Rotherham 1-2 Bradford

06 March 2010 06:49
James Hanson snatched a dramatic winner in the fifth minute of injury-time to hand Bradford a win which leaves United four points away from the top three.After a quiet first half, Michael Flynn put Bradford ahead on the hour mark when he finished off a flowing move. [LNB]Rotherham equalised in the second minute of injury-time when Adam Le Fondre converted a penalty after handball by Steve Williams. [LNB]City were not to be denied and Hanson headed in Simon Ramsden's corner. [LNB][LNB]Rotherham manager Ronnie Moore told BBC Radio Sheffield: "We got out of jail with the penalty, got back to 1-1 and then got done with the last kick of the game.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "You've got to be professional. There's no way someone should be getting a free header in the box for the last kick of the game. [LNB]"You shouldn't be a player if you can't take criticism. If you're too soft to take it then you shouldn't be in the job." [LNB]Bradford City boss Peter Taylor told BBC Radio Leeds:[LNB]"I think over the 90 minutes I was very pleased with the way we played and it would have been very hard if we'd only come away with a draw.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "We created some great chances and could have scored more goals, while at the back we were very solid and defended very well as a whole team. The back four looks a lot better [LNB]"James Hanson scored a great goal to win the game and I think we deserved that because we did very well." [LNB][LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 6 March 2010[LNB] League Two[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Rotherham 1-2 Bradford FT (HT 0-0) Le Fondre (pen) 90+2 Flynn 60 Hanson 90+5 Rotherham 01 Warrington 06 Fenton yellow card 14 Lynch 19 Gunning (Green 71) 25 Mills 04 Harrison 10 Law (Marshall 65) 15 Ellison 23 Walker 09 Pope yellow card (Taylor 80) 39 Le Fondre Substitutes 30 Annerson, 03 Green, 12 Joseph, 07 Cummins, 17 Roberts, 21 Marshall, 20 Taylor Bradford 40 Glennon 02 Ramsden 03 O'Brien 06 Clarke 12 Williams 28 Threlfall 04 Flynn 08 Bullock 33 Bolder 09 Evans 17 Hanson Substitutes 13 McLaughlan, 16 Bateson, 32 Oliver, 07 Daley, 25 O'Leary, 14 Boulding, 29 McCammon Ref: HainesAtt: 4,185 ROTHERHAM BRADFORD Possession Rotherham 55% Bradford 45% Attempts on target Rotherham 5 Bradford 5 Attempts off target Rotherham 6 Bradford 6 Corners Rotherham 6 Bradford 10 Fouls Rotherham 12 Bradford 8 Final Result Full Time 90:00+5:43 The final whistle is blown by the referee. 90:00+4:12 GOAL - James Hanson:Rotherham 1 - 2 Bradford James Hanson grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Rotherham 1-2 Bradford. 90:00+2:48 Corner from left by-line taken by Simon Ramsden. 90:00+1:27 GOAL - Adam Le Fondre:Rotherham 1 - 1 Bradford Penalty taken right-footed by Adam Le Fondre and scored. Rotherham 1-1 Bradford. 90:00+0:27 Pablo Mills produces a cross. The referee penalises Steve Williams for handball. 88:00 Pablo Mills crosses the ball. 86:30 A cross is delivered by Marcus Marshall, Danny Harrison produces a right-footed shot from close range that goes over the bar. 86:01 Michael Flynn takes a shot. Pablo Mills gets a block in. 83:43 Adam Bolder gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcus Marshall. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Joshua Walker, save by Matthew Glennon. 82:56 Unfair challenge on Luke O'Brien by Pablo Mills results in a free kick. Robbie Threlfall takes the free kick. 82:15 Jamie Green challenges James Hanson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Simon Ramsden takes the direct free kick. 81:07 The ball is sent over by Luke O'Brien, save by Andy Warrington. 79:51 The ball is crossed by Luke O'Brien, Andy Warrington makes a save. 79:01 Substitution Ryan Taylor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Tom Pope. 75:34 A cross is delivered by Mark Lynch, Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Robbie Threlfall gets a block in. The ball is delivered by Joshua Walker, Marcus Marshall takes a shot. Save by Matthew Glennon. Marcus Marshall produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar. Luke O'Brien takes a shot. Blocked by Nick Fenton. Inswinging corner taken by Simon Ramsden from the left by-line. 72:54 Effort from the edge of the area by Kevin Ellison goes wide of the right-hand post. 71:36 Michael Flynn takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robbie Threlfall, Nick Fenton gets a block in. Nick Fenton manages to make a clearance. 70:05 Matthew Glennon restarts play with the free kick. 70:05 Substitution Jamie Green is brought on as a substitute for Gavin Gunning. 70:05 Unfair challenge on Steve Williams by Adam Le Fondre results in a free kick. 68:37 Unfair challenge on James Hanson by Pablo Mills results in a free kick. Simon Ramsden takes the free kick. 65:39 James Hanson is caught offside. Andy Warrington restarts play with the free kick. 65:03 The ball is crossed by Simon Ramsden, clearance made by Pablo Mills. 64:05 Substitution Marcus Marshall is brought on as a substitute for Nicky Law. 63:22 The referee blows for offside against Kevin Ellison. Free kick taken by Matthew Glennon. 59:48 Booking Booking for Tom Pope. 59:46 Assist on the goal came from Gareth Evans. 59:46 GOAL - Michael Flynn:Rotherham 0 - 1 Bradford Goal scored by Michael Flynn from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Rotherham 0-1 Bradford. 59:43 A cross is delivered by Gareth Evans, 58:42 Robbie Threlfall crosses the ball, Pablo Mills manages to make a clearance. 57:50 Luke O'Brien takes a shot. Pablo Mills gets a block in. 56:08 The referee blows for offside against Tom Pope. Matthew Glennon takes the direct free kick. 54:44 Michael Flynn takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand upright. 53:43 The ball is delivered by Simon Ramsden, clearance made by Nick Fenton. 51:49 James Hanson takes a shot. Blocked by Nick Fenton. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Simon Ramsden from the left by-line, Nick Fenton manages to make a clearance. 51:24 Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Blocked by Steve Williams. 49:29 The official flags Michael Flynn offside. Andy Warrington takes the indirect free kick. 48:38 The referee blows for offside against Tom Pope. Direct free kick taken by Steve Williams. 47:47 Foul by James Hanson on Nick Fenton, free kick awarded. Nick Fenton takes the direct free kick. 46:53 The assistant referee flags for offside against Gareth Evans. Free kick taken by Nick Fenton. 46:29 The ball is swung over by Robbie Threlfall, save by Andy Warrington. 45:22 Corner taken right-footed by Simon Ramsden from the left by-line, clearance made by Tom Pope. 45:01 The referee blows his whistle to start the second half. Half Time 45:00+1:09 It is the end of the first-half. 45:00+0:49 Simon Ramsden challenges Tom Pope unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joshua Walker restarts play with the free kick. 45:00+0:42 Adam Bolder crosses the ball, Nick Fenton gets a block in. 43:09 Corner taken by Lee Bullock from the left by-line, clearance by Nick Fenton. Inswinging corner taken by Robbie Threlfall, clearance made by Danny Harrison. 41:51 Kevin Ellison fouled by Gareth Evans, the ref awards a free kick. Andy Warrington restarts play with the free kick. 40:45 Simon Ramsden takes the direct free kick. 40:45 Booking Caution for Nick Fenton. 40:32 Michael Flynn fouled by Nick Fenton, the ref awards a free kick. 38:55 Kevin Ellison concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Bullock. Simon Ramsden takes the free kick. 38:08 Centre by Adam Bolder, clearance made by Pablo Mills. 34:44 Foul by Nick Fenton on Gareth Evans, free kick awarded. Simon Ramsden crosses the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the area by James Hanson misses to the left of the goal. 33:06 Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Law, clearance made by Matthew Clarke. 32:12 Effort from inside the area by Danny Harrison misses to the right of the target. 30:08 The ball is delivered by Lee Bullock, clearance by Mark Lynch. Corner taken by Robbie Threlfall from the right by-line, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pablo Mills by Steve Williams. Free kick taken by Andy Warrington. 29:45 Gavin Gunning sends in a cross, Matthew Glennon makes a save. 29:09 Kevin Ellison takes a shot. Matthew Clarke gets a block in. 27:33 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Law by Lee Bullock. Pablo Mills crosses the ball in from the free kick. 25:50 The ball is delivered by Mark Lynch, save made by Matthew Glennon. 24:58 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Nicky Law, clearance made by Steve Williams. 20:36 James Hanson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nick Fenton. The ball is crossed by Pablo Mills, Kevin Ellison takes a shot. The ball is sent over by Nicky Law, Nick Fenton takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken by Kevin Ellison from the right by-line. Matthew Glennon makes a save. Save made by Matthew Glennon. 19:22 Michael Flynn concedes a free kick for a foul on Pablo Mills. Direct free kick taken by Pablo Mills. 17:33 Free kick awarded for a foul by Pablo Mills on Gareth Evans. Simon Ramsden crosses the ball, Steve Williams takes a shot. Save by Andy Warrington. 17:02 The ball is sent over by Adam Le Fondre. 15:11 The ball is swung over by Gareth Evans, Pablo Mills makes a clearance. 14:29 Simon Ramsden fouled by Tom Pope, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Glennon. 14:11 The offside flag is raised against James Hanson. Pablo Mills takes the free kick. 13:25 Foul by Adam Le Fondre on Robbie Threlfall, free kick awarded. Matthew Glennon takes the direct free kick. 12:09 Luke O'Brien sends in a cross, Mark Lynch gets a block in. Adam Bolder crosses the ball, Effort on goal by James Hanson from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar. 11:10 A cross is delivered by Gavin Gunning, clearance made by Steve Williams. 10:41 Adam Le Fondre is caught offside. Matthew Clarke takes the indirect free kick. 9:58 The ball is swung over by Luke O'Brien, clearance by Nick Fenton. 8:24 Corner from the right by-line taken by Robbie Threlfall, Pablo Mills makes a clearance. 6:05 Nicky Law takes a shot. Corner taken right-footed by Nicky Law from the right by-line, Matthew Glennon makes a save. Matthew Clarke manages to make a clearance. 2:35 Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Ellison on Matthew Clarke. Matthew Glennon restarts play with the free kick. 1:27 Centre by Kevin Ellison, Steve Williams makes a clearance. 0:09 Danny Harrison concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Bolder. Matthew Glennon takes the free kick. 0:00 The referee gets the game underway. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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