The topsy-turvy history of Bradford City has been a mixture of success, financial crises and even tragedy. But tonight the League Two side could secure their place in the Capital One cup final if they prevail at Aston Villa.
- The club was formed in 1903
- Nicknamed ‘The Bantams’
- Play their home games at Valley Parade, which has a capacity of 25,136
- 56 supporters died when a fire ripped through the main stand on 11 May 1985 in one of British football's worst disasters
- Promoted to the Premier League in May 1999
- Relegated in 2001 and then slipped into League Two, where they have been since 2004
- Currently managed by Phil Parkinson, the 44th manager in the club's history