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BIG MATCH PREVIEW: CITY v WOLVES UNDER-21s

5 October 2020

The Bantams continue their EFL Trophy campaign on Tuesday evening - with a 7.30pm visit of Wolverhampton Wanderers Under-21s at the Utilita Energy Stadium.

City picked up a valuable point against Doncaster Rovers in the opening round of Northern Group F, with their visitors suffering a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Oldham Athletic.

The young Wolves side sit second in Premier League 2 (Group 2) - having picked up seven points from their opening three games of the season.

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 an iFollow video match pass. 

The pass - available for £10 - will ensure supporters do not miss a minute of the action, with build-up beginning from 6.30pm.

Overseas supporters will be able to watch this fixture via an iFollow International Video Season Pass as part of their package.

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

TEAM NEWS

Bantams boss Stuart McCall has a fully-fit squad to choose from for the EFL Trophy encounter.

Paudie O’Connor will be available for the tie; with his three-game suspension not applying in EFL Trophy fixtures. 

Bryce Hosannah could make his City debut after signing on a season-long loan deal from Leeds United last week.

LAST TIME OUT

City suffered a 2-0 away defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers in a Sky Bet League One fixture in 2014.

Goals from Kevin McDonald and Nouha Dicko secured victory for the West Midlands outfit - infront of 19,498 supporters at Molineux.

Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 (Kevin McDonald 45’, Nouha Dicko 57’)

Bradford City 0

Sky Bet League One

February 1st 2014

WOLVES: McCarey; Batth, Ricketts, Stearman, Golbourne; Jacobs, McDonald, Price, Sako (Henry 60’); Clarke, Dicko.

CITY: McLaughlin; Bates, Darby, McHugh, McArdle; Doyle, Reach, Jones, Gray (McBurnie 67’), Thompson (Graham 76’); McLean (Atkinson 32’).

MATCH OFFICIALS

Carl Boyeson has taken charge of four games so far this season, handing out 11 yellow cards and awarding one penalty.

The 50-year-old was the man in the middle for City’s 2-1 win over Plymouth Argyle at the Utilita Energy Stadium last season - issuing three yellow cards and showing two reds to the visitors.

The East Riding referee will be assisted by Richard Wigglesworth and Robert Atkin, with Michael Barlow appointed as fourth official.

BACK THE BANTAMS - WITH SKY BET

City supporters can back their team for victory tomorrow with Sky Bet by CLICKING HERE.

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


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