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Bradford City ready for Rover time as pre-season steps up

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Parkinson has singled out goal machine Jordan Rhodes as Blackburn's main threat

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

PHIL Parkinson believes City are ready for the jump in class when Blackburn visit Valley Parade tomorrow.

James Meredith eager to make most of Bradford City second chance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City's James Meredith up against Guiseley's Grant Roberts

7:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

JAMES Meredith has "unfinished business" with City – after revealing that he turned down better offers to move back to Australia.

Pickford wins glowing praise from former Bradford City boss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former Bantams manager Nicky Law

7:50am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NEW City goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been tipped for a massive future – and will flourish on the Valley Parade stage.

Ossett grateful for day Bradford City breezed in to town

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Osset Town v City

6:38am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Ossett Town 2, City XI 0

McLaughlin leaves Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Jon McLaughlin has officially left City following the arrival of Jordan Pickford on loan.

Jordan Pickford set for immediate Bradford City debut

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: LOAN DEAL: Aaron Mclean puts pressure on Jordan Pickford when he was in goal for Carlisle last season

7:58am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

JORDAN Pickford will train with his new City team-mates for the first time today – and could be thrown straight into match action.

Bradford City shadow team beaten by Ossett

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A City XI, mainly made up of youth players and trialists, were beaten 2-0 at Ossett Town tonight.

Bradford City striker Clarke: R's was the best pre-season base I've seen

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: QPR will follow in the footsteps of Billy Clarke and City by using the same training facilities in Ireland

6:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GLANCE at the future bookings list just confirmed what Billy Clarke already knew.

Andrew Davies won't pass up chance to get forward for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Davies, left, reckons he can offer more than just "standing there kicking a ball to James Hanson"

6:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ANDREW Davies provided the biggest laugh of City's trip to Ireland when he fell in a heap after a run upfield.

Bradford City sign keeper Pickford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has today joined City on a season-long loan.

Bradford City friendly off because of "unfit" pitch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:34pm Monday 21st July 2014

City pulled the plug on tomorrow's friendly at Farsley because of the state of the Throstle Nest pitch.

Bradford City trip to Farsley cancelled

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:14pm Monday 21st July 2014

City's planned friendly at Farsley tomorrow has been cancelled.

Bradford City: Missing Mclean a real pain for Parkinson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aaron Mclean is making slow progress from his calf injury

7:22am Monday 21st July 2014

PHIL Parkinson has voiced his frustration at Aaron Mclean's on-going absence from pre-season.

Clarke doubles up as Bradford City stroll in Dublin

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:39pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Billy Clarke fired a double as City rounded off their Irish tour with a convincing 4-0 win over Shelbourne this afternoon.

Phil Parkinson's hands tied in race to sign Bradford City loan players

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Parkinson is speaking to managers all the time to see which players are available

7:19am Saturday 19th July 2014

CITY may have to wait until the season is well under way before the squad is finalised.

Former Bradford City skipper would surely approve of Billy Knott

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

THE new broom continues to sweep clean at Valley Parade. But arguably nobody has bigger boots to fill this season than Billy Knott, the midfield tyro brought in to provide the non-stop engine previously provided by Gary Jones.

Parkinson has grounds to be happy after Bantams' welcome trip to Ireland

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

PHIL Parkinson believes that City’s latest Ireland trip will once again provide the right grounding for the new season.

Bantams boss Parkinson puts brakes on over Clarkson's electric start

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CLARKSON: Four goals

3:19pm Friday 18th July 2014

PHIL Parkinson is playing down the pre-season hype over Lewis Clarkson but admitted he could not have started any better.

Sun shines on Bradford City centre half Taylor at long last

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matt Taylor fears Leyton Orient, Wolves and Peterborough are uncatchable but he will settle for a top six spot

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

THE quiet of the county Meath countryside was shattered by the sergeant major bark of Steve Parkin.

City ease Meredith's latest injury fears

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:32am Friday 18th July 2014

CITY have put James Meredith’s mind at ease after his latest injury scare.

Our financial management needs to be on the money, says Bantams chief

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dave Baldwin pictured at the UCD Bowl in Dublin before City's opening match of their week-long tour to Ireland

7:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

ACCORDING to the dictionary, efficiency means competency in performance and the ability to do a job with a minimum expenditure of time and effort.

Bradford City Yorkshire derby date moved for TV coverage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City logo

2:42pm Thursday 17th July 2014

City's Yorkshire derby with relegated Barnsley will be shown live on Sky Sports.

Bantams boss Parkinson puts brakes on over Clarkson's electric start

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

PHIL Parkinson is playing down the pre-season hype over Lewis Clarkson but admitted he could not have started any better.

Matty Dolan 'flying' ahead of new Bradford City season

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matty Dolan in action during City's opening pre-season friendly against Guiseley

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

MATTY Dolan reckons some neighbourly advice from City’s fitness chief Nick Allamby will get him up to speed this season.

Lew beauty! Clarkson bang on form for Bantams again in Ireland

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:31am Wednesday 16th July 2014

UCD 3 Bradford City 2

Clarkson at the double but City beaten

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City announce Guiseley friendly

9:38pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Lewis Clarkson grabbed another two goals but City's opening friendly in Ireland ended in a 3-2 defeat at UCD.

Taylor made for Irish comeback with Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matt Taylor, pictured right at pre-season training, has played only four City games since signing a year ago

7:58am Tuesday 15th July 2014

MATT Taylor could make his first City appearance of 2014 tonight when they play UCD in Dublin.

James Hanson keen to play his part in changing face of Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Hanson in action during the pre-season match against Guiseley

6:12am Tuesday 15th July 2014

JAMES Hanson is remarkably relaxed about the change of playing style expected from City this season.

Bradford City: Parkinson must find answer to keeper conundrum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City trialist Angelo Balanta  evades a tackle in the 3-0 win over Guiseley

7:24am Monday 14th July 2014

PHIL Parkinson hopes to resolve the Jon McLaughlin situation during City’s stay in Ireland.

Bradford City striker Clarkson finds top gear to shoot down Guiseley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matthew Dolan battles withBen Parker

9:57am Monday 14th July 2014

GUISELEY 0 CITY 3

Alan Sheehan will shine says fellow Bradford City new boy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SHEEHAN: City training

7:15am Saturday 12th July 2014

DEFENDER Alan Sheehan can make an impact for City at both ends of the field, according to fellow new boy Gary Liddle.

Bradford City kick off pre-season with comfortable win

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:46pm Saturday 12th July 2014

City eased to a comfortable 3-0 win at Guiseley in their opening pre-season friendly this afternoon.

Aaron Mclean to miss first Bradford City friendly

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MCLEAN: Tight calf

7:16am Friday 11th July 2014

AARON Mclean will not be involved in City’s pre-season opener at Guiseley tomorrow.

Mark Lawn: Top Bradford City targets are still on the agenda

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Meredith (centre) at City pre-season training with trialists

7:49am Thursday 10th July 2014

CITY are still on course to land some of their leading targets in time for the new season, according to Mark Lawn.

Gary Liddle tells fans: Expect a different approach from new-look Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Liddle, centre, reckons the new faces will herald a fresh approach from the Bantams

7:59am Wednesday 9th July 2014

GARY Liddle has predicted a change in style from the new-look Bradford City next season.

Water bargain for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left: Rory McArdle, Steve Taylor (Mitton), Stephen Darby, Alan Sheehan, Matty Dolan and Billy Knott

6:04am Wednesday 9th July 2014

CITY won't have to splash out on a new water tank for the training ground – after getting one for free.

James Meredith can boost Bradford City's "five star" defence says Lawn

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Meredith signs his new contract at City's Apperley Bridge training base

8:01am Tuesday 8th July 2014

MARK Lawn reckons City can boast the best defence in League One after securing James Meredith for another year.

Parkinson research tied up Knott deal for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Port Vale were keen to sign Billy Knott but the new City midfielder was won over by Phil Parkinson

6:18am Tuesday 8th July 2014

PHIL Parkinson's encyclopaedic football knowledge convinced Billy Knott that Bradford City was his best destination.

Bradford City are a "strong" business according to financial expert

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City logo

6:02am Tuesday 8th July 2014

CITY have been rated as a "strong" company by a leading financial analyst.

Meredith signs new deal with Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:41pm Monday 7th July 2014

James Meredith this afternoon signed a new one-year deal to stay with City.

Raffaele De Vita must prove he is worth a second look from Bradford City

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

7:24am Monday 7th July 2014

RAFFAELE De Vita is ready to step up his bid to show City he is worth a second chance.

Bradford City unveil new away kit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:37pm Monday 7th July 2014

Bradford City have unveiled their new away kit for the forthcoming season.

Clarke: I know that Bradford City will pack a punch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Billy Clarke settles in to his new surroundings during City's first week of pre-season training

8:13am Saturday 5th July 2014

CITY new boy Billy Clarke has no fears about the fighting spirit of his latest club after witnessing the infamous brawl with Crawley.

New signing Clarke knows Bantams pack plenty of punch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Bantams CITY new boy Billy Clarke has no fears about the fighting spirit of his latest club after witnessing the infamous brawl with Crawley.

Bradford City friendly changed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matthew Bates has signed a contract to keep him at Valley Parade for the rest of the campaign

5:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Bradford City have switched opponents for their final pre-season friendly.

Darby: Staying at Bradford City was a no-brainer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00am Friday 4th July 2014

STEPHEN Darby today insisted that leaving Valley Parade never crossed his mind.

Bradford City backed to make a name for themselves again by well-known sponsor

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JCT are the new sponsors of the main stand at Valley Parade. City's director of operations David Baldwin is pictured with Jack Tordoff, right

8:32am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Long-term commercial backer Jack Tordoff feels City are going the right way to putting their name back in lights once more.

Bradford City kept on their toes as pre-season programme kicks off

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City back in training at Apperley Bridge, Alan Sheehan.

7:12am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CITY'S players have been warned there will be no room for complacency when pre-season hots up.

Parkinson casts first eye over his new-look Bradford City squad

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:04am Tuesday 1st July 2014

PHIL Parkinson is excited by City’s next chapter as his revamped squad hit the pre-season trail this morning.

Rookie Heaton: Bradford City have changed beyond recognition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Niall Heaton challenges Lorcan Shannon of Bohemians during Bradford City's tour of Ireland last year

10:39am Tuesday 1st July 2014

NIALL Heaton admits Bradford City are unrecognisable from his first spell at the club.


Bantams news from around the web

McLaughlin departs Bradford (link)

skysports.com 6:09pm Tue 22 Jul 14

Bradford have parted company with Jon McLaughlin just a day after signing fellow goalkeeper Jordan Pickford on loan.

France-Belgium 2014 (link)

bantamspast.co.uk 6:06pm Mon 2 Jun 14

David Sharpe Testimonial: Request for Contributions (link)

bcst.co.uk 5:55pm Tue 11 Mar 14

Professor David Sharpe has retired recently from a long and distinguished career as Director of the Bradford…

Burton complete McLaughlin signing (link)

bbc.co.uk 2:31pm Wed 23 Jul 14

League Two side Burton Albion sign former Bradford City goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin on a one-year contract.

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