League Cup final live: Bradford City 0-5 Swansea City

Swansea v Bradford City

Swansea v Bradford City

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It’s the biggest day in Bradford City’s history, but Swansea City prove too strong in the Capital One League Cup final at Wembley. This is how the action unfolded.

Full-time: The referee blows the full-time whistle and the Bantams are down and out, 5-0. Swansea win the Capital One League Cup.

91mins: Jonathan De Guzman scores a fifth in stoppage time, converting at the front post.

87mins: Sadly there are ironic cheers as a volley from Gary Jones lands safely in the hands of Gerhard Tremmel. It was Bradford’s first shot on goal.

77mins: Still probing, Pablo Hernandez hits a shot that deflects over the bar before Michael Laudrup finally show a bit of mercy by replacing Bradford’s tormentor-in-chief Nathan Dyer.

73mins: Bantams fans defiantly waving their flags. Not going to help though.

70mins: James Hanson thinks he has won a first corner for the Bantams, but the assistant linesman thinks otherwise, rubbing further salt into the wounds.

56mins: Bradford 0-4 Swansea - Matt Duke, so often the hero in this Cup run, is sent off for bringing down Jonathan De Guzman as he bears down on goal. Reserve keeper Jon McLaughlin comes on but his first job is to pick the ball out of the net as De Guzman converts the penalty.

47mins: Bradford 0-3 Swansea - Any team-talk by Phil Parkinson is rendered irrelevant as Nathan Dyer cuts inside onto his left foot and fires home his second and Swansea’s third from 12 yards.

Second half: Bradford begin the second half with a change, Curtis Good replaced at left-back by Andrew Davies.

Half-time: A chastening half for the Bantams who conceded twice, a lot of poossession and failed to get a shot on target. Work to do for manager Phil Parkinson in the dressing room.

42mins: Wayne Routledge gets in behind the defence but his shot is tipped over the bar by Duke.

40mins: Bradford 0-2 Swansea - Michu takes a touch in the area and fires low beyond Matt Duke after a ball from Pablo Hernandez through the legs of Gary Jones.

38mins: Ki Sung-Yeung is booked for a foul on Nahki Wells and although it yields the first attacking set-piece for the Bantams, they cannot produce anything from it.

35mins: Important foot in from Rory McArdle who brings to an end a probing Swansea attack involving Michu and Routledge.

31mins: As a corner is cleared, Leon Britton flashes a long-range volley wide. Bradford are still to have a shot at goal.

22mins: Midway through the first half, a dominant Swans lead Bradford 1-0.

16mins: Bradford 0-1 Swansea - After a Bradford attack breaks down, Wayne Routledge runs at the heart of Bradford’s defence. He passes to Michu’s whose left-foot shot is saved by Matt Duke but Nathan Dyer slides in the rebound.

14mins: First chance, Dyer down the right, again, pulls back to Angel Rangel whose cross is met with a header by Ben Davies that goes wide.

10mins: Swansea getting in behind Bradford on their left a lot, but so far, the League One team have withstood.

2mins: Nathan Dyer gets in behind Bradford left-back Curtis Good but his cross is snuffed out.

4.00pm: Kick-off here at Wembley between Bradford City and Swansea City in Capital One League Cup final.

3.58pm: Bantams players doing drills in the middle of their half as they attempt to calm the nerves.

3.53pm: Teams coming out here at Wembley...

3.50pm: The ‘Always Remember’ flag, commemorating the 56 who died in the Bradford fire disaster of 1985 has been unfurled in the Bradford end.

3.40pm: Stadium filling up nicely, more Bantams fans in than Swans. And those wearing claret and amber cheer their players as Gary Jones leads them back down the tunnel and into the dressing room for one last team talk.

3.30pm: Teams are in: Bradford - Duke; Darby, McArdle, McHugh, Good; Thompson, Doyle, Jones, Atkinson; Hanson, Wells.

Swansea - Tremmel; Rangel, Ki, Williams, Davies; Britton, de Guzman; Routledge, Hernandez, Dyer; Michu.

3.15pm: The Bradford players come out onto the pristine turf at Wembley, much to the delight of the Bantams fans who are aleady in their seats awaiting this mmomentous occasion.

3.00pm: After strolling up a packed Wembley Way - official title Olympic Way but it will alwayts be Wembley Way to us fans - qand seeing the Bantams outnumbering the Swansea fans, its inside Wembley to begin the countdown to kick-off on one of the biggest days in the history of Bradford City.

The fourth division team have knocked out three Premier League teams - Wigan, Arsenal and Aston Villa over two legs - to make history and reach the final.

More than 33,000 fans have followed the Bantams to Wembley.

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