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Peter Taylor

Issue #147 Michael Wood on Incommensurable / McCall

Stuart McCall is back as manager of Bradford City with things he needs to have learnt since his last time in charge at Valley Parade such as the need for a stronger character in his team, the need for a stable environment and the capacity to corral the club in a single direction.

Issue #144 Michael Wood on Interview / Empty

The interviews have begun for the role of Bradford City manager and there are many very good reason to not know anything about the process of appointment.

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 #132 Michael Wood on Welcome / Willkommen

Edin Rahic installed himself as new Bradford City chairman and with one statement backing Phil Parkinson and praising supporters calmed the nerves around Bradford.

Issue #108 Michael Wood on Taking back control of the result as Bradford City draw 0-0 at Barnsley
Barnsley 0 Bradford City 0 At Oakwell in League One, 2015/2016

With his Bradford City team struggling Phil Parkinson reverted to his original approach at the club challenging the players to take control of a game, and a result at Barnsley.

Issue #78 Michael Wood on Parkinson’s success is seen in the shifting of the Overton Window when Bradford City beat Doncaster Rovers 3-0
Doncaster Rovers 0 Bradford City 3 At The Keepmoat Stadium in League One, 2014/2015

The great success of Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson comes not only in how he managed to tip this game in his favour at half time following an even first half but how he has changed the club from being happy to play in the bottom half of League Two to judging itself against if it can be promoted to the Championship without any sudden increase in resources.

Issue #51 Michael Wood on Bradford City vs Gillingham being settled by threefold repetition

Neither Bradford City nor Gillingham committed to winning this game but, in a week in which City's board have committed to reaching the Championship by 2017, one has to wonder how that aim will be reached and what is being done to reach it?

Issue #25 Michael Wood on Parkinson, Taylor and the case of the low standard
Bradford City 1 Gillingham 1 At Valley Parade in League One, 2013/2014
The walking stage as City head to Macclesfield looking to build a running position
Bradford City play Macclesfield Town At Moss Rose in League Two, 2011/12
Robbie Threlfall the comeback kid
The time and the place for Michael Flynn
Luke Oliver stands to his full height