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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.
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.
Aidy Boothroyd admitted Northampton failed to turn up after his hometown club inflicted a crushing 3-0 defeat on the Cobblers.
Goal-hero James Hanson insisted City got what they deserved after destroying Northampton 3-0 to clinch their place in League One next season.
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.
City skipper Gary Jones hailed today’s play-off final win the “best moment of his life” as the Bantams destroyed Northampton 3-0.
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Live coverage from Wembley Stadium as Bradford City face Northampton Town in the League Two play-off final
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.
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.
Bradford Boys, who included five players attached to Bradford City, gave the Bantams a pre-Wembley boost by winning the English Schools’ Football Association Under-15 Trophy at Leicester City this afternoon.
Wembley will be a pressurised environment tomorrow – but nothing compared with the tension City had to deal with at times last season.
Andrew Davies took one last glance as he left the Wembley dressing room and vowed to himself: I’ll be back.
Hometown hero James Hanson dreams of toasting City’s promotion to League One at Wembley tomorrow.
Strikers get sung about, so do wingers and captains.
James Meredith wants to give City’s fans a “team to be proud of” by sealing their first promotion in 14 years.
City have extended the deadline for fans to buy tickets for Saturday’s play-off final against Northampton.
Phil Parkinson believes his City marathon men are in great shape for Wembley – in both body and mind.
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