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29 September 2012

Saturday 29 September 2012
npower League 2
Bradford City vs Port Vale
Kick Off: 3.00pm
at the Coral Windows Stadium

.After making a number of changes for Tuesday's Capital One Cup tie with Burton Albion, Bantams boss Phil Parkinson has reverted back to the same eleven that started last weekend league win at Oxford United for today's (Saturday) meeting with fellow pace-setters Port Vale

Parkinson has reinstated Jon McLaughlin back between the sticks in place of Matt Duke, while Luke Oliver returns to central defence to allow Rory McArdle to once again move across to right back at the expense of Stephen Darby.

Nathan Doyle replaces Ricky Ravenhill to join skipper Gary Jones in central midfield for another change for the Bantams.

City's final three alterations to their Burton starting eleven sees Tuesday's trio of second half substitutes - Kyel Reid, Nahki Wells and James Hanson - all brought back into the side.

BRADFORD CITYPORT VALE
1. Jon McLaughlin1. Chris Neal
3. James Meredith3. Robert Taylor
5. Andrew Davies5. John McCombe
6. Luke Oliver7. Doug Loft (c)
7. Kyel Reid8. Louis Dodds
9. James Hanson9. Jennison Myrie-Williams
14. Will Atkinson10. Ashley Vincent
18. Gary Jones (c)11. Tom Pope
21. Nahki Wells14. Clayton McDonald
23. Rory McArdle23. Ryan Burge
24. Nathan Doyle24. Richard Duffy
Substitutes:Substitutes:
12. Matt Duke (GK)12. Sam Johnson (GK)
2. Stephen Darby2. Adam Yates
4. Ricky Ravenhill6. Gareth Owen
11. Garry Thompson15. Chris Shuker
16. Carl McHugh18. Sam Morsy
17. Alan Connell19. Ben Williamson
20. Zavon Hines22. Ryan Lloyd


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