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7 January 2017

Club News


7 January 2017

New striker Alex Jones has been handed an instant debut for the Bantams in their first home fixture of 2017 in Sky Bet League One.

Jones, who joined the club from Birmingham City on Thursday, will partner Jordy Hiwula in attack for the visit of Chesterfield to the Northern Commercials Stadium.

Following his eye-catching display after coming off the bench at Northampton Town on Monday, Mark Marshall has been recalled into City boss Stuart McCall's starting XI.

Tony McMahon also returns to the side, getting the nod ahead of Stephen Darby to start the game in City's right back slot.

McCall has decided to err on the side of caution with regards James Hanson after the striker picked up a knock in training this week.

With Hanson out of City's match-day eighteen for the Spireites match, young attackers Reece Webb-Foster and Ellis Hudson have both been included among the Bantams' substitutes.
1. Colin Doyle12. Ryan Fulton
3. James Meredith4. Sam Hird
4. Nicky Law5. Gary Liddle (c)
6. Romain Vincelot (c)6. Ian Evatt
7. Mark Marshall9. Ched Evans
8. Timothee Dieng11. Reece Mitchell
11. Jordy Hiwula15. Liam O'Neill
14. Josh Cullen18. Jon Nolan
19. Alex Jones19. Dion Donohue
22. Nathaniel Knight-Percival22. Rai Simons
29. Tony McMahon23. Tom Anderson
12. Rouven Sattelmaier (GK)21. Lloyd Allinson (GK)
2. Stephen Darby7. Dan Gardner
23. Rory McArdle17. Connor Dimaio
24. Daniel Devine24. Conor Wilkinson
25. Reece Webb-Foster27. Laurence Maguire
26. Matthew Kilgallon28. Gboly Ariyibi
32. Ellis Hudson30. Curtis Morrison

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