John Dewhirst was co-founder, with Brian Fox, of long-running Bradford City fanzine City Gent. In this piece he reflects on its genesis, and on the 80s rise of both the fanzine and the club.

The play off final preview: The first era of Bantam Progressivism, 1981-88

Bantam Progressivism was a term that I coined thirty years ago to describe what became 7 seasons of consecutive improvement in league position from 14th in the fourth division in 1980/81 to 4th in the second division in 1987/88.