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First friendlies confirmed

4 June 2013

The football club can now reveal two of its pre-season friendly fixtures ahead of the 2013/2014 campaign.

Last season's League 1 champions Doncaster Rovers will travel to the Coral Windows Stadium a week before the start of the regular season on Saturday 27th July 2013 for a friendly with Phil Parkinson's squad.

The match with Rovers should given City fans an opportunity to catch a glimpse of former Bantams favourite David Syers - now in the red and white of Doncaster - while Billy Paynter, who enjoyed a successful loan spell at Valley Parade back in 2007, may also be part of the visitors' squad.

Prices for the Doncaster friendly will be £10.00 for adults and £5.00 for concessions.

Before the visit of Rovers, City will travel to Nethermoor to play Guiseley on Saturday 13 July 2013 in another pre-season fixture. Guiseley, who City defeated in a friendly 4-0 last July, have City old boy Mark Bower in their ranks.

The Lions finished the 2012/2013 campaign in second place in the Blue Square Bet North before losing in the Play-Offs at the semi-final stage to eventual winners FC Halifax Town.

Both friendly fixtures will kick off at 3:00pm.

The club can also confirm that City will be returning to the Republic of Ireland for a week-long trip in July. In a repeat of last season's visit, the pre-season tour will see City play two matches against Irish's opponents during their stay in the country.

Further information regarding the Ireland trip will be announced in due course.

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