Bowery earns point for Blues

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Chesterfield 2, Bradford City 2

A late goal from substitute Jordan Bowery earned table-toppers Chesterfield a point against struggling Bradford.

Bowery was brought on with five minutes remaining when the Spireites were trailing 2-1.

And the 19-year-old striker did well to score his first league goal in time added on and square the match.

The League Two leaders had taken a tenth minute lead when Danny Whitaker when he fired home a pass from Jack Lester.

But two minutes later, the Bantams - who had suffered defeats in their previous four games - pulled level.

David Syers tapped in at the far post and the Valley Parade men took the lead in the 55th minute through a James Hanson header.

Deane Smalley headed a great chance over the bar from close range late on but it was Bowery who took the plaudits for his last-gasp heroics.

For the full report: see this week’s Derbyshire Times.