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26 December 2012

Wednesday 26 December 2012
npower League 2
Bradford City vs Accrington Stanley
Kick Off: 3.00pm
at the Coral Windows Stadium

After making a number of changes for City's trip to Brentford in the F.A Cup last week, Bantams boss Phil Parkinson has chose to revert back largely to the same side that started the club's last league fixture at Southend United eleven days ago.


Matt Duke, Stephen Darby, James Meredith, James Hanson, Will Atkinson, Garry Thompson, Gary Jones and Nathan Doyle, despite recent illness, all come back into Parkinson's starting eleven.


There is no place for Nahki Wells, however, meaning Zavon Hines keeps his starting spot from Brentford. Wells, who has been struggling with illness himself, is only fit enough for the bench.


With Carl McHugh troubled by a minor calf problem and Curtis Good also under the weather, Tom Naylor has been drafted in to partner Rory McArdle is central defence.


Craig Forsyth has returned to Watford following the end of his loan period at the Coral Windows Stadium.


BRADFORD CITYACCRINGTON STANLEY
12. Matt Duke1. Paul Rachukba
2. Stephen Darby2. Peter Murphy
3. James Meredith3. Michael Liddle
9. James Hanson4. Luke Joyce (c)
11. Garry Thompson5. Aristote Nsiala
14. Will Atkinson6. Dean Winnard
18. Gary Jones (c)7. Craig Lindfield
20. Zavon Hines12. George Miller
23. Rory McArdle21. James Beattie
24. Nathan Doyle24. Lee Molyneux
25. Tom Naylor33. Romuald Boco
Substitutes:Substitutes:
1. Jon McLaughlin (GK)22. Andrew Dawber (GK)
4. Ricky Ravenhill10. Will Hatfield
7. Kyel Reid14. Luke Clark
8. Ritchie Jones15. Bohan Dixon
17. Alan Connell18. Tom Eckersley
21. Nahki Wells19. Marcus Carver
26. Blair Turgott23. Padraig Amond


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