October 16, 2012
Garner claims Cumbrians point
Joe Garner scored in injury time to snatch a point for Carlisle and deny Bury a first league win of the season as they drew 1-1 at Gigg Lane.
The Watford loanee slotted home after a penalty-box scramble to cancel out Zac Thompson's opener and give the visitors a barely-deserved point.
Bury had dominated the first half, Matt Doherty and Dominic Poleon both going close early on.
The Shakers eventually went in front nine minutes before the break, Poleon feeding fellow Leeds loanee Thompson, who rifled an inch-perfect finish into the bottom corner of the net.
Defender Mark Hughes then wasted a chance to double the lead, heading wide after he had stooped to meet Steven Schumacher's corner.
David Worrall flashed a dangerous effort over the bar, while Garner saw a shot deflected wide on one of Carlisle's few forays forward.
Tom Hopper had a chance to wrap up the win in the final minute but was denied by goalkeeper Mark Gillespie after breaking clear.
However, Garner broke Bury hearts, keeping a cool head when the ball broke to him late on to ensure the spoils were shared.
|1 Trevor Carson||20 Mark Gillespie|
|5 Adam Brian Lockwood||15 Mike Edwards|
|31 Matthew Doherty||6 Peter Murphy|
|17 Mark Hughes||3 Matty Robson|
|3 Joe Skarz||2 Frank Simek|
|8 Steven Schumacher||12 Paul Thirlwell|
|7 David Worrall||21 James Berrett|
|32 Zac Thompson||8 Liam Noble|
|10 Andy Bishop||24 Chris Chantler|
|28 Tom Hopper||22 Joe Garner|
|33 Dominic Poleon||27 Kallum Higginbotham|
|30 Cameron Belford||Adam Collin 1|
|16 Efetobore Sodje||Danny Livesey 5|
|6 Peter Sweeney||Alessio Bugno 31|
|9 Craig Jones||Andrew Welsh 7|
|13 Mark Carrington||Brad Potts 16|
|11 Marcus Marshall||David Symington 19|
|21 Andrai Jones||Mark Beck 17|
|Craig Jones for Dominic Poleon (86)||David Symington for Kallum Higginbotham (56)|
|Mark Beck for Liam Noble (72)|
|Andrew Welsh for Matty Robson (80)|
|Liam Noble (40)|
|Joe Garner (90)|
|· Squads: Bury | Carlisle United|