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  • Date:26 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:14,423
  • Clarkson (12) Maynard (48)
Goal!

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90:58 +0.58

Centre by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, blocked by Ben Gordon. Corner taken left-footed by Martyn Woolford from the right by-line to the near post, Andy Hughes makes a clearance.

90:21 +0.21

Handball decision goes against Abdisalam Ibrahim. Louis Carey restarts play with the free kick.

88:29

Sam Togwell fouled by Marvin Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.

87:17

Joe Garner concedes a free kick for a foul on Martyn Woolford. Free kick taken by Liam Fontaine.

86:16

Martyn Woolford takes a shot. Comfortable save by Josh Lillis.

84:41

Andrew Keogh joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nicky Maynard. Shot on goal by Nicky Maynard from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

79:21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewin Nyatanga by Joe Garner. Liam Fontaine takes the free kick.

75:13

Unfair challenge on Abdisalam Ibrahim by Louis Carey results in a free kick. Josh Wright delivers the ball, Effort from deep inside the area by Ben Gordon misses to the right of the goal.

74:15

Jamal Campbell-Ryce crosses the ball, blocked by Ben Gordon. Martyn Woolford takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Ben Gordon.

73:51

Ben Gordon challenges Jamal Campbell-Ryce unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

71:39

The ball is sent over by Martyn Woolford, save made by Josh Lillis.

69:20

Kalifa Cisse challenges Bobby Grant unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Andrew Wright.

68:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicky Maynard on Ben Gordon. Free kick taken by Josh Wright.

67:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Damion Stewart on Joe Garner. Andrew Wright restarts play with the free kick.

65:42

Bobby Grant joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lee Miller. Shot from outside the area by Joe Garner misses to the left of the goal.

65:03

David Clarkson takes a shot. Comfortable save by Josh Lillis.

63:05

The referee blows for offside against Joe Garner. Liam Fontaine takes the indirect free kick.

62:42

Shot by Abdisalam Ibrahim from 20 yards. Save by David James.

61:12

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martyn Woolford by Sam Togwell. Lewin Nyatanga restarts play with the free kick.

59:53

The ball is swung over by Joe Garner, blocked by Lewin Nyatanga. Outswinging corner taken by Josh Wright from the right by-line, clearance by Damion Stewart.

58:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Liam Fontaine. Direct free kick taken by Josh Lillis.

58:05

Abdisalam Ibrahim comes on in place of Mark Duffy. Martyn Woolford delivers the ball, Andrew Wright gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by David Clarkson to the near post, clearance made by Michael Raynes.

56:57

Shot from deep inside the area by Nicky Maynard clears the bar.

55:27

The offside flag is raised against David Clarkson. Direct free kick taken by Josh Lillis.

54:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martyn Woolford on Ben Gordon. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Duffy from left wing, save made by David James.

52:39

Sam Togwell challenges David Clarkson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martyn Woolford delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, save by Josh Lillis.

51:32

Joe Garner produces a right-footed shot from a long way out which goes wide right of the goal.

48:46

Nicky Maynard gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-0 Scunthorpe.Martyn Woolford takes the inswinging corner, assist on the goal came from Martyn Woolford.

47:59 +2.59

Sam Togwell fouled by David Clarkson, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Raynes restarts play with the free kick.

47:21 +2.21

Shot by Martyn Woolford from 25 yards. Michael Nelson gets a block in.

46:26

Handball decision goes against Josh Wright. Lewin Nyatanga takes the direct free kick.

46:03 +1.03

Corner taken by Martyn Woolford, Michael Raynes manages to make a clearance.

44:26

Andy Hughes produces a cross.

43:02

Unfair challenge on Mark Duffy by Louis Carey results in a free kick. Ben Gordon takes the direct free kick.

41:41

Drilled right-footed shot by David Clarkson. Save made by Josh Lillis.

35:57

Unfair challenge on Louis Carey by Joe Garner results in a free kick. David James takes the free kick.

34:55

Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Hughes. Mark Duffy crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance made by Liam Fontaine.

34:36

Lee Miller delivers the ball.

30:29

Michael Nelson is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Nelson on Nicky Maynard. Louis Carey restarts play with the free kick.

30:00

Andrew Wright has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Blocked by Liam Fontaine.

29:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kalifa Cisse on Joe Garner. Free kick taken by Michael Raynes.

28:47

Andrew Wright produces a cross, save by David James.

26:05

Michael Raynes is brought on as a substitute for Paul Reid.

22:58

Kalifa Cisse concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Miller. Mark Duffy crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Liam Fontaine manages to make a clearance. Mark Duffy takes the inswinging corner, save by David James.

21:54

Mark Duffy concedes a free kick for a foul on Albert Adomah. Lewin Nyatanga takes the free kick.

20:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Fontaine by Lee Miller. Direct free kick taken by David James.

18:43

Nicky Maynard fouled by Sam Togwell, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Liam Fontaine.

17:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Hughes on Martyn Woolford. Direct free kick taken by Liam Fontaine.

15:55

Foul by Sam Togwell on David Clarkson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Louis Carey.

13:40

Damion Stewart replaces Steven Caulker.

12:28

David Clarkson finds the net with a goal from 35 yards. Bristol City 1-0 Scunthorpe.

8:04

Albert Adomah delivers the ball, Paul Reid makes a clearance. Corner from the right by-line taken by Martyn Woolford, Josh Lillis makes a save.

7:04

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Fontaine on Joe Garner. Mark Duffy crosses the ball, Michael Nelson takes a shot. Save made by David James.

5:12

Shot by Mark Duffy went harmlessly over the bar.

2:31

Albert Adomah challenges Mark Duffy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Reid.

1:15

The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by David James.

0:38

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Comfortable save by Josh Lillis.

Match Preview

Same again for Robins Bristol City have no new problems ahead of the visit of struggling Scunthorpe. Keith Millen admitted he had some players - including Nicky Maynard - suffering from a bit of stiffness but the Robins boss will pick from an unchanged squad. Maynard marked his first start of the season following a serious knee injury with a goal in the 3-1 victory at Watford in midweek. Two starts in a week might be asking too much of last season`s top goalscorer so he may drop back down to the bench. Andy Keogh and Brett Pitman would come into contention to replace Maynard. Jamal Campbell-Ryce and Lee Johnson are also available for recalls should Millen wish to make further changes. Martyn Woolford, who joined City from Scunthorpe during the January transfer window, will face his former club for the first time. Scunthorpe boss Ian Baraclough may be be forced to shuffle his pack. The Iron have taken seven points from their past three games and are in buoyant mood after coming from two goals down to beat Sheffield United 3-2 on Tuesday night. However, Baraclough made three substitutions during the second half and is keen to avoid fatigue ahead of the trip to Ashton Gate. He said: "Because of tiredness I might have to make one or two changes now, and everyone has to be bang at it and ready to go." The likes of Abdisalam Ibrahim and Eddie Nolan will come into contention but striker Chris Dagnall will be assessed as he bids to shake off a knee problem. Joe Murphy, Rob Jones, Niall Canavan, Michael O'Connor, Garry Thompson and Cliff Byrne could all remain sidelined due to injury.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 442Manager: Ian Baraclough

Scunthorpe

  • David James
  • Louis Carey
  • Steven Caulker
  • Liam Fontaine
  • Lewin Nyatanga
  • Albert Adomah
  • Marvin Elliott
  • Kalifa Cisse
  • Martyn Woolford
  • David Clarkson
  • Nicky Maynard
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Damion Stewart
  • Lee Johnson
  • Andrew Keogh
  • Ivan Sproule
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Brett Pitman

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Match Report

Robins complete perfect week Bristol City claimed their second win in a week as they triumphed over npower Championship strugglers Scunthorpe 2-0. Following an impressive 3-1 victory over Watford on Tuesday, goals from David Clarkson and Nicky Maynard sealed a deserved success for the Robins. In a tepid encounter, the hosts took the lead in the 13th minute when Clarkson's inswinging cross found the back of the net. Although City were able to control the tempo of the match, they failed to fashion many first-half chances. However, Maynard struck after the interval to wrap up the points after converting from Martyn Woolford's corner. Keith Millen's side moved 10 points clear of the npower Championship relegation zone, whilst Scunthorpe were left five points adrift of safety. Both City and the Iron were unchanged from midweek victories over Watford and Sheffield United respectively. After an opening in which neither side could impose their will on the clash, the hosts ended their goal drought at Ashton Gate in fortuitous circumstances. Clarkson's curling left-wing cross evaded everyone in the area before the ball went in off the far post for City's first home goal since New Year's Day. The hosts continued to push forward but, despite their dominance, they failed to fashion any meaningful opportunities, although the impressive Clarkson's ferocious 25-yard strike was magnificently beaten away by Scunthorpe keeper Josh Lillis. The Iron had taken seven points from their last available nine - including coming back from two goals down to beat Sheffield United on Tuesday - so their poor first-half showing was unlikely to have impressed manager Ian Baraclough. His mood was certainly not improved when Maynard doubled Bristol City's advantage four minutes after the interval. Former Scunthorpe midfielder Woolford's bobbling corner was guided home by Maynard for his second goal in as many games. The striker, making just his second start of the season since returning from a serious knee injury, was then put through on goal but after rounding Lillis, he could only fire over. Abdisalam Ibrahim had Scunthorpe's first on-target effort of the day from just outside the area but the strike was comfortably caught by City goalkeeper David James. Clarkson was denied by Lillis before Scunthorpe were, once again, almost undone by a Robins set-piece. Liam Fontaine's flick-on from Woolford's corner was hacked off the line by Ben Gordon. The Scunthorpe defender then spurned his side's best chance of the afternoon when his strike from 12 yards went inches wide of James' right-hand post. Kalifa Cisse brought the ball forward from midfield before finding Maynard on the edge of the area and he twisted and turned past Michael Raynes before firing over. It mattered little though as City had already sealed the three points.

Form Guide

    LLWLLW
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Scunthorpe
  • LLLWDW

Last Meetings

  • Scunthorpe
  • 0 - 2
  • Bristol City
  • 11/09/2010
  • Scunthorpe
  • 3 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 17/04/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Scunthorpe
  • 19/09/2009
  • Scunthorpe
  • 0 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 12/02/2008
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 1
  • Scunthorpe
  • 25/08/2007
  • Bristol City
  • 0 - 2
  • Scunthorpe
  • 19/12/1959

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • B Pitman 7
  • J Stead 6
  • M Elliott 5
  • D Clarkson 4
  • A Adomah 3
  • S Caulker 2
  • J McAllister 1
  • L Johnson 1
  • J Campbell-Ryce 1
  • A Keogh 1
  • D Stewart 1
  • N Maynard 1

Scunthorpe

  • C Dagnall 5
  • M O'Connor 3
  • C Byrne 2
  • D Mirfin 2
  • J Garner 2
  • G Thompson 1
  • R Jones 1
  • L Miller 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 88
    • Goals per game 39
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Scunthorpe

    • Total goals 80
    • Goals per game 31
  • 2 (For) 10 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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