Back to the future: Bradford bring heritage numbers to English football

26 July 2019 11:43
Each player will have a number on their shirt representing their place in Bradford’s 116-year history as part of rebuilding projectFor many football supporters, pre-season is a time of optimism. What lies ahead is the great unknown but is generally judged by the players who come and go. Some clubs, however, spend the summer not only rebuilding a squad but an entire organisation after a fallow period. Bradford City are one such example.Two years ago, Bradford were one game from the Championship; now they are a League Two side after being relegated with a whimper last season. Their performances were overshadowed by the reign of the German chief executive Edin Rahic, who left last December after a two-and-a-half year spell amid demands from fans for him to go. Related: Kit sponsors can offer fond memories but betting logos would not be missed | Max Rushden Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian