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BIG MATCH PREVIEW: BOLTON v CITY

26 October 2020

The Bantams take on Bolton Wanderers for the second time in the 2020/21 campaign, at the University of Bolton Stadium tomorrow evening (7.00pm).

Stuart McCall’s men will hope to bounce back from the weekend where they suffered a 3-0 defeat to league-leading Newport County.

We have compiled a Big Match Preview full of everything you need to know ahead of the encounter. 

HOW TO WATCH 

Supporters will be able to catch every minute of the game LIVE by purchasing a video iFollow match pass. 

The pass - available for £10 - will ensure supporters do not miss a minute of the action, with build-up beginning from 6.00pm. 

For a step-by-step guide on how to purchase an iFollow video match pass for the fixture, please CLICK HERE

To purchase an iFollow video match pass, please CLICK HERE

PLEASE NOTE: iFollow video match passes for away Sky Bet League Two fixtures are not included with a 'City For All' 2020/21 season ticket. 

TEAM NEWS

The Bantams could be boosted by the return of both Bryce Hosannah and Reece Staunton, with the pair showing positive signs of recovery from their recent respective injuries. 

Gareth Evans, Zeli Ismail and Levi Sutton remain doubtful for City, while Clayton Donaldson could be restored to the starting 11. 

PREVIOUS MEETING

The Bantams progressed through to the second round of the Carabao Cup after picking up a 2-1 victory against the Trotters, in their first competitive outing of the season.

Bolton Wanderers 1 (Antoni Sarcevic 46’)

Bradford City 2 (Lee Novak 26’, Harry Pritchard 74’)

Carabao Cup - Round One

Saturday September 5th 2020

WANDERERS: Billy Crellin; Gethin Jones, Ricardo Almeida Santos, George Taft, Liam Gordon (Shaun Miller 80’); Tom White, Brandon Comley (Ali Crawford 68’), Antoni Sarcevic; Nathan Delfouneso, Eoin Doyle. Subs (not used): Matthew Alexander, Ryan Delaney, Jak Hickman, Andrew Tutte, Bright Amoateng.

CITY: Richard O’Donnell; Tyler French, Paudie O’Connor, Anthony O’Connor, Reece Staunton, Connor Wood; Callum Cooke, Elliot Watt, Billy Clarke (Harry Pritchard 61’); Kurtis Guthrie (Clayton Donaldson 72’), Lee Novak. Subs (not used): Sam Hornby, Jackson Longridge, Ben Richards-Everton, Zeli Ismail, Kian Scales.

REFEREE: Martin Coy. 

BACK THE BANTAMS - WITH SKY BET

Supporters can back the Bantams for victory with Sky Bet. 

City are priced at 13/8 to win, with Austin Samuels to open the scoring available at 13/2.

Fans can place their bets by CLICKING HERE

PLEASE NOTE: All odds are subject to change. Please gamble responsibly.

KIT COLOURS

The Bantams will wear their claret and amber home strip tomorrow, with the Wanderers in their traditional white and navy colours. 

City: Claret and Amber / Black / Black

Bolton: White / Navy / White


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