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Bantams looking towards cup sell out

Bradford City have the chance to pull off another FA Cup giant killing when they take on Sunderland at Valley Parade.

The Bantams pulled off what some consider to be the competition's greatest ever shock last month when they beat Premier League leaders Chelsea 4-2. Now the players have the chance to get Bradford to their first FA Cup quarter final in 39 years.

Manager, Phil Parkinson, said today's game would be a great day for the club:

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Bradford could take on Premier League opposition in next round

Giant-killers Bradford City could take on Premier League Sunderland at Valley Parade in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Bradford City could face Sunderland after their shock win at Chelsea Credit: Press Association

They have been drawn to either Sunderland or Championship Fulham in the next round.

The Bantams pulled off one of the biggest shocks in cup history after they beat Premier League table-topping Chelsea 4-2 at Stamford Bridge.

Meanwhile, Sheffield United could face Manchester United at Bramall Lane if the Blades can get past Preston if the Reds can beat League Two Cambridge in their respective replays.

FA Cup giants Bradford find out tonight who next opponents will be

Bradford City thrashed Premiership leaders Chelsea Credit: PA

FA Cup giant-killers Bradford City, who knocked out Premiership leaders Cheslea on Saturday, are waiting to see who their next opponents will be when the draw for the last sixteen is made later.

Sheffield United, who still have to replay Preston, will also be in the draw.

It will take place at 7:20pm tonight and is broadcast live on BBC 1. The matches will be played on the weekend of the 14th and 15th February.

Read: Bradford come back to shock Chelsea in cup

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Bradford boss eyes Man United tie

Phil Parkinson wants to head to Manchester. Credit: PA

Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson hopes his side's victory over Chelsea will be rewarded with a trip to Old Trafford.

Manchester United still need to get the better of Cambridge United in a a replay following a 0-0 draw on Friday in order to join the Bantams in the hat.

If I had my choice, I'd like to play Manchester United.

The experience we had yesterday going to Old Trafford was just terrific. If Manchester United can manage to beat Cambridge it would be great to go to Old Trafford.

But whoever we get, it's great to be in the fifth round. We're enjoying being in the limelight.

– Phil Parkinson speaking to Sky Sports News

Bantams praise 'classy' Mourinho

A dressing room visit from Jose Mourinho was the "icing on the cake" for Bradford goalkeeper Ben Williams after the Bantams' astounding 4-2 comeback win over Chelsea in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Bantams praise 'classy' Mourinho Credit: Press Association

League One Bradford were 2-0 down in their fourth-round tie at Stamford Bridge after goals from Gary Cahill and Ramires for the Premier League leaders.

However, a strike before half-time from Jon Stead followed by goals from Filipe Morais and Andy Halliday put the Bantams ahead before Mark Yeates confirmed their progress in injury time.

Mourinho admitted he was "ashamed" and "embarrassed" after the defeat, but the Portuguese was keen to congratulate the Bradford players after the match.

And for Williams, the humility shown by Mourinho added to what was already an incredible day.

"It was fantastic. The scenes, the look on everyone's faces was amazing, something which will live long in the memory,"

"The fans were amazing and after that Mourinho came into the dressing room and shook everyone's hand and congratulated us, that was a surreal moment as well.

"In he walked and the celebrations stopped. This figure waltzed into the dressing room. He was very classy, very humble, very respectful - it was the icing on the cake."

Bradford looked to be heading out of the competition after conceding two first-half goals, but Williams believes the combination of sticking to their game plan and perhaps some complacency from Chelsea contributed to their comeback.

"Once you go 2-0 down it was a case of seeing it out and sticking to the game plan and the goal before half-time gave us a real lift," he said.

"We had a way of playing and the boys executed that fantastically well.

"At 2-0 at home everything is in Chelsea's favour, maybe there was an element of taking their foot off the gas.

"It's the FA Cup - it's a fantastic leveller and you have always got a chance if you remain in the game. Take nothing away from Bradford, the goals we scored were fantastic."

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