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Bootham Crescent (ATT 5,678) 2nd March 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: A D'Urso

York City York City vs Bradford City Bradford

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Bradford 2

J Hanson (77)
G Thompson (86)

Bantams win Yorkshire derby

Last Updated: 02/03/13 6:30pm

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James Hanson: Opened the scoring

James Hanson: Opened the scoring

Bradford gained a valuable three points in their play-off quest after securing a 2-0 win at Yorkshire rivals York.

In an even opening it was the Bantams who forced the first effort on goal with top scorer Nahki Wells seeing his effort blocked by Chris Smith on the edge of the area.

Prior to half time, the Minstermen had a glorious chance to open the scoring through Jason Walker but Carl McHugh blocked his effort on the line after rounding Jon McLaughlin.

Midway through the second half both goalkeepers were called into action with McLaughlin denying Matty Blair before Michael Ingham produced two saves in quick succession from Kyel Reid and Andrew Davies.

The breakthrough finally came in the 75th minute courtesy of James Hanson as he powerfully headed home Stephen Darby's cross with the ball squirming between Ingham's legs.

The Bantams wrapped up the points four minutes from time as substitute Garry Thompson capitalised on a slip from Jack O'Connell to race away and fire past the keeper.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Luton Town 17 34
2 Shrewsbury Town 17 33
3 Wycombe Wanderers 17 32
4 Burton Albion 17 32
5 Plymouth Argyle 17 30
6 Bury 17 30
7 Southend United 17 28
8 Morecambe 17 26
9 Newport County AFC 17 25
10 Cambridge United 17 24
11 Stevenage 17 24
12 Exeter City 17 24
13 Portsmouth 17 23
14 AFC Wimbledon 17 23
15 Accrington Stanley 17 23
16 Cheltenham Town 17 22
17 Northampton Town 17 21
18 Oxford United 17 19
19 Mansfield Town 17 19
20 Carlisle United 17 18
21 York City 17 15
22 Dagenham & Redbridge 17 15
23 Tranmere Rovers 17 12
24 Hartlepool United 17 12