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Issue #169 Michael Wood on Drone / On

Stuart McCall's Bradford City continue a run of single goal draws with a 1-1 against Bristol Rovers.

Issue #142 Michael Wood on Selection / Manager

As Phil Parkinson departs Bradford City there is a consideration for what aspects of the former manager's approach one would like to see reproduced in the next manager.

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 #93 Michael Wood on James Hanson’s exit to Millwall highlights the benefit of managerial stability

In most situations managers make decision on players with far less information than supporters have but Phil Parkinson knows James Hanson - who is subject to a bid from Millwall - better than most City managers have known most players. If Parkinson believes he can improve the squad by letting Hanson leave then we have to trust him.

Issue #87 Michael Wood on The rise and pause of James Hanson

Millwall have bid for James Hanson because they believe he is the type of striker which gets clubs promoted from League One. City would seem to agree and Hanson fits in with City's style of play but is the striker - and are City - prepared for progression past that point should it happen?

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 #59 Michael Wood on Millwall, Yeovil Town, Chelsea and the most important thing in life
Bradford City 4 Millwall 0 and Yeovil Town 1 Bradford City 0 At Valley Parade and Huish Park in The FA Cup Third Round Reply and League One, 2014/2015

Bradford City were lauded after beating Millwall but damned following a defeat by Yeovil Town. Next week they face a Chelsea team who have just put in what their manager José Mourinho calls "the perfect game" but a voice from Mourinho's past would caution him against such talk.

Issue #57 Michael Wood on What they heard back at Chelsea as Rochdale beat Bradford City
Bradford City 1 Rochdale 2 At Valley Parade in League One, 2014/2015

Bradford City lost in the last moment having played the majority of the game with ten men and outplayed Rochdale. The defeat was unjust but spoke volumes for the character and attitude of Phil Parkinson's team.

Issue #54 Michael Wood on Why Sunderland should be begging for Jordan Pickford to play in the FA Cup

Sunderland will not allow Jordan Pickford to play for City against Millwall in the FA Cup. Pickford was sent to Valley Parade to get experience playing in game that matter, and this game does, and so by not allowing him to play Sunderland are undermining the career of a goalkeeper which has flourished while playing for Bradford City.

The horror transfers
We will always have Barrau
Bradford City 2 Millwall 2 At Valley Parade in League One, 2006/2007

In which the season ends with an unexpected French double that gives curious optimism following a 2-2 draw with Millwall.

Into The Darkness as City Face the Last Day of League One