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  • Date:24 Nov 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Memorial Stadium
  • Attendance:5,092
  • Branston (1) Eaves (32) Smith (61) Smith (61)
  • Wells (27)
    McHugh (54)
    Hanson (67)
Goal!

Live Commentary

101mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Connell by Guy Branston. Free kick crossed right-footed by Gary Jones, clearance made by Danny Woodards.

95mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Meredith by Wayne Brown. Nathan Doyle sent from the field by the ref for violent conduct. The referee shows Wayne Brown a red card. Gary Jones crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Guy Branston manages to make a clearance.

92mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Tom Eaves. Matt Duke takes the indirect free kick.

88mins

Seanan Clucas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Will Atkinson. Seanan Clucas booked. Gary Jones delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Guy Branston. Corner from right by-line taken by Gary Jones.

87mins

The ball is crossed by Ritchie Jones, clearance made by Guy Branston. Gary Jones takes the outswinging corner, Jim Paterson manages to make a clearance.

85mins

Nathan Doyle challenges Seanan Clucas unfairly and gives away a free kick. Derek Riordan shoots direct from the free kick.

84mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ritchie Jones on Derek Riordan. Free kick taken by Jim Paterson.

84mins

Joe Anyinsah concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Duke. Joe Anyinsah receives a caution. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.

82mins

Alan Connell replaces Nahki Wells.

81mins

James Hanson concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry Kenneth. Sam Walker takes the direct free kick.

80mins

The ball is swung over by Tom Eaves, Carl McHugh gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jim Paterson from the right by-line, James Hanson manages to make a clearance. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ritchie Jones by Seanan Clucas. Free kick taken by Matt Duke.

79mins

Booking for Carl McHugh for unsporting behaviour.

78mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Hanson by Seanan Clucas. Rory McArdle restarts play with the free kick.

77mins

Ritchie Jones joins the action as a substitute, replacing Garry Thompson.

74mins

The ball is sent over by Rory McArdle, clearance by Guy Branston. Corner taken by Gary Jones, Close range effort by Carl McHugh goes wide of the left-hand upright.

72mins

Joe Anyinsah challenges Carl McHugh unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.

70mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Guy Branston by James Hanson. Guy Branston restarts play with the free kick. The referee blows for offside against Tom Eaves. Free kick taken by Matt Duke.

68mins

The ball is crossed by Garry Thompson, James Hanson scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Bristol Rovers 3-3 Bradford.The assist for the goal came from Garry Thompson.

67mins

The ball is sent over by Stephen Darby, clearance made by Garry Kenneth.

66mins

The ball is crossed by Tom Eaves, clearance by Rory McArdle.

62mins

A goal is scored by Michael Smith from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol Rovers 3-2 Bradford.

61mins

James Hanson takes a shot. Save by Sam Walker.

60mins

Jim Paterson crosses the ball, save by Matt Duke.

55mins

The ball is crossed by James Meredith, Guy Branston manages to make a clearance. Nathan Doyle takes a shot. Blocked by Danny Woodards. Gary Jones takes the outswinging corner, Carl McHugh finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Bristol Rovers 2-2 Bradford.The assist for the goal came from Gary Jones.

53mins

Wayne Brown gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Jones. Wayne Brown is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed by Nathan Doyle, Sam Walker makes a save.

49mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Garry Kenneth on Garry Thompson. Gary Jones crosses the ball in from the free kick, Danny Woodards manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Gary Jones, James Hanson takes a shot. Save by Sam Walker. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary Jones from the right by-line, Tom Eaves manages to make a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Gary Jones from the right by-line, Guy Branston manages to make a clearance.

48mins

Nahki Wells takes a shot. Save by Sam Walker.

47mins

Garry Thompson delivers the ball, Sam Walker makes a save.

46mins

Garry Thompson crosses the ball, Seanan Clucas makes a clearance.

46mins

Garry Thompson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

44mins

Gary Jones concedes a free kick for a foul on Guy Branston. Garry Kenneth restarts play with the free kick.

43mins

A cross is delivered by James Meredith, Effort from deep inside the area by Garry Thompson clears the bar.

41mins

Nahki Wells produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

41mins

The ball is crossed by James Meredith, save by Sam Walker.

40mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Tom Eaves. Matt Duke takes the indirect free kick.

38mins

Garry Thompson takes a shot. Blocked by Guy Branston. Corner taken right-footed by Gary Jones from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Guy Branston. Corner taken right-footed by Gary Jones to the near post, clearance made by Jim Paterson.

35mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Anyinsah by Will Atkinson. Free kick crossed by Jim Paterson, Carl McHugh manages to make a clearance.

34mins

Corner taken by Jim Paterson, clearance made by James Hanson.

34mins

Shot by Joe Anyinsah from 18 yards. Blocked by Carl McHugh.

33mins

Tom Eaves fires in a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol Rovers 2-1 Bradford.

31mins

A cross is delivered by Garry Thompson, clearance by Garry Kenneth.

28mins

Nahki Wells finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Bristol Rovers 1-1 Bradford.The assist for the goal came from Will Atkinson.

27mins

Stephen Darby gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Eaves. Free kick taken by Garry Kenneth.

26mins

Seanan Clucas crosses the ball.

25mins

A cross is delivered by Joe Anyinsah, blocked by Rory McArdle. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jim Paterson from the right by-line, clearance by James Hanson.

25mins

Will Atkinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Woodards. Sam Walker restarts play with the free kick.

24mins

Corner taken by Gary Jones from the left by-line played to the near post, Jim Paterson makes a clearance.

22mins

Tom Eaves is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Matt Duke.

22mins

Foul by Carl McHugh on Tom Eaves, free kick awarded. Garry Kenneth restarts play with the free kick.

19mins

A cross is delivered by James Meredith, clearance by Guy Branston.

18mins

The ball is delivered by Nahki Wells, Effort on goal by James Hanson from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

18mins

A cross is delivered by Jim Paterson, clearance by Carl McHugh.

16mins

Jim Paterson delivers the ball, Tom Eaves takes a shot. Save by Matt Duke.

15mins

The ball is sent over by James Hanson, clearance by Jim Paterson.

14mins

Gary Jones takes a shot. Guy Branston gets a block in.

13mins

Shot by Nahki Wells. Garry Kenneth gets a block in.

12mins

The ball is sent over by Garry Thompson, Danny Woodards manages to make a clearance.

10mins

Effort from deep inside the area by Will Atkinson misses to the left of the goal.

9mins

Nahki Wells takes a shot. Blocked by Garry Kenneth. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary Jones from the left by-line, clearance by Tom Eaves.

6mins

The ball is crossed by Derek Riordan, clearance by James Meredith.

4mins

The ball is delivered by James Meredith, Garry Kenneth gets a block in.

4mins

Gary Jones delivers the ball, Joe Anyinsah gets a block in.

3mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Doyle by Joe Anyinsah. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.

1mins

The ball is sent over by Jim Paterson, Gary Jones gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Jim Paterson, Guy Branston finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Bristol Rovers 1-0 Bradford.The assist for the goal came from Jim Paterson.

Match Preview

Branston set for Rovers bow Bristol Rovers' new signing Guy Branston could go straight into the starting line-up to face his former club Bradford. The 33-year-old ex-Torquay centre-back joined on Thursday after fellow defender Tom Parkes suffered an ankle injury in the 4-0 defeat at Port Vale on Tuesday. Mark McGhee is also expected to include on-loan Chelsea keeper Sam Walker in his side after Fulham recalled Neil Etheridge to Craven Cottage. Meanwhile Rovers hope on-loan Leicester defender Cian Bolger will return to the club next Wednesday after a three-month absence with a knee injury. Bolger is set to play in two practice games for parent club Leicester over the weekend. McGhee's men host Bradford with two points separating them from rock-bottom Barnet at the foot of npower League Two. Bradford's latest loan signing Blair Turgott could go straight into the squad for the clash after arriving from West Ham. The England Under-19 international joined just before the loan deadline and will stay at the club for two months. Central defender Carl McHugh will make only his second league start due to a defensive crisis at Valley Parade. Manager Phil Parkinson, already without Andrew Davies (knee) and Luke Oliver (Achilles) due to season-ending injuries, drafted in John Egan on loan from Sunderland as cover, but broke his right leg in the midweek win over Plymouth. Fellow Irishman McHugh replaced Egan and is expected to start alongside Rory McArdle at the weekend. Defenders Stephen Darby (hip) and James Meredith (groin) shook off their respective injuries to last the full 90 minutes in midweek and will continue, but striker Zavon Hines will be sidelined for another two to three weeks after a scan revealed the full extent of his ankle injury. Midfielder Ritchie Jones returned to contention on Tuesday night following a back problem and could feature on the bench again.

Formation:442Manager: Mark McGhee

Bristol Rovers

Formation: 442Manager: Phil Parkinson

Bradford

  • Sam Walker
  • Danny Woodards
  • Guy Branston
  • Garry Kenneth
  • Jim Paterson
  • Michael Smith
  • Wayne Brown
  • Seanan Clucas
  • Derek Riordan
  • Joe Anyinsah
  • Tom Eaves
  • SUBS
  • Conor Gough
  • Matt Gill
  • Lee Brown
  • Oliver Norburn
  • Mitch Harding
  • Tom Lockyer
  • Alfie Santos

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLWLL
  • Bristol Rovers
  • VS
  • Bradford
  • WLDWLW

Last Meetings

  • Bristol Rovers
  • 2 - 1
  • Bradford
  • 28/01/2012
  • Bradford
  • 2 - 2
  • Bristol Rovers
  • 10/09/2011

Top Scorers

Bristol Rovers

  • T Eaves 5
  • D Clarkson 3
  • F Broghammer 2
  • M Harrold 1
  • G Kenneth 1
  • J Anyinsah 1
  • M Lund 1
  • E Richards 1
  • O Norburn 1
  • T Parkes 1

Bradford

  • N Wells 7
  • J Hanson 4
  • A Connell 3
  • A Davies 3
  • G Jones 2
  • K Reid 1
  • R McArdle 1
  • J Meredith 1
  • Z Hines 1

Goals

Bristol Rovers

    • Total goals 54
    • Goals per game 20
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bradford

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 27
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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