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14 September 2013

Saturday 14 September 2013
Sky Bet League 1
Bradford City vs Colchester United
Kick Off: 3.00pm
at the Coral Windows Stadium

Rory McArdle has been brought back into the starting eleven by Phil Parkinson after the defender missed last weekend's victory over Brentford due to international duty with Northern Ireland.

McArdle replaces Luke Oliver in City's line up for the visit of Colchester United, with the remaining ten places in Parkinson's side made up by the same players who started the Brentford game seven days ago.

After making his return from a broken arm in a private friendly at York City on Tuesday, experienced striker Andy Gray has been named among Parkinson's substitutes for the game. Oliver will join Gray on the bench.

Carl McHugh misses out altogether, however, after picking up a knock in the same York behind-closed-doors fixture.

BRADFORD CITYCOLCHESTER UNITED
1. Jon McLaughlin44. Sam Walker
2. Stephen Darby2. David Wright
3. James Meredith4. Magnus Okuonghae
5. Andrew Davies6. Craig Eastmond
7. Kyel Reid16. Jeffrey Monakana
9. James Hanson17. Jabo Ibehre
11. Garry Thompson18. Tom Eastman
18. Gary Jones (c)20. Brian Wilson (c)
21. Nahki Wells22. Alex Gilbey
23. Rory McArdle27. Luke Garbutt
24. Nathan Doyle30. Drey Wright
Substitutes:Substitutes:
12. Connor Ripley (GK)1. Mark Cousins (GK)
4. Ricky Ravenhill9. Clinton Morrison
6. Luke Oliver11. Freddie Sears
10. Andy Gray15. Marcus Bean
14. Mark Yeates21. Gavin Massey
17. Alan Connell23. Tosin Olufemi
20. Raffaele De Vita25. Daniel Pappoe


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