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Match Previews


15 September 2017

Match Previews


15 September 2017

Two in-form sides are set to go head-to-head at the Northern Commercials Stadium this Saturday, as Stuart McCall's Bantams entertain Rotherham United in a mouth-watering Yorkshire derby.

Romain Vincelot's last-gasp equaliser at Oxford United on Tuesday made it four league games unbeaten for McCall's men ahead of the visit of Rotherham to Valley Parade this weekend.

Rotherham themselves are in good form as well coming into this game. The Millers' 5-1 drubbing of Walsall in midweek was their third win on the trot in Sky Bet League One.

Incredibly, both sides have netted a combined total for 17 goals between them in their last three league games, meaning we could be all set for a hugely entertaining encounter come Saturday afternoon.

Team News

Bradford City
Bantams boss Stuart McCall says City will have to monitor a couple of bumps and bruises within their squad ahead of the Rotherham match.

Adam Chicksen is expected to come back into the squad after missing Tuesday's trip to Oxford through suspension.

Timothee Dieng (calf) and Rouven Sattelmaier (hamstring) remain sidelined.

Rotherham United
Millers top scorer Kieffer Moore is a big doubt for this Saturday's match after limping off during Tuesday's Walsall win with a groin injury.

The 6' 5'' striker is believed to be rated as '50-50' at best to feature at the Northern Commercials Stadium.

Fellow attackers Jon Taylor (calf) and Ryan Williams (back) will be assessed pre-match but both are likely to start.

Shaun Cummings is definitely out with a hamstring injury, while Josh Emmanuel is ruled out due to a toe problem.

Former Bantams striker Jamie Proctor, now with the Millers, will miss out on a return to Valley Parade after unfortunately suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury at the end of last month.

Adult match tickets available at the pre-match rate up until 5:00pm this Friday - HERE.

Win The Shirt Off My Back!
Make sure you pick up your raffle ticket ahead of kick off this Saturday to be in with a chance of winning the Man of the Match's actual shirt! Please click HERE for more details.

Five Things
Take a look at five possible talking points ahead of this weekend's game - HERE.

Take a look at the two sides' recent records - HERE.

Match Officials
Details of the full set of match officials for this Saturday's game - HERE.

Back the Bantams with Sky Bet!
City supporters can back the Bantams for success this Saturday against Rotherham United with Sky Bet!

McCall's side are currently priced at 6/5 to defeat Rotherham at the Northern Commercials Stadium.

Charlie Wyke is available at 7/2 to opening the scoring, while Omari Patrick can be backed at 5/2 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 Saturday, City supporters can follow live updates from the Rotherham United game via the club's official Facebook and Twitter pages.           

Full audio match commentary of the Rotherham 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.

The iFollow Bantams match-day commentary service will stay active until 6:00pm after the game on Saturday.

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 Saturday's match.

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

iFollow Bantams - HERE
Facebook - HERE
Twitter - HERE

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