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2 October 2012

Tuesday 2 October 2012
npower League 2
Rochdale vs bradford City
Kick Off: 7.45pm
at Spotland Stadium

City boss Phil Parkinson has been forced into one change from the side that started against Port Vale three days ago for his side's trip across the Pennines.

Former Rochdale favourite Gary Jones has unfortunately been forced to miss out on his return to Spotland Stadium due to a back spasm.

Jones, who originally picked up the issue with his back during last Tuesday's Capital One Cup tie with Burton Albion, played through the problem against Vale but it has now worsened.

Jones will be replaced by Ricky Ravenhill, who will also skipper the side in his place.

Ritchie Jones is named on the bench following Ravenhill's recall to give the midfielder his first involvement of the season with one of Phil Parkinson's match-day squads.

1. Josh Lillis1. Jon McLaughlin
2. Joe Rafferty3. James Meredith
3. Rhys Bennett4. Ricky Ravenhill (c)
5. Ryan Edwards5. Andrew Davies
7. Jason Kennedy6. Luke Oliver
8. Andrew Tutte (c)7. Kyel Reid
9. George Donnelly9. James Hanson
12. Phil Edwards14. Will Atkinson
14. Kevin McIntyre21. Nahki Wells
15. Dele Adebola23. Rory McArdle
22. Robert Grant24. Nathan Doyle
31. Ben Smith (GK)12. Matt Duke (GK)
6. Brian Barry-Murphy2. Stephen Darby
11. Ashley Grimes8. Ritchie Jones
13. Ray Putterill11. Garry Thompson
19. Matt Pearson16. Carl McHugh
20. Craig Curran17. Alan Connell
23. Ian Craney20. Zavon Hines

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