Jones earns Parkin praise
Assistant manager Steve Parkin praised Gary Jones after Bradford
maintained their 100% home record, beating Barnet 3-0.
Three goals in 10 minutes at the start of the second half sealed
the three points.
Jones, who joined Bradford from Rochdale during the summer, was
outstanding in midfield and his free-kicks supplied two of City’s
“At 35, Gary Jones defies logic, storming around the field and
still going at the end,” said Parkin. “He is a role model for the
younger players and shows that is how much effort you have to put
in to play as long as he has.”
Parkin is delighted that Bradford have begun the season with
three home wins in a row.
He added: “We worked long and hard to make sure that the home
form is one we can be proud of and the fans can enjoy. The building
blocks were put in place last season and, although we probably drew
too many matches, teams found it difficult to pick points up here
and we have continued that this time.”