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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 #75 Michael Wood on The continuing problem with Bradford City’s promotion push
Bradford City 2 Fleetwood Town 2 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

Bradford City took a two goal lead against Fleetwood Town but saw the visitors equalise in the final minutes at Valley Parade after a performance that highlighted the fact that unless Phil Parkinson's side are overperforming they are of a quality no different to the other sides in the middle of League One.

Issue #73 Michael Wood on The journey to Ithaca
Reading 3 Bradford City 0 At The Madejski Stadium in The FA Cup Sixth Round, 2014/2015

The 3-0 defeat at Reading in the sixth round of the FA Cup was rendered hardly a contest at all as Bradford City undertook a six day, three game odyssey of matches against Notts Country and Coventry City and the Berkshire club leaving one with the conclusion that the further a team gets in the FA Cup and the harder the games get, the more handicapped clubs become.

Issue #70 Michael Wood on Why I was glad to see the back of Mark Yeates after Bradford City beat Crawley Town 1-0
Bradford City 1 Crawley Town 0 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

A much changed Bradford City beat a poor Crawley Town team 1-0 at Valley Parade in a game which saw a refereeing performance from Darren Drysdale which upset the players to the extent that Mark Yeates pointedly refused to shake the official's hand.

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 #22 Michael Wood on The unwilling battle of the managers
Bradford City 2 Stevenage 3 At Valley Parade in League One, 2013/2014