The home draw with Southend United showed Stuart McCall's belief in the abilities of some of his team to turn around games with single moments of ability which - when those moments are lacking - leave the team struggling to win matches.
Stuart McCall's Bradford City continue a run of single goal draws with a 1-1 against Bristol Rovers.
Premier League teams use the loan system to add value to their young players in a way that shapes the make up of squads in League One to ensure that young players at clubs like Bradford City are not given a chance and to hamper the profits of League One clubs.
As a collective slap of self-congratulation was heard around Valley Parade watching the new Stuart McCall passing Bradford City impressed in a draw against Oldham Athletic it was worth looking at the game through the eyes of a travelling supporter and asking if the visitors performance was exactly the type of display of which Phil Parkinson's City teams were lauded for.
There is a cycle of rumours that take Nakhi Wells to Newcastle United and Adam Armstrong from The Magpies to Bradford City who are struggling to find a striker that fits within the Rahic Development Plan outline in the Summer and so have started looking at player who do not fit within that plan.
Stuart McCall showed the change as a manager promised since his return after his Bradford City team showed some character to come back from a goal down to beat Coventry City at Valley Parade.
Following the first win of the season Bradford City continue to look for a striker hoping that the opening month of the season will have focused the mind of players who have realised that they will not be getting much football.
Stuart McCall's problems finding a striker are, in part, down the the changing trajectory of the career of a modern day footballer.
Bradford City's 0-0 draw with Port Vale on the opening day of the 2016/2017 season represented a failure of the players tasked with generating rather than converting chances.
Edin Rahic made a splash with Bradford City fans over a pint and a flat cap on Wednesday night as he starts his first season as chairman of the club making slow but significant changes at Valley Parade.