Check out our game preview as the Bantams travel to struggling Scunthorpe United.

Kick-off: Saturday, September 28 (3pm)

Venue: Glanford Park

Possible line-ups


GK Rory Watson

RB James Perch

CH Rory McArdle

CH Harrison McGahey

LB Junior Brown

RM Alex Gilliead

CM Matty Lund

CM Yann Songo'o

LM Ryan Colclough

F Jamie Ward

F Kevin van Veen

SUBSTITUTES: Eisa, Slater, Miller, Hornshaw, Ntlhe, Clarke, Eastwood.

Team news: Four former Bantams could feature but Jamie Proctor is still out with a knee injury. Jamie Ward comes straight in after signing on Thursday.

League position: 23rd

Leading scorer: Matty Lund and Rory McArdle, 3

Last four matches: Leicester u21s (H) D1-1, Walsall (a) L0-1, Oldham (h) D2-2, Morecambe (h) W3-0.

One to watch: Winger Ryan Colclough has recently returned from a cruciate injury and is a direct runner in the Dylan Connolly mould.


GK Richard O'Donnell

RB Adam Henley

CH Paudie O'Connor

CH Kelvin Mellor

LB Connor Wood

RM Dylan Connolly

CM Matt Palmer

CM Callum Cooke

LM Harry Pritchard

F James Vaughan

F Clayton Donaldson

SUBSTITUTES: A O'Connor, Ismail, Devine, Akpan, Oteh, McCartan, Hornby.

Team news: Ben Richards-Everton misses his first league game after being sent off against Carlisle.

League position: 6th

Leading scorer: James Vaughan, 3

Last four matches: Man City u21s (h) L1-2, Carlisle (h) W3-1, Cheltenham (a) L2-3, Walsall (a) W1-0.

Referee: Shrewsbury-based Rob Lewis was once accused of swearing at a City player in a game in 2011.

Odds: Scunthorpe 8/5, City 13/8; draw 12/5.

Last time sides met: City raced into a three-goal lead in a 3-2 win in the final away game of last season.