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Boundary Park (ATT 4,120) 6th November 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: G Salisbury

Oldham Oldham Athletic vs Bury Bury

Oldham 1

R Simpson (90+3)

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Bury 2

J Tarkowski (og 34)
S Schumacher (pen 86)

Shakers secure maiden away win

Last Updated: 06/11/12 11:37pm

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Steven Schumacher (r): Spot on for Bury

Steven Schumacher (r): Spot on for Bury

Bury clinched a 2-1 win at neighbours Oldham on Tuesday night to record their first away victory of the season.

An own goal from James Tarkowski and Steven Schumacher's late penalty handed the Shakers all three points as they continued their revival under new boss Kevin Blackwell.

Bury almost grabbed an early lead when Tom Hopper's header brought a fingertip save from Latics keeper Dean Bouzanis. The breakthrough did come after 34 minutes as Matt Doherty crossed from the right and Cliff Byrne's defensive header cannoned into team-mate Tarkowski before dropping into the net.

The hosts had a penalty appeal waved away on 65 minutes after substitute Dean Furman was felled by loanee Zac Thompson, while visiting keeper Trevor Carson denied Jose Baxter and Matt Smith.

However, Bury sealed the points four minutes from time when Tarkowski tripped David Worrall, with the resulting penalty hammered into the roof of the net by Schumacher.

Oldham's consolation came deep into stoppage time, with Robbie Simpson meeting Lee Croft's right-wing free-kick to score with a deflected eight-yard header.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 20 42
2 Swindon Town 20 41
3 Milton Keynes Dons 19 38
4 Preston North End 20 38
5 Sheffield United 20 32
6 Rochdale 20 30
7 Notts County 19 30
8 Oldham Athletic 20 30
9 Peterborough United 20 30
10 Bradford City 20 29
11 Fleetwood Town 20 26
12 Walsall 20 26
13 Chesterfield 20 25
14 Coventry City 20 24
15 Barnsley 20 23
16 Port Vale 20 23
17 Doncaster Rovers 19 23
18 Gillingham 20 22
19 Scunthorpe United 19 22
20 Crawley Town 20 22
21 Yeovil Town 20 20
22 Leyton Orient 20 19
23 Colchester United 20 17
24 Crewe Alexandra 20 16