The former Blackburn and Blackpool manager has a proven track record for managing in a crisis, and that experience could be vital for the troubled Bantams.
David Hopkin’s resignation has come as a shock, but despite the club’s mounting problems there’s still so much to play for this season.
Bradford City’s latest managerial change is a further indicator of the club’s dismal slump over the past 12 months.
After a poor run of form the Bradford City manager has fallen on his sword, opening up the possibility that new ideas can bring much-needed impetus.
Bradford City’s slump against Southend showed there is still a long, long way to go to restore the club to what it was. And both the short and long-term outlook is worrying.
Bradford City suffered a disappointing set back at Barnsley, going down 3-0. But it needn’t define their season.
Bradford City have enjoyed a remarkable bounce following Edin Rahic’s departure, but these are still challenges ahead.
The January transfer window offers David Hopkin the chance to strengthen his recently high-performing squad.
Bradford City ended off a turbulent year with a resounding 4-0 victory over Rochdale which underlines just how much the club’s fortunes have changed over the past 10 weeks.
A fitter, more confident Bradford City are starting to show an identity under David Hopkin, and now they’re out of the bottom four.