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Reports: Parkinson agrees new Bantams deal

It's being reported that Bradford City boss Phil Parkinson has agreed a new two year contract at the club. Parkinson has taken the Bantams to Wembley twice this season. His current contract is due to run out this summer.

The Yorkshire Post is reporting that joint chairman Julian Rhodes says an agreement has been reached but Parkinson is yet to put pen to paper.

Bantams' boss urges fans to roar them onto Wembley

Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson has called on the club's fans to roar them onto victory in tonight's League Two play-off semi-final opener against Burton Albion.

He told Calendar's John Shires that confidence is high amongst his squad after a run of just two defeats in 15 games but now they have to finish the job off to ensure the Bantams secure their second Wembley appearance of the season.


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 prepare for the big game

There are just 24 hours to go before Bradford City's historic game against Premier League Swansea City at Wembley. And Bradford's boss Phil Parkinson has said today his players are ready for the challenge.

This morning they went for a walk around the national stadium to help them prepare for the big game. From Wembley, John Shires reports.