Gary Bowyer is seeking a reaction from Bradford players after Ollie Palmer’s brace condemned them to their first defeat in nine games with a 2-1 reverse at Crawley.
Gary Bowyer has promised “exciting times” to come in the second half of the season after leading Bradford to fourth place in Sky Bet League Two.
Bradford missed a golden opportunity to go away with three points from their goalless clash with Carlisle but for Bantams boss Gary Bowyer it was another good effort from his illness-ravaged team.
Manager Gary Bowyer rated Bradford’s performance as one of their best of the season, despite the fact that the promotion-seeking Bantams were held to a 1-1 draw at Valley Parade by Salford.
Manager Gary Bowyer paid tribute to Bradford midfielder Jake Reeves as he continued to impress after 20 months out with a persistent groin injury.
Manager Sam Ricketts praised the opportunism of former Wales international Dave Edwards, who came off the bench to score a second half winner and send Shrewsbury into the FA Cup second round with a 1-0 victory in a first round replay at Bradford.
Bradford City manager Gary Bowyer felt his team gave a good account of themselves as they held higher division Shrewsbury Town to a 1-1 draw in the first round of the FA Cup.
Manager Matt Taylor was proud of Exeter despite a bad-tempered 2-0 defeat at League Two promotion rivals Bradford and expects both teams to be “up there” at the end of the season.
Bradford boss Gary Bowyer hopes last week’s postponement at Macclesfield has done his injury-hit Bantams a favour ahead of the home game with Exeter.
Macclesfield midfielder Jay Harris returns to the matchday squad for the visit of Bradford.
Assistant manager Dave Kevan expressed his delight as Port Vale won their first away match of the season with a 2-1 win at Bradford thanks to a stoppage-time winner from former Bantams player Will Atkinson.