Heath force Town draw

Ryman League Division One NorthBury Town 1 Flackwell Heath 1WITH their visitors languishing in the lower reaches of the table, Bury were looking for a confidence-boosting win after two disappointing results recently and opened brightly.

Ryman League Division One North

Bury Town 1

Flackwell Heath 1

WITH their visitors languishing in the lower reaches of the table, Bury were looking for a confidence-boosting win after two disappointing results recently and opened brightly.


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But they were deflated when the powerful Donoghue escaped his markers and was allowed to climb unchallenged to head past Goody from 15 yards, giving Flackwell a surprise 22nd-minute lead.

A dreadful mistake by Hart in the away goal offered the industrious Parker a chance to get on terms with a long pot into an unprotected net but it was typical of Bury's current fortunes that the ball passed agonisingly inches wide of the mark. Just before the break Donoghue might have compounded Bury's woes, shooting past the far post with only Goody to beat.

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After the break, Cunningham proved a fiery customer on Bury's flank but neither Tatham nor Parker could get on the end of his searching cross.

Eventually, his sheer determination took him along the by-line to set up Bugg with the easiest of chances to level the scores with just 18 minutes left.

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