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Foul by Aristote Nsiala on Kyel Reid, free kick awarded. James Meredith takes the free kick. The referee shows Aristote Nsiala a yellow card.
Kyel Reid is caught offside. Free kick taken by Paul Rachubka.
Foul by Aristote Nsiala on Kyel Reid, free kick awarded. Kyel Reid takes the free kick.
James Hanson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Murphy. Paul Rachubka takes the free kick.
Padraig Amond is brought on as a substitute for James Beattie.
Alan Connell grabs a headed goal from close range. Bradford 2-1 Accrington Stanley.Assist by Kyel Reid.
Foul by Peter Murphy on Alan Connell, free kick awarded. Gary Jones restarts play with the free kick.
Gary Jones takes a inswinging corner to the near post, James Hanson has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide right of the goal.
Will Atkinson goes off and Kyel Reid comes on.
Romuald Boco grabs a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bradford 1-1 Accrington Stanley.The assist for the goal came from Luke Joyce.
Romuald Boco fouled by Stephen Darby, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Joyce restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Thompson by Michael Liddle. Stephen Darby restarts play with the free kick. Michael Liddle goes into the referee's book.
Nahki Wells leaves the field to be replaced by Alan Connell.
Shot from just outside the area by Garry Thompson goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Winnard on Nahki Wells. Direct free kick taken by Tom Naylor. Dean Winnard is shown a red card.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Hanson on Michael Liddle. Direct free kick taken by Paul Rachubka.
Luke Joyce gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Hanson. Direct free kick taken by Rory McArdle. Luke Joyce is shown a yellow card.
The offside flag is raised against James Beattie. Matt Duke takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Romuald Boco. Matt Duke takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Luke Joyce, save by Matt Duke.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Luke Joyce, clearance made by Garry Thompson.
Luke Joyce takes a short corner. The referee penalises Matt Duke for handball. Matt Duke takes the free kick.
Craig Lindfield takes a shot. Matt Duke makes a save.
Tom Naylor concedes a free kick for a foul on James Beattie. James Beattie restarts play with the free kick.
Garry Thompson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.
Craig Lindfield delivers the ball, Romuald Boco has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the right of the goal.
The ball is crossed by James Meredith.
Inswinging corner taken by Luke Joyce from the left by-line, Peter Murphy takes a shot. Save made by Matt Duke.
Unfair challenge on Luke Joyce by Gary Jones results in a free kick. Luke Joyce restarts play with the free kick.
Lee Molyneux leaves the field to be replaced by Marcus Carver.
Nahki Wells joins the action as a substitute, replacing Zavon Hines.
Nathan Doyle produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
The referee penalises Aristote Nsiala for handball. James Meredith takes the direct free kick.
Peter Murphy fouled by James Hanson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Murphy.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Winnard on Zavon Hines. Direct free kick taken by Rory McArdle. Booking for Dean Winnard for unsporting behaviour.
The official flags Zavon Hines offside. Paul Rachubka restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Lee Molyneux on Stephen Darby, free kick awarded. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.
A fantastic goal is scored by Garry Thompson from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bradford 1-0 Accrington Stanley.Assist by James Hanson.
Aristote Nsiala gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Zavon Hines. Rory McArdle restarts play with the free kick.
Gary Jones takes the inswinging corner, Paul Rachubka makes a save.
Romuald Boco crosses the ball, Rory McArdle makes a clearance. Corner taken left-footed by Luke Joyce from the left by-line, save by Matt Duke.
Gary Jones takes a shot from a long way out which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Shot from outside the box by Nathan Doyle misses to the left of the goal.
Zavon Hines takes a shot. Save by Paul Rachubka.
Foul by Lee Molyneux on Stephen Darby, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Matt Duke.
James Beattie concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Doyle. Matt Duke takes the free kick.
Foul by Will Atkinson on Luke Joyce, free kick awarded. Peter Murphy takes the direct free kick.
Will Atkinson has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Foul by Craig Lindfield on James Meredith, free kick awarded. Matt Duke takes the direct free kick.
Reid all about it
Bradford winger Kyel Reid is expected to return to league action in the Boxing Day home game against Accrington.
Reid, who had been sidelined for two-and-a-half months with a serious groin injury before featuring in the Bantams' FA Cup replay defeat to League One promotion chasers Brentford, had been pencilled in for a squad place for Saturday's match at Wycombe, only to see the fixture called off due to a waterlogged pitch at Adams Park.
Striker Zavon Hines, who made his first start since mid-November against Brentford after recovering from an ankle injury, hopes to continue in the side but manager Phil Parkinson could restore Nahki Wells and James Hanson who had been rested against the Bees.
The fifth-placed Bantams are looking to extend their impressive run to just one defeat in eight league outings.
Accrington are facing a goalkeeping crisis ahead of the clash.
Regular number one Ian Dunbavin is ruled out for the season following shoulder surgery and on-loan replacement Paul Rachubka received a straight red card in the closing moments of Saturday's entertaining 1-1 draw with Plymouth.
Rachubka's dismissal for his part in an unseemly melee, which came shortly after he saved Luke Young's penalty, cleared the way for 18-year-old rookie Andrew Dawber to make his debut in stoppage time.
Given the quick turnaround in games, Dawber has every chance of earning a starting berth unless boss Leam Richardson can arrange an emergency loan deal for a keeper, similar to the one that brought Rachubka in from Leeds.
Speaking afterwards, Richardson did not rule out the possibility of appealing the decision.
"I've spoken to him (Rachubka) initially and I'll have to have a look at it on the DVD before I speak to the officials," he said.
Centre-back pairing Peter Murphy and Dean Winnard recovered from respective hip and head injuries to feature against Argyle and Richardson has no significant concerns among his outfield players.
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