PARKIN­SON LEFT LOOK­ING FOR

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE ONE - By Colin Hen­rys

PHIL Parkin­son rued his Brad­ford side’s mis­for­tune at Fleet­wood af­ter an off­side flag de­nied them a stop­page­time win­ner.

Lee Evans’ last-minute free-kick went straight in from dis­tance, only for the lines­man to rule an off­side player in­ter­fered with goal­keeper Chris Maxwell’s view.

And hav­ing ear­lier seen De­vante Cole hit the post, af­ter James Han­son can­celled out Jimmy Ryan’s freak opener, Parkin­son felt his side had done enough to claim all three points.

“I think the lines­man was too ea­ger. He couldn’t wait to get the flag up,” he said of the off­side de­ci­sion. “I just feel a lot of 50/50 de­ci­sions went against us, which you some­times get away from home. And to be hon­est when I saw the off­side flag go up I wasn’t sur­prised.

“I thought we did enough to win that game. We didn’t man­age the con­di­tions well

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