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Chesterfield 0-1 Bradford City

Tony McMahon
Tony McMahon has scored three goals for Bradford City this season after joining them permanently in July

Tony McMahon's second-half strike saw Bradford City beat Chesterfield and maintain their play-off push.

Billy Clarke hit the post and James Hanson shot wide as Bradford had the better of the opening exchanges.

Liam O'Neill fired over the bar from 25 yards in reply, but Tommy Lee had to be alert to deny Kyel Reid and Hanson.

He also saved well from Clarke, but the latter's cross gave McMahon the chance for a cool finish to secure victory and lift Bradford to eighth place.

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 12O'NeilSubstituted forSimonsat 77'minutes
  • 16Raglan
  • 6Evatt
  • 25TalbotSubstituted forHumphreysat 45'minutesBooked at 62mins
  • 10O'Shea
  • 28AriyibiSubstituted forGardnerat 62'minutes
  • 24Banks
  • 4Hird
  • 19Donohue
  • 9Ebanks-BlakeBooked at 68mins

Substitutes

  • 7Gardner
  • 15Humphreys
  • 20Chapman
  • 22Simons
  • 26Dieseruvwe
  • 27Maguire
  • 35Daley

Bradford

  • 1Williams
  • 2Darby
  • 23McArdleBooked at 68mins
  • 16Burke
  • 15Leigh
  • 29McMahon
  • 8Liddle
  • 4Evans
  • 17ReidSubstituted forMeredithat 90+1'minutes
  • 9Hanson
  • 10ClarkeSubstituted forColeat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Meredith
  • 5Clarke
  • 7Marshall
  • 11Knott
  • 21Bowery
  • 30Cracknell
  • 44Cole
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
6,795

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamBradford
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home11
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away8
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 0, Bradford City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 0, Bradford City 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. James Meredith replaces Kyel Reid.

Attempt missed. Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Dion Donohue (Chesterfield) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Dan Gardner (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rory McArdle (Bradford City).

Attempt missed. Ritchie Humphreys (Chesterfield) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Devante Cole replaces Billy Clarke.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Rai Simons replaces Liam O'Neil.

Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).

Greg Leigh (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ritchie Humphreys (Chesterfield).

Reece Burke (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 0, Bradford City 1. Tony McMahon (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Billy Clarke.

(Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Thomas Lee.

Attempt saved. Billy Clarke (Bradford City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Kyel Reid (Bradford City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Booking

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Rory McArdle (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Reece Burke.

Attempt blocked. Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Charlie Raglan (Chesterfield).

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

Booking

Ritchie Humphreys (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ritchie Humphreys (Chesterfield).

Kyel Reid (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Dan Gardner replaces Gboly Ariyibi.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Reece Burke.

Attempt missed. Gboly Ariyibi (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Thomas Lee.

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

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Thomas Lee.

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

Greg Leigh (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Oliver Banks (Chesterfield).

goal

As It Stood

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2Gillingham22125542281441
3Coventry22117439231640
4Walsall20116335191639
5Wigan22107531201137
6Peterborough22104847341334
7Southend219752923634
8Bradford219752320334
9Sheff Utd229673430433
10Bury229673334-133
11Millwall219483131031
12Port Vale218672724330
13Rochdale228682826230
14Swindon2284103235-328
15Doncaster227782631-528
16Scunthorpe2283112529-427
17Blackpool2274111928-925
18Chesterfield2272132537-1223
19Fleetwood2164112830-222
20Shrewsbury2264122733-622
21Barnsley2263132838-1021
22Oldham2131172333-1020
23Crewe2255122237-1520
24Colchester2255123355-2220
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