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5 May 2013

Sunday 5 May 2013
npower League 2 Play-Off Semi-Final Second Leg
Burton Albion (3) vs Bradford City (2)
Kick Off: 12noon
at the Pirelli Stadium

Bantams boss Phil Parkinson has made three changes to his starting line up for City's crucial Play-Off Semi-Final Second Leg encounter with Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium.


After serving a one-match suspension for the first leg, Andrew Davies returns to partner Rory McArdle in central defence.


Nathan Doyle is recalled back into City's midfield, while Kyel Reid is placed on the left flank once again.


The trio of Michael Nelson, Ricky Ravenhill and Will Atkinson will all start the match from the bench as a result of the changes.


James Hanson is fit enough to start despite a pre-match doubt over a knee problem, meaning the giant striker can continue his partnership in attack with top-scorer Nahki Wells.


BURTON ALBIONBRADFORD CITY
13. Stuart Tomlinson1. Jon McLaughlin
5. Zander Diamond (c)2. Stephen Darby
6. John McGrath3. James Meredith
8. Robbie Weir5. Andrew Davies
10. Calvin Zola7. Kyel Reid
14. Damien McCrory9. James Hanson
19. Jacques Maghoma11. Garry Thompson
20. Anthony O'Connor18. Gary Jones (c)
21. Marcus Holness21. Nahki Wells
24. Ian Sharps23. Rory McArdle
26. Alex MacDonald24. Nathan Doyle
Substitutes:Substitutes:
16. Dean Lyness (GK)12. Matt Duke (GK)
3. Aaron Webster4. Ricky Ravenhill
17. Jimmy Phillips14. Will Atkinson
18. Matt Paterson16. Carl McHugh
27. Adam Drury17. Alan Connell
29. Billy Kee20. Zavon Hines
30. Michael Symes22. Michael Nelson


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