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Swindon Town 4-1 Bradford City

Nathan Byrne
Nathan Byrne scored four goals over the whole of last season

Swindon's Nathan Byrne scored a 16-minute hat-trick as the Robins come back from a goal down to beat Bradford.

The visitors went ahead early on when Josh Morris struck, before Billy Clarke's poor penalty was saved.

After the break, Byrne curled in his first before his close range finish under goalkeeper Ben Williams put the hosts in the lead.

Byrne's third came after a mazy dribble and striker Jon Obika secured three points when he slotted home the fourth.

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 2Thompson
  • 6Turnbull
  • 29Rossi Branco
  • 3Ormonde-Ottewill
  • 8KasimSubstituted forRodgersat 82'minutes
  • 5WilliamsBooked at 62mins
  • 11Stewart
  • 24HyltonSubstituted forRobertat 11'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 20Obika
  • 10ByrneBooked at 38minsSubstituted forRandall-Hurrenat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Robert
  • 15Brophy
  • 21Randall-Hurren
  • 22Marshall
  • 23Cooke
  • 25Belford
  • 26Rodgers

Bradford

  • 1Williams
  • 2Darby
  • 23McArdle
  • 5ClarkeBooked at 82mins
  • 3Meredith
  • 29McMahon
  • 18Routis
  • 14MorrisSubstituted forMarshallat 76'minutes
  • 11KnottSubstituted forAndersonat 72'minutes
  • 9Hanson
  • 10ClarkeSubstituted forDaviesat 63'minutesBooked at 86mins

Substitutes

  • 6Sheehan
  • 7Marshall
  • 8Liddle
  • 24Davies
  • 26Anderson
  • 30Cracknell
  • 33James
Referee:
Steve Martin
Attendance:
8,090

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamBradford
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home15
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 4, Bradford City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 4, Bradford City 1.

Attempt missed. Kevin Stewart (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Booking

Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Fabien Robert (Swindon Town).

Paul Anderson (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Will Randall-Hurren replaces Nathan Byrne.

Booking

Steve Davies (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Nathan Thompson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Steve Davies (Bradford City).

Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Anton Rodgers replaces Yaser Kasim.

Booking

Nathan Clarke (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathan Clarke (Bradford City).

Foul by Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town).

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

Foul by Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town).

Steve Davies (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Mark Marshall replaces Josh Morris.

Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Meredith (Bradford City).

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Kevin Stewart.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Paul Anderson replaces Billy Knott.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 4, Bradford City 1. Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jordan Turnbull.

Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 3, Bradford City 1. Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nathan Thompson.

Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Christopher Routis (Bradford City).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Steve Davies replaces Billy Clarke.

Booking

Yaser Kasim (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 2, Bradford City 1. Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kevin Stewart.

Attempt blocked. Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jonathan Obika (Swindon Town).

Tony McMahon (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Nathan Clarke.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 1, Bradford City 1. Nathan Byrne (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

Kevin Stewart (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham11004043
2Swindon11004133
3Chesterfield11003123
4Coventry11002023
5Rochdale11002023
6Burton11002113
7Millwall11002113
8Blackpool10102201
9Colchester10102201
10Bury10101101
11Doncaster10101101
12Fleetwood10101101
13Oldham10101101
14Southend10101101
15Walsall10101101
16Crewe10100001
17Port Vale10100001
18Scunthorpe100112-10
19Shrewsbury100112-10
20Barnsley100113-20
21Peterborough100102-20
22Wigan100102-20
23Bradford100114-30
24Sheff Utd100104-40
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