford.

Shirtliff took control at Gigg Lane following Richie Barker's departure to Crawley, but could not inspire his side to victory in their npower League One opener.

Chances were at a minimum during the first half, although Sam Saunders came close with an improvised header from Shaleum Logan's cross and Shakers goalkeeper Trevor Carson also needed his wits about him to save an Adam Forshaw shot.

Bury rarely threatened, but David Worrall saw a stinging effort blocked by Scott Barron before a wildly-deflected Steve Schumacher shot crept narrowly wide.

Brentford made all the early running after the break and Adam Lockwood produced a timely interception to deny Leon Legge a chance at point-blank range.

Substitute Mark Cullen blazed a good chance wide for Bury and Worrall had a strong penalty appeal denied following a challenge from Harlee Dean inside the box before Clayton Donaldson wasted a glorious chance in injury time, firing into the side-netting when clean through.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 18 36
2 Swindon Town 18 35
3 Preston North End 18 34
4 Milton Keynes Dons 16 31
5 Sheffield United 17 30
6 Notts County 17 29
7 Rochdale 18 27
8 Peterborough United 18 27
9 Oldham Athletic 18 27
10 Fleetwood Town 18 25
11 Chesterfield 18 24
12 Bradford City 18 23
13 Barnsley 17 22
14 Walsall 18 22
15 Port Vale 18 22
16 Doncaster Rovers 16 21
17 Crawley Town 18 21
18 Coventry City 18 20
19 Leyton Orient 18 19
20 Gillingham 18 18
21 Colchester United 18 17
22 Yeovil Town 18 17
23 Scunthorpe United 17 16
24 Crewe Alexandra 18 15