Fakir set to make Bulls debut against Oldham

New Bradford signing Jamal Fakir has been named in Francis Cummins’ 19-man squad to face Oldham in Sunday’s Challenge Cup clash at the Provident Stadium.

The France international, who penned a deal with the Bulls this week, could line up alongside Scotland World Cup star Dale Ferguson, who is back from injury six weeks ahead of schedule. Loanees Anthony Mullally and Danny Bridge are cup tied, while Tom Olbison is suspended.

Bradford’s 19-man squad
1 Brett Kearney
2 Elliot Kear
3 Adrian Purtell
4 Matty Blythe
5 Jamie Foster
7 Luke Gale
12 Dale Ferguson
13 Chev Walker
14 Manase Manuokafoa
16 Danny Addy
18 James Donaldson
19 Adam O’Brien
21 Adam Henry
22 Sam Wood
23 Oliver Roberts
24 Alex Mellor
25 Nathan Conroy
30 Jamal Fakir
31 Sam Bates

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