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  • Date:17 Aug 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Vale Park
  • Attendance:6,552
  • Hughes (42) Loft (65)
  • Wells (59)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:28 +3.28

Anthony Griffith is brought on as a substitute for Jennison Myrie-Williams.

91:48 +1.48

Chris Neal restarts play with the free kick.

91:17 +1.17

Corner taken by Kyel Reid from the left by-line.

90:14 +0.14

Chris Neal restarts play with the free kick.

90:07 +0.07

Louis Dodds comes on in place of Lee Hughes.

89:45

James Hanson is caught offside.

87:25

Alan Connell replaces Stephen Darby.

85:21

Chris Robertson manages to make a clearance.

85:06

Corner taken by Kyel Reid.

84:34

Clearance made by Andrew Davies.

84:02

Unfair challenge on Lee Hughes by Nathan Doyle results in a free kick.

81:08

Chris Neal takes the free kick.

80:58

Daniel Jones fouled by James Hanson, the ref awards a free kick.

79:32

Raffaele De Vita crosses the ball in from the free kick.

79:22

Adam Yates concedes a free kick for a foul on Nahki Wells.

78:21

Kyel Reid has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.

77:46

Corner taken by Kyel Reid from the right by-line.

74:09

Corner taken by Chris Lines.

73:49

Free kick crossed by Chris Lines.

73:10

Unfair challenge on Jennison Myrie-Williams by Kyel Reid results in a free kick.

70:54

(Bradford) makes a substitution, with Raffaele De Vita coming on for Garry Thompson.

70:35

Mark Yeates leaves the field to be replaced by Kyel Reid.

70:14

Clearance made by Andrew Davies.

69:02

Andrew Davies manages to make a clearance.

68:08

Lee Hughes takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

65:54

Doug Loft scores with their right foot. Port Vale 2-1 Bradford.

65:43

Andrew Davies makes a clearance.

65:25

Corner taken by Chris Lines.

61:36

Nahki Wells takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Chris Neal catches the ball.

60:54

Nahki Wells takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

59:13

Nahki Wells scores with a right foot finish. Port Vale 1-1 Bradford.

57:38

The assistant referee flags for offside against Tom Pope.

56:22

Gary Jones takes the free kick.

55:52

Carl Dickinson receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

55:51

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nahki Wells by Carl Dickinson.

55:05

Corner taken by Chris Lines from the left by-line.

53:16

Shot by Garry Thompson missed to the left of the target.

53:03

Adam Yates manages to make a clearance.

52:01

Shot by Nahki Wells missed to the right of the target.

51:03

Nahki Wells fouled by Carl Dickinson, the ref awards a free kick.

50:21

Chance falls to Kaid Mohamed who heads at goal. Jon McLaughlin safely holds on.

49:37

Rory McArdle takes the free kick.

49:30

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jennison Myrie-Williams on Rory McArdle.

48:00

Doug Loft restarts play with the free kick.

47:50

James Meredith challenges Tom Pope unfairly and gives away a free kick.

47:16

The ball is crossed by Garry Thompson.

46:36 +1.36

Jon McLaughlin takes the free kick.

46:30 +1.30

Chris Lines goes into the referee's book.

46:20 +1.20

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Davies by Chris Lines.

44:02

Foul by James Hanson on Carl Dickinson, free kick awarded.

42:34

Lee Hughes scores a right footed goal. Port Vale 1-0 Bradford.

39:59

Doug Loft gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Doyle.

38:14

Corner taken by Jennison Myrie-Williams.

37:45

Shot by Kaid Mohamed.

36:34

Kaid Mohamed takes a shot. Jon McLaughlin safely holds on.

34:12

Free kick taken by Chris Robertson.

33:06

The offside flag is raised against Tom Pope.

30:04

James Meredith restarts play with the free kick.

29:57

Handball decision goes against Lee Hughes.

28:14

Header at goal by Tom Pope goes over the frame of the goal.

27:47

Carl Dickinson restarts play with the free kick.

23:58

Chris Lines restarts play with the free kick.

23:53

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Pope by James Meredith.

23:21

Mark Yeates takes the free kick.

23:15

Mark Yeates fouled by Doug Loft, the ref awards a free kick.

21:25

Mark Yeates crosses the ball in from the free kick.

21:18

Unfair challenge on Nahki Wells by Daniel Jones results in a free kick.

21:08

James Meredith restarts play with the free kick.

20:39

Lee Hughes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Darby.

18:27

Gary Jones takes a brilliant shot and cleared the crossbar.

15:06

Jennison Myrie-Williams sends in a cross.

12:25

Corner taken by Mark Yeates from the right by-line.

9:43

Free kick taken by Chris Neal.

8:34

Jon McLaughlin restarts play with the free kick.

8:22

James Meredith fouled by Carl Dickinson, the ref awards a free kick.

7:51

Free kick taken by Chris Lines.

7:09

Jon McLaughlin makes a clearance.

3:18

Free kick crossed by Mark Yeates.

2:38

Clearance made by Andrew Davies.

2:29

Free kick crossed by Chris Lines.

2:21

Nathan Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kaid Mohamed.

Match Preview

Adams ponders changes Micky Adams has hinted at changes to his Port Vale team for the visit of Bradford. The Vale manager described the performance during last weekend's 1-0 defeat at Colchester as 'poor' and 'lacking enthusiasm'. The Valiants, promoted last season along with Bradford, have options. Striker Ben Williamson staked his claim for a starting role with a goal for the reserves in midweek in a game that also saw Kaid Mohamed, Chris Shuker, Chris Birchall and Louis Dodds get a run out as they look to force their way into Adams' line up. Assistant manager Mark Grew told the club's official website: "We can't do anything about what happened at Colchester. We don't dwell on things, that's gone and it's history now. It's all about this Saturday and the lads have been working hard in training because we all know this game is a big one for us." Bradford winger Mark Yeates is expected to shake off a minor shoulder problem in time. Summer signing Yeates, an impressive goalscorer in last week's 4-0 rout of Carlisle, was withdrawn from the action with 20 minutes to go, but has trained with the squad this week. Manager Phil Parkinson's only other injury concern is Carl McHugh, who took a knock to the ribs in the midweek friendly against Bradford Park Avenue and missed training on Thursday as a precaution, but the defender is expected to be included. Midfielder Kyel Reid and recent signing Raffaele De Vita are both pushing for recalls to the starting line-up.

Formation:442Manager: Micky Adams

Port Vale

Formation: 442Manager: Phil Parkinson

Bradford

  • Chris Neal
  • Adam Yates
  • Carl Dickinson
  • Chris Robertson
  • Daniel Jones
  • Jennison Myrie-Williams
  • Chris Lines
  • Doug Loft
  • Kaid Mohamed
  • Lee Hughes
  • Tom Pope
  • SUBS
  • Louis Dodds
  • Gavin Tomlin
  • Chris Shuker
  • Ben Williamson
  • Anthony Griffith
  • Richard Duffy
  • Chris Birchall

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