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FA Cup

Issue #126 Michael Wood on The Neville Southall problem returns to Bury as City draw a blank in the FA Cup third round
Bury 0 Bradford City 0 At Gigg Lane in The FA Cup Third Round, 2015/2016

Phil Parkinson took his Bradford City team to Bury in the third round of the FA Cup and drew 0-0 with his team not looking like it would concede but lacking the confidence in front of goal to score.

Issue #120 Michael Wood on The Ben Williams season continues with City facing Aldershot Town in the FA Cup
Bradford City play Aldershot Town At Valley Parade in The FA Cup First Round, 2015/2016

Bradford City face Aldershot in the First Round of The FA Cup a year on since Ben Williams made his debut for the club and - in that year - the club's performance like Williams has obviously become the sum of the hard work that Phil Parkinson is able to get the players to commit to.

Issue #67 Michael Wood on Reading, writing and arithmetic

Bradford City will not be on the BBC in the sixth round of the FA Cup and there will be acres of coverage accusing the Corporation of snubbing the club from a group biased newspapers who are using us, as Bradford City fans, in a campaign against the BBC.

Issue #53 Michael Wood on City beating Dartford in dressing rooms, manager’s offices and boardrooms

The League Cup run of 2013 has changed Bradford City into a club which sees the benefits of taking The FA Cup and The League Cup serious and so in this Second Round of the FA Cup a full strength City team respected Dartford and in doing so beat them 4-1 to progress to the Third Round of the competition.

Issue #47 Michael Wood on Beating Halifax Town by returning to a Phil Parkinson team
Halifax Town 1 Bradford City 2 At Shay Stadium in FA Cup First Round, 2013/2014

At half time and losing to Halifax Town Phil Parkinson must have feared for his future as Bradford City manager after his use of an ill-suited formation and his team playing without a responsibility for their performance. At half time the City manager returned to the tried and trusted formation and attitude that had seen City giant kill, and stopped them being giant killed.

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?

Never Forget
The modern day FA Cup
Bradford City play Colchester United At Weston Homes Community Stadium in FA Cup, 2010/2011
In twelve months time what is the minimum you would consider to be success for Bradford City?