Bradford City welcome Swindon Town this weekend, with more selection dilemmas and a big squad in need of managing correctly.
Burton Albion 3 City 1: The Bantams are comfortably defeated by the league leaders, and top six hopes are beginning to drift.
The opening of the transfer window offers Phil Parkinson the chance to shake up a squad that has started to struggle.
City’s home game with Southend United was postponed this weekend, creating an opportune moment to take stock of the season so far.
Bradford City’s push for the top six is being built on a level of defensive solidity rarely seen in the history of the club.
Scunthorpe United 0 City 2: The Bantams’ superb run continues, as another clean sheet and another victory keeps them knocking on the door to the play offs.
City 2 Aldershot 0: A professional home performance against the non-league Shots means the Bantams reach the FA Cup 2nd round for the 8th time in 11 seasons.
City 2 Crewe 0: An easy victory over the struggling visitors pushes City to the brink of the play offs, as the players continue to follow the manager’s gameplan.
City 1 Barnsley 2: The Bantams are out of the JPT, and a worrying pattern is forming.
Bradford City’s recent dip in results has prompted calls for fringe players to get a chance, but how do we know if they truly merit it?