Earlier rounds: Notts, Watford, Burton, Wigan

City exit Valley Parade after defeating Burton Albion in the previous round of the League Cup

Round one – Notts County 0 Bradford City 1, Saturday 11 August 2012

“No one wants to get carried away with this result. But in time, hopefully we will look back on this day as one where Parkinson’s City revolution took one huge step in the right direction.”

Match preview by Jason McKeown

Match report by Jason McKeown

Round two – Watford 1 Bradford City 2, Tuesday 28 August, 2012

“So the optimism continues and you know what fuels optimism? Cup victories against high level opposition.”

Match preview by Gareth Walker

Match report by Tom Warden

Round three – Bradford City 3 Burton Albion 2 (AET), Tuesday 25 September, 2012

“At half time I remained highly confident that we would still win the game, and I can’t remember the last time a City half time deficit prompted such little concern.”

Match preview by Ian Sheard

Match report by Jason McKeown

Round four – Wigan Athletic 0 Bradford City 0 (AET, City win 4-2 on penalties), Tuesday 30 October, 2012

“There’s a growing feeling that Parkinson has built something really special this season and that something spectacular can be achieved between now and May – and beating Wigan in their own backyard is an almightily impressive warm up act.”

Match preview by Phil Abbott

Match report by Jason McKeown

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