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Gigg Lane (ATT 3,277) 26th December 2013 - Kick off 15:00

Bury Bury vs Scunthorpe United Scunthrpe

Bury 2

C Sedgwick (75)
D Nardiello (90+6)

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Scunthrpe 2

S Winnall (39, 68, S/O 69)

Iron denied by Nardiello

Last Updated: 26/12/13 6:24pm

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Daniel Nardiello: Rescued a point for the Shakers

Daniel Nardiello: Rescued a point for the Shakers

Dan Nardiello scored in the sixth minute of stoppage time to give struggling Bury a crucial 2-2 draw at home to Scunthorpe.

Sam Winnall scored in each half for the Iron but was shown a second yellow after celebrating his second goal in the 68th minute.

Chris Sedgwick swiftly pulled one back before Nardiello, on loan from Rotherham, secured a morale-boosting point for Bury.

Scunthorpe started strongest with Dave Syers and Winnall volleying over from Deon Burton knock-downs.

Sedgwick then fired over while Bury keeper Brian Jensen turned a Terry Hawkridge shot against the post.

Bury began to put some pressure on Scunthorpe but against the run of play, Burton found Hawkridge deep on the Iron right and he squared for Winnall to tap in a 39th-minute opener.

Bury still struggled to break down Scunthorpe after the break and the visitors looked to have won it in the 68th minute, when Winnall diverted Syers' shot past Jensen.

But six minutes after being booked for simulation, the young striker was booked again for an over-zealous celebration.

Sedgwick gave Bury hope with 15 minutes to go as the winger forced in the rebound after an Ashley Grimes shot was saved.

And Nardiello latched onto Andy Procter's through-ball to sidefoot through Sam Slocombe's legs and deny Scunthorpe victory.

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1 Wycombe Wanderers 18 35
2 Burton Albion 18 35
3 Luton Town 18 34
4 Shrewsbury Town 18 33
5 Southend United 18 31
6 Plymouth Argyle 18 30
7 Bury 18 30
8 Exeter City 19 30
9 Newport County AFC 18 28
10 Portsmouth 18 26
11 Morecambe 18 26
12 Accrington Stanley 19 26
13 Cambridge United 18 24
14 Northampton Town 18 24
15 Stevenage 18 24
16 AFC Wimbledon 18 24
17 Mansfield Town 18 22
18 Cheltenham Town 18 22
19 Oxford United 18 20
20 York City 18 18
21 Dagenham & Redbridge 18 18
22 Carlisle United 18 18
23 Tranmere Rovers 18 12
24 Hartlepool United 18 12