Bradford Park Avenue made it three games undefeated with a 0-0 draw against Tamworth on Easter Saturday.

It was also Bradford’s third clean sheet in a row, a particularly impressive feat given they had only recorded two in the previous 36 league games this season.

The two goalkeepers were the stand out performers, as both Jon Worsnop and his opposite number Dan Jezeph pulled off some excellent stops to leave the scoreline goalless.

It was a particularly windy day at the Horsfall Stadium, and both sides struggled to deal with that early on, Jake Hibbs forcing a comfortable save from Jezeph as he struck from range.

Oli Johnson then cut inside dangerously and saw his shot blocked away before Worsnop made his first save of the afternoon, smartly denying Tamworth winger Jed Davies low to his right.

Moments later, Worsnop made a stunning save to deny The Lambs’ top scorer Danny Newton as his flick looked destined to loop in, though the offside flag was up.

Avenue fashioned a decent chance as Hibbs went on a marauding run into the area, but he attempted a backheel to Aidan Chippendale when he should have gone alone, and the chance was gone.

Late in the first half Tamworth created another half-chance for themselves, but Davies failed to get his shot away, his eventual effort dropping well wide of the mark.

The second period started just as slowly as the first, but on the hour mark it was Jezeph’s turn to make a cracking save, showing excellent reflexes to keep out Chris Sharp’s back post header.

Jezeph was at it again moments later, Johnson getting to the byline before squaring to Chippendale, whose flicked effort looked sure to go in but the Tamworth number one got just enough on it to preserve his clean sheet.

With 15 minutes to go, Adam Nowakowski did well to block a Joe Clarke effort, before Worsnop made another brilliant stop, tipping Newton’s powerful strike over the bar at his near post.

The game petered out but Avenue edged closer to safety with a hard-earned point.

Bradford Park Avenue: Worsnop, Toulson (c), Hill, Wroe (D.Boshell 81), Killock, Nowakowski, Chippendale (Sinclair 72), Hibbs, Sharp, Johnson, Rothery

Subs not used: Payne, Hall, Spencer

Bookings: Nowakowski (63), Hill (90)

Tamworth: Jezeph, Burns, Morley, Deeney, Jones (c), Lane, Powell, Clarke, Newton, Dyer, Davies (Brandon Fox 70)

Subs not used: Ben Fox, Taylor, Pegg, Styche

Booking: Morley (90+2)

Referee: Ricky Wootton

Attendance: 378

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