Bradford City at Wembley

Bradford City face Premier League Swansea City in the final of the League Cup at Wembley.

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Transport Police praise Bantams fans

Bradford City fans
Bradford City fans Credit: ITV Yorkshire

British Transport Police have praised Bradford City fans for the excellent behaviour they demonstrated on Sunday, for the Capital One Cup Final.

Inspector Pete Kooper said, “Over 3000 fans travelled on the rail network to Wembley Stadium from West Yorkshire .

“I would like to commend the fans, and the club, for the manner in which all the supporters conducted themselves throughout the day. Despite the disappointing result everyone remained extremely good natured.

“It’s a testament to them that despite the exceptional numbers of fans travelling by train, particularly on the return to Yorkshire following the match where there were limited services, that there were no policing issues.

“Bradford City FC, and indeed the city in general, should be rightfully proud of the achievements of the team in reaching the final of a national cup competition and also the manner in which the fans conducted themselves throughout the day.”

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Parkinson: Bradford fans "did the city proud"

Bradford City Manager Phil Parkinson Credit: PA Wire

Phil Parkinson hailed his players for their success in this year's League Cup competition but said the highlight of the day was the fans.

The Bradford City Manager said he wished his side could have made the final more of a match for them.

He said: "The highlight was our supporters, throughout the game they kept behind us and they've done the city proud, they were absolutely tremendous."

Parkinson added: "We would have loved to have given our supporters something to cheer about, being in the game longer, but we couldn't. They're a good side and things didn't quite go our way, to put it mildly."

Bradford City: 'The fans have been fantastic'

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The game might be over but the fairytale was getting here. Well done #bcafc a fantastic achievement - doubt we'll see another like it

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And the fans down at Wembley have been fantastic. Still singing when all hope is lost. Memories made on days like this #bcafc @itvcalendar

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