Burton looking back nervously after Bishop’s winner for Scunthorpe

10 April 2016 21:30
Nigel Clough’s side suffered a blow to their promotion push after Neal Bishop scored the goal that gave Scunthorpe a 1-0 home winThe Brewers are wobbling if not reeling. Four games ago Burton Albion were six points clear of Wigan Athletic on top of League One. Now, after a 1-0 defeat by Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park, they are four behind. Not since September 2013 have they had a worse four-match haul than two points. Instead of cantering to a second promotion running they are looking anxiously over their shoulders at a galloping pack who thought they were competing only for the play-offs.Nigel Clough, their manager, called the first half “nice and solid, so we’re quite happy at half-time”. He was quite unhappy at the end. “You can dominate games for 90 minutes or whatever but one corner, if you don’t concentrate, you lose two balls as we did and concede. That’s what costs you the game.” The Iron centre-back David Mirfin won the heads-up and the midfielder Neal Bishop hooked the ball in on the hour. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian