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Bradford City v. Arsenal Match Thread

In which our intrepid heroes travel up the M1 to Bradford to take on League Two side Bradford City.

Clive Mason

Bradford City vs. Arsenal
Valley Parade, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Earth
Capital One Cup (League Cup) Quarterfinals
Kickoff: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 2:45 PM EST
Form: Bradford WLWDW | Arsenal DDLLW
TV: beIN Sport

So here we are, in the quarterfinals of the Capital One Cup. A full-strength Arsenal side is taking on Bradford City in the freezing cold; I hope they're wearing warm socks.

A win tonight will see Arsenal through to the semifinals, which is seemingly why they are running out the big guns, only a week after THEY'RE SO TIRED THEY NEED A REST. One thinks there's some board-generated pressure behind this move, mayhaps?


Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Mertesacker, Gibbs, Wilshere, Coquelin, Ramsey, Cazorla, Podolski, Gervinho. SUBS: Mannone, Jenkinson, Squillaci, Rosicky, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chamakh

Bradford City: Duke, Darby, McHugh, McArdle, Meredith, Thompson, Doyle, Gary Jones, Atkinson, Hanson, Wells. SUBS: McLaughlin, Ravenhill, Ritchie Jones, Connell, Hines, Turgott, Good.