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Bradford City 0-1 Chesterfield

Byron Harrison
Byron Harrison joined Chesterfield during the January transfer window from Cheltenham

Byron Harrison scored his first goal for Chesterfield to earn a win which takes them into the play-off places.

Harrison found the net in first-half stoppage-time after intercepting a poor headed backpass by Gary MacKenzie and scored from close range.

Sam Hird thought he had doubled the lead five minutes after half-time, but his effort was ruled out for offside.

Bradford's best effort came in the 89th minute when substitute Tony McMahon was denied by the legs of keeper Tommy Lee.

The sides had started the match level on 54 points so while the victory lifted the Spireites into sixth place, FA Cup quarter-finalists Bradford remained in 10th.

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 12Williams
  • 2DarbySubstituted forZokoat 83'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 23McArdle
  • 15MackenzieSubstituted forYeatesat 71'minutes
  • 3Meredith
  • 18RoutisSubstituted forMcMahonat 75'minutes
  • 8Liddle
  • 11Knott
  • 10Clarke
  • 9Hanson
  • 16Stead

Substitutes

  • 4Dolan
  • 13Zoko
  • 14Yeates
  • 22Urwin
  • 29McMahon
  • 34Webb-Foster
  • 36Mottley Henry

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 2DarikwaBooked at 59mins
  • 4Hird
  • 23Evatt
  • 25Talbot
  • 5MorsyBooked at 87mins
  • 15Humphreys
  • 8RyanBooked at 56mins
  • 18HarrisonSubstituted forDieseruvweat 72'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 11RobertsSubstituted forO'Sheaat 74'minutes
  • 12ClucasBooked at 76mins

Substitutes

  • 3Jones
  • 10O'Shea
  • 16Raglan
  • 24Banks
  • 26Dieseruvwe
  • 28Ariyibi
  • 32Flatt
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
12,551

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamChesterfield
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home8
Away5
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home11
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Bradford City 0, Chesterfield 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bradford City 0, Chesterfield 1.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Ian Evatt.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

Foul by Francois Zoko (Bradford City).

Sam Clucas (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

Attempt blocked. Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Tony McMahon (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Francois Zoko (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Hand ball by Francois Zoko (Bradford City).

Booking

Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Francois Zoko (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Morsy (Chesterfield).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Francois Zoko replaces Stephen Darby.

Attempt missed. Sam Clucas (Chesterfield) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by James Meredith (Bradford City).

Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Rory McArdle (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield).

Booking

Sam Clucas (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Billy Knott (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Sam Clucas (Chesterfield).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Tony McMahon replaces Christopher Routis.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Jay O'Shea replaces Gary Roberts.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Emmanuel Dieseruvwe replaces Byron Harrison.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Mark Yeates replaces Gary Mackenzie.

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

Attempt saved. Jon Stead (Bradford City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Jon Stead (Bradford City).

Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Gary Liddle.

James Hanson (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

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

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Sam Clucas.

Booking

Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City39259575344184
2Preston382111664333174
3Swindon37217965392670
4MK Dons38209976403669
5Sheff Utd3917101256451161
6Chesterfield39169145649757
7Rochdale381751665511456
8Barnsley39168155352156
9Peterborough39175174647-156
10Bradford381412124843554
11Doncaster381411134848053
12Fleetwood391411144044-453
13Oldham391410154958-952
14Gillingham391312145457-351
15Port Vale39146194856-848
16Walsall381113143642-646
17Coventry391113154454-1046
18Crewe39136203769-3245
19Scunthorpe381111165062-1244
20Notts County381110173952-1343
21Crawley391110184466-2243
22Leyton Orient38119185054-442
23Colchester38108204663-1738
24Yeovil3989222960-3133
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