Northampton failed to register a single shot on target and the match ended 3–0 with Bradford securing promotion to League One.  Details GK 1 Jon McLaughlin RB 2 Stephen Darby CB 23 Rory McArdle 5 Andrew Davies LB James Meredith RM 11 Garry Thompson CM 18 Gary Jones 24 Nathan Doyle 85' 87' LM 7 Kyel Reid 78' CF 9 James Hanson 89' 21 Nahki Wells Substitutes: 12 Matt Duke DF 16 Carl McHugh 22 Michael Nelson MF 4 Ricky Ravenhill 14 Will Atkinson FW 17 Alan Connell 20 Zavon Hines Manager: Phil Parkinson Lee Nicholls Ben Tozer 30 Clarke Carlisle 67' 15 Nathan Cameron 6 Lee Collins 53' Chris Hackett 8 Ben Harding Luke Guttridge Ishmel Demontagnac 70' 28 Roy O'Donovan 30' Clive Platt 21' 55' 13 Dean Snedker John Johnson Joe Widdowson Kelvin Langmead Lewis Hornby 10 Adebayo Akinfenwa Jake Robinson Aidy Boothroyd Referee: Keith Stroud Fourth Official: Geoff Eltringham Statistics Total shots Shots on target Ball possession 54% 46% Corner kicks Fouls committed Yellow cards Red cards Post-match Winning manager Phil Parkinson noted: "This determines the future of the club.
 In the 78th minute, Bradford's Will Atkinson replaced Reid.  With six minutes of the match remaining, Nathan Doyle was booked for a foul on Widdowson.  Connell then came on for Wells in the 85th minute before Ricky Ravenhill replaced Doyle two minutes later.  Hanson was then shown a yellow card for a foul on Nathan Cameron.  O'Donovan's header for Northampton went wide of the Bradford goal.
2013 Football League Two play-off Final - Wikipedia2013 Football League Two play-off FinalWembley StadiumEvent2012–13 Football League Two Bradford City Northampton Town 3 0 Date18 May 2013VenueWembley Stadium, LondonRefereeKeith Stroud (Hampshire)Attendance47, 127← 2012 2014 → The 2013 Football League Two play-off Final was an association football match played on 18 May 2013 at Wembley Stadium, London, between Bradford City and Northampton Town. The match determined the fourth and final team to gain promotion from Football League Two, English football's fourth tier, to Football League One. The top three teams of the 2012–13 Football League Two season gained automatic promotion to League One, while the teams placed from fourth to seventh in the table took part in play-off semi-finals; the winners then competed for the final place for the 2013–14 season in League One. Northampton Town finished in sixth place while Bradford City ended the season in seventh position.
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 Nicholls made a one-handed stop from a Wells shot on 31 minutes.  Neither side made any changes to their personnel during half-time. Immediately after the restart, Nicholls saved an attempt from Hanson.  In the 53rd minute, Northampton made their first substitution of the match with Joe Widdowson coming on for Collins.  Two minutes later, Northampton's Akinfenwa replaced Platt.  In the 67th minute, Clarke Carlisle was booked for a foul on Reid.  Northampton made their final substitution of the game in the 70th minute with Lewis Hornby replacing Ishmel Demontagnac.
That match ended 2–2 in regular time, and 3–3 after extra time; Bradford won 4–2 in the subsequent penalty shootout.  The play-off final was Northampton's 64th match of the season.  Bradford had already played at Wembley during the season when they faced Swansea City in the League Cup final, losing 5–0.  The referee for the match was Keith Stroud from Hampshire and Geoff Eltringham was the fourth official.  According to bookmakers, a draw in regular time was the most likely outcome,  although Jason Mellor writing in The Times suggested Bradford were marginal favourites having gone unbeaten in the four matches between the sides earlier in the season.
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 Northampton Town faced Cheltenham Town in the other play-off semi-final with the first leg being played at Sixfields Stadium in Northampton on 2 May 2013. Roy O'Donovan scored in the 27th minute to put Northampton into the lead from a Chris Hackett cross; almost immediately, Paul Benson missed a chance to equalise after shooting wide of the post. Both sides had chances to add to the scoreline but the match finished 1–0.  The second leg took place three days later at Whaddon Road in Cheltenham. In the 15th minute, Ben Tozer was deemed to have fouled Russell Penn and the referee awarded a penalty: Marlon Pack took the spot kick but it was saved by Lee Nicholls. Before half-time, Luke Guttridge's volley put Northampton into the lead which they did not relinquish. An aggregate score of 2–0 meant that Northampton progressed to the final.
Northampton failed to make a shot on target and the match ended 3–0 to see Bradford promoted to League One. Bradford ended their following season in 11th place in League One, while Northampton finished in 21st place in League Two in their next season, two places and three points above the relegation zone.
In the League Cup it was great to reach the final, given the revenue that it brought in, but this is what it's all about. This is our bread and butter – to get this club back to where it belongs. " He described the season's achievements as "his best yet as a manager. " His counterpart Aidy Boothroyd said: "It's great to have got here but when you get to a final like this, you want to be a winner, nothing else. " He added: "[Bradford] dealt with the whole occasion and the game, more importantly, better than we did. This is a rubbish day. " Bradford ended their following season in 11th place in League One, 15 points outside the play-offs and 12 points above the relegation zone.  Northampton finished in 21st place in League Two in their next season, two places and three points above the relegation zone.
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 Both teams played a 4–4–2 formation.  The Northampton supporters were situated in the East End of Wembley while Bradford's fans occupied the West End.  The Bradford squad had cost a total of £7, 500 with the only transfer fee having been paid for Hanson.  The game was broadcast live in the UK on Sky Sports.  Summary The match kicked off around 1:30 p.
 Boothroyd was sacked in December 2013 with the club at the bottom of the division.  References ^ a b "League Two – 2012/2013 – Regular season". Soccerway. Perform Group. Archived from the original on 1 November 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2021. ^ Woodcock, Ian (2 May 2013). "Bradford 2–3 Burton". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 15 April 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2021. ^ "Bradford City v Burton Albion, 02 May 2013".
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 Bradford City's opponents in their play-off semi-final were Burton Albion with the first match of the two-legged tie taking place at Valley Parade in Bradford on 2 May 2013. Calvin Zola put the visitors ahead midway through the first half with a header, then scored his second in the 29th minute with a curling shot. Damien McCrory was then adjudged to have deflected Garry Thompson's shot with his hand and the referee awarded a penalty to Bradford. Nahki Wells converted the spot kick to make it 2–1 in 38th minute, before Robbie Weir scored from Alex McDonald's pass to make it 3–1 a minute before half-time. With 16 minutes of the game remaining, Thompson scored for Burton making the final score 3–2.
Four minutes later, Rory McArdle doubled the score with a strong header low into the Northampton goal from a Nathan Doyle cross.  Clive Platt was then shown the first yellow card of the game in the 21st minute.  On 28 minutes, Wells volleyed past Nicholls from close range to make it 3–0 to Bradford.  Two minutes later, Roy O'Donovan was booked for a foul on Kyel Reid.
 The second leg of the semi-final was played three days later at the Pirelli Stadium in Burton upon Trent. Wells opened the scoring for the visitors in the 27th minute when he intercepted Marcus Holness' header and beat Burton goalkeeper Stuart Tomlinson. James Hanson made it 2–0 in the 50th minute with a shot from the edge of the Bradford penalty area, and Jacques Maghoma added a third seven minutes later from the penalty spot after Thompson fouled Stephen Darby in the Burton box. Wells made it 3–1 to Bradford less than two minutes later after Hanson knocked down a long free kick from his goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin. With no further goals, Bradford won the semi-final 5–4 on aggregate and secured their place in the final.
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