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Bantams boss Parkinson: The tables have turned

Phil Parkinson is hoping that Halifax Town don't 'do a Bradford City' as his Bantams take on the Shaymen this afternoon.

Being the underdog has brought the best out of Bradford in recent seasons, with Parkinson famously guiding the Bantams to a famous League Cup final appearance back in 2013 as well as a victory over fellow West Yorkshire rivals Leeds earlier this year.

And Parkinson hopes that his side's cup experience will give his side the edge at the Shay today.


Man punched in face after Sheffield United match

A man was sent to hospital hospital after being punched in the face following Bradford City's home game against Sheffield United.

Police are appealing for information after the 44-year old was knocked oto the floor and suffered injuries to his jaw.

The attack happened on Midland Road in the centre of Bradford, at about 6.45pm.

This appears to be a totally unprovoked attack on a man who was walking home from the match with his two sons.

– Detective Inspector Ryan Bragg, West Yorkshire Police

Yorkshire pair praised after England win

England goalkeeper Joe Hart has praised two of the squad's newcomers after last night's 2-0 win over Switzerland.

Former Bradford and Leeds midfielder Fabian Delph was handed his first international start having come back from long-term injury to cement his place in Aston Villa's midfield over the last two seasons.

Meanwhile, Barnsley-born defender John Stones also made his competitive bow after narrowly missing out on selection for Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad.

Former Leeds midfielder James Milner came on as a second half substitute in the Euro 2016 Qualifier while Dronfield born Gary Cahill played in the heart of defence.

Both played a part in the 1-0 friendly win over Norway at Wembley but the Man City man said the pair had impressed throughout the international break:

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