Phil Parkinson’s presence in the Bolton dug out on Saturday will irk some but you cannot take away his incredible Bradford City legacy and where it has got us today.
Bradford City come face to face with Phil Parkinson this weekend for the first time since his departure, and in the short-term many are confused about their feelings.
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“We will never forget what he did for us, nor should we ever underestimate the success he delivered.”
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Phil Parkinson did so much to take Bradford City forwards, but curiously he leaves behind very little to show for it.