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Issue #125 Michael Wood on How Football is ploughing fields without planting seeds
Chesterfield 0 Bradford City 1 and Sheffield United 3 Bradford City 1 At Proact Stadium Chesterfield and Bramall Lane Sheffield in League One, 2015/2016 Read Report

Bradford City beat Chesterfield 1-0 in Derbyshire with a vintage Phil Parkinson team performance that kept the game tight and capitalised on the chance to win the game when it came but lost 3-1 at Sheffield United in a display of much different character. To appreciate how a manager can have a "vintage" performance, and what the concept of a team having a character is one has to be able to watch a lot of football and with pricing such as the £27 admission to Bramall Lane and other expensive prices including those at Bradford City fewer and fewer supporters will be able to do that.

Cherishing the racism and bigotry of football
I’ve No Passion for this Hate
Chesterfield 1 Bradford City 1 At Saltergate in League Two, 2009/2010
Why can’t Spurs fans sing about Sol when Huddersfield fans can sing about the fire?

In which Michael questions the nature of abuse and chanting in football in the light of four Spurs fans pleading guilty to racially abusing Sol Campbell.

FA should show racism – not Ricketts – the red card