Silence speaks volumes about Coventry’s plight

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coventry packed them in at the fabulous Ricoh Arena (pictured) but now it’s a case of spot the fan at Sixfields, their new ‘home’

10:20am Saturday 5th April 2014

The young lad twiddling his thumbs at the burger kiosk gave the game away.

Former Bantams player Stallard a smash hit in England World Cup song

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Stallard donned fancy dress for the video to show what a gran-tastic sport he is

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Ever wondered what City’s 1996 Wembley hero Mark Stallard might look like dressed as a granny in a World Cup song video?

Bantams fans can scratch those thoughts of a seven-year itch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: During the trials and tribulations of the 2006-07 season, City had to sell their top scorer, Dean Windass, and their best winger, Jermaine Johnson (pictured)

10:20am Saturday 29th March 2014

It was on this weekend seven years ago that Bradford City dropped below the dreaded line.

Simon Parker column: As Wenger hits 1,000 not out, here’s three games at Bradford City he won’t care to remember

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City players celebrate their Capital One Cup quarter-final victory over Arsenal last season

6:10am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Simon Parker column: Arsene Wenger clocks up 1,000 games as Arsenal manager this afternoon. As the inevitable plaudits rain down on the grand old professor of the Emirates, it is worth remembering that Bradford City will always have their place in his CV.

Simon Parker column: Yorkshire rises to the occasion for darts spectacular

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Wright was among the star names in Premier League action

6:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Simon Parker column: You know the darts is in town when the two people queueing in front at the bar are Bananaman and Hulk Hogan.

Singing the blues over England’s World Cup chances

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: OFF-KEY: Wayne Rooney won’t be setting the world alight in Brazil judging by his recent England displays

10:10am Saturday 8th March 2014

It’s a clever ploy from the FA to keep excitement in check as the traditional World Cup bandwagon starts the engine.

Bantams coach in the news as Pardew case brought to a head

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NUT JOB: Alan Pardew plants a headbutt on David Meyler

10:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

A Bradford City academy coach could be dragged into Alan Pardew’s plea for leniency over his Hull headbutt.

All Bradford Bulls fans can do now is wait and hope

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: After much venting of spleens on previous regimes and the RFL, all eyes turn to the administrators, who have no margin for error when choosing the next owners

10:30am Saturday 1st March 2014

Simon Parker comment: So where do the Bradford Bulls go from here?

Kimberley would surely pack ’em in at Valley Parade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kimberley would surely pack ’em in at Valley Parade

10:10am Saturday 1st March 2014

Hats off to Doncaster Rovers for attracting more than 5,000 fans to their reserve game with Rotherham.

Did you spot the face in the crowd at Euro 2016 draw?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City logo

10:00am Saturday 1st March 2014

Bradford City and England’s Euro 2016 qualifying group were unexpectedly linked at this week’s draw.

Simon Parker column: Bradford City winter woes are nothing new

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Carl McHugh celebrates his winning goal against Port Vale

6:30am Saturday 22nd February 2014

Simon Parker column: Phil Parkinson’s eyes never left referee Mark Brown. The City boss stood motionless on the touchline, an unblinking gaze fixed on the match official.

Simon Parker column: Phil Taylor just another competitor without fear factor

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Taylor’s air of invincibility has gone

6:20am Saturday 22nd February 2014

Simon Parker column: Played three, lost three – it’s the sort of form guide more associated with Fulham than Phil Taylor.

Simon Parker column: Excuses can’t hide fact British clubs were shown up by European neighbours in Champions League

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lionel Messi celebrates opening the scoring for Barcelona at Manchester City

6:10am Saturday 22nd February 2014

Simon Parker column: Once again the Premier League was owned by Europe and the excuses were as predictable as the results.

From Wembley thrills to February chills for Bradford City boss Phil Parkinson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Parkinson’s Wembley exploits have put him among the pantheon of top Bantams managers but the defeat at Carlisle has left the City chief feeling under increasing pressure

9:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

February is a scary time for Bradford City managers.

Simon Parker column: Stewart saga just won’t go away

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Stewart failed to score in 15 appearances for City

7:30pm Friday 7th February 2014

Simon Parker column: So what can we make on the latest Mark Stewart instalment – with the emphasis on the word ‘stall’?

Simon Parker column: No winners in Pietersen episode

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: There were too many occasions when Kevin Pietersen appeared to be playing for himself rather than the team

7:30pm Friday 7th February 2014

Simon Parker column: The clock is ticking until the inevitable book from Kevin Pietersen.

Simon Parker column: Sacked Laudrup a victim of Wembley curse

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael Laudrup was sacked less than 12 months after guiding Swansea to victory in the Capital One Cup final

7:30pm Friday 7th February 2014

Simon Parker column: Maybe it was for the best that City did not win the Capital One Cup – for Phil Parkinson’s job security at least.

Simon Parker column: Could injury signal the end of Reid in a Bradford City shirt?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Medics tend to stricken City winger Kyel Reid after his season-ending knee injury at Sheffield United

9:40am Saturday 25th January 2014

Simon Parker column: Early birds arriving at the Bramall Lane away end were greeted by a sight guaranteed to warm every Bradford City heart. Short of sounding a battle horn and lining up a thousand horses on the horizon, watching Andrew Davies going through his paces was as close a signal as you’ll get that the cavalry is on the way.

Simon Parker column: League Cup has taken over as the nation’s favourite

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sunderland players celebrate after beating Manchester United in a penalty shoot-out

9:20am Saturday 25th January 2014

Simon Parker column: One year on and the moment remains vividly implanted in the brain. Corner from the right from Gary Jones, City’s first of the game. James Hanson rises and ... bang, we know the rest.

Mclean up front about his desire to be hit at Bantams

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: THANKS BUT NO FLANKS: Playing as the main striker was a key factor behind Aaron Mclean’s decision to sign for the Bantams

10:20am Saturday 18th January 2014

The number 21 shirt will be hanging on a peg again in the City dressing room this afternoon.

The boys in blue are taking no prisoners this season

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sergio Aguero, right, was on target against Blackburn in Man City's 5-0 FA Cup romp

10:00am Saturday 18th January 2014

Ninety nine goals by the middle of January .... just study those words for a minute and shudder.

Lambert's lament another insult to FA Cup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Lambert: Premier League priority

12:00am Saturday 4th January 2014

There will be around 5,000 Sheffield United fans in the away end at Villa Park today – and no doubt many more at home.

How a dose of the Wright stuff saved my Christmas

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael van Gerwen, left, and Peter Wright served up a cracking final at Alexandra Palace

10:00pm Friday 3rd January 2014

You know it’s not been the wildest Yuletide when the strongest drink from the cabinet is that cough syrup with the bull on the side.

Pommie-bashed! Now it’s England's t-urn to be the laughing stock

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HEROES TO VILLAINS: Australia celebrate the wicket of James Anderson, left, to win the match and the Ashes in Perth

10:20am Saturday 21st December 2013

So 1,577 days of gloating were ended by a simple bat-pad catch to short leg.

Sack race is serious stuff so no more silly solutions

10:00am Saturday 21st December 2013

The season of goodwill to all men? Not if you’re a football manager.

It’s so cool we’re in the running, says Bantams boss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City’s Wembley heroes face stiff competition for the team of the year prize

10:10am Saturday 14th December 2013

Bradford City will be digging out their best bib and tucker for the next chapter of the remarkable tale of 2013.

English football in a real fix

10:00am Saturday 14th December 2013

It’s been another bad week for the image of football.

Wells rumour mill set to go into overdrive but Bantams just being shrewd in keeping bases open

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TAKE IT WITH A 'SCOOP' OF SALT: Nahki Wells headlines will be as prolific as the player himself in the run-up to the new year transfer window

11:00am Saturday 7th December 2013

The tweet to announce that Nahki Wells was Elland Road-bound was a clumsy spoof.

Bradford City fan's film of Wembley success is something to celebrate

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City fans get in the party mood before the Wembley League Two play-off final with Northampton in May

10:10am Saturday 7th December 2013

“Hanson”, “Nahki Wells”, “Hanson”, “no, Nahki Wells” ... the debate then descends into giggles as brother and sister agree to disagree.

'Bronco' Layne scandal a stark reminder of need to stamp out corruption

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Layne

10:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

David Layne joined Bradford City for the largest fee in their history and rewarded them with a record goal haul in his first season.

How Fatty Foulke raised the bar with penalty save

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Len Shackleton

9:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

Rugby league author Ray Gent has turned his attention to the round ball game with an e-book about the “spirit” of the sport.

Route-one football left Pressley all shook up but don't judge Bantams on back of one game

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HEAD HONCHO: James Hanson shows his aerial expertise as Coventry defender Andy Webster is left floundering

9:10am Saturday 23rd November 2013

Steve Claridge once told me a tale that underlined the robotic nature of football at Cambridge under John Beck.

When football clubs clash with the local paper there can be no winner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: OWN GOAL: Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has been making headlines this week for refusing to speak to the local media

10:20am Saturday 2nd November 2013

They say that you’re not a proper football reporter until you’ve been banned.

Bradford City DVD enough to make a grown man cry

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The “We made history” DVD

10:00am Saturday 2nd November 2013

It must have been a bit of dust. Or maybe I’ll put it down to the lack of sleep – thanks to a greyhound who insists on jumping on the duvet at silly o’clock.

A toast... happy Wigan day Bantams fans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: UNFORGETTABLE: Matt Duke is instantly mobbed by his team-mates after saving the shoot-out penalty that earned City a Capital One Cup quarter-final berth

9:10am Saturday 26th October 2013

I'm going to start the campaign to get Wednesday declared a public holiday for Bradford.

Whiff of hypocrisy as Sir Alex spills the beans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sir Alex at one of his signing sessions

10:00am Saturday 26th October 2013

So we learned this week that the manager was not happy with his winger for not tracking back.

Parkinson hits 100 not out and is poised to eclipse Todd's 124-game reign

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The names have changed and so have City's fortunes in Phil Parkinson's two years in the hot-seat

10:20am Saturday 19th October 2013

What have Ross Hannah, Lewis Hunt, Matt Clarke and Guylain Ndumbu-Nsungu got in common?

England expects... more ridiculous headlines in run-up to World Cup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HODGSON: National press seem more concerned with smearing the England manager than celebrating his side’s success

10:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

Sometimes I’m embarrassed to be involved in the media.

Bradford City’s back-up corps called into action after loss of firepower

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: This season has so far been a mirror image of the last campaign, not only in terms of results and league position, but also on the injury front. For Nahki Wells in 2013 read Kyel Reid in 2012, whose groin injury ended a long run of stability for the club

10:20am Saturday 5th October 2013

As Nahki Wells hobbled away from Valley Parade on crutches and wearing a protective boot, Phil Parkinson could have been excused for thinking that we’ve been here before.

Manchester City a turn-off but Balotelli is must-see TV

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BAY ’ECK! Joe Hart was widely criticised for his performance against Bayern Munich but his team-mates were just as bad

10:00am Saturday 5th October 2013

Manchester City and Bayern Munich was the football equivalent of sticking Amir Khan in the same ring as Floyd Mayweather.

Unpredictable Di Canio's demise all too predictable

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FALSE DAWN: Paolo Di Canio celebrates a goal against rivals Newcastle but his reign at Sunderland soon turned sour

8:00pm Friday 27th September 2013

Alan Connell tells a tale about Paolo Di Canio’s mad-cap methods of management.

Great to see former Bantams loan defender Egan back

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FLASHBACK: John Egan leaves the field on a stretcher  after breaking his leg for City

7:00pm Friday 27th September 2013

Loan players, according to Phil Parkinson, don’t want to come to Valley Parade these days.

Bradford City cup exploits stay unsurpassed

4:14pm Friday 27th September 2013

So Bradford City’s legacy is safe for at least another year.

Bradford City: A great result after falling foul of the Gove-ernment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Class of 99 fans’ favourites Wayne Jacobs, Peter Beagrie and Stuart McCall get in the party spirit before the match against a Celebrity XI

10:20am Saturday 21st September 2013

The squally rain tried its worst but the rainbow peaking above Midland Road spoke for everyone.

Davids won’t go far with Barnet this season

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Davids won’t go far with Barnet this season

10:00am Saturday 21st September 2013

You know what, maybe I won’t bother with Gillingham today.

McArdle has best seat in the house against Luxembourg

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NO PAIN, NO GAME! City defender Rory McArdle didn’t get a kick for Northern Ireland in their last two World Cup qualifiers

10:40am Saturday 14th September 2013

Rory McArdle looked a bit bored every time the camera scanned the Northern Ireland bench.

Axe falls but Abbott will make quick recovery

10:20am Saturday 14th September 2013

It felt more like an interrogation than an interview.

Thanks for the memories Hoggy

10:00am Saturday 14th September 2013

A total of 248 Test wickets – not bad for someone who would, in his own words, “wang it down and hope for the best”.

Former Bradford City defender Williams struggles on the dark side

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Darren Williams takes on fellow former City player Will Atkinson, then at Mansfield, during one of his 31 games for the Bantams

6:10am Saturday 7th September 2013

Darren Williams would have preferred a more even contest for his stint as a radio pundit. He was not alone, of course. Tuesday night at Hartlepool turned into a mismatch of nightmarish proportions.

How Jorgensen nearly became Bradford City's Dixie Dane

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Claus Jorgensen celebrates for City at Burnley after scoring in one of eight consecutive away games

8:30am Saturday 24th August 2013

Nahki Wells will be short-priced to write his name in Bradford City history this afternoon.



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