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Bradford City 1-0 Newport County

Bradford City's Jake Reeves holds off Josh Sheehan of Newport County
Bradford City's Jake Reeves holds off Josh Sheehan of Newport County

Bradford City rose a placed to sixth in the League Two table thanks to James Vaughan's second-half penalty.

Vaughan punished a foul on him by Newport's Nick Townsend, who was also booked before the Bradford forward hit the target.

The visitors dropped two places to 12th in the table as they suffered a fourth successive league defeat

Newport's Kyle Howkins did not feature having suffered a head injury at Maldon & Tiptree.

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1O'Donnell
  • 2Mellor
  • 4O'ConnorBooked at 61mins
  • 6O'Connor
  • 8ReevesBooked at 89mins
  • 22Henley
  • 26CookeSubstituted forFrenchat 90+9'minutes
  • 29TaylorBooked at 62minsSubstituted forAndersonat 90+5'minutes
  • 23Wood
  • 25OtehBooked at 52minsSubstituted forConnollyat 88'minutes
  • 12Vaughan

Substitutes

  • 11Ismail
  • 14McCartan
  • 15French
  • 16Palmer
  • 18Anderson
  • 19Connolly
  • 30Sykes-Kenworthy

Newport

  • 30TownsendBooked at 57mins
  • 12McNamaraSubstituted forPoleonat 76'minutes
  • 27Inniss
  • 25O'Brien
  • 3Haynes
  • 22Maloney
  • 10SheehanBooked at 35mins
  • 8DolanSubstituted forCollinsat 86'minutes
  • 16NurseBooked at 65mins
  • 9AmondSubstituted forMattat 65'minutes
  • 15Abrahams

Substitutes

  • 1King
  • 11Matt
  • 21Collins
  • 24Poleon
  • 29Jefferies
  • 47Woodiwiss
Referee:
Anthony Backhouse
Attendance:
14,016

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away1
Fouls
Home12
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Bradford City 1, Newport County 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bradford City 1, Newport County 0.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Ryan Inniss.

Attempt saved. Josh Sheehan (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Tyler French replaces Callum Cooke.

Foul by Callum Cooke (Bradford City).

Taylor Maloney (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Jermaine Anderson replaces Chris Taylor.

Attempt missed. Josh Sheehan (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

Foul by James Vaughan (Bradford City).

Josh Sheehan (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Connor Wood (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dominic Poleon (Newport County).

Booking

Jake Reeves (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Jake Reeves (Bradford City).

Josh Sheehan (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Dylan Connolly replaces Aramide Oteh.

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

Foul by Ryan Inniss (Newport County).

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Lewis Collins replaces Matthew Dolan.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Ryan Inniss.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Mark O'Brien.

Attempt blocked. James Vaughan (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Chris Taylor with a cross.

Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Kelvin Mellor.

Attempt blocked. Dominic Poleon (Newport County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jamille Matt with a headed pass.

Attempt missed. Anthony O'Connor (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jake Reeves with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Mark O'Brien.

Paudie O'Connor (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamille Matt (Newport County).

Kelvin Mellor (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dominic Poleon (Newport County).

Substitution

Substitution, Newport County. Dominic Poleon replaces Dan McNamara.

Attempt missed. Chris Taylor (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Jake Reeves with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Josh Sheehan.

Attempt saved. Paudie O'Connor (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Anthony O'Connor with a headed pass.

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

Foul by Ryan Haynes (Newport County).

Offside, Bradford City. Jake Reeves tries a through ball, but Aramide Oteh is caught offside.

Foul by Connor Wood (Bradford City).

Josh Sheehan (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

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3Forest Green2010552415935
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5Crewe19104532221034
6Bradford1910452718934
7Northampton209473022831
8Colchester198652417730
9Plymouth198562722529
10Port Vale207762526-128
11Cambridge207672419527
12Newport187651715227
13Salford206772329-625
14Scunthorpe206682726124
15Macclesfield195861821-323
16Crawley205782531-622
17Walsall2064101526-1122
18Mansfield205692629-321
19Leyton Orient205692735-821
20Grimsby185582025-520
21Oldham194872027-720
22Carlisle2055102032-1220
23Stevenage192981221-915
24Morecambe2036111736-1915
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