Bradford City

West Yorkshire Police Refers Itself To Police Regulator Over 1985 Bradford City Fire

PA | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK

West Yorkshire Police has voluntarily referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) in relation to the Bradford City fire dis...

The Bradford Fire and Why It Matters

Mark Chapman | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Sport
Mark Chapman

This weekend, matches across the country will fall silent for a minute before kick-off to commemorate the Bradford fire disaster, which occurred 30 years ago.

Linking Football Chairman To Deadly Stadium Blaze A 'Sickening Accusation'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK

Claims that a stadium fire that killed 56 people was arson are "nonsense", according to the former judge whose official enquiry concluded it was an ac...

Extraordinary Claim About Deadly Stadium Blaze Made

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK

The Valley Parade Stadium fire that killed 56 people - widely believed to have been an accident - was one of nine fires at businesses linked with the ...

Faith Has Been Restored in the FA Cup

Joe Difford | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

In the past few years, the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions the FA Cup is no longer a David vs Goliath match where the underdog emerges triumphant. It is instead the fact that many of the top teams field an almost different starting XI, resting their key players for the league.

MK Dons: Should I Be Over This Now?

David Hobbs | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Come 5 o'clock and Final Score on a Saturday I know where my sympathies lie and if MKD have lost, it feels like another small triumph, another dig in their ribs has been applied from all those 'real' fans who wish they weren't there. Childish maybe, but so is much of life as a football fan.

'This Is Something I Have Cried Over'

PA | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Sport

A football mascot has decided to step down - because he is no longer fat enough for the role. Lenny Berry, 59, has been wearing a bowler hat to pla...

Remembering the Bradford Fire Disaster

Rob Atkinson | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

28 years ago, on May 11 1985, I went to watch Leeds United play at St Andrews, Birmingham City's ground, in order to support the United lads, who still had a faint mathematical chance of promotion. These were the bad old days, when football violence was still highly fashionable, and it was predictable that things would get out of hand given the slightest excuse.

This Is Our Time - Swansea City League Cup Winners 2013

Natasha Smith | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Sport
Natasha Smith

Having personally witnessed the Swans struggle in the lower leagues, never really having much of a run in major cup competitions and having to withstand seeing the club go through times such as the 'Tony Petty' era, the thought of a trip to Wembley for the League Cup Final just seemed both wonderful and not fully realistic.

The Clock Strikes Midnight On The Cinderella Story

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2013 | UK Sport

Swansea City barely broke sweat as they thrashed Bradford City 5-0 in perhaps the most one-sided League Cup final in the competition's 52-year history...

Bradford City at Wembley for Capital One Cup Final: Emotions Will Run Deep

David Hobbs | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Much has been said about Bradford City's fall since the heady days of Premiership football, but the struggles go back much further than that and provide more context for what Sunday's Capital One Cup Final means for the club and its fans.

Five Things That Link The Capital One Cup Finalists

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Sport

The most unlikely cup final is nearly upon us with Premiership club Swansea City preparing to take on Bradford City of League Two on Sunday. The pa...

5 League Cup Finals (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Sport

Bradford City and Swansea City's storybook paths to the League Cup final have finally granted the competition some belated recognition. For since the ...

The Bantam Menaces

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Sport

Phil Parkinson believes his Bradford players deserve to be honoured in the same way as the club's 1911 FA Cup winning-side after reaching the Capital ...

This Bradford City Fan Holds The Key To The Game's Future

The Daily Telegraph | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Sport

Watching television coverage of Bradford City beating Aston Villa on Tuesday night, I was struck by the most arresting sight....

No Secret Formula for Parkinson

Kevin Graham | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Graham

It was a great performance from Bradford. They'll need one more stellar performance in two weeks' time if they are to achieve the unthinkable and become the first team from the fourth tier of English football to get to a League Cup final in more than half a century.

Lambert Takes A Walk Through Valley Parade's Shadow Of Death

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK Sport

Bradford manager Phil Parkinson admitted his players had far exceeded his expectations after seeing them inflict more embarrassment on top-flight oppo...

Three League Wins In A Row - Crisis For Third-Placed Arsenal?

Abhinav Kini | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Sport
Abhinav Kini

From what seemed to be a crisis (according to the negative fans and media) - quite frankly doesn't seem like one anymore (if it was one in the first place.) If anything, the season is well and truly bright and hopefully 2013 sees us get something more than a top four finish.

Bradford Reinstated Into FA Cup

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradford City have been reinstated into the FA Cup after they successfully appealed a decision to remove them for fielding an ineligible player in the...

PICTURES: Bradford Shock Arsenal

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Sport

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger insisted he was not embarrassed at the Gunners' Capital One Cup quarter-final defeat to a Bradford team which cost a to...

FA 'Remove' Bradford From FA Cup After Fielding An Ineligible Player

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradford City have been "removed" from the FA Cup by the Football Association after they fielded an ineligible player in their second-round tie agains...

Another Bounce For Bradford?*

David Hobbs | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

When reminscing with fans of the 'Big Clubs' in the Premier League about our two years in the sun, most still remember us, some sympathetically ask where we are now and a few, mainly Man Utd and Chelsea 'fans' (you know the sort), just ask where Bradford is.

The Battle Of Bradford And Other Great Brawls (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Sport

Bradford City and Crawley Town entered football's history of violence annals last night as five players were sent off... in the dressing room. A po...