Gianni Paladini's agreement to put in an offer for Bradford City expires soon. The club's fans are worried that should the Italian complete a deal then The Bantams will be be damaged by an incoming boardroom which acts against the best interests of the community. These worries though are framed in a way which suggests that the current board do not behave in a way which is against the best interests of the community which may not accurate. The recent history of the club suggest that Bradford City community should always be concerned by what the owners of the clubs do and how it is in their best interest, and not the club's.
In which Michael asks how having bought the club, sold its biggest asset to himself, and left to charge a huge rent Gordon Gibb is not ranked alongside other football villains?
Bradford City 1 Lincoln City 1 At Valley Parade in League Two, 2008/2009
In which Michael watches City draw 1-1 with Lincoln City and wonders who the most significant people in Valley Parade are.
In which Michael remembers the Sunday afternoon which saw the unfair end of a legend of goalkeeping as City look for a new stopper in preparation for Saturday's game with Barnet following John McLaughlin's injury.
In which Michael looks back at the decade that BfB has been being published.
In which Michael recalls loan striker Kevin Wilson as City sign Oldham's Chris O'Grady.
Chesterfield 3 Bradford City 0 At Saltergate in League One, 2006/2007
In which Michael watches City get totally bested and charts the decline of the club from the top division to the bottom in an horrifically short period of time.
In which Michael talks about the things we do not want to know about finance in football.