Club Quiz: Bradford City

Can you name the Bradford City facts?

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Club StatsClub FactsNote(s)
Location (Based in):present FA Cup was made by Fattorini's of Bradford; City were the first holders of this cup
Established/Founded:elected to the Football League without having played a competitive match
Stadium/Ground:formerly the site of a quarry
Capacity:all-seater stadium; the largest ground in the division
Nickname:formerly the Paraders
Colours (two, on home kit):often stripes; but have seen pinstripes, hoops, diamonds, egg yolks, various takes on predominantly one colour and even all-white shirts
Official Club Mascots (Both):One mascot shares his name with the club's fanzine, the longest-running of its kind in England
Currently playing in (Division/Tier/League):gained promotion via the play-offs after a convincing 3-0 win over Northampton Town
FA Cup Winners (Year):Jimmy Speirs scored the only goal in the replay against Newcastle United
Number of Promotions:City's first promotion in 14 years came via the 2013 League Two play-offs
Current Manager:guided Colchester United to an unlikely promotion to the Championship in 05/06
Kit Manufacturer:signed a 4-year deal with the club, starting with the 2011/12 season
Kit Sponsor:2013/14 season onwards; largest private car dealership in the UK, founded in Bradford
Player with most appearances for City:574 appearances in all competitions from 1970 - 1984, scoring 4 goals
All-time top scorer:143 (121 league) goals in 319 appearances during two spells at the club
Record attendance (39,146) against:FA Cup 4th Round tie (11/03/1911) - the country's longest surviving attendance record
Fastest goal scored at stadium (Seconds):FA Premier League record; scored by Spurs' Ledley King in a 3-3 draw (2000/01)
Consecutive penalty shoot-out wins:an English record
Player to score in 8 consecutive away games:during the 2002/03 season; he hit the post in what would have been the ninth game
Player to score the most goals in one season:36 (34 league) goals, 1961/62
Club's top scorer in PL:13 league goals
Highest ever league finish:1910/1911 in the old First Division
Last season in the top-flight:promotion 2 years previous ended a 77-year wait to return to the top-flight
Major final reached during 2012/13 season:City became the first Fourth-tier side to reach a major final in 51 years after knocking out 3 PL teams (a record) en-route to the final, the Bantams lost 5-0 to Swansea City (another record)
Player who scored City's goal in the semi-final 2nd leg of that competition:'He used to work at the Co-op'
Player to score in 8 consecutive matches:starting where he left off after a stellar 26-goal 2012/13 season
Highest transfer fee received (millions):for Des Hamilton (March 1997) and Andy O'Brien (March 2001) both to Newcastle United
Highest transfer fee paid for:bought for £2.5m from Leeds United in July 2000
Team that knocked City out in the semi-finals of the 2000 Intertoto Cup:after disposing of Lithuania's FK Atlantas and the Netherlands' RKC Waalwijk; Andrei Arshavin made his debut for the Russian opposition

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