Date: 27th January 2016 at 2:58pm
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Bury’s League 1 season continued with a draw against Crewe at Gigg Lane on Tuesday.

A chance to close the gap on the play-offs was taken, to a degree, with Bury collecting a point from a draw with Crewe but more than a nil-nil draw would have been hoped from the relegation threatened side. Bury are up to 12th and now six-points off the play-offs but it could, perhaps should, have been four with a win.



These were the other results.

Tuesday 26th January 2016
Blackpool 0-0 Sheff Utd
Bradford 0-1 Barnsley
Bury 0-0 Crewe
Doncaster 1-2 Port Vale
Fleetwood P-P Walsall
Peterborough 0-1 Burton
Shrewsbury 0-1 Oldham

It wasn’t a full schedule, with these rearranged games (Fleetwood v Walsall was called-off again), and not too many goals were scored either but looking at these results the stand out ones have to be the wins for Barnsley (1-0), Burton (1-0) and Oldham (1-0) over Bradford, Peterborough and Oldham respectively.

The fine run of form Barnsley have found of late saw them claim the bragging right, more importantly, the points from a one-nil win at Yorkshire rivals Bradford to move further away from the relegation zone and towards a seemingly unlikely (and still doubtful) play-off place! This is what the Bantams want but that took a blow.

Burton got the reaction they wanted to a defeat in the game before with an important one-nil win at promotion rivals Peterborough, who saw their own promotion bid take a knock.

Oldham, like Shrewsbury, are looking to merely stay in League 1 with those chances given a boost as far as the Latics are concerned with a one-nil win at Greenhous Meadow. The Shrews remain outside the bottom four, with Oldham still in it, but the chance to open some daylight was missed.

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