WOAP pundits Andrew, Tim, Tom and Katie share their views on the Bantams’ promising opening month to the season.
Bradford City’s inner strength provides bravery to out-football Coventry
Bradford City’s impressive come-from-behind victory over Coventry City was a story of a manager encouraging and believing in the self-improvement of his players.
The brightest of starts
An exceptional performance at MK Dons from an under-strength Bradford City bodes really well for the club’s prospects this season.
The new blueprint
Romain Vincelot signing for Bradford City has lifted spirits, and the pre-season defeat to Burnley showcased a new approach for the season.
A potted history of Bradford City #5: Benito Carbone
On the eve of England’s World Cup clash with Italy in the jungle city of Manaus, Jason McKeown recalls the story of Bradford City splashing the cash on an Italian maverick which ultimately almost bankrupted the club. No name was… Read More ›
10 years of writing about Bradford City
By Jason McKeown It was only a 1-0 defeat, but the scoreline flattered the beaten Bantams. Ipswich Town had played us off the park and should have won by three or four goals, with only a 10-minute rally at the… Read More ›
He managed Bradford City #11: Nicky Law
By Jason McKeown Nicky Law looked more like your PE teacher than he did the manager of your football club. There was something about the way his clothes didn’t quite seem to fit him properly, and of course his distinctive… Read More ›
Back to Wembley: Looking back over my shoulder
12 of the most painful memories from 12 years of Bradford City failure.
Jamie Lawrence – the magnificent 7
By Jason McKeown 172 appearances in claret and amber, part of the promotion-winning side of 1999, part of the great escape side of 2000, and proud modeller of numerous hair colours – Jamie Lawrence is undoubtedly one of the great… Read More ›
The Midweek Player Focus – close season special #6: Paul Heckingbottom (03/04)
The Width of a Post’s Midweek ‘Player Focus – Close Season Special’ series continues with a look back at the very difficult 2003/04 season, as Jason McKeown remembers Paul Heckingbottom. “Heckingshocking” was what my wife Rachel nicknamed Paul Heckingbottom as… Read More ›