Posts Tagged "Bradford City"

Feel The Love: The Return Of Bradford City

Feel The Love: The Return Of Bradford City

By on Jun 10, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Three years ago, Bradford City supporter Jason McKeown told us the story of his club’s lost decade. Last season, however, the Bantams came back, and here’s Jason again on a most extraordinary season for his club.  I can remember the exact moment when the song ‘Feel the love’ by Rudimental changed in my mind from run-of-the-mill drum and bass chart hit to...

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The 2012 Football League Cup Final Marks A New High For Swansea City

By on Feb 24, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

This afternoon’s Football League Cup Final proved to be a game too far for Bradford City. This was a match that proved to be as one-sided as we might have expected their epic wins against Wigan Athletic, Arsenal or Aston Villa to be, but the Yorkshire club’s supporters can return home this evening proud of the way that they and their team carried...

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English Football’s Forgotten Tragedy: The Valley Parade Fire Revisited

By on Feb 22, 2013 in History, Latest | 3 comments

When the Bradford City team takes to the pitch on Sunday afternoon for the 2013 League Cup final, there will be many for whom thoughts turn to the horrific events that unfolded on the eleventh of May 1985. Tonight, on the eve of a match that surely no-one could have seen at the start of this season, we take a look back at that day, the events that led up to it and...

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Bradford City’s Triumph Eclipses Aston Villa’s Disastrous Night

By on Jan 23, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 6 comments

Just when he thought that things couldn’t possibly get any worse, they did for Paul Lambert at Villa Park last night. A place in the League Cup final was his one shot at redemption, an opportunity to be able to lift the spirits of his seemingly psychologically shattered team and turn around one of the most alarming collapses in form that the Premier League had...

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Bradford City’s Joy Eclipses Aston Villa’s Bleakest Night Yet

By on Jan 8, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

As jobs go, Bradford City’s is only half-done. Their win against Aston Villa this evening in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final still has to be followed up with undoubtedly daunting trip to Villa Park for the second leg, and it would be foolish to believe that the Villa players could possibly not be stung to feelings of retribution by what happened at...

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