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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.


Twitter congratulates Bradford


Well played Bradford City. Good luck in league One.


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


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


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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