League One
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Bradford City 2-1 Bury

Rory McArdle
Rory McArdle had not scored a goal for Bradford since December last year

Bradford ended Bury's 10-match unbeaten run in League One with a deserved victory at Valley Parade as the Shakers lost away from home for the first time since January - a run of 17 games.

Rory McArdle powerfully headed Bradford in front in first-half stoppage time.

An own goal followed as Bury's Reece Brown helped Reece Burke's header past his keeper from a Bradford corner.

Danny Rose scored a consolation for the Shakers in stoppage time after Tom Pope had been denied by Ben Williams' save.

Bradford move up to 11th in League One, five points behind Bury who occupy sixth place.

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1Williams
  • 2Darby
  • 23McArdle
  • 16Burke
  • 3Meredith
  • 29McMahon
  • 4Evans
  • 11Knott
  • 17ReidSubstituted forMarshallat 80'minutes
  • 24DaviesSubstituted forHansonat 56'minutes
  • 44ColeSubstituted forJamesat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Clarke
  • 7Marshall
  • 8Liddle
  • 9Hanson
  • 15Leigh
  • 22Jones
  • 33James

Bury

  • 26Lainton
  • 2Riley
  • 5Clarke
  • 27CameronBooked at 38mins
  • 22PughSubstituted forHopeat 20'minutesSubstituted forPopeat 54'minutes
  • 14Jones
  • 19Soares
  • 40BrownSubstituted forRoseat 61'minutes
  • 10Mayor
  • 9Clarke
  • 8MellisBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 7Hope
  • 11Pope
  • 12Sedgwick
  • 20Burgess
  • 29Mohammed
  • 32Rose
  • 34Ruddy
Referee:
Darren Bond
Attendance:
17,575

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamBury
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away7
Fouls
Home16
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Bradford City 2, Bury 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bradford City 2, Bury 1.

Attempt saved. Mark Marshall (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Leon Clarke (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).

Goal!

Goal! Bradford City 2, Bury 1. Danny Rose (Bury) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Robert Lainton.

Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

(Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Jacob Mellis (Bury) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Mark Marshall (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jacob Mellis (Bury).

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Danny Rose.

Attempt blocked. Tony McMahon (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Luke James replaces Devante Cole.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Nathan Cameron.

Tom Soares (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Meredith (Bradford City).

Foul by Jacob Mellis (Bury).

James Hanson (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Mark Marshall replaces Kyel Reid.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Craig Jones.

Tom Pope (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rory McArdle (Bradford City).

Attempt missed. Billy Knott (Bradford City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Delay in match Peter Clarke (Bury) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Devante Cole (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Tom Pope (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by James Hanson.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

Attempt saved. Lee Evans (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Rory McArdle (Bradford City).

(Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Robert Lainton.

Attempt missed. Tony McMahon (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Jacob Mellis (Bury).

Lee Evans (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Danny Rose replaces Reece Brown.

Foul by Nathan Cameron (Bury).

Lee Evans (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham1493228141430
2Walsall148422181328
3Burton148241313026
4Coventry1373320101024
5Sheff Utd147342519624
6Bury146622419524
7Wigan146532417723
8Southend146351415-121
9Chesterfield146262120120
10Rochdale145451816219
11Bradford135441517-219
12Colchester145452128-719
13Peterborough145362624218
14Millwall135352022-218
15Port Vale144551616017
16Scunthorpe145271618-217
17Oldham142931722-515
18Shrewsbury144281721-414
19Barnsley134271620-414
20Doncaster133551116-514
21Blackpool133461018-813
22Fleetwood143381823-512
23Swindon143381824-612
24Crewe142481322-910
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