Date: 5th October 2015 at 8:46am
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Bradford’s League 1 season continued with a win against Rochdale at Spotland on Saturday.

An in-form side going into the weekend were Rochdale, whereas Bradford have struggled but it was the Bantams that left with the points after a three-one win.

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Bradford took the lead just past the half hour mark when a Tony McMahon freekick was deflected to Lee Evans (34) who did the rest from close range but Peter Vincenti (41) had Rochdale level before the break.

Devante Cole (59) put Bradford ahead just ahead of the hour then just past it, with a second goal in as many minutes, an Olly Lancashire (61) own goal made sure of a first Bantams win in five-matches!

These were the match highlights.

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The other results this weekend were as follows:-

Saturday 3rd October 2015
Blackpool 1-0 Swindon
Burton 1-0 Southend
Colchester 0-1 Bury
Coventry 3-0 Shrewsbury
Crewe 1-2 Chesterfield
Doncaster 2-1 Barnsley
Gillingham 3-3 Oldham
Peterborough 5-3 Millwall
Port Vale 2-1 Sheff Utd
Rochdale 1-3 Bradford
Scunthorpe 1-0 Fleetwood
Wigan 0-0 Walsall

Looking at these results, and there were some high scoring games, the stand out ones have to be the wins for Blackpool, Doncaster, Port Vale, of course Bradford and Scunthorpe.

Blackpool’s struggles are well documented but a home win over Swindon should act as a boost with the Tangerines seeing off the Robins, who have been up and down in their form recently, one-nil.

A derby often doesn’t see form count for much, as this was proven by Doncaster in the Yorkshire derby with Barnsley, a late goal saw managerless Donny to a two-one win at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Port Vale’s win at Vale Park against a Sheffield United side, that had recovered from a previous run of defeats; wouldn’t have been something many might have expected but Vale recorded an impressive two-one win.

If you get onto the topic of ‘strugglers’ both Scunthorpe and Fleetwood have been struggling this season, the meeting of the two ended with the Iron picking up a much needed three-points after a one-nil win over the managerless Cod Army at Glanford Park.

Bradford are back in action this midweek with a JPT game against Barnsley at Valley Parade on Tuesday.


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