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Crawley Crawley Town vs Bradford City Bradford

Crawley 3

T Barnett (54, 88)
A Drury (62)

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Bradford 1

K Reid (12)

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Last Updated: 16/09/11 1:54pm

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Mills: Recovering from surgery

Mills: Recovering from surgery

Team news ahead of Saturday's League Two clash between Crawley Town and Bradford at Broadfield Stadium.

The Red Devils have added Claude Davis and Andy Drury to their injury-hit squad ahead of the home clash.

Jamaican defender Davis arrived as a free agent following his release from Crystal Palace over the summer, and midfielder Drury has agreed an initial three-month loan from Ipswich.

Both could go straight into the starting line-up against the Bantams as Town are without six first-team players, five of them defenders.

Dean Howell and Kyle McFadzean are on the sidelines with thigh injuries, John Dempster has a groin problem, Jamie Day is still missing with back trouble and club captain Pablo Mills is recovering from an ankle operation.

Midfielder Sergio Torres is also in the treatment room with a groin problem.

Bantams manager Phil Parkinson will assess the fitness of in-form duo Jamie Devitt and Kyel Reid before deciding if they can face Crawley.

Devitt, on loan from Hull, bagged his first goal for the Bantams in Tuesday night's defeat to Port Vale but has been suffering with a dead leg.

Reid, Parkinson's first acquisition at Valley Parade, missed training through illness.

Parkinson told Bradford's official website: "Devitt has picked up a bit of a dead leg so we'll have to have a look at him before this weekend. Reidy has been feeling ill as well.

"Both of them have been great performers for us since they've come to the club so it would be a shame if they weren't available at the weekend."

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2 Bury 13 26
3 Burton Albion 13 25
4 Luton Town 13 24
5 Plymouth Argyle 13 22
6 Morecambe 13 22
7 Shrewsbury Town 13 21
8 Southend United 13 21
9 Newport County AFC 13 19
10 Cheltenham Town 13 19
11 Cambridge United 13 18
12 Northampton Town 13 18
13 AFC Wimbledon 13 18
14 Portsmouth 13 17
15 Stevenage 13 17
16 Mansfield Town 13 17
17 Exeter City 13 16
18 Accrington Stanley 13 16
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 13 14
20 Oxford United 13 13
21 Carlisle United 13 12
22 Hartlepool United 13 11
23 York City 13 10
24 Tranmere Rovers 13 9