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11 December 2018

Club News


11 December 2018

Bantams manager David Hopkin has made three changes to his side for this Tuesday's Emirates FA Cup second round replay with Peterborough United at the Northern Commercials Stadium.

Ben Wilson replaces Richard O'Donnell between the sticks, with Nathaniel Knight-Percival and Hope Akpan also recalled into Hopkin's starting XI.

Knight-Percival is back available to Hopkin after missing the last three games through suspension, while Wilson is set to make his home debut in goal for the Bantams.

The shot-stopper's only previous outing of the campaign so far came in City's Carabao Cup first round encounter at Macclesfield Town back in August.

Akpan is back in City's side after making his return from a hip injury as a second half substitute at Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

O'Donnell, Eoin Doyle and Karl Henry - the three players to move out of the team from the Plymouth game - are all named on City's bench.

Connor Wood is also included on the Bantams' bench instead of Daniel Devine.

13. Ben Wilson 25. Conor O'Malley
3. Adam Chicksen 3. Colin Daniel
6. Anthony O'Connor (c) 4. Alex Woodyard (c)
10. Jack Payne 5. Ryan Tafazolli
12. George Miller 8. Mark O'Hara
15. Kelvin Mellor 10. Siriki Dembele
21. Hope Akpan 15. Joe Ward
22. Nathaniel Knight-Percival 16. Rhys Bennett
38. Paul Caddis 17. Ivan Toney
39. Lewis O'Brien 21. Marcus Maddison
40. David Ball 35. Jason Cummings
Substitutes: Substitutes:
1. Richard O'Donnell (GK) 1. Aaron Chapman (GK)
4. Ryan McGowan 2. Jason Naismith
9. Eoin Doyle 6. Jamie Walker
18. Kai Bruenker 9. Matt Godden
23. Connor Wood 11. Louis Reed
36. Luca Colville 19. George Cooper
48. Karl Henry 23. Tyler Denton

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