Date: 30th July 2008 at 9:53pm
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Steve Jones came to the rescue in the 90th minute to give the Clarets a last gasp 2-1 victory against League 2 outfit, Bradford City at the Coral Windows Stadium (or Valley Parade) tonight.

A Steven Caldwell goal after 55 minutes had cancelled out the Bantams goal by Conlon on the stroke of half-time. This victory (Just!) is their 5th consecutive win in the pre-season friendlies. .

Full match report to follow.

Tonight’s game was the Clarets 8th pre-season friendly of their hectic schedule with just one to come on Saturday against Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Turf Moor before the season starts on Saturday, 9th of August with a trip to Hillsborough to face Sheffield Wednesday

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Burnley: Penny, Alexander, Carlisle, Jordan (Caldwell 46), Kalvenes, van der Schaaf (Gudjonsson 31), MacDonald (Jones 46), Mahon (Berisha 72), Solovjovs (Kay 81), Blake, Paterson (Akinbiyi 61).

Subs: Jensen, Duff.

Bradford (starting): Evans, Arnison, Heckingbottom, McLaren, Lee, Clarke, Topp, Sharry, Conlon, Thorne, Daley.

Subs: Bowen, McLaughlin, Ainge, O’Brien, Taylforth, Osborne, Horne.

Ref: G Laws

Att: 2,227 (756 Burnley)