Bradford City

Gary Bowyer

Manager

Gary Bowyer


Time at Club:

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Profile

Bradford City have appointed Gary Bowyer as their new manager.

Founded in 1903, Bradford immediately found themselves playing in the second tier of English football and it wasn't long before they were battling it out in the top flight. An FA Cup final success followed in 1911 and the club continued to blossom, but that would be their only FA Cup success in their history.

Relegated in 1922, the club suffered 77 years of playing in the lower echelons of the football ladder, but they eventually won promotion to the Premier League in 1999, where they cemented their place in the top flight after the first season.

However, they tasted relegation the following campaign and have been on a slippery slope ever since gradually plummeting through the divisions until they ended up in their current position in the fourth tier of the game, in League Two.

Recent Form

Won
30%
Drawn
30%
Lost
40%

A mixed set of recent results has seen Bradford City collect wins versus Walsall, Northampton Town & Stevenage while suffering adverse results at Cheltenham Town, Crewe Alexandra, Forest Green & Preston North End. Draws against Bolton Wanderers, Grimsby Town & Cambridge United has seen them show mid-table form at best.

Upcoming Fixtures

DateHomeScoreAway 
21 SepBradford City14:00Carlisle United
28 SepScunthorpe United14:00Bradford City
05 OctBradford City14:00Swindon Town
12 OctMorecambe14:00Bradford City
19 OctBradford City14:00Crawley Town
22 OctBradford City18:45Port Vale

Recent Results

DateHomeScoreAway 
17 SepCheltenham Town3 - 2Bradford City
14 SepWalsall0 - 1Bradford City
07 SepBradford City2 - 1Northampton Town
03 SepBolton Wanderers0 - 0Bradford City
31 AugCrewe Alexandra2 - 1Bradford City
24 AugBradford City0 - 1Forest Green

Manager History

ManagerStart Date - End DateRecord
Gary Bowyer04 Mar 2019 - PresentWon: 9, Drawn: 4, Lost: 12
David Hopkin04 Sep 2018 - 25 Feb 2019Won: 7, Drawn: 11, Lost: 17
Michael Collins18 Jun 2018 - 03 Sep 2018Won: 2, Drawn: 1, Lost: 4
Simon Grayson11 Feb 2018 - 08 May 2018Won: 3, Drawn: 5, Lost: 6
Stuart McCall20 Jun 2016 - 05 Feb 2018Won: 44, Drawn: 24, Lost: 28
Phil Parkinson29 Aug 2011 - 10 Jun 2016Won: 79, Drawn: 75, Lost: 76
Colin Cooper25 Aug 2011 - 29 Aug 2011Won: 1, Drawn: 0, Lost: 0
Peter Jackson27 Feb 2011 - 25 Aug 2011Won: 4, Drawn: 4, Lost: 11
Peter Taylor22 Feb 2010 - 27 Feb 2011Won: 20, Drawn: 8, Lost: 25
Wayne Jacobs08 Feb 2010 - 21 Feb 2010Won: 0, Drawn: 1, Lost: 1
Stuart McCall22 May 2007 - 08 Feb 2010Won: 46, Drawn: 35, Lost: 52
David Wetherall12 Feb 2007 - 22 May 2007Won: 2, Drawn: 4, Lost: 8
Colin Todd18 Jun 2004 - 12 Feb 2007Won: 44, Drawn: 46, Lost: 49
Bryan Robson24 Nov 2003 - 17 Jun 2004Won: 7, Drawn: 1, Lost: 20
David Wetherall08 Nov 2003 - 22 Nov 2003Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 1
Nicky Law01 Jan 2002 - 09 Nov 2003Won: 23, Drawn: 21, Lost: 43
Steve Smith24 Dec 2001 - 31 Dec 2001Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 2
Jim Jefferies20 Nov 2000 - 24 Dec 2001Won: 15, Drawn: 12, Lost: 26
Stuart McCall06 Nov 2000 - 20 Nov 2000Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 2
Chris Hutchings18 Jun 2000 - 06 Nov 2000Won: 7, Drawn: 4, Lost: 10
Paul Jewell06 Jan 1998 - 18 Jun 2000Won: 46, Drawn: 26, Lost: 45
Chris Kamara27 Nov 1995 - 06 Jan 1998Won: 40, Drawn: 26, Lost: 46
Lennie Lawrence25 May 1994 - 27 Nov 1995Won: 29, Drawn: 20, Lost: 28
Frank Stapleton09 Dec 1991 - 02 May 1994Won: 47, Drawn: 43, Lost: 39
John Docherty20 Mar 1990 - 11 Nov 1991Won: 29, Drawn: 22, Lost: 32
Terry Yorath02 Feb 1989 - 07 Mar 1990Won: 13, Drawn: 20, Lost: 24
Terry Dolan05 Jan 1987 - 30 Jan 1989Won: 51, Drawn: 30, Lost: 31
Trevor Cherry01 Dec 1982 - 05 Jan 1987Won: 89, Drawn: 48, Lost: 79
Roy McFarland01 May 1981 - 22 Nov 1982Won: 37, Drawn: 18, Lost: 16
George Mulhall01 Nov 1978 - 01 Mar 1981Won: 53, Drawn: 35, Lost: 40
John Napier01 Feb 1978 - 31 Oct 1978Won: 11, Drawn: 5, Lost: 18
Bobby Kennedy01 Jan 1975 - 31 Jan 1978Won: 54, Drawn: 49, Lost: 54
Bryan Edwards01 Nov 1971 - 17 Jan 1975Won: 56, Drawn: 42, Lost: 69
Jimmy Wheeler01 Jun 1968 - 07 Sep 1971Won: 56, Drawn: 51, Lost: 54
Grenville Hair01 Jan 1967 - 01 Mar 1968Won: 28, Drawn: 11, Lost: 22
Willie Watson01 Apr 1966 - 01 Jan 1969Won: 52, Drawn: 38, Lost: 44
Bill Harris01 Mar 1965 - 31 Mar 1966Won: 15, Drawn: 9, Lost: 23
Bob Brocklebank01 May 1961 - 01 Oct 1964Won: 62, Drawn: 30, Lost: 65
Ivor Powell01 May 1952 - 01 Feb 1955Won: 46, Drawn: 38, Lost: 45
Albert Harris01 Feb 1952 - 01 May 1952Won: 5, Drawn: 4, Lost: 8
John Milburn01 Jan 1947 - 01 Jul 1948Won: 26, Drawn: 14, Lost: 24
Jack Barker01 May 1946 - 01 Jan 1947Won: 10, Drawn: 6, Lost: 7
Bob Sharp01 Aug 1943 - 01 May 1946Won: 0, Drawn: 1, Lost: 1
Fred Westgarth01 Mar 1938 - 01 Jul 1943Won: 26, Drawn: 14, Lost: 16
Dick Ray01 Apr 1935 - 28 Feb 1937Won: 27, Drawn: 23, Lost: 36
Jack Peart01 Jul 1930 - 01 Mar 1935Won: 79, Drawn: 52, Lost: 77
Peter O'Rourke01 May 1928 - 01 May 1930Won: 43, Drawn: 22, Lost: 27
Colin Veitch01 Aug 1926 - 01 Jan 1928Won: 14, Drawn: 17, Lost: 34
David Menzies01 Jul 1921 - 01 Jun 1926Won: 63, Drawn: 64, Lost: 95
Peter O'Rourke01 Nov 1905 - 30 Jun 1921Won: 204, Drawn: 121, Lost: 172
Robert Campbell01 Jun 1903 - 31 Oct 1905Won: 29, Drawn: 18, Lost: 32

4 Trophies Won

1
FA Cup

1911

2
League One

1985
1929

League Performance
PWDLGDPts
7. Crawley Town9432315
8. Cambridge United9423414
9. Bradford City9423314
10. Northampton Town9414213
11. Grimsby Town9333312
League Results
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AWAY

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Morecambe

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Oldham Athletic

Plymouth Argyle

Port Vale

Salford City

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Stevenage

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