David Syers served the second of a three-game ban following his dismissal against Shrewsbury on New Year’s Eve but Rob Kozluk made his debut after joining until the end of the season. Andy Howarth also made his debut after joining on loan from Bury.
Ricky Ravenhill opened the scoring on the hour mark, the midfielder celebrating signing a new contract at Valley Parade.
But City were pegged back with four minutes remaining when Andrew Davies scored an own goal.
Yet the scoring was not over as Marceil Seip netted for Bradford late on, only for Kevin Ellison to equalise once more for Morecambe.
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