Date: 11th October 2008 at 6:10pm
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Our guide to Vital Bradford’s coverage of Bradford City’s visit to Accrington Stanley

Barry Conlon was the hero for the Bantams as he came off the bench to inspire the most unlikely of comebacks. The Bantams went behind against the run of play but from that moment on looked second best to a home team without a home win since August.

Michael Boulding spurned a fantastic chance on the stroke of half time to draw the sides level and the visitors were made to pay five minutes into the second when Accrington Stanley doubled their advantage.

On the hour an ineffective Kyle Nix was withdrawn and last week`s super sub Barry Conlon was introduced. And he did it again. Ten minutes from time Luke O`Brien`s ball into the box was knocked down by Barry Conlon and met by Michael Boulding who atoned for his earlier miss and put City back in with a chance.

Three minutes from time Barry Conlon scored his second goal in as many games to draw the visitors level and, whilst the commentators were still discussing the equaliser Joe Colbeck broke through and delivered a wonderful ball for Peter Thorne to sweep home the ball and give the visitors the most unlikely of three points.

Vital Bradford brings you the full lowdown on Saturday`s events at Valley Parade, just follow the links below:

Match Report
Following the demise of the Official Message Board, poster Ronny Rosenthal has come on board the Vital Bradford team and we will hopefully be bringing you his first Vital Match Report at some point this weekend

Player Ratings
Again, these will be supplied as the weekend progresses, please keep checking back

Match Stats


Man of the Match?
I didn`t think we`d be awarding one of these ten minutes from full time?

League Two lowdown
A summary of the day`s action throughout the division

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