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Bradford City AFC

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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: Northern Commercials Stadium (Valley Parade)
Address: Valley Parade, Manningham, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD8 7DY

Nickname: The Bantams
Main Sponsors 2019/20: 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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Bradford City AFC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Claret and amber striped shirt with black pinstripes, claret sleeves and black trim. Black shorts and socks with amber trim and white detailing.


Bradford City AFC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

White shirt with claret and amber vertical stripe and claret trim. White shorts and socks with claret trim and detailing.


Bradford City AFC - Official 2019/20 Third Kit

Orange shirt with subtle tonal hoops and black trim. Orange shorts and socks with black trim and detailing.

History and Honours

Stadium History

Northern Commercials 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 2019/20

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: Stuart McCall (Age 56 years) / Appointed 4th February 2020 (8 months, 16 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Manager: Kenny Black
Goalkeeping Coach: John Vaughan

Former Managers

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
Peter Jackson
Peter Taylor
Colin Todd
Bryan Robson
Jim Jefferies
Chris Hutchings
Paul Jewell
Chris Kamara
Lennie Lawrence
Frank Stapleton
Terry Yorath
Terry Dolan
Trevor Cherry
Roy McFarland
Ray Wilson

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Social Media

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Bradford City AFC - Official YouTube  / YouTube:

Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

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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