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Reminiscing the Bradford City Fire Disaster

11 May 1985 was one of the most unpropitious days in the history of Bradford and an unforgettable day for the Bradford City Football club fans in particular and for the people of Bradford district in general. It was a day which might have been a day of celebration for Bradford city fans as it was expected for Bradford City to be promoted to the first division of the football league. Instead it turned out to be a day of grief and mournfulness for many families who lost their near…

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Bradford City drawn at home to Sunderland or Fulham in the fifth round

Following their amazing win at Chelsea at the weekend, Phil Parkinson’s Bantams have been given a home tie with either Premier League side Sunderland or Championship club Fulham following Monday’s F.A Cup Fifth Round draw. Sunderland and Fulham will meet again at Craven Cottage a week on Tuesday after drawing 0-0 in their original fourth round tie at Stadium of Light on Saturday. The draw was shown live in the club’s 1911 Club in front of join-chairman Mark Lawn, a selection of players and supporters, plus members of the media….

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Bantams want Manchester united in the next round of FA Cup

As Phil Parkinson’s players wake up to sore heads after a celebratory night following their dramatic win over Premier League leaders Chelsea yesterday, Bradford City co-chairman Mark Lawn is already eyeing a dream date with one of England’s most celebrated clubs, Manchester United. On a day that witnessed many shocks in the FA Cup, Bradford City were no doubt, the talk of the nation as they left Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho feeling “ashamed of his players” after conceding a two goal lead to ultimately losing 4-2 to a club that…

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Bantams to face the mighty Chelsea in FA Cup

Bradford City delivered a five star performance last night to demolish 10 man Millwall FC 4-0 in their FA Cup third round replay at Valley Parade. City, League Cup finalists in 2013, dominated their Championship visitors, scoring three first-half goals after defender Mark Beevers was sent off. An estimated crowd of 12,000 were in for a special treat by Phil Parkinson’s men who started the match with confidence and a desire to quickly overcome their opponents. Millwall were reduced to ten men after only five minutes when Mark Beevers was…

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A BANTAMS PROSPECTIVE

By Ansar Javed For a true footy fan, the war between the Roses that took place centuries ago in the medieval times is very important. The milestone that marks the territory in between them is territorially marked with dirty water by the hound supporters of both sides. Such a bitter following can also be seen at a match in a local Derby, where neighbours living in one street, become martyrs or traitors just by wearing a different coloured scarf. Cities such as Manchester become two nation footballing arenas in their…

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