Photos from Bradford City’s epic win over Premiership team Arsenal in the Quarter Finals of the Capital One Cup.

 Bradford City took a shock lead over the Gunners early in the first half, with Arsenal making it 1-1 with just a few minutes left of normal time; taking the game into extra time.  

City defended well and held on for the extra 30 minutes, taking it to penalties; with Bradford winning their 9th penalty shoot out in a row!!

Match action….

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012

Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012


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Penalties…
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Nathan Doyle makes it 1-0 to Bradford City
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Keeper Matt Duke makes a fine save: 1-0 Bradford City
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Gary Jones makes it 2-0 to Bradford City
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Chamakh hits the post…. 2-0 Bradford City!!
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Szczesny makes the save from Darby to keep the Gunners in with a chance
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Wilshere scores for Arsenal to make it 2-1
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Connell keeps City’s Cup hopes alive by smashing his penalty home!  3-1 Bradford City
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Oxlade-Chamberlain scores, making it 3-2 to Bradford City
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Ritchie Jones saw his penalty saved by Szczesny; scoring this would have secured City’s
place in the next round
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
The penalty shoot out finished in dramatic fashion, with Vermaelen’s effort hitting the post, meaning
Bradford City are through to the Semi-Final’s of the Capital One Cup, also making history for the club! 
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
Bradford City V Arsenal - Capital One Cup  ©Claire Epton 2012
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