Clarets Defeat Bantams in Last Minute of Match!
Steve Jones came to the rescue in the 90th minute to give the Clarets a last gasp 2-1 victory against League 2 outfit, Bradford City at the Coral Windows Stadium (or Valley Parade) tonight.
A Steven Caldwell goal after 55 minutes had cancelled out the Bantams goal by Conlon on the stroke of half-time. This victory (Just!) is their 5th consecutive win in the pre-season friendlies. .
Full match report to follow.
Tonight's game was the Clarets 8th pre-season friendly of their hectic schedule with just one to come on Saturday against Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Turf Moor before the season starts on Saturday, 9th of August with a trip to Hillsborough to face Sheffield Wednesday
Burnley: Penny, Alexander, Carlisle, Jordan (Caldwell 46), Kalvenes, van der Schaaf (Gudjonsson 31), MacDonald (Jones 46), Mahon (Berisha 72), Solovjovs (Kay 81), Blake, Paterson (Akinbiyi 61).
Subs: Jensen, Duff.
Bradford (starting): Evans, Arnison, Heckingbottom, McLaren, Lee, Clarke, Topp, Sharry, Conlon, Thorne, Daley.
Subs: Bowen, McLaughlin, Ainge, O'Brien, Taylforth, Osborne, Horne.
Ref: G Laws
Att: 2,227 (756 Burnley)