Shakers take a point from Blackpool
Bury FC youth team were back in league action on Saturday with a trip to Blackpool.
The game proved to be a very entertaining affair with chances in abundance. Either of the two sides could've come away with three points in tow.
In what was a game of two halves Bury totally controlled the first-half. The young Shakers created chances at will. A fit again Reagan Walker tested the Blackpool keeper in just the 1st minute in a one vs one scenario.
Next up was Scott Burges who tried his luck from the edge of the box only for the keeper to turn it away for a Bury corner.
Brayden Shaw should've done better from four yards out with a volleyed effort on 8 minutes. The tone of the half had been set.
Once again Regan Walker was set away which resulted in a one vs one with the Blackpool keeper but Walker could only watch on as his shot was saved and tipped out for a corner. The corner was whipped in into the crowded box with Marcus Poscha rising up through the bodies to put Bury one up.
Blackpool 0 – Bury 1
Soon after the opener Walker had another chance to add his name to score sheet but it seemed his injury lay off was beginning to rear its head again with the young Shaker struggling to finish the opportunity.
Scott Burgess came close bagging a second goal for the Shakers. Burgess skipped past the goalkeeper and looked to be through on goal, but a home defender was on hand to clear the ball off the line and away to safety.
Bury had no less than 5 clear cut chances before the break but their efforts were evaded by the home keeper.
The 2nd half was a totally different game. A mistake by Bury’s keeper allowed Blackpool to level in on the 46th minute.
Blackpool pinned Bury into their half and it was the back four of Potter, Cook, Poscha and Gibson who kept Bury in the game with the front players having very little impact in the 2nd half.
The young Shakers returned from the seaside with a solid point, but they could have been forgiven for being disappointed at not capitalising on a strong first-half performance and securing the win.