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Bury Town 1 Romford 1: Boro bag point in Bury

PUBLISHED: 17:49 12 August 2017 | UPDATED: 17:49 12 August 2017

Romford players celebrate Jonathan Nzenga's goal at Bury Town (pic Steve Gardener)

Romford players celebrate Jonathan Nzenga's goal at Bury Town (pic Steve Gardener)

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Romford earned a share of the Bostik North spoils at Ram Meadow on the first day of the new season.

Paul Martin’s men had shocked the Suffolk club in the corresponding fixture last season, earning a 2-1 win when Bury were flying high in the table thanks to goals from Chinedu McKenzie and Will Green.

And they threatened to spoil the opening-day party as Jonathan Nzenga broke the deadlock with 18 minutes remaining.

But Bury got themselves back on terms on 81 minutes through Cemal Ramadan and honours finished even.

Boro had experienced mixed fortunes during their busy pre-season campaign, winning five matches, losing five and drawing against Catholic United.

And they saw the hosts awarded a penalty on 28 minutes, but returning goalkeeper Michael Gooch – back in the side in place of Bowers-bound Callum Chafer, who was no stranger to saving penalties himself – guessed correctly and dived to his left to keep out Darren Mills’ spot-kick.

Nzenga found the net for Boro with a great volley as the match entered the final quarter, but Ramadan found a way past Gooch to level.

Boro return to action on Wednesday when they welcome Heybridge Swifts to Ship Lane.

Romford: Gooch, Allen, Atkinson, Cossington, Vickers, Dicks (Adebayo 88), Akande, Olukoga, Taylor, N Reynolds (Giwa 61), Nzenga. Unused subs: Clarke, Modeste, S Reynolds.

Attendance: 318.

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