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Drone stops Bradford City - Bristol Rovers match

An English lower-league game was temporarily suspended on Saturday after a drone was flown over the stadium.

Drone stops Bradford City - Bristol Rovers match

Drone stops Bradford City - Bristol Rovers match

An English lower-league game was temporarily suspended on Saturday after a drone was flown over the stadium and began circling the pitch.

Referee halts proceedings

The third-tier match between Bradford City and Bristol Rovers at Valley Parade was halted in the 65th minute when referee Andy Haines spotted the flying object and led the players off the pitch.

The match is halted as the drone flies overhead (out of shot)

'The game has been paused for the time being. A drone has been spotted hovering in the air above the pitch,' said the official Bradford Twitter account.

Game resumed after drone stoppage

After a delay of three minutes, play resumed and the game finished 1-1.