Posts Tagged "Bradford City"

Yet More Uncertainty For Bradford City

By on Apr 17, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 1 comment

Ten years ago, Bradford City were a Premier League Club. Since then, they have dropped to League Two, had two spells in administration, and it still doesn’t look as if their future is getting any brighter. Jason MacKeown reports on their latest woes. Following a decade of regular failure, Bradford City supporters have become used to seeing pre-season...

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10 Years Of Torment For Bradford City

By on Oct 5, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 9 comments

Bradford City slipped into the bottom two of the Football League at the weekend when only ten years ago they were still a Premier League club. Bradford supporter Jason MacKeown is of the opinion that it is somebody else’s turn to suffer. The glass-empty default setting which typifies most football fans means that, from time-to-time, we’ve all wallowed in...

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The Bradford Fire Revisited

The Bradford Fire Revisited

By on May 11, 2010 in History, Latest | 1 comment

Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Bradford Fire. In view of this, we are this morning republishing an article that first appeared on this site in May 2007. Perhaps it’s the extremely close proximity that it had to Heysel. Perhaps it was because it was dwarfed by Hillsborough, just four years later or by the Heysel Stadium disasaster, which came just two...

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In Praise Of… “The Beautiful Game? Searching For The Soul Of Football”, by David Conn

By on Jan 23, 2009 in Latest, Opinion | 9 comments

In November 2001, I (as was my wont at the time) made the short journey from my flat in the centre of St Albans to Clarence Park to watch The Saints play Basingstoke Town in the Ryman League Premier Division. It was an uninspiring match – a flattering 3-1 win – but more concerning was that, rather than being able to settle down to watch the results come...

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Match Of The (Mid)Week: Leeds United 2-1 Bradford City

By on Sep 3, 2008 in English League Football | 1 comment

Spare your sympathy for the League Cup. It has a massive live match on Sky Sports and a place in UEFA Cup as a reward for the winners. There are no such rewards for the Johnstones Paint Trophy, the first round of which was played last night. Started by the Football League as the Football League Trophy in 1983, it continues to suffer what could be described as...

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