Phil Parkinson went into January with a weak hand but played it brilliantly, and City are reaping the rewards.
As the season heads towards its conclusion, Bradford City welcome Millwall and Crewe over a crucial Easter period.
Bradford City have gone from fading into mid-table to top six material, here are five reasons why.
City 2 Doncaster 1: Jamie Proctor’s two goals lift the Bantams into the play off positions, despite a late and avoidable scare.
Bury 0 City 0: A snooze-fest of a draw is a step in the right direction after Tuesday’s debacle.
City 1 Colchester 2: The Bantams slip up to bottom side Colchester United in disgraceful fashion.
Blackpool 0 City 1: A third win in four games makes it a happy day out at the Seaside for the Bantams, who are getting very close to the play offs.
The Bantams go to struggling Blackpool this weekend, with ex-Tangerine Tony McMahon in excellent form.
City 2 Rochdale 2: A stuttering home display leaves clear daylight between the Bantams and the play offs.
WOAP pundits discuss City’s 2-0 win over Southend and what the recent change in form means for the rest of the season.