Barry Conlon insists he will not quit City after rejecting two loan moves.

The Irish striker has had a difficult campaign since becoming Stuart McCall's first signing.

Conlon has scored only once - a last-minute penalty at MK Dons - and came in for flak from the fans during the home loss to Brentford last month.

He has not started since that game and a couple of fellow League Two clubs tried to lure him away from Valley Parade before last week's transfer deadline.

But the much-travelled 29-year-old wants to stay put and do himself justice for the Bantams.

"It would have been easy to go somewhere else but there's no way I'm giving up like that," said Conlon.

"It's always nice to know there are clubs interested but I wasn't tempted by it at all. I want to put things right here.

"I've been frustrated because I don't think I've ever had a period like this in terms of not scoring right through my career.

"But I'm going to stick at it, keep battling and make sure I come through the other side. The gaffer said he's happy to have me here in his plans and I'm more than happy to be here."

Conlon found himself abused by a section of the crowd after missing a string of chances against Brentford. Afterwards, McCall came out with a strong defence for the hard-working targetman - and the supporters have got behind him again in recent weeks.

Conlon said: "It was just one game when we weren't scoring goals. As a striker, you are a target and I can understand the frustration.

"But it was nice to get a good reception when I came off the bench last Saturday. I really want to turn that corner for Bradford and I'm sure when I score one or two goals then I'll be fine.

"I got a couple in the reserves last week, which is always good for confidence no matter what the game is, and things are going well for me in training. I don't feel I've been playing all that badly."

But Conlon is willing to bide his time behind top scorer Guylain Ndumbu-Nsungu and Peter Thorne, who has netted twice since returning from injury.

He said: "The lads up front have been doing well, so I can't grumble. I'm just going to stay positive about it.

"If I keep trying and working hard then I know things will turn. I'm determined to fight for my place."

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