Category Archives: Bradford City

Book review: Moving the Goalposts – A Yorkshire Tragedy by Anthony Clavane

Anthony Clavane’s remarkable insight into the demise of Yorkshire’s sporting institutions in the context of a post-industrial world is now available in paperback. Clavane believes that ‘sport has gone wrong’ in the sense that it has been increasingly infected by … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s men answer the critics

Paul Cook and his players answered the critics with a comfortable 3-0 win against Doncaster Rovers on Tuesday night. It was pleasing to get back to winning ways as the moaners and groaners had been out in force since Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Latics’ unbeaten home record comes to an end – Wigan Athletic 1 Bradford City 2

Latics unbeaten home league record came to an end as Bradford City secured a surprise victory at the DW Stadium. With the match appearing to be heading for a draw the Bantams stunned Latics in the 92nd minute through substitute … Continue reading

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12th Man – Cook’s progress to the top

Latics’ manager Paul Cook is deservedly getting plenty of media attention after a superb start to his career at the DW Stadium. The popular Scouser has steered Latics to second in the table and they are gradually closing the gap … Continue reading

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Latics are back on track – Wigan Athletic 1 Bradford City 0

After three consecutive draws Wigan got back to winning ways with a hard fought 1-0 victory over promotion rivals Bradford. Yanic Wildschut went closest for Latics in the first half when his 25 yard effort smashed against the post. Billy … Continue reading

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12th Man – Caldwell’s men need to show mental strength

Latics had a frustrating afternoon in Essex last Saturday when they were held by bottom of the league Colchester United. For most of the game they were the dominant team but two exceptional long distance strikes and a dubious penalty … Continue reading

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Latics on the Up – Bradford City 1 Wigan Athletic 1

Wigan were held by Bradford in a highly competitive game at Valley Parade but still moved up to fifth in the League One table. Latics took the lead in the 52nd minute through Michael Jacobs strike but were pegged back … Continue reading

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