Gary Bowyer facing selection decisions ahead of Bradford’s clash with Newport



Posted Thursday, December 05, 2019 by PA

Gary Bowyer facing selection decisions ahead of Bradford’s clash with Newport

Bradford boss Gary Bowyer has choices to make as his seventh-placed side face Newport in League Two on Saturday.

Bowyer included Jake Reeves and Chris Taylor in the team that drew at Macclesfield last weekend, with the former returning to league action following a 22-month injury lay-off and the latter making his full Bantams debut.

Both could feature again alongside Zeli Ismail and Dylan Connolly, who were also included at the weekend.

Jamie Devitt, Matty Palmer, Jordan Gibson and Clayton Donaldson are all sidelined with long-term injuries and will play no part.

Newport boss Michael Flynn will be hoping his injury troubles are easing after picking from a limited squad for the Exiles’ Leasing.com Trophy victory over Brighton Under-21s on Tuesday.

Mickey Demetriou, Daniel Leadbitter, Scot Bennett, Mark O’Brien, Robbie Willmott, Joss Labadie, Ade Azeez and Keanu Marsh-Brown all missed the fixture, while Corey Whitely was forced to leave the pitch due to injury.

Flynn is expecting Demetriou and Whitely to be available for Saturday’s League Two clash, however, as the duo have now rejoined training.

Kyle Howkins is unlikely to feature having suffered a head injury during the FA Cup clash against Maldon & Tiptree.

Tag:


Attention: Third parties may advertise their products and/or services on our website.7M does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of their contents.
Your dealings with such third parties are solely between you and such third parties and we shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you.