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Scunthorpe United 1-1 Bradford City

Billy Clarke
Billy Clarke began his career at Ipswich Town

Scunthorpe drew with Bradford City to all but secure League One survival.

Gary McSheffrey slotted the Iron ahead midway through the first-half as he latched on to Hakeeb Adelakun's cross.

Billy Clarke's volley levelled for the Bantams after the break and Tony McMahon almost won it for the visitors in injury time but blazed over.

Scunthorpe are six points clear of the relegation zone and need one point from their final games against Gillingham and Doncaster to guarantee survival.

Scunthorpe boss Mark Robins:

"Is that us safe now? I would think so. We're limping there aren't we?

"I thought we were good tonight and I thought we passed the ball well, we created enough chances and the crowd were brilliant.

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Robins on Scunthorpe v Bradford City

"We gave them enough to think about and cheer we just didn't get that second goal which was a disappointment.

"I thought we deserved the win, I thought we played well enough to get the win. Just that elusive second goal would have killed it off.

"Their goalkeeper has made a couple of decent stops and there was a couple of last ditch tackles from their defence."

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

  • 26Daniels
  • 33ClarkeBooked at 85mins
  • 25BoyceBooked at 45mins
  • 6Canavan
  • 30Williams
  • 12Bishop
  • 35OsbourneSubstituted forLundstramat 17'minutes
  • 9Madden
  • 28McSheffreySubstituted forSyersat 86'minutes
  • 16Adelakun
  • 24RobinsonSubstituted forvan Veenat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Syers
  • 10van Veen
  • 17Townsend
  • 18Lundstram
  • 29Wootton
  • 32Llera
  • 39Anyon

Bradford

  • 12Williams
  • 2DarbyBooked at 69mins
  • 8Liddle
  • 5Davies
  • 3Meredith
  • 18Routis
  • 29McMahon
  • 10Clarke
  • 11KnottSubstituted forHallidayat 77'minutes
  • 9Hanson
  • 16SteadSubstituted forDolanat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Dolan
  • 13Zoko
  • 15Mackenzie
  • 22Urwin
  • 25Halliday
  • 34Webb-Foster
  • 36Mottley Henry
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
3,176

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamBradford
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Bradford City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Bradford City 1.

Niall Canavan (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).

Attempt missed. Billy Clarke (Bradford City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

David Syers (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Christopher Routis (Bradford City).

Attempt missed. Tony McMahon (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. David Syers replaces Gary McSheffrey.

Booking

Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Jordan Clarke (Scunthorpe United).

Andy Halliday (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Neal Bishop (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Matthew Dolan replaces Jon Stead.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Andy Halliday replaces Billy Knott.

Marcus Williams (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jon Stead (Bradford City).

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Kevin van Veen replaces Theo Robinson.

Booking

Stephen Darby (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Stephen Darby (Bradford City).

Attempt saved. Paddy Madden (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Scunthorpe United 1, Bradford City 1. Billy Clarke (Bradford City) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stephen Darby with a cross.

Attempt missed. John Lundstram (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the right.

Theo Robinson (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Liddle (Bradford City).

Attempt missed. Christopher Routis (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. John Lundstram (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Andrew Davies.

Attempt blocked. Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Scunthorpe United. Conceded by Stephen Darby.

Attempt saved. James Hanson (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Neal Bishop.

Second Half

Second Half begins Scunthorpe United 1, Bradford City 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Scunthorpe United 1, Bradford City 0.

Attempt missed. Jon Stead (Bradford City) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Booking

Andrew Boyce (Scunthorpe United) is shown the yellow card.

Billy Clarke (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City442712586365093
2Preston442414676393786
3MK Dons442510993415285
4Swindon432381273512277
5Sheff Utd4419121364511369
6Chesterfield4419111467521568
7Rochdale441961970581263
8Fleetwood441612164548-360
9Gillingham441514156163-259
10Bradford441514155355-259
11Barnsley441611175760-359
12Peterborough44178194852-459
13Doncaster441513165258-658
14Walsall441317144646056
15Oldham441414165364-1156
16Scunthorpe441314175869-1153
17Coventry441216164656-1052
18Port Vale44149215262-1051
19Crawley441311204973-2450
20Crewe441310214073-3349
21Leyton Orient441211215666-1047
22Notts County441114194259-1747
23Colchester43129225374-2145
24Yeovil441010243468-3440
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