The Bees are at home to Darlington tomorrow in North Division One, who beat them 63-8 in the reverse encounter. But the prospect of overturning such a massive margin is not one that daunts Matt Greenwood. The Bees coach, who was generally pleased with their 83-0 home drubbing of whipping boys Wigton last week, says:… Read More


Spen Victoria’s star all-rounder Grant Lambert will miss the last five matches of the season. Lambert has been given a contract by top Australian state side New South Wales and will head home to prepare for the new season Down Under after the match against Gomersal on Saturday, August 11. The man who re-wrote the… Read More


Two captains are setting the pace in the Secure Trust Bank Bradford League half-season averages. Top of the batting charts is former Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire opening batsman Ashley Metcalfe of Farsley. And the leading bowler is Yeadon’s new captain Craig Thornton who recently guided his side into the final of the Sovereign Healthcare Priestley Cup.… Read More


Henry Paul today accused Gloucester coaches of holding back his career. The former Bull slammed the regime at the union club and said the standards were too low and were hampering his progress and that of the team. He has held talks with boss Philippe Saint Andre but admits “there is only so much you… Read More


Glentoran 0, Bradford City 2 -The home team had two players with the same name, a billboard proclaimed “Jesus” in four foot letters behind the goal and a handful of golf balls were lobbed at the dug-out. Welcome back to business, boys. City’s pre-season cranked into gear last night at the Belfast Oval against Glentoran,… Read More


Lee Makel homed in on a permanent deal with Bradford City by opening their pre-season with a stunning strike. The midfielder, currently on trial with the Bantams, has had contract talks with boss Jim Jefferies and strengthened his claims with a long-range goal to put them on the way to a 2-0 win at Glentoran… Read More


Ashley Ward is hoping Bradford City can strike a double blow against his old club Manchester City at Maine Road on Sunday. The 31-year-old striker, now recovered from the ankle injury that kept him out of action for six weeks, is desperate to beat the club where he began his career. Ward, pictured above, said:… Read More