LOWE AND BEHOLD, HE’S BACK!
cheap free-kicks and their discipline was rewarded five minutes from time when former Sunderland defender Nyron Nosworthy - otherwise immaculate - ploughed through Mirallas. The Belgian picked himself up, dusted himself down, and stroked a composed penalty into the bottom corner.
“It was a really tricky tie,” said Everton boss Roberto Martinez. “The FA Cup never brings easy games. It is an opportunity for any team to spring a surprise.
“But we anticipated every threat, we stopped them from having any chances. That’s down to concentration over 90 minutes and I was delighted with the performances.” BURY boss David Flitcroft believes the returning Ryan Lowe is rejuvenated following his loan spell at league rivals Crewe.
The 37-year-old scored twice in six appearances for the Alex and Flitcroft is adamant their decision not to extend his loan deal will ultimately be Bury’s gain.
He said:“He has come back in great nick having played six games for Crewe Alexandra, and he individually played really well during those games.”