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Bradford City  chairman at the time of the Valley Parade fire, Stafford Heginbotham (L), and Oliver Popplewell, the judge who led the inquiry into the disaster. Photograph: PA

Sir Oliver Popplewell, the former judge who conducted the inquiry into the Bradford City disaster, has described as “highly suspicious” Stafford Hegin(...)

A leading fire investigator has called for the Bradfird fire case to be reopened in the wake of the release of a new book about the 1985 disaster. Photograph: PA

A leading fire investigator has described it as “moralistically impossible” that there is not a new investigation into the Bradford City fire in the w(...)

A new book has revealed Stafford Heginbotham, chairman of Bradford City at the time of the Valley Parade disaster in 1985, had a number of businesses where serious fires took place. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty

The blaze that killed 56 football fans at Bradford City’s Valley Parade ground in 1985 was just one of at least nine fires at businesses owned by or a(...)

Nathaniel Chalobah of Reading is tackled by Billy Clarke during his side’s 0-0 FA Cup draw against Bradford City at Valley Parade.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Bradford City 0 Reading 0Bradford and Reading must wait to make history after the two lowest sides left in this season’s FA Cup clattered out a goalle(...)

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet issues instructions to his players during his side’s defeat to Bradford City in the FA Cup Fifth round match at Coral Windows Stadium, Valley Parade. Photograph: Getty Images

Gus Poyet’s position at Sunderland is under no immediate threat with the board confident the Uruguayan can ride out a current rough patch and keep the(...)

Jon Stead scored Bradford City’s second as they rocked Premier League Sunderland 2-0 at Valley Parade to reach the FA Cup quarter finals. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Bradford City 2 Sunderland 0Bradford reacted to their television snub by adding another Premier League scalp to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for th(...)