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Bradford City's Capital One Cup success inspires local volunteers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'We must capture spirit of Wembley' after City's cup exploits brought communities together

11:00am Saturday 2nd March 2013

The legacy of Bradford City’s phenomenal Capital One Cup campaign has seen a 51 per cent surge in people inquiring about volunteering in sport in Bradford, it has been revealed.

Comment: Flagging up Bradford Fire victims did not sit well with me

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The tracksuit message was a nice touch but the chants and large 'branded' flag arguably cheapen the gravity of the disaster

10:10am Saturday 2nd March 2013

I’m not sure if I should have an opinion on this because I wasn’t there.

Wemberglee! Result could not spoil an unforgettable weekend for Bradford City fans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Bradford fans had a ball, even if the players did not see much of it at Wembley in the Capital One Cup final against Swansea

10:00am Saturday 2nd March 2013

I wonder if trade’s a bit quiet in the Chandos tonight.

Contest launched for fan photos of Bradford City's Capital One Cup final

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City fans at Wembley

3:46pm Thursday 28th February 2013

Bradford City Football Club museum, bantamspast, is running a competition for supporters to send in their best images of the Bantams’ historic Capital One Cup Final experience – both for supporters who went to Wembley and those who celebrated the occasion elsewhere.

Bradford City homecoming cut up by Daggers’ directness

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Hanson celebrates his equalising goal with City team-mate Kyel Reid

6:30am Thursday 28th February 2013

It was as if Sunday had never happened; nothing more than a glorious day-dream.

Bradford City fans lauded for good humour and passion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the thousands of good humoured City fans at Wembley on Sunday

7:00am Tuesday 26th February 2013

The amazing support shown by City fans at the Capital One Cup final has been singled out for praise by the chairman of the Football Association.

McArdle flags up memorable contribution of Bradford City fans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City supporters raised the roof at Wembley with their non-stop singing and chanting

6:30am Tuesday 26th February 2013

It was the moment when Rory McArdle saw once again what a big club Bradford City can be.

Bradford City fan Liam Mackin says thanks for dream day at Capital One Cup final

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Liam Mackin with his Wembley tickets

4:05pm Tuesday 26th February 2013

Forget the Big Apple, it was all about the big game for one Bradford City fan who ditched a possible trip to New York in favour of a day out at Wembley.

How Bradford could make capital of Bantams' fantastic cup run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Lawn has appealed to fans to pump up the volume again as City look to mount a fresh promotion challenge

9:44am Tuesday 26th February 2013

Everyone agrees that Bradford City’s cup run – and the way Bantams fans represented the district throughout – was phenomenal. Now, can the city capitalise on the feelgood factor for wider, longer-lasting benefits?

Proud Bradford City boss turns his attention to promotion

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7:00am Monday 25th February 2013

Phil Parkinson is convinced City can still enjoy a glorious end to the season after their Wembley heartache.

Bradford City keeper Duke sees red but he’s not angry at referee

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9:40am Monday 25th February 2013

Matt Duke reflected on his Wembley red card and admitted: The ref had no choice.

Bradford City lose but are winners with their fans

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6:30am Monday 25th February 2013

With 20 minutes of yesterday’s match remaining, and ten-man City four goals behind, one half of Wembley rose to its feet.

Wembley one peak too many for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matt Duke clips Jonathan De Guzman in the area for a penalty that resulted in the City keeper being sent off

6:30am Monday 25th February 2013

This was not how the story should end. City were outpassed and outclassed in a Wembley walk-over.

Possibility of parade and reception must wait until end of season for Bradford City heroes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City at Wembley

7:00am Monday 25th February 2013

Players and officials from Bradford City could be given an open top bus tour of the city and a civic reception to mark their historic cup run - but not until the end of the season.

No fairytale ending, but an inspirational display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fans drink in the reality that the Wembley dream has ended

7:00am Monday 25th February 2013

Oh how cruelly the fairytale ended. But losing 5-0 to Premier League Swansea in the Capital One Cup final was far from a horror story for Bradford City's fans.

City's pubs packed with fans as Bradford cup dream comes to an end

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fans in Haigy's

7:00am Monday 25th February 2013

Despite many of the regulars at Haigy’s in Manningham having made the trip down to Wembley to see the cup final first hand, Sunday afternoon still saw the pub full of people cheering on City, even though many were not being die hard supporters.

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3:57pm Monday 25th February 2013

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Live Live blog: City defeated, but players and fans did us proud

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Live blog: The countdown to Bradford City's Capital One Cup final vs Swansea

5:57am Sunday 24th February 2013

City's Capital One Cup dream was ended today, but players and fans alike did Bradford proud. You can see reaction and relive the highs and lows of the build-up and the match itself.

Fans in city centre pubs remain upbeat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City fans watching the game in Haigys bar

6:46pm Sunday 24th February 2013

Bradford City fans packed into Bradford’s pubs to watch the action on big screens this afternoon.

City's hopes of fairytale final victory end at Wembley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City players after the defeat by Swansea

7:53pm Sunday 24th February 2013

Matt Duke saw red as City’s hopes of a fairytale victory in today’s Capital One Cup final were reduced to rubble by a vibrant Swansea outfit at Wembley.

Friend’s death giving Wells extra motivation to achieve Bradford City ambitions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nahki Wells reveals his tribute t-shirt after scoring against Aston Villa

7:30am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Nahki Wells will have a special inspiration when he steps into history as the first Bermudian footballer to play in a major cup final at Wembley.

Bradford City are first among equals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Parkinson and Swansea counterpart Michael Laudrup will go head to head in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley

7:50am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Phil Parkinson will urge everyone in claret and amber to lap up the Wembley occasion tomorrow after declaring: “We are winners already.”

Make mine a double! Whitehead hoping to toast Bradford Bulls and City success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRADFORD BOOST: Elliott Whitehead hopes City and Bulls make it a wonderful weekend

7:30am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Elliott Whitehead is hoping for a glorious Bradford sporting double this weekend as the Bulls bid to topple St Helens and the Bantams aim for a fairytale success at Wembley.

Bradford City legend McCall hopes final sparks resurgence

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City legend Stuart McCall says the fans deserve the day at Wembley more than anyone

10:00am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Former Bantams captain and manager Stuart McCall hopes City's Wembley outing can kick-start a lasting renaissance for the club.

Bradford City boss Parkinson would choose cup glory over league

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Parkinson admits his priorities have switched after reaching the Capital One Cup final

8:20am Saturday 23rd February 2013

City boss Phil Parkinson has broken with convention by claiming he would take a cup triumph over league success.

Cruyff's influence key for Swansea boss Laudrup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael Laudrup has learned his trade from one of the masters of 'total football'

8:10am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Michael Laudrup has revealed how the genius of Johan Cruyff has helped him put Swansea on the brink of winning their first major piece of silverware.

Darby: Bradford City should not look too far ahead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stephen Darby is the only City player to have competed in a European club competition

7:30am Saturday 23rd February 2013

City’s only European campaigner has told them to forget the tantalising prospect of playing there next season.

Welshman Flynn backs Bradford City over Swansea

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael Flynn will be supporting his old club to win at Wembley

7:10am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Michael Flynn will put Welsh pride to one side to cheer City to Capital One Cup glory.

Wembley draws line in sand after Bradford City ‘beige years’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City fans celebrate the club’s latest cup giant-killing

6:40am Saturday 23rd February 2013

The supporters of City know that whatever the outcome of tomorrow’s Capital One Cup final, the sheer fact that the club have reached a major cup final has drawn a line in the sand after 12 years of mediocrity on the pitch and financial drama behind the scenes.

McHugh back on a high at Bradford City after Reading release

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Carl McHugh receives his Football League young player of the month award from Phil Parkinson

6:40am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Carl McHugh may be a novice in football terms but he has already tasted the highs and lows.

Doyle hoping to banish lingering Bradford City relegation woe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nathan Doyle gets his hands of the Capital One Cup

6:30am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Nathan Doyle reckons victory at Wembley will heal a six-year hurt.

Connell on a Wembley mission with Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alan Connell hopes to get a taste of the Wembley action against Swansea

6:10am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Alan Connell was a Wembley loser last season – and he doesn’t want a repeat tomorrow.

Wembley a doddle for Thompson after Bradford City home truths

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Even Garry Thompson’s mum and wife have been interviewed by the media ahead of the cup final

6:10am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Wembley holds no fears for Garry Thompson – and not just because he’s been a double winner there before.

City fan lost his job to get Final ticket!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kevin Waldron, Stephen Hindmarch and John Paul Portas

8:00am Friday 22nd February 2013

A Bantams’ fan who was sacked after missing work the day after he had queued through the night for his Capital One Cup final tickets admitted last night: “I’d have been more upset if I’d missed out on Wembley!”

Bradford City defender McArdle's own reason to remember the 56

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rory McArdle has been called up by Northern Ireland

8:00am Friday 22nd February 2013

Rory McArdle has a personal reason for making sure the Valley Parade fire victims are remembered at Wembley.

District to capitalise on Capital One Cup success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Colin Philpott

8:00am Friday 22nd February 2013

As the international media spotlight shines on Bradford, the Bantams’ fairytale Capital One Cup run is being used by a lobbying group to boost tourism, investment and businesses in the city.

Bradford City ace Atkinson: Come on feel the noise!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HEROES AND VILLANS: Will Atkinson times his tackle to perfection to dispossess Gabriel Agbonlahor in the semi-final first leg against Villa

6:30am Friday 22nd February 2013

Will Atkinson expects to be blown away by the claret and amber army that will roar on City at Wembley.

Bradford City cup run has won the hearts of the nation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JUST THE BEGINNING: Phil Parkinson wants City’s Wembley final exploits to be the foundation of a longer-term success story like the one achieved by opponents Swansea

7:30am Friday 22nd February 2013

The magnitude of City’s cup exploits started to sink in when retired transport engineer Jim Parkinson opened his door to newspaper reporters.

Muamba to present Capital One Cup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fabrice Muamba

11:43pm Friday 22nd February 2013

Fabrice Muamba will present the Capital One Cup to the winning captain in Sunday’s final.

Wembley – the home of footballing legends

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Simon Parker at the hallowed ground of Wembley

10:00am Friday 22nd February 2013

The guy with the shaved head moves along the Royal Box at Wembley to get his hands on the trophy.

Local clubs right behind Bradford City quest for glory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DARING TO DREAM: Guiseley’s Mark Bower, pictured centre during his City days, will be at Wembley supporting his old club, whom he believes can pull off yet another upset

8:00pm Friday 22nd February 2013

The local area’s non-league clubs will be battling for points tomorrow but most of their players, managers and coaches will be getting behind the Bantams on Sunday.

Live blog: The countdown to Bradford City's Capital One Cup final - one day to go!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Live blog: The countdown to Bradford City's Capital One Cup final vs Swansea

7:44am Tuesday 19th February 2013

All the latest in the build up to Bradford City's Capital One Cup final against Swansea on Sunday.

Jones still basking in Bradford City dreamland

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Jones tackles Matt Lowton during the cup semi-final against Aston Villa

6:10am Thursday 21st February 2013

The winger with the full head of hair has changed as much as the club where he took his first steps in the professional game.

Share archive's footage of Bradford City’s historic 1911 cup victory over Newcastle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Archive footage shows Bradford City’s cup victory in 1911

11:06am Thursday 21st February 2013

Rarely-seen footage of Bradford City’s 1911 FA Cup victory against Newcastle has been released by Yorkshire Film Archive as it backs Bantams’ bid to lift the Capital One Cup on Sunday.

Big Bradford City shirt is on its way to Wembley!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Friends of Bradford City – Mark Neale, Julie Stainthorpe, Shena Shackleton, Jean Calvery, Julie Neale, and Iain Vitty with Beverley Pitts from the Co-op store in Wibsey and former City player Ian Ormondroyd (centre) – receive the giant shirt

10:34am Thursday 21st February 2013

A giant Bantams’ shirt which has been signed by thousands of fans across the district has been handed over to a supporters’ group to take to the Capital One Cup final on Sunday.

Lucky fans win Wembley tickets in T&A competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the 25 lucky Bradford City fans who won Wembley tickets in the T&A Spot The Ball competition

11:00am Thursday 21st February 2013

Twenty five Telegraph & Argus readers have been picked as the lucky City fans who are off to Wembley to watch the Capital One Cup Final after winning our Spot the Ball competition.

Firm offers last chance for Wembley cup final tickets

11:02am Thursday 21st February 2013

A Bradford business is giving fans one last chance to score tickets to the Capital One Cup final at Wembley while raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Accord staff raise cash in Capital One Cup final fun

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the fundraisers

9:00am Wednesday 20th February 2013

These staff at Accord Mortgages in Bradford showed their support for the Bantams’ footballing heroes by organising a charity fundraising day.

McArdle raises hopes of Wembley appearance for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rory McArdle, right, joined his City team-mates for their pre-cup final media duties as he returned to training in a bid to prove his fitness for Wembley

8:10am Wednesday 20th February 2013

Rory McArdle is confident of winning his fitness fight to make it to Wembley with City.

Bradford City fan Rob Grillo has a real Capital One Cup final ticket to ride

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rob Grillo

11:00am Wednesday 20th February 2013

When travelling, you’re told to keep your passport, money and documentation on you at all times.



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