Bury manager David Flitcroft has highlighted the difference in quality between League One and Two ahead of his side’s visit to Bramall Lane against Sheffield United.
Losing one of the North West ‘family’ hurts despite potential promotion joy, says Bury boss Flitcroft
David Flitcroft insists that seeing Tranmere lose their league status after 94 years could lead to an unusual mixture of relegation despair and promotion delight when automatic promotion candidates Bury chase a spot in League One on Saturday.
Oldham, without a win in five, are expecting a tough game against promotion-chasing Chesterfield, who have won six of their last seven, including a thumping 6-0 win against Colchester United in midweek.
Bury’s players will contribute financially for the away trip to Portsmouth on Saturday in a bid to maintain their promotion push, according to manager David Flitcroft.
After equalling a club record six straight away wins, Bury welcome title chasing Shrewsbury to the JD Stadium for a game under the floodlights on Tuesday.
Bury manager David Flitcroft is heeding the advice of Manchester United legend Gary Neville to take the season “one game at a time” in search of promotion.
Bury are seven points behind second-placed Wycombe with a game in hand as they prepare to take on Cambridge and Morecambe over Easter.
With Bury now four points behind the top three in the automatic race, Flitcroft insists League Two’s in-form side must concentrate on their own performances as they welcome Southend United to the JD Stadium.
Although Adam El-Abd’s last minute winner sealed a comeback for 10-man Bury against Northampton, Flitcroft bemoaned the standard of the surface in a week when Shakers chairman Stewart Day reiterated their ambition for Championship football.
Bury kept their fifth clean sheet in six games away at York City midweek, a run that has coincided with them collecting 15 of a possible 18 points.
Bury recorded their fifth victory in six games thanks to Ryan Tafazolli’s own goal, a win that moves the club four points off automatic promotion.