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First relegation of the Football League season confirmed

This afternoon we saw the first relegation from the Football League.

League One side Bury lost to Northampton meaning that they’ll be playing making a return to League Two next season.

Oldham Athletic earned a positive result against Gillingham, which Shakers will be down regardless of what happens at Gigg Lane.

Northampton took the lead after just 6 minutes thanks to a goal from Ash Taylor.

Bury’s Peter Clarke equalised shortly afterwards to make it 1-1.

The Clobbers went back in front as Sam Hoskins found the bottom corner.

Around 15 minutes left to go, Danny Mayor picked up the ball on the edge of the box and lashed it past keeper O’Donnell to make it level again.

Ash Taylor put Northampton back in the lead to make it 3-2 towards injury time.

Bury’s two season stay in League One comes to an end.


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