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Posh v Bradford City: Match Preview

28 February 2015

Peterborough United host Bradford City at the ABAX Stadium on Saturday (3pm) in Sky Bet League One action.

After an eventful week, it back to matters on the pitch for Peterborough United on Saturday as promotion contenders Bradford City arrive at the ABAX Stadium for a Sky Bet League One fixture.

Following the departure of Darren Ferguson and his management team, it is Academy manager Dave Robertson who takes over the reigns for the clash with the Bantams.

Robertson will be ably supported by Aaron Mclean and Grant McCann, with the latter released from his contract with Linfield to take a coaching role at Posh.

Robertson confirmed that Mclean will not be in the dugout as he faces his parent club. He is unavailable to play due to the terms of the loan arrangement and in respect of his parent club, he will not be asked to take a place in the dugout.

'I am really looking forward to the game on Saturday. I know I will be proud as punch when I take my place in the dugout, but I will be excited as well. It is a fantastic opportunity and one that I am relishing.

'It has been a bit of a whirlwhind few days, but the players have responded in the right manner. We have tried to instill a bit of confidence and belief into the group and we want to play with a bit of flair and attacking intent.

'I want the supporters onside as they can play a massive part on Saturday. They can really be the 12th man. I am confident the players will give 100% commitment to the cause, that is the minumum any supporter would expect from the group,' Robertson said.

Striker Kyle Vassell and midfielder Joe Newell are expected to return from injury while Marcus Maddison remains a doubt. Jack Baldwin is a long term absentee while Mclean is unavailable due to the terms of his loan arrangement.

Tickets are available for the game at www.theposhtickets.com, via the Ticketmaster hotline 0844 847 1934 and in person at the ABAX Stadium Box Office.


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