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Issue #141 Michael Wood on Gone / Parkinson

Phil Parkinson leaves Bradford City for Bolton Wanderers leaving a lasting legacy of a team with iron will and a symbiosis between supporters and players that is rare.

Issue #73 Michael Wood on The journey to Ithaca
Reading 3 Bradford City 0 At The Madejski Stadium in The FA Cup Sixth Round, 2014/2015

The 3-0 defeat at Reading in the sixth round of the FA Cup was rendered hardly a contest at all as Bradford City undertook a six day, three game odyssey of matches against Notts Country and Coventry City and the Berkshire club leaving one with the conclusion that the further a team gets in the FA Cup and the harder the games get, the more handicapped clubs become.

Issue #66 Michael Wood on How Bradford City got to the sixth round of the FA Cup and how easy it was
Bradford City 2 Sunderland 0 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

Bradford City reached the sixth round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 win over Sunderland in a game which The Bantams never looked like losing after a 3rd minute goal against a Sunderland team which was badly set up, and which played into Phil Parkinson's team's strengths.

Issue #46 Adam Hepton on The first time Bradford City reconsider being the overdog as Halifax Town look for a giantkilling

Having become a team defined by the giant killing cup run of 2013 what problems will Phil Parkinson have in preparing his players to be the giants in the local FA Cup derby against Halifax Town?

So Mark Lawn was wrong – now what?

In which Jason reflects on Leeds selling Fabian Delph and the earlier than expected resultant windfall for City.

City pensive in a worrying limbo

In which Michael considers the options for players looking at contracts and clubs in a close season of uncertainty.