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Coral Windows Stadium (ATT 14,128) 28th September 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: James Linington

Bradford Bradford City vs Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury

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K Reid (60)
J Hanson (90+4)

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T Bradshaw (2)
D Winfield (S/O 88)

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Last Updated: 27/09/13 2:47pm

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Carl McHugh: Has a groin problem

Carl McHugh: Has a groin problem

Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Bradford City and Shrewsbury at Valley Parade.

Bantams defender Carl McHugh hopes to recover from a groin injury in time to make the squad this weekend.

McHugh sustained the injury in training earlier this month and has missed the last two matches, but could return to the bench.

Manager Phil Parkinson will otherwise select from an unchanged squad and is expected to name the same XI that started in last week's win at Gillingham.

Winger Mark Yeates is pushing for a recall but may have to be patient due to the impressive form of Kyel Reid, while nine-goal leading scorer Nahki Wells will partner James Hanson up front, with veteran Andy Gray waiting for his first appearance of the season on the bench.

The Shrews will assess captain Tamika Mkandawire ahead of their trip north east but Jon Taylor definitely misses out due to suspension.

Centre-back Mkandawire has returned to full training having missed the club's last three matches with a hamstring injury but it remains to be seen whether he will be risked so soon at Valley Parade.

Winger Taylor serves a one-match ban having seen red in last weekend's 1-0 derby defeat to Wolves

Striker John Marsden is expected to return from his foot injury for Town's reserves next week while Paul Parry (hip) and Jack Gwilliams (knee) continue to miss out.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 18 36
2 Swindon Town 18 35
3 Preston North End 18 34
4 Milton Keynes Dons 16 31
5 Sheffield United 17 30
6 Notts County 17 29
7 Rochdale 18 27
8 Peterborough United 18 27
9 Oldham Athletic 18 27
10 Fleetwood Town 18 25
11 Chesterfield 18 24
12 Bradford City 18 23
13 Barnsley 17 22
14 Walsall 18 22
15 Port Vale 18 22
16 Doncaster Rovers 16 21
17 Crawley Town 18 21
18 Coventry City 18 20
19 Leyton Orient 18 19
20 Gillingham 18 18
21 Colchester United 18 17
22 Yeovil Town 18 17
23 Scunthorpe United 17 16
24 Crewe Alexandra 18 15