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Issue #169 Michael Wood on Drone / On

Stuart McCall's Bradford City continue a run of single goal draws with a 1-1 against Bristol Rovers.

Issue #159 Michael Wood on Unfamiliar / Preview

The 2016/2017 season at Bradford City will not be defined by new team of Stuart McCall as manager and Edin Rahic as owner but by the old regime of Mark Lawn and Julian Rhodes who allowed former manager Phil Parkinson to have full control over the football side of Bradford City and create structures that - on his exit - were not retained.

Issue #142 Michael Wood on Untruth / Misinformation

In the past week Bradford City and Bolton Wanderers fans were lied to to such an extent that one stopped noticing it, and stopped finding it insulting and unnecessary. What would happen if a club decided to stop lying to fans?

Issue #142 Michael Wood on Selection / Manager

As Phil Parkinson departs Bradford City there is a consideration for what aspects of the former manager's approach one would like to see reproduced in the next manager.

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 #140 Michael Wood on Anatomy / Rumour

Now the rumour over Phil Parkinson joining Bolton Wanderers has been ground out to nothing there is a question as to why and where that rumour started, who would have started it, and what does it say about us as football supporters that we reacted to it?

Issue #139 Michael Wood on Wandering / Parkinson

The speculation that Phil Parkinson is to join Bolton Wanderers would seem to be unfounded and the City manager will carry on being City manager because few other clubs would offer anyone the level of control that Parkinson has at Valley Parade.

Issue #133 Michael Wood on Burton / Bolton

As Bradford City supporters are warmed by the words of Edin Rahic it is worth considering how little protection the Football League offers clubs and communities from new owners.

Jackson left scribbling out his midfield options
Bradford City 1 Bolton Wanderers 4 At Valley Parade in Friendly, 2011/2012
Following the prevailing narrative
Bradford City play Bradford PA then Bolton At Horsfall Stadium then VP in Two Friendlies, 2011/2012
Pre-season plans take shape as Bolton Wanderers head to “Valley Parade”