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Hanson plea for Bradford City to impose home rule again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:51am Tuesday 30th September 2014

JAMES Hanson is confident City possess the staying power to compete in the play-off race – but they must put their house in order quickly.

Climate change in football leaves Williams warming Bradford City bench

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ben Williams in Capital One Cup action at MK Dons – Picture: Thomas Gadd

6:26am Tuesday 30th September 2014

YOU can be sure that Ben Williams has the date Saturday, November 8 firmly ringed in his diary.

Practice makes perfect for Bantams midfielder Yeates as he rescues point against Port Vale

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Yeates scores the equaliser with a perfectly-struck free-kick

8:09am Monday 29th September 2014

MARK Yeates revealed that extra time on the training ground was behind his free-kick masterclass.

Yeates plays Bradford City “get out of jail” card with one swipe of right boot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Yeates is congratulated after scoring

7:06am Monday 29th September 2014

Bradford City 1 Port Vale 1

FT: City 1 Port Vale 1

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:40pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A SUPERB free-kick from Mark Yeates snapped City’s three game home losing run by earning a 1-1 draw with Port Vale

Steve Parkin: Bradford City ref got it wrong on two counts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:51pm Saturday 27th September 2014

ASSISTANT manager Steve Parkin felt referee Seb Stockbridge was wrong on two penalty counts during City’s 1-1 draw with Port Vale.

'We're not stupid!' Rhodes insists loan route is still open for Bantams boss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Hanson, left, roars for joy with Oliver McBurnie after scoring City's winner against Leeds – one of five goals already this season

7:53am Saturday 27th September 2014

CITY today denied they are blocking Phil Parkinson from bringing in a loan replacement for James Hanson.

Vale return rekindles warm Bradford City memories for Rhodes of a very special chilly night

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rory McArdle and Stephen Darby celebrate with Carl McHugh after his dramatic winner

6:49am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE significance of the result would have been lost on anyone just flicking through a newspaper to glance at the night's football scores.

Kid gloves come off for Bradford City rookie McBurnie

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oliver McBurnie, right, has to convince City that he can be James Hanson's understudy

7:55am Friday 26th September 2014

OLIVER McBurnie has been urged to "step up to the plate" and justify City's decision not to replace James Hanson.

Parkinson looking for return to Happy Valley as Bradford City face familiar foes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Liddle, left, is set to show his versatility again by continuing at right back for injured captain Stephen Darby

7:05am Friday 26th September 2014

PHIL Parkinson has dismissed any suggestion that City have issues with playing at home.

Andrew Davies column: England growing a soft centre with lack of youngsters coming through

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Davies fears there are no young centre halves in the John Terry mould coming through for England

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

IT WORRIES me about the lack of young English centre halves coming through in the game.

Bradford City won't risk skipper's long-term fitness

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:10am Thursday 25th September 2014

CITY will not press Stephen Darby straight back into service if they feel he is not right.

Bradford City old boy De Vita signs for Cheltenham

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Raffaele De Vita challenges Gary Dicker of Crawley during City's final home game of last season

10:27am Thursday 25th September 2014

FORMER City winger Raffaele De Vita has joined Cheltenham on a short-term deal.

No disgrace as Bradford City bow out of cup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City striker Oliver McBurnie finds himself outnumbered by MK Dons opponents – Picture: Thomas Gadd

7:59am Wednesday 24th September 2014

CITY went out of the Capital One Cup with their heads held high, according to Phil Parkinson.

Sharp-shooter Afobe knocks out battling Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mason Bennett takes a shot for City – Picture: Thomas Gadd

6:14am Wednesday 24th September 2014

MK Dons 2, City 0

FT: MK Dons 2 City 0

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:31pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CITY are out of the Capital One Cup after being picked off by two Benik Afobe goals at MK Dons this evening.

Parkinson wants to reach end of road with another high from Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SOLID START: Stephen Darby has yet to taste defeat since taking over as City captain from Gary Jones

7:49am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CITY will have their eyes on the prize when they try to topple MK Dons again and reach the last 16 of the Capital One Cup.

Defender plots Rout to dream cup date for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: French defender Christopher Routis challenges Blackburn opponent Luke Varney

6:22am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CHRISTOPHER Routis is dreaming of rubbing shoulders with the likes of Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko – but City have to get past MK Dons first.

Williams keen to make the most of Bradford City cup run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:43am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BEN Williams has an added incentive to turn over MK Dons – so he can keep playing.

Togetherness makes up for lack of numbers in Bradford City squad

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Liddle battles with Colchester opponent Alex Gilbey

7:57am Monday 22nd September 2014

GARY Liddle reckons City's current lack of numbers is creating a 'band of brothers' spirit within the squad.

Commitment of captain sets tone for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jason Pickford tries to block Freddie Sears' shot at goal before Stephen Darby cleared off the line

6:47am Monday 22nd September 2014

Colchester 0, City 0

Parkinson pleased as Bradford City stay solid on their travels

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Parkinson appreciates the value of a pre-season trip

6:44pm Saturday 20th September 2014

PHIL Parkinson looked back on a good week on the road for City and said: “We’re putting our bodies on the line.”

FT: Colchester 0 City 0

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:40pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Regular updates from Bradford City's League One match against Colchester United from the Weston Homes Community Stadium

Home time for Yeates! Winger never doubted he would come good for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:03pm Saturday 20th September 2014

MARK Yeates reckons he can finally call City home and put a troubled first year at the club behind him.

'Regrets? I Havant any' says former Bantam Connell on dropping out of Football League

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alan Connell celebrates with Nahki Wells after scoring a penalty for City

10:19am Saturday 20th September 2014

AS A player who enjoyed promotion success at both clubs, Alan Connell would have taken a keen interest in Swindon’s visit to Valley Parade last week.

Hanson could miss five Bradford City games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:01pm Friday 19th September 2014

TOP scorer James Hanson could miss City’s next five games with his injured thigh.

Defender's Ror of approval for Bradford City's happy travellers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rory McArdle is confident City have got their recent defensive shortcomings out of the system

7:55am Friday 19th September 2014

RORY McArdle hopes that history will repeat itself to extend City's remarkable road run at Colchester tomorrow.

Parkinson issues a repeat Col of duty as Bradford City eye more away success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City strike duo Aaron Mclean and Billy Clarke put MK Dons keeper David Martin under pressure in midweek – Picture: Thomas Gadd

7:01am Friday 19th September 2014

CITY must serve up a repeat showing at Colchester tomorrow – by orders of the management.

U's urged to remain positive for Bradford City clash after Blades bashing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Hanson tries to find a way through the Peterborough defence

6:14am Friday 19th September 2014

BOSS Tony Humes reckons the Colchester mood remains upbeat despite their late heartbreak against Sheffield United.

Parkinson flies to the rescue as he applauds some super saves from Bradford City's man of steel

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: YOU’VE GOT TO HAND IT TO HIM: Jordan Pickford makes a brilliant fingertip save from Yaser Kasim’s free-kick during Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat by Swindon

7:15am Thursday 18th September 2014

PHIL Parkinson today launched a strong defence of keeper Jordan Pickford for his “steely” character.

Bantams restore Phil-good factor as Parkinson hails 'outstanding' display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

PHIL Parkinson held up City’s gutsy 2-1 triumph at MK Dons as one of the best results of his three-year reign at the club.

Three-mendous Bantams on road to redemption after out-gunning free-scoring MK Dons

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

MK Dons 1 Bradford City 2

FT: MK Dons 1 City 2

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:38pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

CITY rode the loss of James Hanson in the warm-up to claim a remarkable win at in-form MK Dons tonight.

Bradford City defender aims to get to Rout of problem on debut

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Christopher Routis looks to clear the danger against Oldham

7:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FRENCHMAN Christopher Routis is poised for his League One bow as City bid to stop the rot at free-scoring MK Dons tonight.

Liddle: Home is still where our heart is at Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Liddle holds off the challenge from Rochdale's Ian Henderson

9:31am Tuesday 16th September 2014

GARY Liddle denies that City are developing a phobia about playing at Valley Parade.

We miss him so much... Davies a huge loss says Parkinson as Bantams battle to turn the corner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

PHIL Parkinson admits City are “one and a half” players down at the back without Andrew Davies.

Bantams have suddenly gone to (set)pieces

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:20am Monday 15th September 2014

Bradford City 1 Swindon Town 2

City winger happy to go back for Mor at MK

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Filipe Morais in action against Swindon on Saturday

7:04pm Monday 15th September 2014

FILIPE Morais expects a warmer reception than he was used to as an MK Dons player.

FT: City 1 Swindon 2

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:52pm Saturday 13th September 2014

City suffered more set-piece misery as they sunk to a third straight home league defeat this afternoon.

Parkinson blasts Sheehan for Bradford City red card in latest home loss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:03pm Saturday 13th September 2014

ANGRY Phil Parkinson had no sympathy for Alan Sheehan for his red card at the end of City’s 2-1 loss to Swindon.

More games the merrier for Bantams striker Billy Clarke

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:16am Saturday 13th September 2014

BILLY Clarke has no complaints about City’s full-throttle start to the season.

Meet the Bradford City player who said "no way Jose"

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jose Mourinho offered Filipe Morais an extra one year's deal at Stamford Bridge but the Portuguese knew he would never be able to break into the Chelsea first team and left to join Millwall

10:55am Saturday 13th September 2014

A SMILE creeps across the face of Filipe Morais as a certain headline crops into the conversation.

McCall: Bradford City stars of 1999 in it to win it this year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wayne Jacobs (left), Peter Beagrie and Stuart McCall share a joke during last year's reunion game

6:59am Saturday 13th September 2014

STUART McCall has a score to settle when he once again steps on Valley Parade’s hallowed turf tomorrow.

Mclean must fight for his chance with Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aaron Mclean in action against Leeds - one of three games he has started this season

7:16am Friday 12th September 2014

PHIL Parkinson has told Aaron Mclean that he has to earn his City place on form, not reputation.

Parkinson ticks off the days for Bradford City to make amends

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Liddle takes on Yeovil's Nathan Smith - it's been a long week since for the Bantams

6:27am Friday 12th September 2014

IT'S been a painstakingly slow week for everyone connected with City – Phil Parkinson especially.

If you don't work hard for the team, you'll be out of the team, says Bantams defender McArdle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rory McArdle scores to get City back into the game against Yeovil but they eventually lost 3-1

7:18am Thursday 11th September 2014

RORY McArdle has stressed that City have no room for carrying any passengers.

Nathan Doyle signs for Luton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:16pm Thursday 11th September 2014

NATHAN Doyle has today joined League Two new boys Luton on a one-year deal.

Davies hoping to get early call to arms for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Davies poses with his left arm in a cast after this week's operation

7:38am Wednesday 10th September 2014

OPTIMISTIC Andrew Davies is eyeing a possible return to action for City by the end of the month after declaring: “My arm feels brand new.”

Jordan Pickford sounds out his aim to make it with Sunderland via Valley Parade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jordan Pickford will start tomorrow's League One opener at home to Coventry

9:38am Tuesday 9th September 2014

JORDAN Pickford hopes that one day he will be in with a shout of starring for Sunderland.

Parkinson aiming to ease Bradford City back to form

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Billy Knott is tackled by Yeovil's Joe Edwards during the weekend loss

7:35am Tuesday 9th September 2014

PHIL Parkinson will resist the temptation to use City’s first free midweek of the season to flog his players on the training ground.

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