HALF-TIME: Accrington Stanley 0, Bradford 0
3:52pm Saturday 8th September 2012 in Sport
ACCRINGTON Stanley have weathered a first-half storm from Bradford City to go into the break goalless.
The Reds came under pressure from Phil Parkinson's men almost from the first whistle, with former Burnley forward Zavon Hines a real threat for the visitors.
The former West Ham man brought a solid save from Ian Dunbavin with a shot
from the edge of the box before being denied by the base of the post following James Hanson's lay-off.
Hines turned provider just before the half-hour, picking out an unmarked Hanson with his cross from the right, but Luke Joyce managed to hook the striker's far post header across Dunbavin off the
There were few chances for Stanley as Bradford dominated, but Padraig Amond was unlucky not to reach Lee Molyneux's ball into the box and turn it past Jon McLaughlin.