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Barry Conlon

Issue #147 Michael Wood on Incommensurable / McCall

Stuart McCall is back as manager of Bradford City with things he needs to have learnt since his last time in charge at Valley Parade such as the need for a stronger character in his team, the need for a stable environment and the capacity to corral the club in a single direction.

Issue #68 Michael Wood on If Parkinson is the Special One if City only get one point?
Bradford City 1 Walsall 1 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

Phil Parkinson's approach to football does not change between 4-2 wins at Chelsea and 1-1 draws with Walsall at Valley Parade. Some days it is more successful than other days. Today was a day when it was not successful. Does that mean that Parkinson's approach is wrong?

Issue #45 Michael Wood on Aaron McLean and the heroes of failure

The difference between success and failure for Phil Parkinson's team is narrow and because it is narrow a perception grows that a single player could bridge that gap. Rather than simply being the man who follows Nahki Wells it is Aaron McLean's inability to bridge the gap, despite the belief he could, is what has seen him become the scapegoat for a football team which has lost more than a finisher.

Accrington Stanley and the Bar(ry)ometer
Bradford City play Accrington Stanley At The Crown Ground in League Two, 2011/2012
Not so Speight
Do Bradford City have the worst supporters in football?
Taylor gets back to being tough with Williams injury
How good is James Hanson?
The uncomfortable truth at the heart of football supporting
Knowing what you have at Chesterfield
Bradford City play Chesterfield At Saltergate in League Two, 2009/2010
53 weeks ago – City were on top of the world
Bradford City play Aldershot Town At Valley Parade in League Two, 2009/2010