Bradford City Vs Barnet, Sat 27 Aug 2011

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Bradford goalkeeper Oscar Jansson will make his first league start for the club in the home clash with Barnet.

Jansson, on loan from Tottenham, played in the Carling Cup defeat at Leeds earlier this month, but has played second fiddle in the league so far to another loanee, Martin Hansen, who has returned to parent club Liverpool.

The Bantams have no new injury or suspension worries, but defender Simon Ramsden (calf) and midfield pair Martin Bullock (hip) and David Syers (knee) all remain long-term absentees.

Central defender Steve Williams (thigh) had been hoping to be back in contention, but has suffered a setback in training and will not be included.

Chris Mitchell is vying with Ritchie Jones for a place in midfield, while strikers Mark Stewart and Nialle Rodney are pushing for recalls after Bradford fired blanks in their last two matches.

Steve Kabba could make his first start of the season for Barnet in the League Two clash.

The striker scored on his return as a substitute during Tuesday's Carling Cup defeat at Portsmouth after recovering from a knee operation at the end of last season.

Jason Price is likely to make way if boss Lawrie Sanchez opts to use Kabba from the start.

Sanchez has no new injury worries and will otherwise stick with the same starting line-up unless he feels any of his players are feeling the effects of extra-time at Fratton Park.

Defenders Daniel Leach and Darren Dennehy are still in the treatment room recovering from the long-term foot injuries they suffered last season.

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Daniel Leach
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