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Issue #155 Michael Wood on Goalscorers / Conversions

The summer signings of football clubs are increasingly a quest for the most overrated commodity in football: A twenty goal a year striker.

Issue #140 Michael Wood on Anatomy / Rumour

Now the rumour over Phil Parkinson joining Bolton Wanderers has been ground out to nothing there is a question as to why and where that rumour started, who would have started it, and what does it say about us as football supporters that we reacted to it?

Issue #91 Michael Wood on Bradford City vs Manchester United vs Rangers vs Everton in the Summer of 2012 Four Team Tournament that never happened

There was to be a Summer Four Team Football Tournament at Valley Parade in Bradford in 2012 involving the hosts Bradford City, Manchester United, Glasgow Rangers and Everton. The teams would play two days of football and while that was happening Bradford City we build relationships with people at those clubs and beyond in the wider football world to announce that the club was a respectable member of the football community once more. It never happened of course, but this is the story of how it could have and about how a club started acting in a strange way with the hope coming over as not at all strange to the rest of football.

Issue #89 Michael Wood on When Sepp Blatter goes, Gianni Paladini does not arrive and Manchester United go somewhere

Sepp Blatter has left his post ass the Head of FIFA as Bradford City announced that - for the moment - they will not be purchased by a new owner but how much do can supporters benefit from these changes (or lack of them) and who will be selecting Blatter's replacement?

Issue #56 Michael Wood on What Gary Jones will have seen as the days went down in the West and Bradford City beat Notts County 1-0
Bradford City 1 Notts County 0 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

All footballers have to face retirement and Notts County's team of Gary Jones, Garry Thompson, Roy Carroll, Hayden Mullins and Alan Smith face it playing in a team which had not lost before visiting Valley Parade but were beaten 1-0 by a Billy Knott goal before half time.

Issue #9 Michael Wood on On the value of footballers
Honesty in football management
Three cheers for pricing as Torquay United come to Bradford City
The value of local bragging rights
Bradford City play Leeds United At Elland Road in The League Cup, 2011/2012
BfB watches the play off finals: Part two, Huddersfield Town v Peterborough United
Huddersfield Town 0 Peterborough United 3 At Old Trafford in The League One Play Off Final, 2010/2011
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