JOHN COLEMAN takes his Accrington Stanley to Gigg Lane to take on Bury in the first Lancashire derby of the season.
The game will see Bury forward Andy Mangan face up against the club he left in the summer for the first time, and we will be hoping he is in the same form as in the previous few matches.
If you hadn’t heard, Mangy missed a six yard sitter to cost Bury three poits and only earn a draw.
Bury have had an extremely dissapointing start to the new campaign, and sit just one place and one point above the bottom two. A win on the first day, away at MK Dons had hopes high at Gigg Lane, but after only two draws since, Promotion hopes have turned into the usual Bury hopes.
Hopes of avoiding relegation.
Bury Town Team News:
Bury have only one player missing going into the game, with goalkeeper Aaron Grundy sidelined due to a ankle injury.
Andy Mangan is hoping to have recovered fully from a hernia injury in time to face his former club, but is a doubt going into the game as Bury look for their first home win of the season.
Player to watch: Andy Mangan
IF he plays and that is a big IF, then all Stanley fans know that he is more than capable of bagging, or if he doesn’t bag he can get into the positions to bring other people into the game.
Accrington Stanley Team News:
Accrington are boosted by the return of striker Leighton McGivern from suspension, midfielder Jay Harris still has two matches remaining on his suspension though and so misses out.
Ian Craney goes straight into the Stanley squad for the trip after re-joining the club on-loan in midweek from League One outfit Swansea City.
Player to watch: Paul Mullin
Paul Mullin has already fired himself up to the dizzying heights of being one of the League’s top scorers and will be looking to add to his goal tally this afternoon and help Stanley on their way to a derby win.