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2017/18 English League One, Regular Season

Bury and fellow strugglers Plymouth play out goalless draw

Bury had to settle for a 0-0 draw at home to a Plymouth side also in Sky Bet League One's relegation zone.
The hosts dominated and hit the woodwork three times in the second half.
But Argyle hung on to halt a four-match losing streak and leave Bury seven without a win.
Striker Michael Smith had most of the hosts' chances, hooking an early Chris Humphrey cross over.
Josh Laurent twice tested Luke McCormick from distance while Argyle replied with Jamie Ness and Nadir Ciftci going close.
Smith then headed wide while team-mate Nathan Cameron turned Smith's shot straight at McCormick.
The second half began with Smith seeing a low shot saved and Chris Maguire nearly caught out McCormick from a tight angle, with the Argyle keeper tipping his free-kick onto the bar.
Bury brought on Bournemouth loanee Mihai Dobre and the Romanian winger crossed for Smith to sidefoot against the far post.
Dobre then fired straight at McCormick before cutting inside and seeing the Argyle captain turn his shot against the post.
McCormick then denied Dobre again at the death and Laurent's follow-up was blocked by Gary Miller.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Shrewsbury Town 18 +14 40
2 Wigan Athletic 18 +22 39
3 Scunthorpe United 19 +10 35
4 Charlton Athletic 17 +8 34
5 Bradford City 19 +6 33
6 Blackburn Rovers 17 +14 31
7 Peterborough United 18 +4 28
8 Oxford United 19 +7 26
9 Rotherham United 18 +6 26
10 Blackpool 18 +1 26
11 Portsmouth 19 0 26
12 Fleetwood Town 19 -1 26
13 Milton Keynes Dons 19 -6 24
14 Southend United 18 -7 24
15 Walsall 18 -2 22
16 Oldham Athletic 18 -6 22
17 Bristol Rovers 18 -7 21
18 Doncaster Rovers 19 -5 20
19 AFC Wimbledon 19 -6 20
20 Gillingham 19 -7 19
21 Northampton Town 19 -17 18
22 Rochdale 18 -6 17
23 Plymouth Argyle 19 -13 17
24 Bury 19 -9 16

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