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Bradford successful with FA Cup appeal and will now face Brentford in a second-round replay

Updated: Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 16:55 | Comments

Today's decision is more good news for Bradford after their shock win over Arsenal
Today's decision is more good news for Bradford after their shock win over Arsenal

Bradford have been reinstated into this season's FA Cup after successfully appealing against their expulsion for fielding an ineligible player.

The Bantams were thrown out of the competition by the FA last week because they did not receive written permission in time to play Newcastle loanee Curtis Good in the second-round meeting with Brentford on 30 November, which finished 1-1.

However, following an appeal, Bradford say the FA has decided to fine the club and allow them back into the competition.

It means Bradford, who reached the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup after Tuesday's thrilling penalty shoot-out win over Arsenal, will now travel to Brentford for the FA Cup replay next Tuesday, with the winners to face Southend in the third round.  

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