1. Bradford City AFC is a professional football club based in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The club was founded in 1903 and is known as The Bantams.

2. Bradford City has a long and storied history, having played in the top two tiers of English football for much of its existence. The club has won the FA Cup once, in 1911, and were runners up in the League Cup 2012/13.

3. The club's home ground is Valley Parade, which has a capacity of just over 25,000. The stadium has been the club's home since 1903 and has undergone several renovations and improvements over the years.

4. Bradford City has a number of local rivalries, including with nearby clubs Leeds United and Huddersfield Town. The club's traditional colours are claret and amber striped shirts, with black shorts and socks.

5. In 1985, Valley Parade was the site of a tragic fire that killed 56 people and injured hundreds more. The disaster had a profound impact on the club and the wider football community, leading to significant changes in stadium safety regulations. The club has worked hard to honor the memory of those who died and to support the survivors and their families.

Home of Bradford City AFC

Opened 1886

Capacity 25,136

Rating: 4.5

(1380) Google Reviews

Visited this ground as away supporters. Excellent ground with a capacity crowd on the day with no trouble at all. Stewards both inside and outside the ground first class and helpful. Home supporters were friendly and welcoming both before and after the game. Lovely club.
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4 months ago
Ok apart from some nasty little racist girl in the club house. That is a small point but it was my last experience there, so it came to the top of my review. Apart from that there were some really nice people.
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2 weeks ago
Probably the best football stadium in League Two, and on the day I attended as an away fan in the TJ Dallas stand it was a record attendance for the division, over 22,000 and the biggest crowd since ─╣iverpool were the visitors in Premier League era. The seating was a bit cramped, and view of the goalmouth partly obscured by a pole, but stewards were helpful and queue at the food bar was miniscule as I queued during the game rather than pre match or half time. The prices were pretty much what you expect to pay at a football match for a hot dog and 2 hot drinks. Pretty sure Bradford will be back in League One soon (they deserve to be) either via play offs this season or next season outright, and I will visit again (my team were promoted as champions of League Two this season) There was an impeccably marked minutes silence for the 38th anniversary of the tragic fire in 1985 when 56 fans lost their lives.
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4 months ago
Visited as an away fan . Stadium is decent , staff and stewards very friendly. Facilities spot on . Couldn't complain. Good effort Bradford ­čĹî
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4 months ago
It was a lovely place and great atmosphere. I enjoyed being at the game.
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History (from Wikipedia)

The stadium is divided into five all-seater stands, the JCT600 Stand, the Kop, the Midland Road Stand, the North West Corner and the TL Dallas Stand.[2][45] All five stands are covered except for a small part of the main stand,[46] and all but the Midland Road Stand being two-tiered. Most of the stands are cantilever structures, and because of the ground's location on the hillside, the Midland Road Stand overhangs the road.[47][48]

Many of the stands have more traditional names, but have since been renamed because of sponsorship deals. The JCT600 Stand is the ground's main stand, and is often called the latter by fans, but is also known as the Sunwin stand owing to the former sponsor. The 
Kop,[45] was the former standing area, and its name was derived, like at many stadia across the country, from the Battle of Spion Kop. The East Stand, sponsored by Northern Commercials, is also named the Midland Road stand, because of the road on that side of the ground. The TL Dallas Stand is also known as the Bradford end, because it is nearest to the city centre.[4]

The total capacity of Valley Parade is 25,136. The largest stand is the JCT600 Stand, which holds 9,004 supporters, followed by the Kop, which has a capacity of 7,492. The Midland Road Stand holds 4,500, and the North West Corner 2,300. The TL Dallas Stand is the smallest of the five stands with a capacity of 1,840.
[2] The stadium includes 134 seats for media representatives.[49]

The Sunwin Stand has further room for expansion,
[35] and is unusual because it only runs three-quarters of the length of the pitch. The rest of this side is taken up by a brick building, situated in the south west corner of the stadium, which houses the club changing rooms and the security offices.[4] The Sunwin Stand also includes the ground's 17 executive boxes and conference facilities, which have capacity for up to 700 people.[50] A second function room, called the Bantams Bar, in the Kop, has room for another 300 people.[51] There is also more office space, a club store, ticket office and museum in the car park behind the Kop.[4][52] From early 2010, the area near the store will also include a dental surgery, which will be run by NHS Bradford and Airedale in partnership with the football club.[53]

Visiting team fans sat in the TL Dallas Stand from 1995 to 2008,
[54] but have also been given other parts of the ground for larger matches.[55][56] In March 2008, the club announced that the TL Dallas Stand would be made available for home fans for the 2008–09 season. The decision came after an overwhelmingly positive text message poll from the club's supporters to use the Bradford End of the ground. Visiting team fans have been accommodated in the end blocks of the East Stand since the start of the 2008–09 season.[54]

Things to do in Bradford.

National Media Museum.

5 Reviews
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Very fine media museum, Bradford's No.1 tourist attraction. This modern museum devoted to photography and broadcasting is just 5-7 minutes from the central... Read More

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We're about to fire up a big boy here. I don't have any digestion problems but I do have one fine museum to shout about. Now the reason I've held back from... Read More

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The National Media Museum in Bradford remains the only one in the country outside of London, which is a marvellous acheivement and such a shame all at the... Read More

Fighting Cock.

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A thoroughly well run pub serving at least ten hand-pulled ales (half regular, half guests) and a simple selection of staple dishes, amidst a pleasant if... Read More

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Best pub in bradford by far, great ale, great service and staff, great atmosphere. I have been drinking in the cock for 10 years now and it only gets better Read More

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I live in Australia, but when I visit my folks I always go to this pub, the beers great, no matter which pint I try. Always a good selection. The seats and... Read More