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Matchday Live: Bury v Cherries
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- Bury 2 (Hewitt, 14, Worrall, 78)) Cherries 2 (Grabban, 59, Pitman, 90)
- Cherries: James, Francis, Addison, Elphick, Daniels, McQuoid, MacDonald, Arter, Pugh, Tubbs, Grabban.
- Subs: O’Kane, McDermott, Fogden, Barnard, Cook, Pitman, Jalal (g/k).
- Shakers: Carson, Doherty, Ebanks-Landell, Hughes, Skarz, Worrall, Thompson, Sweeney, Soares, Hewitt, Hopper.
- Subs: John-Lewis, Carrington, C Jones, A Jones, Sodje, Belford (g/k).
FULL-TIME: Bury 2 Cherries 2. A game of high drama and probably a fair result. Thanks for joining in.
Pugh rattles the crossbar.
Pitman dispossess Ebanks-Landell before finishing with a curling left foot effort.
Sub: O'Kane on, Arter off 86 mins
Sub: McQuoid off, McDermott on 82 mins
David Worrall makes it 2-1 to Bury after 79 minutes. His shot was charged down by Shaun MacDonald before Worrall nipped in ahead of David James and converted the rebound.
RT @wtfcupdates: #Hot1028Sport #echolive @wtfcupdates game at @EveshamUnitedFC ABANDONED because of floodlight failure on 38 minutes!— @SupermarineFC 24 November 2012
Sub: Tubbs off, Pitman on 73 mins
Pitman looks like he's coming on soon
Tubbs's shot is blocked by a defender at the near post, Cherries dominating second half.
Arter misses a good chance after delaying before Addison's header is cleared off the line.
Arter fed Daniels and his cross was turned in by Grabban. Justice for ridiculous penalty decision.
Refs never change there mind?? They just have at #buryfc !! Pen given to #AFCB for handball then after consulting linesman, ref gives corner— @BCjourno 24 November 2012
Knew arter would get a yellow for arguing. When will he learn????? #afcb— @pmitch49 24 November 2012
Arter out of FA Cup trip to Carlisle.
Harry Arter booked for dissent.
Blimey, he's changed his mind!!!!!!
Ref now consulting linesman
Penalty to Cherries
Bit of pressure from Cherries but Bury defend well.
Grabban shot saved low down by Carson.
My dear bretheren just remember we are here to bury Bury Amen #afcb Let us not lose faith. St Matthew of Tubbs pray for us.— @Snootsworth 24 November 2012
RT @buryfchannah: HT #buryfc 1 #afcb 0 - The Shakers are playing with confidence and grit - it's been all about Bury so far!— @Accio14Anna 24 November 2012
#afcb sucked into Bury's game so far. Shakers better at it.— @talkinghawes 24 November 2012
Ringwood v Laverstock could have a double-page spread in Monday's Echo at this rate! Only game on.
Second half underway at Gigg Lane, no changes.
RT @wtfcupdates: #echolive #Hot1028Sport floodlight failure on 38 mins— @PooleTownFC 24 November 2012
#echolive Match abandoned at half time.— @Bashleyfc 24 November 2012
HT. Ringwood Town 0 Laverstock & Ford 1. #echolive— @Bmthpoppiesfc 24 November 2012
@Nikkiw1509 @Eloiseee_Gullis @sfe_afcb way too many punts to the corner hoping for magic to happen - very poor indeed #afcb— @grocklefree 24 November 2012
@grocklefree @Eloiseee_Gullis @sfe_afcb so time for a traditional EH half time talk then better sort it out before I head to Carlisle #afcb— @Nikkiw1509 24 November 2012
#afcb looks like we need to change things round a bit. Chicken time— @Whiteldm 24 November 2012
Halt-time: Bury 1 Cherries 0. Bury had better of it and could have been further ahead.
One minute of added time, Howe needs to weave his magic at the break.
#afcb hanging on here a,bit need eddie to work his magic at half time— @dlambert40 24 November 2012
Come on #afcb !!— @MissSchelze 24 November 2012
Have to say so far today we are rubbish. Can only get better #afcb— @siggyboy 24 November 2012
Wessex Rocare ladies finish a 3-0 win taking the 3rd set 25-19! #comeonwessex @Hot1028Sport #echolive— @WessexVolley 24 November 2012
Brett Pitman warming up
#echolive 30 minutes gone. Still 0-0— @Bashleyfc 24 November 2012
#echolive #Hot1028Sport Looks like after the Lord Mayor's Show for @wtfcupdates 3-0 down at @EveshamUnitedFC on half hour— @wtfcupdates 24 November 2012
Doherty hits the post with a firm header, a close call for Cherries from another probing corner.
Come on bournemouth #afcb— @JonnyHolgate 24 November 2012
Stupid Reff, was not a yellow for Addison #afcb— @RafiGalkoff 24 November 2012
RT @Nikkiw1509: #Afcb RT @JordanLeatham: C'mon @afcbournemouth let's keep this running streak going!!! #thecherries @shaunmac20 xxx— @VikkiMinxymoo 24 November 2012
Doherty fires over the bar from another corner.
Addison booked for a foul on Hopper. Free-kick to Shakers...great save from James to deny Sweeney
Good break by Cherries but Grabban was closed down and then Pugh fired into a crowd of bodies.
McQuoid penalty appeal waved away after challenge from Ebanks-Landell.
need to start games better #afcb— @AshleyAfcb 24 November 2012
Another poor call by officials, corner to Bury, Sweeney fires over from edge of box.
Corner to Cherries, Daniels takes and Addison is penalised for a foul.
Grabban gone to right wing with McQuoid going up front with Tubbs.
Wessex Rocare ladies goes 2-0 up with a strong 2nd set performance 25-19! #comeonwessex @Hot1028Sport #echolive— @WessexVolley 24 November 2012
Arter lost possession on halfway line but MacDonald bailed him out by winning it back.
no fear under ediie we are a second half team and the odds of us winning now drop so i will be richer #afcb— @mattjwlowe 24 November 2012
Oops, too used to us scoring. Bury 1-0 Bournemouth #afcb— @PedroPaddy 24 November 2012
Well that was a rubbish minute @paulww2302 threw his lager everywhere and #afcb concede #pfft— @Nikkiw1509 24 November 2012
One local is being particularly vocal towards Marc Pugh.
Oh no. Losing already :-C Come on #afcb— @PeterBell19 24 November 2012
Keep the faith #afcb ⚽— @AmySpreadbury 24 November 2012
Hewitt arrived to meet a Matt Doherty cross after Bury had fashioned an opening down the right.
Bury take the lead through Troy Hewitt after 14 minutes.
Decent following from Dorset, between 250 and 350.
Grabban shot blocked following good work by Francis but corner wasted.
Pugh's cross gathered by Trevor Carson.
Headed clear by Addison.
Sarcastic cheers as ref gives Bury a corner.
Worrall shot deflected for corner but referee Carl Boyeson gives Cherries a goal kick.
Just been for a walk with the dog in the pouring rain,when I should b at the game #afcb #bury— @rich007owen 24 November 2012
Come on you reds! #afcb— @mitchAFCB 24 November 2012
@afcbournemouth Feeling confident we can maintain our unbeaten Howe run today...3 points please #afcb— @rubyscat 24 November 2012
Bury boy Marc Pugh gets a few boos from the locals when he passes the ball.
“@afcbournemouth: The Cherries faithful in good voice already. #bury #afcb http://t.co/3kjmjHPf” @Ad_J_Young too many fans, not enough seats— @Simonrows 24 November 2012
Well defended by Ebanks-Landell.
Cherries force the first corner.
And we're off
Teams have just taken to the pitch.
Wessex Rocare ladies dominate the first set 25-15! 1-0 Wessex #comeonwessex @Hot1028Sport #echolive— @WessexVolley 24 November 2012
The home of northern football #afcb http://t.co/99MLTfyW— @grocklefree 24 November 2012
Jayden Stockley and Aristide Baselle start for Woking and Lincoln City respectively in the FA Trophy First Round this afternoon. #afcb— @afcbournemouth 24 November 2012
Loan update: Both Thomas and Wakefield make the bench today at their respective clubs. @MarkMolesley20 starts for Plymouth Argyle. #afcb— @afcbournemouth 24 November 2012
It's cold #afcb (@ Gigg Lane for Bury Shakers vs AFC Bournemouth Cherries) http://t.co/ZJtTa9bC— @aliceafcb 24 November 2012
2:47pm Sat 24 Nov 12
Pleased to see Tubbs starting
Come on you reds
SHAKERS DANGERMAN – TOM SOARES
Released by Premier League Stoke City in the summer, Soares joined Bury on non-contract terms earlier this month and is playing for nothing.
He began his career at Crystal Palace and made more than 100 appearances for the Eagles, including 22 in the Premier League in 2004-05.
The 26-year-old won four under-21 caps for England and remained at Selhust Park until the summer of 2008 when newly-promoted Stoke paid £1.25m for him.
However, his switch to the Britannia Stadium did not go as planned and, in a frustrating four-year spell with the Potters, he played just 12 times and was sent out on loan Charlton, Sheffield Wednesday and Hibernian.
The winger made his Bury debut in last Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at Colchester and starred during the midweek win at Scunthorpe.
It's chilly but dry at Gigg Lane. Former Cherries ace John 'Willo' Williams is, however, still wearing shorts... and pink gloves.
Barnard drops to the bench where he is joined by new loan signing Brett Pitman.
Cherries make one change to their starting line-up with Matt Tubbs coming in for Lee Barnard.
MAN IN THE MIDDLE – CARL BOYESON
Learned his trade in the Hull Sunday League and UniBond League after taking up the whistle at 22 and has been on the National List of referees since 2002. He is a central heating technician who enjoys a round of golf and watching most sports.
CURRENT FORM (past eight league games)
Cherries (first in current form table, 11th in overall table) W W D W W W W D
Bury (seventh in current form, 22nd in overall table) D L W D W W L W
#echolive Bashley subs. Knight. Finlay. Strickland. Hill. Foster.— @Bashleyfc 24 November 2012
#echolive Team news. Kearn. Wheeler. Oliver. Stephenson. Middleton. Richardson. Casey. Gradwell. Stokoe. Gamble. Jenkinson.— @Bashleyfc 24 November 2012
#Hot1028Sport #echolive Cuss keeping faith with @wtfcupdates starting XI which beat @PooleTownFC in midweek for game at @EveshamUnitedFC— @wtfcupdates 24 November 2012
#echolive Match referee took his time but Redditch v Bashley will go ahead.— @Bashleyfc 24 November 2012
RT @Bmthpoppiesfc: For football followers out there. ALL Dorset Premier League games have also been postponed today. #echolive— @steve_fall 24 November 2012
RT @Bmthpoppiesfc: Bournemouth v Fareham Town today is OFF. Waterlogged pitch. #echolive— @steve_fall 24 November 2012
Wessex Rocare ladies 16-9 up at the second technical time out in the 1st set! #comeonwessex @Hot1028Sport #echolive— @WessexVolley 24 November 2012
HAVEN’T WE MET BEFORE?
Bury won 5-1 in the first league fixture between the teams in August 1958 before Cherries had to wait more than 42 years to put five past the Shakers at Gigg Lane – on James Hayter Day in October 2000.
Hayter added to Claus Jorgensen’s opener to make it 2-0 to Sean O’Driscoll’s side as Warren Cummings made his debut for the club following a loan move from Chelsea.
Although Steve Redmond pulled one back for the Shakers, Hayter then netted a second-half hat-trick to take to four his personal tally in the game. Andy Preece completed the scoring as Cherries ran out 5-2 victors.
Despite trying to put a spoke through Cherries’ chances of winning promotion by doing the double over them in 2002-03, Bury went on to lose the play-off semi-final against O’Driscoll’s men.
MANAGERS MUSINGS – EDDIE HOWE AND KEVIN BLACKWELL
Cherries boss Howe told the Daily Echo: “It would be wrong to look at the league table in this instance to gauge how hard this game is going to be because they have done extremely well recently.
“They have beaten some good teams and all the reports we have had have on them have been very positive.
“They have brought in some good loan players who have made a difference and have really improved their team and squad. Having been to Bury many times as both manager and player, I know it is a difficult place to go.
“When you put everything in the mix, it is going to be a tough examination for us and another good indicator to see how far we have come.
“Kevin Blackwell has done a great job in a short space of time. We have watched them so we know their strengths. We will prepare our players and make sure they are fully focused.”
Blackwell told the Bury official website: “It was a very good performance at Scunthorpe on Tuesday and it is nice to get a lot of praise from the pundits about how we played and what people were seeing. Now, we just have to keep it going. Hopefully, it is the start of something good.
“It is fifth versus first in the form table. We need to be hitting championship-winning form to get out of this and both sides are in that at the moment. We need to stay in there a little bit longer to give us a platform to move away and keep away from the bottom of the table.
“I think we can beat anybody, that’s what I want to do. We are 14 points off the play-offs and are only still in the bottom four on goal difference.”
Cherries: James, Francis, Addison, Elphick, Daniels, McQuoid, MacDonald, Arter, Pugh, Tubbs, Grabban.
Subs: O’Kane, McDermott, Fogden, Barnard, Cook, Pitman, Jalal (g/k).
Shakers: Carson, Doherty, Ebanks-Landell, Hughes, Skarz, Worrall, Thompson, Sweeney, Soares, Hewitt, Hopper.
Subs: John-Lewis, Carrington, C Jones, A Jones, Sodje, Belford (g/k).
Referee: Carl Boyeson (Hull).