Bury Town take a point in a game of missed chances from the Blues
Bury Town picked up another point from a 0-0 result away from home. Bury had good chances to win this game throughout the game. the first chance came on 3 minutes Josh Mayhew getting on the end of corner from Joe Yaxley but Mayhews effort was cleared by the defence. On 6 minutes Noel Aitken whipped a cross in from the wing which saw Ollie Fenn power a header under the bar but for a great one handed save by VCD keeper Michael Gooch. VCD had a great chance to open the scoring on 26 minutes when Rashid Kamara put a trough ball in for Victor Zapata Caicedo to hit a low strike but Neil Oâ€™Sullivan made a good save. Bury had another good chance on 37 minutes, Ryan Jolland put a great cross in the box but Leon Otley-Gooch headed too high. Joe Yaxley tried his luck on 39 minutes after linking up well with Aitkens but Yaxleyâ€™s strike spun wide. A slick move from Bury on 43 minutes saw Aitken cross to Jolland on the edge of the box and Jolland playing a through pass to Mayhew on the penalty spot, Mayhew tried to steer his back heal inside the far post but went just wide.
Half Time: VCD Athletic 0 Bury Town 0
Bury continued to press and VCD continued to counter attack second half. Josh Mayhew played Ryan Jolland in on goal on 49 minutes but a solid defence kept Jolland out. On 51 minutes Ollie Fenn headed over from a corner as Bury again went close to taking the lead. A great save from Michael Gooch denied Mayhew on 56 minutes, with Mayhew clean through on goal Gooch made a stunning save to tip the ball over the bar. Noel Aitkens hit a low hard drive from distance on 57 minutes which went through a crown of players and went in inch wide of the far post. Luke Read played a beautiful lob over the defence to Jolland in the box but Jolland shot went high over the bar. Some great skill showed by Jolland on the wing on 64 minutes saw him turn his marker inside out and he was clear down the wing, put the perfect cross in for Mayhew on the spot but a poor header was cleared upfield. On 71 minutes a distinctive long throw from Darcy Death went to the towering Ollie Fenn but again hid header went high. Rashid Kamara almost hit Bury on the counter attack on 83 minutes working the ball into the box and hit thumping shot was blocked close to goal. lots of missed chances from both side saw this game end in a disappointing goalless draw.
Full Time: VCD Athletic 0 Bury Town 0