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Argyle v Bradford City - the Line-Up

Edwards Returns; No Ness; Sawyer, Purrington on the Bench

8 December 2018

RYAN Edwards returned to the Argyle starting line-up for the Sky Bet League One visit of Bradford City to Home Park in the only change to the Pilgrims' side.

Edwards, who had been suffering from a chest infection, came in for the injured Jamie Ness, while captain Gary Sawyer also returned from injury to be named among the substitutes.

Second-year apprentice Tom Purrington was also called into the squad to provide some midfield cover.

Bradford's line-up included former Pilgrims Anthony O'Connor, the Bantams' captain, and Kelvin Mellor. Their only change saw George Miller come in for Jim O'Brien.

Argyle: 1 Matt Macey; 2 Joe Riley, 5 Ryan Edwards, 14 Niall Canavan, 23 Ashley Smith-Brown; 8 David Fox (capt), 7 Antoni Sarcevic, 4 Yann Songo'o; 10 Graham Carey, 19 Freddie Ladapo, 16 Joel Grant. Substitutes: 3 Gary Sawyer, 9 Ryan Taylor, 11 Ruben Lameiras, 20 Gregg Wylde, 21 Kyle Letheren (gk), 24 Peter Grant, 42 Tom Purrington.

Bradford City: 1 Richard O'Donnell; 38 Paul Caddis 6 Anthony O'Connor (capt), 15 Kelvin Mellor 3 Adam Chicksen; 12 George Miller, 48 Karl Henry, 40 David Ball, 39 Lewis O'Brien, 10 Jack Payne; 9 Eoin Doyle. Substitutes: 4 Ryan McGowan, 5 Jim O'Brien, 13 Ben Wilson (gk), 18 Kai Brünker, 21 Hope Akpan, 24 Daniel Devine, 36 Luca Colville.


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