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Bolton Wanderers v Bradford City: LIVE

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Live updates as Bolton boss Phil Parkinson's former club Bradford visit the Macron this afternoon

Who? Bradford? Never heard of them...
Who? Bradford? Never heard of them...
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There's a vaguely interesting sub-plot to this afternoon's League One clash as Bolton Wanderers boss Phil Parkinson welcomes his former club Bradford City to the Macron Stadium.

Bradford fans apparently still have a bee in their bonnet about Parkinson's departure, but personally I couldn't have less interest in what they think. I just hope we can be a bit less boring than we've been most of the season, and that we can get the three points after four games without a win.

Zach Clough remains on the substitutes' bench this afternoon, as Parkinson persists with fellow former Bradford man Jamie Proctor and the headless chicken impersonator Sammy Ameobi likely to lead the line. Jay Spearing returns to take his place in probably the least creative midfield in the country. And in the battle for who's the least crap left-back, Dean Moxey returns in place of Andrew Taylor - I suspect purely because he can do a long throw. Hooray.

Bradford are without main striker James Hanson, so they have Billy Clarke and Marc McNulty up front, which doesn't sound particularly threatening so they'll probably bag a hatful.

Today's starting lineups below, and we'll bring you live updates in the Comments section below.

Bolton Wanderers
GK Mark Howard
RB Lewis Buxton
CB David Wheater
CB Mark Beevers
LB Dean Moxey
DM Jay Spearing
CM Josh Vela
CM Liam Trotter
AM James Henry
CF Jamie Proctor
CF Sammy Ameobi
SUBSTITUTES
Zach Clough
Chris Taylor
Derik Osede
Lawrie Wilson
Andrew Taylor
Tom Thorpe
Ben Alnwick
Bradford City
GK Colin Doyle
RB Stephen Darby
CB Nathaniel Knight-Percival
CB Romain Vincelot
LB James Meredith
RM Mark Marshall
CM Nicky Law
CM Timothee Dieng
LM Josh Cullen
CF Billy Clarke
CF Marc McNulty
SUBSTITUTES
Rouven Sattelmaier
Jordy Hiwula
Haris Vickic
Filipe Morais
Rory McArdle
Daniel Devine
Matthew Kilgallon