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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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bradford City 0, Chesterfield 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bradford City 0, Chesterfield 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Ian Evatt.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Francois Zoko (Bradford City).

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

  8. Post update

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

  9. Post update

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

  10. Booking

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

  11. Post update

    Hand ball by Francois Zoko (Bradford City).

  12. Booking

    Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Sam Morsy (Chesterfield).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Bradford City. Francois Zoko replaces Stephen Darby.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by James Meredith (Bradford City).

  18. Post update

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

  19. Booking

    Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

  20. Post update

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

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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