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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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2 Burton Albion 28 54
3 Wycombe Wanderers 28 53
4 Luton Town 27 50
5 Southend United 28 50
6 Newport County AFC 28 46
7 Bury 28 44
8 Stevenage 28 41
9 Exeter City 29 41
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11 Morecambe 28 38
12 Northampton Town 28 37
13 AFC Wimbledon 27 37
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15 Oxford United 28 33
16 Accrington Stanley 27 33
17 Tranmere Rovers 27 30
18 Portsmouth 27 30
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 28 30
20 Carlisle United 28 30
21 Cheltenham Town 28 30
22 York City 28 28
23 Mansfield Town 27 28
24 Hartlepool United 28 21