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…

Day 143 – 365

 Day 143 – 365 / May 23rd 2015 My favourite flowers are French marigold’s and I try to have them in my garden every year. Anyone who knows me will understand why. Something to do with a team’s colours. Anyway, I love them. Sadly, so do the slugs and it is a battle of wills between me…

My Ode to Parky.

In Parky We Trust by @Gav_The_Bantam Phil Parkinson, he is our man. He’s lauded by all Bantams. For others, who had come before, Proved nothing, merely phantoms. Despair and woe, The Decade of Hurt, With players unworthy of our shirt. PP came, swept that away, Instilling passion to our play. He is our king, our…