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On This Day...14th January

14 January 2019

Bury have played a total of 23 games on 14th January, winning twelve, drawing six and losing the remaining five. Of those 23 games, the following stand out:

 

The First League Game

An 1899 Division One game at Gigg Lane against West Bromwich Albion. Approximately 6,000 supporters were on hand to see the game finish 1-1, with the Bury goal coming from Charlie Sagar.

 

Highest Scoring

The Shakers played Newcastle United in the FA Cup First Round at St James' Park in 1911. 33,044 supporters packed the Stadium to see the home side romp to a 6-1 victory with the only Bury goal coming from Bob Currie.

 

Highest Attendance

The game above attracted the highest crowed on this day, with the next highest at 27,000 supporters at Cardiff City's Ninian Park for a Division Two game in 1950. The Bluebirds also won the game 1-0.

 

Best Home Win and the Last game

The best home win and the last game on this day came in 2017 when Peterborough United visited Gigg Lane for a League One (tier 3) clash. Just 2,820 supporters were in attendance as the Shakers romped to a 5-1 victory, thanks to a remarkable four-goal haul from James Vaughan and a further strike from George Miller.

The Bury side that afternoon was as follows:

Rob Lainton, Greg Leigh, Cameron Burgess, Antony Kay, Tyler Moore (Neil Danns), Reece Brown, Jacob Mellis (Kelvin Etuhu), Scott Burgess, Tom Pope (George Miller), James Vaughan (Pictured above) and Hallam Hope.

The following were unused subs: Ben Williams, Jacob Bedeau, Callum Styles and Jack Mackreth


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