BRADFORD

  • Swansea thrash Bradford 5-0 to win first major trophy February 24, 2013

    London: Swansea marked their centenary season by collecting their first major trophy, outclassing fourth-tier club Bradford to win the League Cup final 5-0 on Sunday. Nathan Dyer and Jonathan de Guzman scored twice, and Michu also netted at Wembley Stadium to secure the biggest victory margin ever in the final of...
  • Bizarre red card overshadows Swansea's Cup win over Chelsea January 24, 2013

    London: Swansea's progress to the final of the League Cup was overshadowed by a bizarre sendingoff of Chelsea star Eden Hazard on Wednesday following an offthepitch incident involving a ball boy. A miserable night for the European champions at Liberty Stadium was sealed when Hazard was shown a red card for...
  • Bradford beat Villa 21 to reach FA Cup final January 23, 2013

    London: Bradford produced one of the greatest upsets in English football on Wednesday, overcoming the Premier League millionaires of Aston Villa to become the first fourthtier club to reach an English cup final in more than half a century. With a team that cost just 7,500 pounds ($12,000) to assemble, Bradford...
  • Bradford shoot Arsenal out of League Cup December 12, 2012

    London: Arsenal were eliminated from the League Cup quarterfinals in humiliating fashion on Tuesday, losing a penalty shootout 32 to fourthtier Bradford in one of the biggest shocks in the competition for many years. Thomas Vermaelen struck the decisive spot kick against the post for the Premier League giants, having...
  • Arsenal taking no chances against Bradford in League Cup December 11, 2012

    London: Arsenal will be without striker Olivier Giroud for Tuesday's League Cup quarterfinal against League Two (fourth tier) Bradford City but manager Arsene Wenger still plans to field an experienced side. The Gunners, who have not won at former Premier League club Bradford for 90 years, travel to Valley Parade...
  • NRI couple's 87year marital bond is a world record November 3, 2012

    London: In an age where few marriages endure the test of time, a centurion Indian couple have lived in wedded bliss for 87 years, thus becoming the world's longest married couple. Hundredandsevenyearold Karam and his 100yearold wife Katari Chand, who have eight children and 28 grandchildren together, say that the...
  • UK: Woman, son jailed over dogs' deaths February 24, 2012

    London: A British mother and her son have been jailed for starving two dogs after imprisoning them in an attic and nailing it shut. A court heard how the dogs Rottweiler Axel and Staffordshire bull terrier Bully were starved, denied water and exercise for weeks before they died...
  • Britain nationalises ailing Bradford & Bingley September 29, 2008

    London: The British government intervened on Monday to save major mortgage lender Bradford & Bingley (B&B) by taking it into public ownership and selling off its savings and deposits business. "We have taken quick and decisive action to stabilise the banking system," Alistair Darling, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, said on...