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JPT award for City

4 January 2013

City’s stunning run in knockout football in 2012-13 has earned the club another award.

The Bantams’ 2-0 victory at npower League 2 rivals Port Vale in December ensured Phil Parkinson’s side claimed the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Northern Section Team of the Round prize for the Area Quarter-Finals.

Goals from Ritchie Jones and Craig Forsyth were enough to earn the Yorkshire club – who have, of course, also embarked on a sensational run to reach the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup this season – the nomination.

Leyton Orient caught the eye of the adjudication panel to claim the Southern Section award courtesy of a 3-0 victory at Northampton.

“With the prospect of a Wembley final getting closer all the time, the stakes are getting higher and there were a lot of good performances from the teams that progressed,” said Ben Wilde, Johnstone’s Paint Brand and Sponsorship Manager.

“But the results of both Bradford and Leyton Orient were eye-catching and they are worthy recipients of the awards.”

, January 15.Parkinson's side aim to stay on the road to Wembley when they head to Crewe Alexandra in the Northern Area Semi-Finals of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy on Tuesday

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