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Coral Windows Stadium (ATT 10,143) 10th December 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: B Malone

Bradford Bradford City vs Plymouth Argyle Plymouth

Bradford 1

J Hanson (86)

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Plymouth 1

C Sutherland (59)
O Bhasera (S/O 90+1)

Bantams saved by Hanson

Last Updated: 10/12/11 7:20pm

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Hanson: Struck late equaliser

Hanson: Struck late equaliser

James Hanson salvaged a late point for Bradford against Plymouth, who climbed off the bottom of the table with a 1-1 draw.

There were just five minutes of normal time remaining when Hanson levelled to hand third-bottom Bradford a share of the points to keep them three points off bottom spot, which is now occupied by Dagenham & Redbridge.

Bradford dominated the first half but the nearest they came to scoring was a minute before the break when skipper Michael Flynn saw his shot cleared off the line by defender Darren Purse with keeper Jake Cole beaten.

Plymouth went in front in the 59th minute from their first corner of the game. The home defence failed to clear Will Atkinson's flag-kick and skipper Simon Walton's 15-yard shot was deflected into the net by Craig Sutherland.

The Bantams pressed hard for an equaliser and their pressure paid off in the 85th minute when Kyel Reid delivered a low cross from the left and Hanson scored with a superbly-taken left-footed shot just inside the near post.

Flynn and Ricky Ravenhill missed good chances to win the game for the home side in the closing stages as Plymouth were reduced to 10 men when Onismor Bhasera was sent off for a second bookable offence.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Shrewsbury Town 23 44
2 Wycombe Wanderers 23 44
3 Burton Albion 23 43
4 Luton Town 23 42
5 Newport County AFC 23 40
6 Southend United 23 39
7 Plymouth Argyle 23 37
8 Bury 23 37
9 Exeter City 24 37
10 Stevenage 23 34
11 AFC Wimbledon 23 33
12 Morecambe 23 33
13 Accrington Stanley 22 30
14 Cambridge United 23 29
15 Portsmouth 23 28
16 Oxford United 23 28
17 Mansfield Town 23 27
18 York City 23 26
19 Cheltenham Town 23 25
20 Northampton Town 23 24
21 Carlisle United 23 24
22 Tranmere Rovers 23 22
23 Dagenham & Redbridge 23 22
24 Hartlepool United 23 14