Bradford City 4 Forest Green Rovers 1 - player ratings

Bradford City kept their play-off hopes alive with a fantastic win over Forest Green Rovers.

The Bantams played some wonderful football and deserved more goals.

Chief football writer Stuart Rayner rates the players.

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Richard O'Donnell – a good save from Nicholas Cadden's mishit cross, then a brilliant double save from Taylor Allen 7

OUTSTANDING: Clayton Donaldon was excellent in the hole

Finn Cousin-Dawson – his ball to Clayton Donaldson was behind the opening goal 6

Paudie O'Connor – solid from the centre-back 6

Niall Canavan – picked up a booking but showed leadership 6

Connor Wood – not overworked by the visitors 6

Anthony O'Connor – did a good job in front of the back four 7

Elliot Watt – brilliant goal was just part of a wonderful all-round performance 8

Kian Scales – led the press well 7

Clayton Donaldson – excellent playing in the hole 8

Gareth Evans – good performance down the left and the opening goal came from his corner 7

Andy Cook – credited with two goals but missed out on a wonderful one, his audacious lob hitting the crossbar in the first half 8


Bily Clarke (for Evans, 72) – came on for his 450th career appearance 6

Charles Vernam (for Donaldson, 81) – N/A

Danny Rowe (for Cook, 81) – got himself a stoppage-time goal 7

Ollie Crankshaw (for Scales, 85) – N/A.

Not used: Stevens, Hornby, Foulds.

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