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Bradford City vs Sunderland: The last time the Bantams reached the fifth round

By Jason McKeown

The 1996/97 FA Cup season was a belter. It culminated in Chelsea defeating Middlesbrough 2-0 in the Wembley final (meaning Boro had reached and lost both major cup finals, and been relegated from the Premier League, in one season). 1,041 more words


1979: Trevor Francis Becomes First £1m Footballer

“All men are created equal” according to Thomas Jefferson. Sadly, no-one seems to have told the money men at football clubs as, year after year, players are bought and sold for tens, hundreds, thousands and millions based on how well they can kick a leather ball around a patch of grass. 154 more words


Chelsea vs Bradford City: We've been here before (just not very often)

Bradford City’s trip to Chelsea this Saturday is all the more special for its rarity. Over the previous 25 years, the Bantams have reached the FA Cup fourth round stage on just three occasions. 1,731 more words