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Notts County 0-1 Bradford

11 August 2012

Hanson takes Bantams through

James Hanson's stunning extra-time strike took Bradford to a shock 1-0 victory over a rusty Notts County in the first round of the Capital One Cup at Meadow Lane. 

The best chances of a tentative first half fell to County, with an Alan Judge cross-shot just being diverted towards the net by Yoann Arquin, only for Matt Duke to somehow kept it out. 

Duke was at full stretch again moments later when Alan Sheehan's left-foot drive was foiled before the County left-back planted the follow-up inches over the bar. 

In injury time following a poor second half, Lee Hughes' shot was parried by Duke and Arquin incredibly hit the rebound on to the bar from three yards out. 

The home side were made to pay in extra time as poor defending by the Magpies on the edge of their own box saw the ball fall to Hanson, who curled into the top corner.

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