Bury 2-0 Barnet

Promotion-chasing Bury eased to victory over relegation-threatened Barnet, who had caretaker boss Giuliano Grazioli in charge for the first time.

Nicky Ajose put the hosts ahead, clipping the ball over Liam O'Brien after collecting Kyle Bennett's pass.

Mike Jones doubled the Shakers' lead with a powerful strike from 20 yards after a neat lay-off from Ajose.

The result sees Bury maintain their push for automatic promotion and leaves Barnet three points from safety.

POST-MATCH REACTION

Bury caretaker manager Richie Barker told BBC Radio Manchester:

"We knew what we were going to get from them and they're going to put us under pressure fighting for their lives.

"Having said that we had lots of opportunities but wasted them a little bit in the final third.

"We wont take anything for granted and until our name on that league table changes a different colour and we're automatically promoted."

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Saturday, 16 April 2011

Npower League Two

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Bury 2-0 Barnet FT
(HT 2-0)
  • Ajose 16
  • Jones 21

    Bury

    • 01 Belford
    • 02 Picken (Bennett 9)
    • 03 Skarz
    • 04 Lees
    • 05 Futcher yellow card
    • 06 Sweeney
    • 07 Worrall yellow card
    • 08 Schumacher
    • 14 Jones (Haworth 83)
    • 15 Lowe
    • 25 Ajose (John-Lewis 86)

    Substitutes

    • 20 Branagan,
    • 11 Haworth,
    • 17 Bennett,
    • 21 Jones,
    • 29 Harrop,
    • 12 John-Lewis,
    • 26 McCartney

    Barnet

    • 18 O'Brien
    • 02 Devera yellow card
    • 22 Leach
    • 30 Parsons (Parkes 46)
    • 35 Sterling yellow card
    • 08 Southam (Deering 61)
    • 20 Marshall
    • 28 Fraser
    • 31 Byrne
    • 09 Kabba
    • 23 McLeod (Taylor 71)

    Substitutes

    • 25 Coulson,
    • 03 Parkes,
    • 21 Kamdjo,
    • 07 Jarvis,
    • 10 Deering,
    • 13 Cox,
    • 24 Taylor
    Ref: IldertonAtt: 3,082
    BURY
    BARNET

    Possession

    • Bury 50%
    • Barnet 50%

    Attempts on target

    • Bury 5
    • Barnet 2

    Attempts off target

    • Bury 8
    • Barnet 7

    Corners

    • Bury 6
    • Barnet 12

    Fouls

    • Bury 5
    • Barnet 11
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+3:55 The match has reached full-time.
    • 90:00+3:08 Unfair challenge on Sam Deering by David Worrall results in a free kick. Daniel Leach takes the direct free kick.
    • 90:00+0:53 Steven Kabba is caught offside. Cameron Belford takes the direct free kick.
    • 87:37 Inswinging corner taken by Mark Marshall.
    • 87:10 Corner taken by Mark Marshall from the right by-line.
    • 86:03 Mark Marshall takes a shot from outside the area that bounces off the post.
    • 85:27 Substitution (Bury) makes a substitution, with Lenell John-Lewis coming on for Nicholas Ajose.
    • 85:08 Shot from just outside the area by Mark Byrne goes over the bar.
    • 83:48 Mark Marshall has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
    • 82:37 Substitution Andy Haworth comes on in place of Mike Jones.
    • 79:48 Nicholas Ajose is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Liam O'Brien.
    • 78:33 Peter Sweeney fouled by Steven Kabba, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
    • 76:30 Inswinging corner taken by Mark Marshall from the right by-line, Cameron Belford manages to make a clearance.
    • 75:57 Booking Joe Devera goes into the book.
    • 75:20 Joe Devera concedes a free kick for a foul on Mike Jones. Shot comes in from Steven Schumacher from the free kick.
    • 74:04 The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
    • 73:34 Sam Deering takes the direct free kick.
    • 73:34 Booking Booking for Ben Futcher.
    • 73:24 Ben Futcher concedes a free kick for a foul on Charlie Taylor.
    • 72:25 Nicholas Ajose delivers the ball, Jordan Parkes gets a block in.
    • 69:59 Substitution Charlie Taylor is brought on as a substitute for Izale McLeod.
    • 69:59 Unfair challenge on David Worrall by Daniel Leach results in a free kick. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.
    • 68:40 The offside flag is raised against Kyle Bennett. Liam O'Brien takes the free kick.
    • 66:56 Direct free kick taken by Peter Sweeney.
    • 66:56 Booking Booking for Jude Stirling for unsporting behaviour.
    • 66:44 Free kick awarded for a foul by Jude Stirling on Joe Skarz.
    • 66:12 The referee gives a free kick against Joe Skarz for handball. Jordan Parkes takes the free kick.
    • 65:36 Izale McLeod has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.
    • 64:15 Corner taken by Steven Schumacher from the right by-line. Tom Lees has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.
    • 62:54 Effort from deep inside the area by Izale McLeod clears the bar.
    • 60:42 Substitution Sam Deering on for Glen Southam.
    • 59:57 Steven Schumacher takes a inswinging corner.
    • 59:35 Nicholas Ajose takes a shot. Joe Devera gets a block in.
    • 57:50 Tommy Fraser is ruled offside. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.
    • 55:59 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Steven Schumacher, Shot from deep inside the area by Peter Sweeney clears the crossbar.
    • 55:38 Kyle Bennett takes a shot. Save by Liam O'Brien.
    • 53:50 Steven Schumacher takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.
    • 53:22 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mike Jones by Steven Kabba. Direct free kick taken by Steven Schumacher.
    • 52:23 Mike Jones takes a shot.
    • 51:26 David Worrall gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Devera. Free kick taken by Joe Devera.
    • 50:14 Shot from 25 yards from Mark Byrne. Blocked by Peter Sweeney.
    • 48:55 Mark Marshall delivers the ball.
    • 45:57 Substitution Matthew Parsons leaves the field to be replaced by Jordan Parkes.
    • 45:01 The match restarts for the second half.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+2:03 The referee calls an end to the first half.
    • 45:00+1:41 David Worrall is caught offside. Free kick taken by Liam O'Brien.
    • 45:00+0:27 Effort from inside the area by Ryan Lowe misses to the right of the goal.
    • 45:00+0:15 Daniel Leach challenges Nicholas Ajose unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steven Schumacher takes the free kick.
    • 44:40 Ryan Lowe fouled by Matthew Parsons, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Schumacher takes the direct free kick.
    • 43:08 Corner taken left-footed by Mark Marshall.
    • 40:58 Ben Futcher fouled by Izale McLeod, the ref awards a free kick. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.
    • 39:44 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Mark Marshall from the left by-line, save by Cameron Belford.
    • 34:53 Steven Kabba is caught offside. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.
    • 32:53 The referee blows for offside against Nicholas Ajose. Liam O'Brien takes the free kick.
    • 32:29 Nicholas Ajose takes a shot from just outaide the penalty box and strikes the post.
    • 31:25 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Byrne.
    • 30:50 Mark Byrne takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Steven Schumacher.
    • 30:08 Glen Southam takes a shot. Cameron Belford makes a comfortable save.
    • 27:52 The referee blows for offside against Nicholas Ajose. Liam O'Brien takes the free kick.
    • 26:14 The referee gives a free kick against Steven Kabba for handball. Free kick taken by Cameron Belford.
    • 25:02 Nicholas Ajose produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
    • 23:30 The offside flag is raised against Nicholas Ajose. Liam O'Brien takes the direct free kick.
    • 20:43 Assist on the goal came from Nicholas Ajose.
    • 20:43 GOAL - Mike JonesBury 2 - 0 Barnet Mike Jones grabs a goal from just outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bury 2-0 Barnet.
    • 20:19 Ryan Lowe takes a shot. Matthew Parsons gets a block in.
    • 19:34 Corner taken by Mark Byrne from the right by-line, Ben Futcher manages to make a clearance.
    • 15:32 Assist by Kyle Bennett.
    • 15:32 GOAL - Nicholas AjoseBury 1 - 0 Barnet Nicholas Ajose grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bury 1-0 Barnet.
    • 14:47 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Byrne played to the near post, Steven Schumacher manages to make a clearance.
    • 14:01 Shot by Steven Kabba. Tom Lees gets a block in.
    • 13:31 Booking David Worrall is cautioned.
    • 13:14 David Worrall challenges Izale McLeod unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Byrne takes the direct free kick.
    • 12:51 Inswinging corner taken by Peter Sweeney.
    • 12:21 Corner taken left-footed by Peter Sweeney to the near post, clearance made by Mark Marshall.
    • 12:04 Ryan Lowe takes a shot. Liam O'Brien makes a save.
    • 11:32 Foul by Mark Marshall on David Worrall, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Steven Schumacher.
    • 8:48 Substitution Kyle Bennett joins the action as a substitute, replacing Phil Picken.
    • 6:34 The referee blows for offside against Ryan Lowe. Joe Devera restarts play with the free kick.
    • 4:48 Inswinging corner taken by Mark Marshall from the right by-line, Daniel Leach produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.
    • 4:25 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Mark Marshall from the right by-line.
    • 4:09 The ball is crossed by Mark Marshall, Ben Futcher manages to make a clearance.
    • 3:38 Mark Marshall takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.
    • 3:05 Unfair challenge on Tommy Fraser by Mike Jones results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Byrne.
    • 1:44 Ryan Lowe fouled by Daniel Leach, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Schumacher delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.
    • 1:25 Free kick awarded for a foul by Izale McLeod on Ben Futcher. Cameron Belford takes the direct free kick.
    • 0:00 The referee starts the match.

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