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Parkinson pens new Bradford contract

Bradford manager Phil Parkinson and his staff have signed new three-year deals with the Bantams.

The former Charlton boss, who led his side to a League Two play-off win over Northampton on Saturday, joins assistant manager Steve Parkin and fitness coach Nick Allamby in putting pen to paper.

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Twitter congratulates Bradford

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Well played Bradford City. Good luck in league One.

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Congratulations to Bradford City, well deserved promotion for a grand old football club #bcfc #wembley

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Well have to congratulate Bradford either way well done and more so to my boy @KReidy11

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On this day 1985: Valley Parade fire claimed the lives of 56 fans

The terrible aftermath of the Bradford City stadium disaster in 1985. Credit: PA

On 11th May 1985, a fire at Valley Parade, home of Bradford City, claimed the lives of 56 people in a match against Lincoln which was supposed to be a celebration of the Bantams' Third Division championship that season.

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