Bury denied by late Pope show

Tom Pope scored in injury time to snatch Port Vale a 2-1 home win over Bury in the first round of the JPT Northern Section.

Last Updated: 03/09/13 at 22:45

Tom Pope: Netted a late winner

Tom Pope: Netted a late winner

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Striker Pope steered a clever left-footed finish over advancing goalkeeper Brian Jensen from 12 yards after the ball had spun into his path from Carl Dickinson's determined challenge.

It was cruel on Vale's League Two visitors who had been the better side and created most of the chances in a game which came to life in the second half.

A first-minute shot from Ben Williamson forced a decent save from Bury debutant Jensen, but there was little else to warm the crowd during a dull first half.

Bury began to get the upper hand at the start of the second period as Chris Neal did well to save two well-struck efforts from Jordan Sinnott.

The visitors took a deserved lead in the 71st minute after Temitope Obadeyi showed Vale right-back Richard Duffy a clean pair of heels.

Obadeyi's low cut-back from the left byline was sliced by Sinnott, but the ball flew straight to Chris Sedgwick who stooped to head home inside Neal's right-hand post from six yards.

Vale levelled in the 79th minute when substitute Chris Shuker's right-wing corner was headed in by Pope from five yards.

But it took three fantastic saves by Neal, all to deny Bury striker Shaun Harrad, before Pope settled it with just seconds remaining.

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