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Burton 2-1 Barrow

Burton goalscorer Shaun Harrad
Harrad's deflected shot gave Burton the lead early in the second half

Burton extended their lead at the top of the Blue Square Premier to 17 points as they saw off struggling Barrow.

Burton took the lead on 52 minutes when Shaun Harrad's shot from the edge of the area took a deflection which gave Barrow keeper Alan Martin no chance.

Seven minutes later Keith Gilroy's cross was headed in off the post by Jake Buxton to make it 2-0.

Barrow grabbed a lifeline with 20 minutes to go when Jason Walker curled in a sublime shot from outside the box.

Burton Albion: Poole, Austin, Buxton, James, Corbett, Goodfellow, McGrath, Simpson, Gilroy, Pearson (Morris 71), Harrad (Stride 87).
Subs not used: Deeney, Stride, Holmes, Morris, Yates

Goals: Harrad 52, Buxton 59

Barrow: Martin, Kerr, Jones, Holness, Logan, McGill, Boyd, Sharry, Brown (Thompson 78), Tait (Rogan 69), Walker.
Subs not used: Deasy, McNulty, Rogan, Thompson, Bayliss

Booked: Walker

Goals: Walker 70

Att: 1,939

Ref: Paul Tierney (England).

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see also
Burton 1-1 Altrincham
24 Jan 09 |  Non League
Barrow 1-0 Kidderminster
24 Jan 09 |  Non League

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