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Shipley jewellers charming way for Bradford City to get promotion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Victoria Whiteley and Lenny Berry are pictured with the pendant

10:00am Friday 24th May 2013

Bradford City mascot Lenny Berry claims a hand-made lucky charm which he wears at every match helped the club to Wembley glory and promotion.

Jones: Parkinson deal was key for Bradford City future

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Relaxed City boss Phil Parkinson was joined by his family on an open-topped bus as the players carried the League Two play-off winners’ trophy to a civic reception held to honour their promotion

8:00am Thursday 23rd May 2013

Gary Jones today pinpointed Phil Parkinson as the biggest signing City will make all summer.

Bradford throws a party fit for its conquering heroes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Incredible scenes at City victory parade

12:30am Thursday 23rd May 2013

Bradford threw a rip-roaring promotion party last night as the city turned claret and amber for Bradford City's footballing heroes.

Incredible scenes at City Park as thousands turn out for Bantams victory parade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Incredible scenes at City Park

8:43pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Bradford City supporters did their club proud as they turned out in their thousands to honour their heroes tonight.

Live blog: Bradford City parade

6:15pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Live updates from Bradford City's open-top bus parade to celebrate winning promotion to League One

Bradford City victory parade is on way to City Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City fans start to gather as excitement builds over victory parade

6:04pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

City Park is becoming a sea of claret and amber as excited fans take their places for the parade to celebrate Bradford City’s promotion to League One.

Excitement builds as fans begin to gather in City Park for Bradford City victory parade tonight

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the first to arrive

3:19pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Excited fans have already started gathering in City Park hours ahead of the parade to celebrate Bradford City’s promotion to League One.

Route for Bradford City Wembley heroes victory parade is revealed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City celebrate picking up the League Two play-off trophy

3:42pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

The route for tomorrow night's Bradford City homecoming parade celebrating the club’s promotion to League One has been announced.

Tens of thousands expected for Bradford City open-top bus tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Delighted City fans

6:00am Tuesday 21st May 2013

Tens of thousands of Bradford City fans are expected to “rock” the city centre tomorrow as they honour their promotion-winning Bantams heroes in a homecoming parade.

Bradford City victory parade announced - UPDATED

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City celebrate picking up the League Two play-off trophy

3:00pm Monday 20th May 2013

City’s promotion heroes will parade their League Two play-off trophy on an open-top bus tour on Wednesday.

Bradford City hot-shot Wells could be sold to highest bidder

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ambitious Nahki Wells can’t say for sure if he is going or staying

7:30am Monday 20th May 2013

Nahki Wells savoured City’s Wembley glory as the promotion winners brace themselves for a summer of speculation about his future.

It’s up, up and hooray for a club united in tragedy and now triumph

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'I’ve felt since I’ve been here that there is a close bond between the city and the football club', says Phil Parkinson

9:00am Monday 20th May 2013

Phil Parkinson felt it as the fans cheered from the rafters at the awards night in Valley Parade.

Boothroyd: We were like rabbits in the headlights

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aidy Boothroyd consoles his players at the final whistle

11:00am Monday 20th May 2013

Aidy Boothroyd has no interest in how his hometown club will get on back in League One.

Parkinson the driving force guiding Bradford City away from abyss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Parkinson celebrates his City side’s play-off victory at Wembley

8:30am Monday 20th May 2013

As the final whistle sounded to confirm the end of City’s six years in the wilderness, Phil Parkinson clenched both his fists and saluted 25,000 ecstatic supporters.

Bradford City giant awoken to star in The One Show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Hanson beats Northampton keeper Lee Nicholls to open the scoring for City

6:50am Monday 20th May 2013

Make room Molineux; bring on Bramall Lane – and don’t bother waiting up Dagenham. Phil Parkinson’s Bantams bandwagon can plan next season’s route around the highways and byways of League One.

Time to say thank you to City heroes

9:59am Monday 20th May 2013

Playing at Wembley just once in any given season is usually seen as a major achievement of which any football club can be justifiably proud. To visit twice in a season is usually a privilege reserved for those clubs at the very pinnacle of the game.

Time to say thank you to City heroes

9:56am Monday 20th May 2013

Playing at Wembley just once in any given season is usually seen as a major achievement of which any football club can be justifiably proud. To visit twice in a season is usually a privilege reserved for those clubs at the very pinnacle of the game.

Calls for Bantams to get a civic reception as club and Council discuss celebration

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City fans celebrate promotion

8:26pm Sunday 19th May 2013

Talks are set to continue tomorrow between Council bosses and Bradford City about the prospect of staging a celebration of the team’s promotion heroics.

Jubilation from the Bantams fans who dared to dream... again!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Excited Bradford City fans wave their flag with pride on Wembley Way before Saturday’s League Two play-off final

7:02pm Sunday 19th May 2013

They say the sequel is never better than the original, but Bradford City fans would beg to differ after watching their side get its fairytale ending at Wembley: Take 2.

Bradford City fans watching in bar raise a glass to League Two play-off final heroics

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City fans at the Arena Sports Bar on Saturday

8:16pm Sunday 19th May 2013

Bradford City fans unable to make the long trip to Wembley packed into the bars across Bradford on Saturday afternoon to cheer along their team as they soared into League One.

Lawn: Parkinson’s the man for Bradford City

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Parkinson and Mark Lawn embrace at Wembley after City’s victory in the League Two play-off final

8:40pm Sunday 19th May 2013

City joint-chairman Mark Lawn will back manager Phil Parkinson and his backroom staff with the finances to challenge for successive promotions and a place in the npower Championship.

Allamby hails Bradford City's marathon men

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On the slide... that's the players seconds after this picture was taken; still full of running after a mammoth 64-match season

7:40pm Sunday 19th May 2013

City’s fitness guru paid tribute to the dedication of the players to keep going to the end of their marathon season.

Bradford City: We can be One of best sides in third tier, says Thompson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ON ME ’ED SON! Alan Connell pours champage over Thompson as he celebrates with the trophy in front of the jubilant Bantams fans

4:50pm Sunday 19th May 2013

Garry Thompson insists City should have nothing to fear from League One.

Playing in League One will be miles better, says Bradford City hitman Hanson

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1:10pm Sunday 19th May 2013

James Hanson cannot wait to be playing “local” football in League One.

Reid hails Bradford City's fan-tastic promotion success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kyel Reid in action at Wembley

7:50am Sunday 19th May 2013

Kyel Reid paid tribute to City supporters after the Bantams marched to promotion with a resounding 3-0 win over Northampton in yesterday’s League Two play-off final.

Wells pledges future to Bantams after promotion success

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6:10pm Saturday 18th May 2013

Nahki Wells pledged his future to City after being named man-of-the-match and proving Northampton’s nemesis again with a goal in today’s stunning play-off final win.

Wembley reaction: We failed to turn up, says Boothroyd

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aidy Boothroyd consoles his players at the final whistle

5:37pm Saturday 18th May 2013

Aidy Boothroyd admitted Northampton failed to turn up after his hometown club inflicted a crushing 3-0 defeat on the Cobblers.

Hanson: Quick start was crucial

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5:19pm Saturday 18th May 2013

Goal-hero James Hanson insisted City got what they deserved after destroying Northampton 3-0 to clinch their place in League One next season.

Parkinson hails Bantams' promotion success

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4:40pm Saturday 18th May 2013

Phil Parkinson could barely conceal his delight after guiding City to their first promotion in 14 years in their 64th and final game of a marathon campaign.

Bantams skipper Jones hails "best moment in my life"

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4:17pm Saturday 18th May 2013

City skipper Gary Jones hailed today’s play-off final win the “best moment of his life” as the Bantams destroyed Northampton 3-0.

Bradford City promoted to League One

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3:32pm Saturday 18th May 2013

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Live blog: Bradford City's League Two play-off final at Wembley

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10:36am Tuesday 14th May 2013

All your pictures, news and views in the countdown to Bradford City's League Two play-off final against Northampton on Saturday.

Minute-by-minute Live blog: City v Northampton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The City team are in full party mode

12:18pm Saturday 18th May 2013

Live coverage from Wembley Stadium as Bradford City face Northampton Town in the League Two play-off final

Jewell backs Bradford City to kick-start community with promotion party

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Jewell led City to their last promotion 14 years ago

7:50am Saturday 18th May 2013

Paul Jewell believes a City victory over Northampton in the League Two play-off final would provide a shot-in-the-arm for the whole Bradford area.

Bradford City’s fairytale season needs a happy ending

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City boss Phil Parkinson and boyhood Bantams fan Aidy Boothroyd, his Northampton counterpart, go head to head at Wembley in the League Two play-off final

6:30am Saturday 18th May 2013

Simon Parker column: This column should carry an embargo time – best read before 1.30pm. Because once the Wembley bewitching hour chimes, what I’m about to say could be completely redundant. And more than a little depressing.

T&A all the way to Wembley Way!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Telegraph & Argus newspaper sales staff Marie Coulter and Charlotte Wood with C’Mon City car flags bound for the M1 tomorrow for fans

6:00am Friday 17th May 2013

The Telegraph & Argus will be supporting Bradford City all the way down to Wembley tomorrow.

Parents of tragic Shaun rewarded for awareness campaign

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Susan and Keith Dimmock get their Wembley private box tickets from Matt Clarke, of the Meningitis Trust (centre), who gave the tickets along with property company O&H Properties

6:00am Friday 17th May 2013

Bradford City’s League Two play-off final at Wembley tomorrow will be a bittersweet occasion for Susan and Keith Dimmock.

A sobering thought for Hanson if Bantams win at Wembley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: There will be cheers but not many beers if City are promoted as James Hanson has his daughter's blessing on Sunday, meaning he must make do with drinking in the atmosphere

7:00am Friday 17th May 2013

Hometown hero James Hanson dreams of toasting City’s promotion to League One at Wembley tomorrow.

'Wembley pressure nothing next to last year's battle to remain in Football League'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: KEY TO SUCCESS: Phil Parkinson’s decision to inject leaders into his squad has paid off. He says most of his team are ‘captain’ material

8:40am Friday 17th May 2013

Wembley will be a pressurised environment tomorrow – but nothing compared with the tension City had to deal with at times last season.

Bradford City: Davies’ Wembley wish is granted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City centre back Andrew Davies trudges off a beaten man against Swansea at Wembley three months ago. Now to make amends

8:30am Friday 17th May 2013

Andrew Davies took one last glance as he left the Wembley dressing room and vowed to himself: I’ll be back.

Bradford City: “Stephen Darby baby” chant sends shivers down my spine

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City fans have been singing Stephen Darby's praises this season

6:30am Friday 17th May 2013

Strikers get sung about, so do wingers and captains.

Now THIS is the one that matters

9:07am Friday 17th May 2013

Whatever the outcome of Saturday’s game, Bradford City have treated us all to a fantastic journey this season.

Fans get within touching distance of play-off trophy!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gareth Brett with his son Dudley, four, get close to the cup.

6:00am Thursday 16th May 2013

Football fever hit Bradford’s Kirkgate Centre yesterday as Bantams’ fans clamoured for a glimpse of the League Two play-off trophy.

Police called in to probe online fraud in ticket sales

8:55pm Thursday 16th May 2013

Police have been called in to investigate claims by Bradford City fans that they have been victims of fraud after they bought tickets to the play-off final online.

Bantams talisman Meredith gunning for a Wembley hat-trick

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MAKE MINE A TREBLE: James Meredith, right, is on a winning run at Wembley, where he hopes pride and joy will be the overriding emotions in the claret and amber half of the stadium on Saturday

7:00am Thursday 16th May 2013

James Meredith wants to give City’s fans a “team to be proud of” by sealing their first promotion in 14 years.

Fans 'hit by fraud' after buying Wembley tickets

6:19pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

A number of Bradford City fans who bought their League Two play-off final tickets online claim they have been victims of fraud, including one with a £930 rogue charge on her credit card.

Extra trains to take fans to final

6:00am Wednesday 15th May 2013

Yorkshire-based train operator East Coast is to run extra services to take Bradford City fans to London as the Bantams make a second bid this year for Wembley glory on Saturday.

City fan wants to make montage film of play-off final

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City Fan David Nowakowski in front of the Centenary Square big screen where he plans to show City fans' footage

6:00am Wednesday 15th May 2013

A life-long Bradford City fan is urging other supporters to record their Wembley day out at the League Two play-off final for a film which will be shown on Bradford’s big screen.

League Two Play-off Final: Bradford City players still fresh as a daisy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kyel Reid has been given permission to take it easy in training

7:50am Wednesday 15th May 2013

Phil Parkinson believes his City marathon men are in great shape for Wembley – in both body and mind.

Bradford City stalwart Jack happy to be back

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City director of operations David Baldwin and Jack Tordoff, founder of sponsors JCT600, with the new home shirt for next season

7:00am Tuesday 14th May 2013

City today unveiled a new kit and a very familiar sponsor for next season.



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