Bradford City 3 - 0 Northampton Town

Match info: League Two at Wembley Stadium

Date: 18/05/2013 KO: 13:30 Ref: K Stroud Att: 47,127

Home team/scorers Scores Away team/scorers

Bradford

James Hanson 15
Rory McArdle 19
Nahki Wells 28

3
vs
0

Northamptn


FT (ht: 3-0)

Bradford are promoted

 

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  • Thanks for joining us this afternoon, stay tuned for a full match report and all the best reaction from Wembley on a memorable afternoon for the Bantams.

  • Congratulations to Bradford who climb out of League Two for the first time in seven seasons. Their victory was built on a devastating first-half display when they roared into a 3-0 lead.

  • Full-time! Bradford are promoted to League One!!!

    90+5
  • Harding goes for goal and finally has Northampton's first shot on target, but McLaughlin claims with ease.

    90+4
  • Northampton win a free kick just outside the Bradford box on the right. Time for a consolation, perhaps.

    90+4
  • Guttridge goes for the spectacular from Widdowson's cross but sends the ball in the wrong direction.

    90+2
  • Some Northampton fans have seen enough and are heading for the exits.

    90+2
  • Bradford's corner comes to nothing but they are still in possession in Northampton's half.

    90+1
  • Four added minutes will be played.

    90
  • Connell puts Cameron under pressure and earns corner for Bradford.

    90
  • Akinfenwa is penalised for leaning into Davies and shows his frustration in no uncertain terms.

    89
  • Hanson goes into the book for one tangle too many with Cameron.

    89
  • Tozer's throw is headed out and O'Donovan's return header goes wide of the goal, with Northampton yet to have an effort on target.

    88
  • Final change for Bradford as Doyle makes way for Ravenhill.

    87
  • Harding's corner is too deep for Carlisle, but Tozer can hurl a throw back in.

    87
  • Deflected cross from Widdowson beats everyone at the far post.

    86
  • Hanson is penalised for pulling back Cameron with Bradford's fans now in full voice.

    86
  • Wells makes way for Bradford, to a deserved standing ovation from the Bantams fans, with Connell coming on. Northampton waste their free-kick.

    85
  • Doyle is booked for a clumsy tackle on Widdowson near the Bradford corner flag.

    84
  • Akinfenwa heads the corner away from in front of Nicholls, with Bradford not really making too much effort to challenge.

    83

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