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With strikers Jermaine Beckford and James Vaughan out through injury, manager Simon Grayson signed Welsh international Church until December 8.

Church, 23, has said he can’t wait to get going at this weekend’s Championship game at Barnsley.

Beckford is currently nursing a hamstring injury and was assessed yesterday for a return to training, while Norwich loanee Vaughan, who has a thigh injury, is expected to miss his fourth straight match for a scan.

Rumours the club could take Huddersfield born Cameron Jerome and Fraizer Campbell as well as Fredrik Jonsson from Gais continue to circulate.

Meanwhile, ticket details for Bradford’s League Cup quarter final clash with Arsenal have been announced. The game will take place at Tuesday December 11 with kick off at 7.45pm.

Season ticket and flexicard holder seats are £20 for adults, £15 for senior citizens and £10 for juniors.

General sale admission £25 for adults, £20 for senior citizens and £!5 for juniors.

Negotiations are ongoing but it’s thought Arsenal could take the whole Midland Road stand, leaving around 20,000 seats for Bantams fans. The club is expected to reopen areas of the stadium that have been closed in recent years including the north west corner next to the Kop.

The team reached the last eight after beating Premiership outfit Wigan on penalties. Bradford is the only League Two team left in the competition.

At Elland Road, midfielder Michael Tonge looks set to be staying on when his loan from Stoke City expires next month.

Assistant manager Mick Jones has revealed the club is planning to approach Stoke to discuss a deal to keep Tonge at United until the end of the season. The current deal is set to run out after the Whites’ home game against Middlesbrough on December 22.

Tonge went to Leeds in September on a three-month emergency loan but is expected to leave Stoke when his contract runs out at the end of the season. Jones said: “We’d like to extend (his contract). He’s a good player who’s done well.”

Elsewhere, ecstatic Celtic fans watched as their team stunned Barcelona in the Champions League with a 2-1 victory last night.

Midfielder Victor Wanyama and substitute Tony Watt netted a goal apiece before Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scored in added time.

Elated manager Neil Lennon hailed the victory as ‘one of the greatest nights in the club’s recent history.”