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11 April 2017

Club News


11 April 2017

Stuart McCall's Bantams entertain Oxford United at the Northern Commercials Stadium on Good Friday (14 April 2017) - kick off 3:00pm - in City's penultimate home game of the regular league campaign.

Ahead of the Easter encounter with Oxford, takes a look at the two sides' recent records...

Previous games at Valley Parade since 2000

12/01/13 - Bradford City 1 Oxford United 2
(City's previous home game with Oxford in the league. The match came just four days after the Bantams' memorable 3-1 first leg home victory over Aston Villa in the Capital One Cup).

10/03/12 - Bradford City 2 Oxford United 1
30/10/10 - Bradford City 5 Oxford United 0
(This particular match burst into life in the second period, with five goals and three red cards all coming after the restart).

(One other notable game between City and Oxford at Valley Parade came in 1 May 1999 - a match Bantams boss Stuart McCall played in. With City pushing for promotion up into the Premier League, victory in their final home game of the season would have virtually secured the Bantams a spot in the top flight. City could only manage a goalless draw on the day but they still managed to clinch their place in the Premiership with a thrilling 3-2 win at Wolves the following weekend).

Earlier this season
(in the league)

Oxford United 1 (Maguire 90+1)
Sky Bet League One
Saturday 15 October 2016
Bradford City 0

OXFORD UNITED: Eastwood, Edwards, Raglan, Dunkley, Lundstram, Ruffles, Rothwell, Thomas (Johnson 39), Maguire, MacDonald (Hemmings 66), Taylor

Subs not used: Buchel, Nelson, Long, Crowley, Roberts

BRADFORD CITY: Doyle, Darby, Meredith (Kilgallon 48), Vincelot, Knight-Percival, Law, Marshall (Morais 62), Dieng, Cullen, Clarke, Hiwula (McNulty 63)

Subs not used: Sattelmaier, McArdle, Devine, Vuckic

Previous encounter at Valley Parade

Oxford United 2 (Rigg 18, Leven pen 90)
Bradford City 1 (Wells 14)
npower League 2
Saturday 12 January 2013

BRADFORD CITY: Duke, Darby, McHugh, McArdle, Dickson, Atkinson (Turgott 63), G Jones, Doyle, Gray, Hines (Reid 63), Wells (Connell 79)

Subs not used: McLaughlin, Good, Ravenhill, R Jones

OXFORD UNITED: Brown, Batt, Raynes, Duberry, Wright, Potter, Montrose, Leven, Davis, Rigg, Richards

Subs not used: Crocombe, Capaldi, Worley, O'Brien, Heslop, Parker, Craddock

Recent Records
(in the league - from left to right)

BRADFORD CITY : W - W - L  - W - D

League Position

BRADFORD CITY: 4th (played 42, won 18, drawn 18, lost 6, goals scored 57, goals conceded 39, points 72)
OXFORD UNITED: 10th (played 42, won 17, drawn 9, lost 16, goals scored 58, goals conceded 51, points 60)

Top scorers:
BRADFORD CITY: Charlie Wyke 25 goals (18 with previous club Carlisle United), Alex Jones 14 goals (10 with previous club Port Vale), Jordy Hiwula 12 goals
OXFORD UNITED: Chris Maguire 16 goals

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