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Coventry City

Issue #165 Michael Wood on Changes / Institutional / Retention
Bradford City 3 Coventry City 1 At Valley Parade in League One, 2016/2017

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.

Issue #129 Michael Wood on Phil Parkinson and the team of tautology
Bradford City 4 Walsall 0 At Valley Parade in League One, 2015/2016

By allowing his circle of senior professionals to create a tone and a template for those who arrive at Valley Parade Phil Parkinson has managed to create a team of loan players who put in committed, passionate displays.

Issue #128 Michael Wood on The character of Bradford City’s goalscoring problems

Earlier in the 2015/2016 season Phil Parkinson addressed Bradford City's defensive problems by setting his team up to not commit players in attacking situations and thus not be vulnerable to counter-attacks and crosses. This - more the the players involved - has created a situation where City are struggling to score.

Issue #123 Michael Wood on Smiling a little bit as Bradford City draw 0-0 with Coventry City
Bradford City 0 Coventry City 0 At Valley Parade in League One, 2015/2016

Bradford City and Coventry City draw 0-0 at Valley Parade in a game after which everyone should be a little bit happier.

Issue #122 Michael Wood on The superb and stupendous success of Scunthorpe United
Scunthorpe United 0 Bradford City 2 At Glanford Park in League One, 2015/2016

Bradford City beat Scunthorpe United 2-0 at Glanford Park with few the home side taking credit for their attempts to play a slick, passing game and the visitors taking the points.

Issue #103 Michael Wood on The obvious quality of Phil Parkinson and how he could be the decisive factor in 2015/16 Promotion

As the season starts on Saturday City fan's are excused a moment of fantasy safari believing it might be obvious that the club will be promoted but recalling the collapse of the end of last season is sobering. However in Phil Parkinson the club have the manager that everyone wants and he could be key to returning to the top two divisions of English football for the first time since 2004.

Issue #102 Michael Wood on The alternatives to how Premier League football runs the game

Premier League football is returning and with it comes the assumption that the top flight of English football is the best and only way of running a football club but there are alternatives to be found.

Issue #71 Michael Wood on When the immoveable object met the immoveable object and Bradford City and Reading agreed to a replay in the FA Cup sixth round
Bradford City 0 Reading 0 At Valley Parade in FA Cup Sixth Round, 2014/2015

Bradford City and Reading shared a tussle in the mud of Valley Parade in the FA Cup sixth round and while both side will be happy to go into the hat for an FA Cup semi-final draw the next nine days until the reply cannot pass quickly enough.

Issue #29 Michael Wood on Suddenly it all seemed simple
Leyton Orient 0 Bradford City 1 At Brisbane Road in League Two, 2013/2014