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  • Date:07 May 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Coral Windows Stadium
  • Attendance:11,030
  • Speight - pen (22)
  • Miller (11) Miller (31) Donaldson (33)
    Shelley (44) Shelley (66)
Goal!

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86:35

Antoni Sarcevic on for Danny Shelley.

85:00

The ball is swung over by Luke O'Brien, Rhys Taylor makes a save.

83:48

A cross is delivered by Luke O'Brien.

82:25

Luke O'Brien crosses the ball, Lee Bell manages to make a clearance.

80:31

Corner taken right-footed by Lee Bell to the near post, Clayton Donaldson has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

78:32

David Syers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson. Free kick taken by Lee Bell.

77:59

Shot by Luke O'Brien from 20 yards. Rhys Taylor makes a save.

77:46

Lee Bell challenges Jake Speight unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jake Speight restarts play with the free kick.

73:40

Jake Speight challenges Byron Moore unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jake Speight is shown a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.

72:22

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Flett by Lee Bell. David Artell leaves the field to be replaced by Harry Davis. Lee Bullock takes the free kick.

70:21

Effort from outside the penalty box by Danny Shelley goes wide left of the goal.

68:23

A cross is delivered by Matt Tootle.

66:01

A cross is delivered by Matt Tootle, Danny Shelley scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bradford 1-5 Crewe.

65:27

Corner taken by Lee Bell played to the near post, Jonathan Worthington manages to make a clearance.

64:45

Ashley R Westwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Flett. Lee Bullock takes the direct free kick.

64:03

Danny Shelley fouled by David Syers, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Bell.

57:38

Effort from just outside the box by Dominic Rowe goes over the bar.

56:57

Shaun Miller is caught offside. Jon McLaughlin takes the indirect free kick.

56:21

Jake Speight challenges Adam Dugdale unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.

52:45

Shot from 12 yards by Byron Moore.

51:45

Ashley R Westwood challenges David Syers unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robbie Threlfall.

50:28

Danny Shelley takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Jon McLaughlin makes a save. Inswinging corner taken by Lee Bell, Adam Dugdale takes a shot. Save by Jon McLaughlin.

47:05

Clayton Donaldson concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Bullock. Jon McLaughlin restarts play with the free kick.

45:09

Danny Shelley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Hunt. Jon McLaughlin takes the direct free kick.

45:02 +0.02

Omar Daley has a drilled shot and went wide right of the net.

45:01

Luke O'Brien comes on in place of James Hanson. Alex Flett replaces Omar Daley.

44:03

Danny Shelley fires in a goal from long range high into the middle of the goal. Bradford 1-4 Crewe.

43:14

Clayton Donaldson takes a shot. Save by Jon McLaughlin.

41:42

Robbie Threlfall crosses the ball, Adam Dugdale makes a clearance.

38:21

The ball is sent over by Dominic Rowe, Omar Daley produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

37:43

The assistant referee flags for offside against Clayton Donaldson. Free kick taken by Jon McLaughlin.

35:49

The assistant referee signals for offside against Danny Shelley. Free kick taken by Jon McLaughlin.

33:29

Clayton Donaldson finds the net with a goal from the edge of the area low into the middle of the goal. Bradford 1-3 Crewe.

31:32

Shaun Miller finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bradford 1-2 Crewe.Assist on the goal came from Byron Moore.

30:57

Shot by Dominic Rowe. Rhys Taylor makes a save. Corner taken right-footed by Omar Daley, clearance by Lee Bell.

30:47

Lewis Hunt crosses the ball, clearance by David Artell.

29:17

Danny Shelley has an effort at goal. Jon McLaughlin makes a save. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Shelley, Header on goal by Mat Mitchel-King from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

25:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Lee Bullock. Direct free kick taken by Clayton Donaldson.

24:26

Jake Speight gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Dugdale. Rhys Taylor takes the free kick.

23:14

Matt Tootle delivers the ball, Luke Oliver makes a clearance. Danny Shelley has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

21:16

David Artell gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Jake Speight. Jake Speight scores a placed penalty. Bradford 1-1 Crewe.

20:12

The ball is swung over by Jake Speight, James Hanson takes a shot. Rhys Taylor makes a save. Corner from the right by-line taken by Robbie Threlfall, Matt Tootle makes a clearance.

17:19

Lewis Hunt delivers the ball, clearance by Mat Mitchel-King.

16:52

Omar Daley takes a shot. Save made by Rhys Taylor.

16:12

Inswinging corner taken by Robbie Threlfall from the right by-line, clearance by Adam Dugdale.

15:47

Effort from 20 yards by Jake Speight. Rhys Taylor makes a save.

14:01

Foul by Shaun Miller on Lee Bullock, free kick awarded. Jon McLaughlin takes the free kick.

13:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Syers by Lee Bell. Robbie Threlfall takes the direct free kick.

11:44

Shaun Miller grabs a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Bradford 0-1 Crewe.

10:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Jonathan Worthington. Clayton Donaldson shoots direct from the free kick.

9:19

Robbie Threlfall takes the outswinging corner, Matt Tootle makes a clearance.

7:44

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Danny Shelley, Effort on goal by Ashley R Westwood from 20 yards. Shaun Miller gets a block in.

7:00

Clayton Donaldson delivers the ball, Jon McLaughlin makes a comfortable save.

5:56

David Syers has an effort at goal. Comfortable save by Rhys Taylor.

0:30

The offside flag is raised against Clayton Donaldson. Jon McLaughlin restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Jackson turning to youth Bradford manager Peter Jackson could name three teenagers on his bench for the home game with Crewe. Jackson, who has no new injury or suspension problems, is keen to hand youth-team skipper Alex Flett, a midfielder, winger Dominic Rowe and striker Darren Stephenson a taste of first-team action. Rowe and Stephenson have both stepped off the bench already this season for Jackson's side, while Flett is hoping to make his first appearance. All three players are 18. Tommy Doherty will not be involved as he has had his contract terminated by mutual consent, but fellow midfielder Tom Adeyemi, on loan from Norwich, is hoping to return for the last game of the season after missing out in recent weeks due to a thigh injury. Midfielder Michael Flynn (hamstring) misses out again and on-loan winger Kevin Ellison has returned to parent club Rotherham. AJ Leitch-Smith could declare himself fit for when Crewe complete their campaign. The young striker has been struggling with a hamstring injury but has resumed training. "He has trained well and we will see how he feels ahead of the game," said Alex boss Dario Gradi. Danny Blanchett missed the home win over Stockport last weekend with a groin strain but the full-back could return to the squad. Mat-Mitchel-King deputised for Blanchett against the Hatters. Captain David Artell could come back into the reckoning after a hamstring injury, while Antoni Sarcevic, Ashley Westwood and Joel Grant are available for recalls. Oliver Turton made his debut towards the end of the Stockport game and the youngster could be involved once more.

Formation:442Manager: Peter Jackson

Bradford

Formation: 442Manager: Dario Gradi

Crewe

  • Jon McLaughlin
  • Lewis Hunt
  • Luke Oliver
  • Lee Bullock
  • Robbie Threlfall
  • Dominic Rowe
  • Jonathan Worthington
  • David Syers
  • Omar Daley
  • Jake Speight
  • James Hanson
  • SUBS
  • Lenny Pidgeley
  • Luke O'Brien
  • Scott Dobie
  • Leon Osborne
  • Chibuzor Chilaka
  • Louis Horne
  • Alex Flett

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Match Report

Bantams sign off in sorry style Bradford crashed to a 5-1 defeat against Crewe in what could be their last match at Valley Parade unless the club can do a deal to cut their #750,000 rental overheads. If not then a move to share with rugby league neighbours Bradford Bulls at Odsal Stadium could be on the cards. Both sides went into the final day clash with nothing to play for but pride, but it was the Bantams who signed off nursing their heaviest defeat of the season. Crewe went in front after 12 minutes when Shaun Miller intercepted a misplaced pass from David Syers and took the ball around keeper Jon McLaughlin before shooting into the empty net. Bradford equalised after 22 minutes when Jake Speight was brought down by David Artell and Speight himself scored from the spot. However, the match was settled when a superior Crewe side scored three goals in a 10-minute spell before half-time. Miller added his second after 33 minutes having taken a pass from Byron Moore before leading scorer Clayton Donaldson registered his 28th league goal of the season, beating McLaughlin with a shot from the edge of the penalty area. Danny Shelley then scored goal number four a minute before half-time when McLaughlin failed to hold his 25-yard shot. Shelley then completed the scoring in the 67th minute with a deflected shot in a crowded goalmouth after two previous efforts had been blocked.

Form Guide

    LLDLWD
  • Bradford
  • VS
  • Crewe
  • WLDWLW

Last Meetings

  • Crewe
  • 2 - 1
  • Bradford
  • 25/01/2011
  • Crewe
  • 0 - 1
  • Bradford
  • 08/05/2010
  • Bradford
  • 2 - 3
  • Crewe
  • 10/10/2009
  • Bradford
  • 4 - 1
  • Crewe
  • 05/05/1982
  • Crewe
  • 0 - 1
  • Bradford
  • 26/04/1982
  • Crewe
  • 1 - 0
  • Bradford
  • 07/03/1981

Top Scorers

Bradford

  • D Syers 8
  • J Hanson 6
  • T Adeyemi 5
  • O Daley 4
  • S Williams 3
  • G Evans 2
  • L Hunt 1
  • S Duff 1
  • L Oliver 1
  • J Speight 1
  • L Osborne 1

Crewe

  • C Donaldson 22
  • S Miller 17
  • B Moore 6
  • A Leitch-Smith 5
  • D Artell 4
  • J Grant 4
  • A Westwood 4
  • D Shelley 4
  • L Murphy 3
  • L Bell 1
  • P Ada 1
  • A Sarcevic 1

Goals

Bradford

    • Total goals 105
    • Goals per game 42
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 10 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Crewe

    • Total goals 145
    • Goals per game 82
  • 11 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 14 (For) 14 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 13 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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