GARY Bowyer today described Garry Thompson’s sudden sacking by Bradford (Park Avenue) as wrong – and offered him the chance to train at City.

The Bantams boss was shocked to see Thompson axed by their neighbours in the first week of the National League North season.

Avenue got rid of Thompson last night after successive 5-0 defeats to open the new season.

But Bowyer believes the former City winger was very poorly treated and wants to get him involved with his old club again.

He said: “I don’t know the ins and outs but that’s a fellow manager. It’s two games in – and that’s wrong in my opinion.

“But that’s the state of football now. Some supporters and owners want their teams to have won the league last Saturday after the first game.

“Two games in you get sacked? No.

“I don’t know the remit or what was said to the poor lad. But in his first job, it’s wrong.

“Don’t get me wrong, I saw the results. But it’s not right, is it?

“If you’re going to hire somebody at least give them the tools and the backing.

“Gary is welcome here with us any time. If he wants to train and wants to do a bit of coaching with the strikers.

“I’ll get in touch with him and offer him that because I don’t think it’s very pleasant what has happened.”