Bantams-Pirates clash postponed
Rangers will be without eight players for Saturday’s Scottish
Third Division clash with Stirling at Ibrox (kick-off 12pm).
The Third Division leaders have suspended Francisco Sandaza
because of an internal enquiry into his conduct, while Ian Black is
banned after his dismissal at Elgin last week.
Dean Shiels joins Ross Perry, Lewis Macleod, David Templeton and
Darren Cole on the Rangers injury list.
Meanwhile, Andy Little is on international duty with Northern
Ireland for Saturday’s rearranged World Cup qualifier against
Should Rangers win and Queen’s Park fail to beat Annan then Ally
McCoist’s men will win the league in their first season in Division
The stands at Valley Parade and the surrounding areas were
deemed unsafe after West Yorkshire was hit by adverse weather
A statement on the Bantams’ website said: “The pitch, which has
been covered since Wednesday, remains in good condition. However,
the amount of snow that has already fallen and drifted into the
stands makes the situation potentially dangerous.
“With the forecast for more heavy snow over the next 24 hours,
after taking advice from the club and local agencies, the Football
League have taken the decision to postpone the game.”
No new date for the game has been announced.