N-ice one Mr Chairman! Mark Lawn enjoys a chilly celebration after Bradford City beat Leeds

Mark Lawn, dressed in a tiger onesie, gives a thumbs up to the camera before taking his soaking

Mark Lawn, dressed in a tiger onesie, gives a thumbs up to the camera before taking his soaking

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Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Photograph of the Author by , Bradford City Reporter

MARK Lawn was happy to pour cold water on City’s Capital One Cup celebrations.

The joint-chairman promised that he would take part in the ice bucket challenge for charity – if the Bantams beat Leeds.

True to his word, Lawn took to the Valley Parade pitch after the game ready for a soaking – dressed in a tiger onesie!

Boss Phil Parkinson had nominated him after doing the challenge himself at the end of last week.

The City boss laughed: “Unfortunately I missed it because I was doing the press interviews. But I’ll watch the tape and have a good laugh.

“Mark is a character. This result will mean as much to him as any Bradford City fan because he is a dyed-in-the-wool supporter.

“He might be a bit wet but I’m sure he won’t mind one bit.”

Lawn has now nominated fellow co-owner Julian Rhodes, City legend Stuart McCall and TV presenter Harry Gration to follow suit – and he wants them decked out in the same attire!

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10:20am Thu 28 Aug 14

Go Torps! Yer flying. says...

Well done, but woolly hooded onesie? He'd have got wetter with a brolly up...
Well done, but woolly hooded onesie? He'd have got wetter with a brolly up... Go Torps! Yer flying.
  • Score: -3

11:05am Thu 28 Aug 14

lawsonio123 says...

WELL DONE THIS PROVES YOU ARE A TRUE FAN NOT LIKE A LOT OF CHAIRMEN JUST IN IT FOR THE MONEY. AGAIN VERY WELL DONE
WELL DONE THIS PROVES YOU ARE A TRUE FAN NOT LIKE A LOT OF CHAIRMEN JUST IN IT FOR THE MONEY. AGAIN VERY WELL DONE lawsonio123
  • Score: 5

11:17am Thu 28 Aug 14

eldwick person says...

Well done Mark and thanks for all you do and have done for city over the years.
Well done Mark and thanks for all you do and have done for city over the years. eldwick person
  • Score: 7

2:16pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Bantam Of The Opera says...

That's a lion costume...
That's a lion costume... Bantam Of The Opera
  • Score: 2

5:58pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Michael Clayton says...

Very well done and all in a good cause. A lad from school days died from the MND in his late 30's/early 40's. An absolutely dreadful illness.
Very well done and all in a good cause. A lad from school days died from the MND in his late 30's/early 40's. An absolutely dreadful illness. Michael Clayton
  • Score: -1

9:36pm Thu 28 Aug 14

cookie_brighton says...

simon parker.......I think you need to run along to specsavers it is a lion one-si.....if you did not know...........tiger
s have STRIPES ha ha.
simon parker.......I think you need to run along to specsavers it is a lion one-si.....if you did not know...........tiger s have STRIPES ha ha. cookie_brighton
  • Score: 1

7:49am Fri 29 Aug 14

Michael Clayton says...

cookie_brighton wrote:
simon parker.......I think you need to run along to specsavers it is a lion one-si.....if you did not know...........tiger s have STRIPES ha ha.
I just hope it is not a replica of next season's home shirt!
[quote][p][bold]cookie_brighton[/bold] wrote: simon parker.......I think you need to run along to specsavers it is a lion one-si.....if you did not know...........tiger s have STRIPES ha ha.[/p][/quote]I just hope it is not a replica of next season's home shirt! Michael Clayton
  • Score: -1

4:28pm Sun 31 Aug 14

BirchLane-1964 says...

Michael Clayton wrote:
cookie_brighton wrote:
simon parker.......I think you need to run along to specsavers it is a lion one-si.....if you did not know...........tiger s have STRIPES ha ha.
I just hope it is not a replica of next season's home shirt!
What the..? That's a very shocking outfit and a right cop out. Whats tigers/lions gotta do with City?!! plus the idea is to get soaked with cold ice water, not protect against it!!! Nearly as bad as Parker's mini bucket effort!
[quote][p][bold]Michael Clayton[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]cookie_brighton[/bold] wrote: simon parker.......I think you need to run along to specsavers it is a lion one-si.....if you did not know...........tiger s have STRIPES ha ha.[/p][/quote]I just hope it is not a replica of next season's home shirt![/p][/quote]What the..? That's a very shocking outfit and a right cop out. Whats tigers/lions gotta do with City?!! plus the idea is to get soaked with cold ice water, not protect against it!!! Nearly as bad as Parker's mini bucket effort! BirchLane-1964
  • Score: 1

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