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Issue #125 Michael Wood on How Football is ploughing fields without planting seeds
Chesterfield 0 Bradford City 1 and Sheffield United 3 Bradford City 1 At Proact Stadium Chesterfield and Bramall Lane Sheffield in League One, 2015/2016

Bradford City beat Chesterfield 1-0 in Derbyshire with a vintage Phil Parkinson team performance that kept the game tight and capitalised on the chance to win the game when it came but lost 3-1 at Sheffield United in a display of much different character. To appreciate how a manager can have a "vintage" performance, and what the concept of a team having a character is one has to be able to watch a lot of football and with pricing such as the £27 admission to Bramall Lane and other expensive prices including those at Bradford City fewer and fewer supporters will be able to do that.

Issue #96 Michael Wood on Phil Parkinson against the forces of wilful blindness

Jon Stead has left Bradford City a legend after his part in the win over Chelsea but he is only so well regarded when we ignore his more common displays which we do often but as a manager Phil Parkinson cannot afford to be blind to those things when he recruits the next set of Bradford City players.

Issue #81 Michael Wood on The end of a season which asked more questions than it answered
Bradford City 1 Barnsley 0 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

Beating Barnsley on the last home game of the season seemed to start a summer were rumours of takeovers of the club by the mega-wealthy could materialise into a new Bradford City next season raising questions about why people would want to invest in the club and what they would get for their money.

Issue #77 Michael Wood on The power of facing character comes into question as Bradford City lose to Chesterfield
Bradford City 0 Chesterfield 1 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

Bradford City were beaten by a single goal from a Gary MacKenzie mistake at home to Chesterfield but there were worries about how committed City were to victory and what that lack of commitment said about the character of some of the players involved.

Issue #76 Michael Wood on Bradford City contemplating becoming what they are after beating Oldham 2-0 at Valley Parade
Bradford City 2 Oldham Athletic 0 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

In an even game Bradford City beat Oldham Athletic 2-0 with late goals from Billy Clarke. The end of the season push for play-off places between a group of teams that seem very equal in ability has created a test of character for Phil Parkinson and his City team where the winners are the teams that work hardest.

Issue #33 Michael Wood on A win over Peterborough United has City looking at the costs of survival
Bradford City 1 Peterborough United 0 At Valley Parade in League One, 2013/2014
What to want from the time remaining as City lose to Chesterfield
Bradford City 0 Chesterfield 1 At Valley Parade in League Two, 2010/2011
Taylor looks for a repeat of his best week
Bradford City play Chesterfield At Valley Parade in League Two, 2011/2012
Despair to be consoled by
Chesterfield 2 Bradford City 2 At B2Net Stadium in League Two, 2010/2011
Waiting to get lucky, but not the Andy Gray way
Bradford City play Chesterfield At B2net Stadium in League Two, 2010/2011
I’ve No Passion for this Hate
Chesterfield 1 Bradford City 1 At Saltergate in League Two, 2009/2010