Bury's terrific FA Trophy victory
BURY Town pulled off a fine 3-0 victory away to Redbridge in their FA Trophy preliminary round replay last night.FA TROPHY PRELIMINARY ROUND REPLAYRedbridge 0 Bury Town 3AFTER a bright opening Lee Reed gave Bury the lead on six minutes with a great strike after Ian Cambridge had set him up on the edge of the area.
BURY Town pulled off a fine 3-0 victory away to Redbridge in their FA Trophy preliminary round replay last night.
FA TROPHY PRELIMINARY ROUND REPLAY
Redbridge 0 Bury Town 3
AFTER a bright opening Lee Reed gave Bury the lead on six minutes with a great strike after Ian Cambridge had set him up on the edge of the area.
Bury keeper Dean Greygoose prevented a Redbridge equaliser after 10 minutes with a great block at the feet of Hughie Ashman. Greygoose sustained a knee injury in making the save and had to be replaced by his son Sean.
Redbridge came more into the game and the Bury defence came under some pressure.
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The younger Greygoose was called upon to make a fine save as he also denied Ashman.
Redbridge started the second half on the offensive and it was largely one-way traffic towards the Bury goal. However, in a rare Bury attack Ian Cambridge got clear on the right and his pinpoint cross was headed home by Lee Reed after 72 minutes.
The Bury goal had a charmed life as Redbridge hit a post and had another effort cleared off the line.
Redbridge had further chances to reduce the arrears but the Bury defence held firm and in the final minute Bury broke away and after a fine move Gavin Johnson hooked home their third.
RIDGEONS LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION
Walsham-le-Willows 3 Leiston 2
THIS game was action-packed from start to finish.
Musgrove missed a good opportunity for Walsham in the opening minute with Brothers going close at the other end.
Walsham took the lead after 11 minutes when Leiston goalkeeper Rose pulled down Musgrove in the box and Gooderham put away the resulting penalty.
Leiston came more and more into the game with the strike partnership of Brothers and McGlone becoming more prominent.
Bugg made a brilliant double save to keep Walsham ahead and then Gooderham, under pressure, nearly put into his own net. Leiston equalised after 40 minutes when Saker went on a good run down the right and hit a cross-shot into the net.
Right of the start of the second half Brothers missed a great opportunity to put the visitors in front. At this stage Leiston were on top and it was no surprise when McGlone put Leiston ahead with a close-range header.
To their credit Walsham regrouped and a great cross from Garry Newman was turned home by Logan. Walsham were only playing one up front but it didn't seem to make a difference and they created several chances as the game drew to a close. With three minutes left a super cross by substitute Attwood found Gary Ross, who turned and shot home for a well-deserved winner.