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Sat 10 Feb 2024  ·  North
Bury Town Football Club
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C Ramadan (2'), O Canfer (46'), O Yun (67')
Heybridge Swifts
L Watson (24')
Bury Town make it five-in-a-row with win over Heybridge Swifts

Bury Town make it five-in-a-row with win over Heybridge Swifts

john alcock11 Feb - 06:39
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Bury Town move up to 3rd in the league after securing another win and make it thirteen games unbeaten.

Cemal Ramadan gave Bury Town a lightning start when he got to a long ball by beating his marker and going on to score after just two minutes to gives the Blues an early lead over visiting Heybridge Swifts.
Heybridge showed their resolve and pushed Bury hard for the remainder of the half. On 7 minutes Rob Bagnall sent a good ball into the Bury box but Max Maughn was there to head clear.
On 10 minutes Heybridge were on the attack with Lewis Watson putting a cross into the box but he put it too close to Charlie Beckwith who made the catch. Bury had a chance to shoot on 15 minutes when a superb pass and move from Ed Upson and Max Maughn found Cemal Ramadan on the edge of the box but his shot was blocked.
Kane Munday saw an opportunity to shoot from distance for Heybridge on 17 minutes but could only watch as the ball went just wide of the far post. Then on 24 minutes Lewis Watson netted the equaliser after some ineffective defending from Bury.
Heybridge continued to make the game difficult for Bury as they closed everything down quickly and looked to attack often. On 26 minutes a top class save from Charlie Beckwith from Jack Adlington-Pile’s shot to the top corner denied Heybridge a certain goal.
On 33 minutes Kieran Jones powered down the wing for Heybridge and was allowed to continue into the box but his shot was saved by Charlie Beckwith. On 42 minutes another Heybridge attack saw Jack Adlington-Pile put a good ball into the box for Lewis Watson but his soft header was easy for the keeper to collect.

Half Time: Bury Town 1 Heybridge Swifts 1

After the break Bury again made a lightning start with Ollie Canfer putting the Blues back in front in the first minute with a shot from inside the box.
Bury looked more attack minded second half which saw them create more going forward. On 50 minutes a good attack from Bury saw Cemal Ramadan send a ball out to Ed Upson who set up Oliver Yun to shoot but he sent his effort high over the bar.
Heybridge had a chance on 58 minutes when Lewis Watson put a shot just wide of the far post.
Cemal Ramadan went on a run forward on 59 minutes and put a great ball into the box for Oliver Yun but Yun miss judge the pace of the ball and the chance was gone.
On 65 minutes another superb save from Charlie Beckwith denied Lewis Watson his second goal. Then on 67 minutes a moment of magic from Oliver Yun increased the lead for Bury when he picked up the ball, went on a run past the defender and delivered an exceptional strike from distance which flew into the back of the net.
Bury had given themselves some breathing space as both sides were attacking well and going for the win but as the weather deteriorated it proved hard going as the rain fell.
Bury almost grabbed a fourth goal on 79 minutes when Ed Upson hit a shot on the half volley but an incredible save from Noah Phillips saw him tip the ball over the bar and out for a corner.
With no further goals Bury took another win at the final whistle and continue their amazing run which now equate to five wins in a row, thirteen games unbeaten and 3rd place in the league, simply stunning form from Cole Skuse's side.

Full Time: Bury Town 3 Heybridge Swifts 1
Bury Town Star Man : Ryan Horne
Match Rating : 3
Attendance : 693

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