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CLUB FACTS

Club Facts

Most goals scored in a season: 36. David Layne (1961/62)

Most goals scored in a match: Albert Whitehurst: 7 vs Tranmere Rovers. D3N. 06/03/29

Most goals in a career: Bobby Campbell. 143 (League 121, FAC 5, LC 11, others 6) 1979-86

Highest number of consecutive matches scored in: 8 by Derek Stokes (1959/1960) and Nahki Wells (2012/2013, 2013/2014)

Record Attendance: 39,146 vs Burnley. FA Cup 4th Round. 11/03/11

Record Attendance for current ground configuration: 24,321 vs Reading, FA Cup (07/03/15)

Main Club Sponsor: JCT600

Stadium Sponsor: Northern Commercials

Stand Sponsors: JCT600; T L Dallas Group Ltd; Northern Commercials; Provident

Year formed: 1903

Nickname: The Bantams

Biggest Victory: 

League -11-1 vs Rotherham United. D3(N). 25/08/28

FA Cup - 11-3 vs Walker Celtic. FAC1R. 01/12/37

League Cup - 7-2 vs Darlington. LC2-2. 25/09/00

Biggest Defeat:

League - 0-8 vs Manchester City. D2. 07/05/27; 1-9 vs Colchester United. D4. 30/12/61

FA Cup - 1-6 vs Newcastle United. FAC3. 07/03/63; 0-5 vs Burnley. FAC5R. 23/02/60; 

0-5 vs Tottenham Hotspur. FAC3. 07/01/70

Most points: 

3 points for a win - 94. D3. 1984/85

2 points for a win - 63. D3N. 1928/29

Most goals scored in a season: 128. 1928/29. D3(N)

Bradford City Club Records

Most players used in a season: 42 in season 1996/97. D1

Most appearances: Cecil Podd. 565+9. 1970-84. (League 494+8, FAC 30, LC 33+1, others 8)

Record transfer fee received: £2m from Newcastle United for Des Hamilton (March 1997)

£2m from Newcastle United for Andrew O'Brien (March 2001)

Record transfer fee paid: £2.5m to Leeds United for David Hopkin (July 2000)

Most goals scored in a season: 36. David Layne (1961/62)

Most goals scored in a match: Albert Whitehurst: 7 vs Tranmere Rovers. D3N. 06/03/29

Most goals in a career: Bobby Campbell. 143 (League 121, FAC 5, LC 11, others 6) 1979-86

Highest number of consecutive matches scored in: 8 by Derek Stokes (1959/1960) and Nahki Wells (2012/2013, 2013/2014)

Most clean-sheets by one player in a single season: 27 by Ben Williams (2015/2016)

Oldest player: Neville Southall. 41 years 178 days. vs Leeds United 12/03/00

Youngest player: Reece Staunton - 15 years 322 days - vs Rotherham United 07/11/2017; Robert Cullingford - 16 years 141 days - vs Mansfield Town 22/04/70

Fastest goal scored at Valley Parade Stadium: 09/12/00 Ledley King (for Tottenham Hotspur) 10 seconds. (FA Carling Premiership record)

Most capped player (while playing for Bradford City)

Omar Daley (Jamaica) 54

Harry Hampton (Northern Ireland) 9

Dean Saunders (Wales) 7

Evelyn Lintott (England) 4

Colin Doyle (Republic of Ireland) 2

Adam Chicksen (Zimbabwe) 2

Rory McArdle (Northern Ireland) 2

Andy Gray (Scotland) 1

Longest League Runs................

of undefeated matches - 21 (1968/69)

of matches without a win - 16 (1948/49)

of undefeated home matches - 25 (1976/77)

of undefeated away matches - 10 (1968/69)

without a home win - 10 (1962/63)

without an away win - 29 (1925/26)

of wins - 10 (1983/84)

of home wins - 9 (1952/53 and 1961/62)

of defeats - 8 (1932/33)

of away wins - 5 (1928/29, 1981/82 and 1984/85) 

Division 2 Champions: 1907/08

Division 3 Champions: 1984/85

Division 3(N) Champions: 1928/29

FA Cup Winners: 1911 (1st holders of present trophy which was made in Bradford)

Promotion from Division 1 as Runners-Up: 1998/99

Promotion from Division 2 via Wembley Play-Offs: 1995/96

Promotion from Division 4: 1968/69; 1976/77; 1981/82

Promotion from League 2 via Wembley Play-Offs: 2012/2013

 

Notable achievements:
Capital One Cup Finalists (the first League 2 club to make a Wembley major cup final): 2012/2013

Season 2018/2019

(home): Shirts - TBC

(change): Shirts - TBC

(third): Shirts - TBC

Leagues competing in - Season 2018/2019

1st team: Sky Bet League One

Reserves: The Central League

Youth Team: EFL Youth Alliance - North East Conference

Cup competitions competing in - Season 2018/2019

1st team: Emirates FA Cup, Carabao Cup, Checkatrade Trophy

Reserves: The Central League Cup

Youth Team: FA Youth Cup; EFL Youth Alliance Cup