Sheffield United 2 Bradford City 2: Derby spoils shared at Lane

James Hanson equalised for Bradford.

James Hanson equalised for Bradford.

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Sheffield United and Bradford City served up a thrilling Yorkshire derby at Bramall Lane in League One.

The Blades looked to be cruising in the first half, after taking control with goals from Jamie Murphy and Harry Maguire put the hosts 2-0 up.

But Gary Jones inspired a City fightback. First the Bantams captain saw his deflected effort wrong-foot goalkeeper George Long at the start of the second half.

Then, Jones floated in a free kick with James Hansen managed to get on the end of to send the 3100 travelling City fans into a frenzy.

United had numerous chances in the final 20 minutes but could not force a winner, to leave a cracking derby all-square at 2-2.

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