Bradford fixture brought forward

Last updated : 21 January 2004 By Nik Taylor

Palace’s away clash with Bradford City has been moved forward from Tuesday March 16th to Saturday January 24th, kick-off 3pm.

The shift will spare Palace fans the joyous experience of a long midweek journey to Valley Parade, and is one benefit to have come from the Eagles’ early exit from this year’s F.A. Cup.

Both Palace and Bradford fell at the third round hurdle of the Cup, leaving fourth round Saturday (24th Jan) a blank date in the calendar.

Moving the game from midweek should hopefully ease some fixture congestion in the busy final weeks of the season. Tickets are available now from the Palace box office.