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Bradford City fans welcome Gary Bowyer to the club

Bradford City have announced that Gary Bowyer has become the club’s new manager, having initially agreed to take charge until the end of the season.

Bowyer certainly faces a tough task in saving the Bantams’ campaign, as the League One outfit are currently mired in the relegation zone. The 47-year-old is replacing David Hopkin in the Valley Parade hot seat, who resigned last week, as reported by the BBC.

Bowyer brings plenty of experience to his new position, having previously impressed in stints with Blackburn Rovers and Blackpool. Those previous roles have certainly armed him with plenty of League One experience.

He will have to call upon all of that experience to steer Bradford clear of relegation this season. The Bantams are in serious trouble and are also in poor form, having gone without victory in their last five league outings.

Bowyer’s appointment may restore some optimism at Valley Parade but this is still a club with a mountain to climb.

Following the announcement of Bowyer’s arrival, plenty of Bradford fans took to Twitter to welcome the new manager…

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