Bury’s play-off wait continues as Needham confirm top five finish

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BURY Town’s wait for a confirmed play-off place in the Ryman League Premier Division continues after they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Cray Wanderers.

Midfielder Lee Smith opened the scoring for the Ram Meadow outfit after 36 minutes, only for Lewis Perkins to level just 60 seconds later grab a share of the spoils and continue Bury’s nervy wait to guarantee a top five berth.

Bury now need a victory away to Tooting and Mitcham United on Saturday to confirm their play-off place.

Meanwhile, Needham Market grabbed their play-off place in Ryman League Division One North after a comfortable 2-0 win away to Chatham Town on Saturday.

Following a goalless first half, Lee McGlone broke the deadlock after 54 minutes before midfielder Angelo Harrop sealed victory deep into injury time with a second.

The Bloomfields outfit end their league campaign by hosting Brentwood Town on Saturday.