Date: 15th October 2017 at 10:33pm
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Stuart McCall isn’t prepared to dwell on the defeat at Bury on Saturday, which isn’t one he feels Bradford should see as a ‘disgrace’ either.

City made a great start when Charlie Wyke finished a Luke Hendrie cross as two Bury defenders failed to cut out his delivery.

However, Hendrie’s foul on Jermaine Beckford saw Bury awarded a penalty and Chris Maguire made no mistake before Beckford followed up when Michael Smith’s header came back off the crossbar.

After failing to force an equaliser City’s defeat was confirmed when Jay O’Shea wrapped up the Shakers’ 3-1 win.

Two minutes of madness proved most costly for City but McCall knows Bury are a good side so there’s no shame in the Bantams’ loss.

‘It’s no disgrace to get beat at Bury. They’ve got a lot of players back and will beat some good teams. We made a good start but the penalty changes everything. It was one of the most accidental penalties I’ve seen. It was just a coming together, they just collided. It was an unfortunate decision,’ McCall was quoted by the Yorkshire Post.

Adding: ‘Then we gave away a goal straight from kick-off so it was two minutes of madness. We were a bit sloppy in the first half.’

The boss went on to talk about how ‘many good opportunities’ came and went with one for captain Romain Vincelot, in particular, was one he would ‘expect him to bury.’

However, McCall was always convinced a goal would come but it wasn’t to be and City also had to be more clinical.

‘We were knocking on the door and were always susceptible at the back because they left two up front. But I thought there was a goal coming and we’d go on to win it. Unfortunately is wasn’t our day,’ he said. ‘If we were more clinical, we could have got something from it, but we can’t dwell on it too much.’

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