MILLS SINKS MEN FROM ATLANTAS

****(My match reports from our Premiership days – 2000-2001) – Match 02 – InterToto Cup Second Round Second Leg – July 9th 2000 – Bradford City 4 (Mills 12, 36, Blake 70 pen, Grant 85) – FK Atlantas 1 (Karalius 90) – (Agg 7-2) Lee Mills returned from the Valley Parade squad periphery to notch…

WINDASS CEMENTS INTERTOTO TRIUMPH

****(My match reports from our Premiership days – 2000-2001) – Match 01 – InterToto Cup Second Round First Leg – July 2nd 2000 – FK Atlantas 1 (Lukosevicius 26 pen) – Bradford City 3 (Rankin 9, Windass 38, Blake 74 pen) Chris Hutchings was able to start his managerial reign with a win at a…

ARSENAL CRUISE TO EASY VICTORY

****(My match reports from our Premiership days – 1999-2000) – Match 04 – Premier League – August 25th 1999 – Arsenal 2 (Viera 8, Kanu 17 pen) – Bradford City 0 If this is what being in the big time is all about, then Paul Jewell could be forgiven for thinking the Nationwide isn’t so…

MOONEY MAGIC WORKS AGAIN

(My match reports from our Premiership days – 1999-2000) Match 03 – Premier League – August 21st 1999 Watford 1 (Mooney 71) Bradford 0 This was a revenge mission for Paul Jewell. The Bradford City boss was playing for the Bantams when they crashed 7-2 to Watford in December 1989; although the scoreline was not…

LATE BEAGRIE PENALTY RESCUES POINT FOR CITY

(My match reports from our Premiership days – 1999-2000) Match 02 – Premier League – August 14th 1999 Bradford 1 (Beagrie 89 pen) Sheffield Wednesday 1 (Dreyer 39 OG) A last minute Peter Beagrie penalty against Sheffield Wednesday gave Bradford a point in their first Premiership match at Valley Parade. City, still unbeaten, showed determination…

SAUNDERS IS LAST MINUTE HERO

(My match reports from our Premiership days – 1999-2000) Match 01 – Premier League – August 7th 1999 Middlesbrough 0 Bradford City 1 (Saunders 89) If Bradford City’s previous season was like a fairytale for their fans and management, then their first ever Premiership fixture – and first game in the top flight for 77 years…

#BCAFC fixtures 2016-2017

As has been my habit for the last three or four years, I have made my iCal with the football fixtures for Bradford City available to subscribe to. And, as usual, I will update it with the results and scorers as the games are played. Some fans find it rather useful and have asked me…

League 1 Fixtures: Chase for the Play-Offs

Chase For The Play-Offs & Promotion * The Bantams are closing in on a top 6 finish in League One. Can we secure a play-off place? Can we reach Wembley? Can we get promoted to the Championship? The teams around us will have something to say about it. *City, Burton Albion, Wigan Athletic, Walsall, Gillingham, Millwall and Barnsley It’s at…

The Parader – a #bcafc logo or not a logo?

I have made a few tweaks and amendments to the logo I was asked to design for “The Parader”,  the Bradford City AFC programme, for this coming season. I do not know if it is going to be used but it was on the cover of the programme for the recent pre-season friendly against Carlisle…

Bradford City AFC: My iCal calendar for 2015-2016

Like many football fans throughout the world, I add the season’s fixtures to my iCalendar in order to be up to date with when we are playing. For the past few years, I have happily shared this with anyone who has asked for it. Occasionally, someone deletes an entry from their version of the calendar…

The Bantams Flat Caps.

The Bantams Flat Caps – 30th Anniversary of the Bradford City Fire At the start of December 2014, I got a phone call from Jeremy White from Bradford City Badges. I first met Jeremy a few years ago when I became a subscriber to his range of City badges and, in the subsequent years, we…