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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1903
Turned Professional: 1903

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: Utilita Energy Stadium (Valley Parade)
Address: Valley Parade, Manningham, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD8 7DY

Nickname: The Bantams
Main Sponsors 2020/21: JCT600
Club Mascots: Billy Bantam and The City Gent

Derby Matches

Bradford Park Avenue, FC Halifax Town, Huddersfield Town, Leeds United

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History and Honours

Stadium History

Utilita Energy Stadium (Valley Parade) (1903-Present) / View Stadium

Club Honours

Division 2 Champions: 1907/08
Division 3 Champions: 1984/85
Division 2 (3rd Tier) Play-Off Winners: 1995/96
Division 3 North Champions: 1928/29
League 2 Play-Off Winners: 2012/13
FA Cup Winners: 1910/11
Division 3 North Cup Winners: 1938/39

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1st Team Squad

Hope Akpan (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jermaine Anderson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Dylan Connolly (Midfielder, On loan from AFC Wimbledon) /  Soccerbase  
Daniel Devine (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jamie Devitt (Midfielder, On loan from Blackpool) /  Soccerbase  
Clayton Donaldson (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Jordan Gibson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Kurtis Guthrie (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Adam Henley (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Zeli Ismail (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Shay McCartan (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Luke McGee (Goalkeeper, On loan from Portsmouth) /  Soccerbase  
Kelvin Mellor (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Glenn Middleton (Midfielder, On loan from Rangers, Scotland) /  Soccerbase  
Dylan Mottley-Henry (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Lee Novak (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Paudie O'Connor (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Anthony O'Connor (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Richard O'Donnell (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Harry Pritchard (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jake Reeves (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Ben Richards-Everton (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Riley (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
George Sykes-Kenworthy (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Chris Taylor (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Connor Wood (Defender) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Chairman: Stefan Rupp
Director: Alan Biggin
Chief Executive Officer: Julian Rhodes
Honorary Life President: Jack Tordoff OBE
Honorary Vice-President: Mark Lawn
Associate Directors: Glenn Ackroyd, Steve Bollen, Simon Hartley, Graham Jones, Adrian Lee, James Lockwood, Steve Longbottom, Dennis Matthewman, Jean Matthewman, Lena Owen, Roger Owen, Keith Petty, Norrie Richards, Mark Roebuck, Mick Searle
Honorary Associate Directors: Malcolm Scott, Mike Smith

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: Derek Adams (Age 45 years) / Appointed 4th June 2021 (11 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Coach: Mark Trueman
Goalkeeping Coach: John Vaughan

Former Managers

Mark Trueman (Joint Manager, Dec 2020-May 2021) /  Soccerbase  
Conor Sellars (Joint Manager, Dec 2020-May 2021)
Stuart McCall (Feb 2020-Dec 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Bowyer (Mar 2019-Feb 2020) /  Soccerbase  
David Hopkin (Sep 2018-Feb 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Michael Collins (Jun 2018-Sep 2018) /  Soccerbase  
Simon Grayson (Feb 2018-May 2018) /  Soccerbase  
Stuart McCall (Jun 2016-Feb 2018) /  Soccerbase  
Phil Parkinson (Aug 2011-Jun 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Peter Jackson (Feb 2011-Aug 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Peter Taylor (Feb 2010-Feb 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Colin Todd (Jun 2004-Feb 2007) /  Soccerbase  
Bryan Robson (Nov 2003-Jun 2004) /  Soccerbase  
Nicky Law (Jan 2002-Nov 2003) /  Soccerbase  
Jim Jefferies (Nov 2000-Dec 2001) /  Soccerbase  
Chris Hutchings (Jun 2000-Nov 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Jewell (Jan 1998-Jun 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Chris Kamara (Nov 1995-Jan 1998) /  Soccerbase  
Lennie Lawrence (May 1994-Nov 1995) /  Soccerbase  
Frank Stapleton (Dec 1991-May 1994) /  Soccerbase  
John Docherty (Mar 1990-Nov 1991) /  Soccerbase  
Terry Yorath (Feb 1989-Mar 1990) /  Soccerbase  
Terry Dolan (Jan 1987-Jan 1989) /  Soccerbase  
Trevor Cherry (Dec 1982-Jan 1987) /  Soccerbase  
Roy McFarland (May 1981-Nov 1982) /  Soccerbase  
George Mulhall (Nov 1978-Mar 1981) /  Soccerbase  
John Napier (Feb 1978-Oct 1978) /  Soccerbase  
Bobby Kennedy (Jan 1975-Jan 1978) /  Soccerbase  
Bryan Edwards (Nov 1971-Jan 1975) /  Soccerbase  
Ray Wilson (Caretaker Manager, Sep 1971-Nov 1971) /  Soccerbase  
Jimmy Wheeler (Jun 1968-Sep 1971) /  Soccerbase  
Grenville Hair (Jan 1967-Mar 1968) /  Soccerbase  
Willie Watson (Apr 1966-Jan 1967) /  Soccerbase  
Bill Harris (Mar 1965-Mar 1966) /  Soccerbase  
Bob Brocklebank (May 1961-Oct 1964) /  Soccerbase  
Peter Jackson (Feb 1955-Mar 1961) /  Soccerbase  
Ivor Powell
Albert Harris
David Steele
John Milburn
Jack Barker
Bob Sharp
Fred Westgarth
Dick Ray
Jack Peart
Peter O'Rourke
Colin Veitch
David Menzies
Robert Campbell

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Club Media

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Official Apps

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Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Leeds: (92.4, 95.3, 102.7 & 103.9 FM / 774 MW / 11B (218.640MHz) DAB)

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