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Match Previews


21 November 2017

Match Previews


21 November 2017

Following Saturday's tremendous away success at Wigan Athletic, Stuart McCall's Bantams return to the Northern Commercials Stadium this Tuesday (21 November 2017) evening against Scunthorpe United.

The weekend win at Wigan thanks to Tyrell Robinson's late stunner moved City back up into third position in the League One table.

Scunthorpe enjoyed an impressive away-day victory themselves on Saturday, with the 3-0 win at Northampton Town meaning the Iron are currently just one point and one place behind the Bantams in the division.

Tuesday's game is scheduled to see the first return of Rory McArdle to Valley Parade after five years with the Bantams.

McArdle, who is currently the Scunthorpe skipper, left City for Glanford Park last summer following a hugely successful period for the defender with the Bantams.

Team News

Bradford City
Midfielder Timothee Dieng is a doubt for the Bantams as the Frenchman continues to recover from a hamstring injury.

After Saturday's encouraging display at the DW Stadium, McCall could be tempted to stick with the same side for the visit of Scunthorpe.

McCall has made changes in the past for previous Tuesday night fixtures, however, with the likes of Dominic Poleon, Alex Jones and Tyrell Robinson all possible options for the Bantams boss.

Adam Chicksen remains sidelined with a thigh problem.

Scunthorpe United
Former Bantams midfielder Josh Morris is expected to missing for a return date with his old club due to a hamstring injury.

Luke Williams (hamstring) and Sam Mantom (groin) are also scheduled to miss out at the Northern Commercials Stadium.

Strikers Simon Church and Jonathan Margetts are two other members of the Iron squad not likely to be involved in the Iron's match-day squad because of injury.

Match ticket details for home matches can be found HERE.

Stadium Access
Entry details for this Tuesday's fixture can be found HERE.

Win The Shirt Off The Back
Find out how you can win the MOTM's actual match-worn shirt! HERE.

The Parader
Make sure you pick up your copy of Tuesday's match-day programme. Click HERE to find out what's in the Scunthorpe edition!

Match Officials
The full set of Tuesday's match officials can be found HERE.

Take a look at the two sides' recent records going into Tuesday's match - HERE

Five Things
Take a look at five possible talking points ahead of Tuesday's match - HERE.

Read Stuart McCall's pre-match thoughts - HERE.

Back the Bantams
City supporters can back the Bantams for success at home to Scunthorpe United with Sky Bet!

Stuart McCall's side are currently priced at 23/20 to defeat Scunthorpe at the Northern Commercials Stadium.

The Bantams are also priced at 11/2 to beat Scunthorpe by a 1-0 scoreline.

Charlie Wyke is available at 7/2 to opening the scoring, while Tyrell Robinson can be backed at 9/2 to score at anytime during the game.

Fans can place their bets now with Sky Bet by clicking HERE.

There is currently 71 separate betting markets open for this game.

Please note, odds are subject to change.

For those unable to get to the Northern Commercials Stadium on Tuesday, City supporters can follow live updates from the Scunthorpe United game via the club's official Facebook and Twitter pages.           

Full audio match commentary of the Scunthorpe match can be found via iFollow Bantams. Keep up to date with BBC Radio Leeds' Tim Steere for match action and reaction from the game.

Subscribers of iFollow Bantams will now actually be able to hear post-match interviews from Stuart McCall and his players directly after the game via the extended audio match-day service.

New for this season, iFollow subscribers outside the UK and Ireland will also be able to watch LIVE coverage of the match as it happens!

Video post-match interviews from McCall and his players, plus extended match highlights over the coming days, is also available via iFollow.

On top of all that, iFollow subscribers can get interviews, action, previous encounters and highlights as well in the build up to Tuesday's match.

The official website, Twitter and Facebook pages will also have post-match reaction from the City camp following the Scunthorpe game.
iFollow Bantams - HERE
Facebook - HERE
Twitter - HERE

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