Date: 18th October 2009 at 6:06pm
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Aldershot Town lost a home game for the first time since April as two goals in two minutes gave Bury victory, after the Shots had twice taken the lead in Jason Dodd’s first game in charge.

Only one change was made to the side that beat Morecambe last time out, as Kirk Hudson was out with flu, so Dean Parrett came into the midfield.

Aldershot started off brightly and had the lead on 9 minutes when Dave Winfield turned home Donnelly’s cross from close range.

The lead should have been doubled when loanee Antonio German failed to convert from close range.

On 28 minutes Marvin Morgan was fouled by Bury keeper Wayne Brown, although it seemed very harsh, the referee pointed to the spot. Unfortunatley Morgan’s penalty was weak and easilly saved by Brown.

This seemed to give the visitors a boost and they were back in the game six minutes before the break. The Shakers were awarded a free kick twenty yards out, which Brian Barry-Murphy scored, via a deflection past Ruiz at the near post.

Ruiz was suffering with a leg injury and was replaced by Clark Masters at the break.

Aldershot made a sloppy start to the second half, but took the lead on 71 minutes. Morgan broke down the right and fed the ball to Parrett who put it on a plate for Louis Soares who fired home.

However, the lead only lasted three minutes. Aldershot failed to clear before the ball came in from the byline and was fired in by Stephan Dawson to put the Shakers on level terms again.

Two minutes later Bury had the lead for the first time in the game when Efe Sodje powered a free header into the far corner.

It was a blow that Aldershot never recovered from and the post-Waddock era began with defeat.