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To celebrate Bradford City's progress to the final of the 2013 Capital One Cup, we've selected photographs from our collection showing the club's highs and lows over recent years.

Eamonn McCabe was the Bradford Fellow in Photography for 1998, and photographed City both on and off the pitch. Bradford-born Ian Beesley captured City’s first season in the Premiership. His photographs reflect the emotions of not just a professional photographer, but also of a Bradford City fan.

Waiting for the team coach. Valley Parade. 9 May 1999 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
Waiting for the team coach. Valley Parade. 9 May 1999 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
The white knuckle ride begins. City v Liverpool, Valley Parade. 14 May 2000 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
The white knuckle ride begins. City v Liverpool, Valley Parade. 14 May 2000 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
The West Riding Cup, Halifax 1 City 0. 24 July 1999 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
The West Riding Cup, Halifax 1 City 0. 24 July 1999 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
Team talk on the pitch before extra time © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Team talk on the pitch before extra time © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Team photo time, waiting around for the photographer to say smile © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Team photo time, waiting around for the photographer to say ‘smile’ © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Soccer School, Bradford Park Avenue. 2 September 1999 © Ian Beesle, Science Museum Group collection
Paul Jewell, Manager, Bradford City. 24 July 1999 © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Paul Jewell, Manager, Bradford City. 24 July 1999 © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Middlesborough v Bradford © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Middlesborough v Bradford © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Middlesborough v Bradford © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Middlesborough v Bradford © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Leeds United v Bradford City, Elland Road. 20 November 1999 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
Leeds United v Bradford City, Elland Road. 20 November 1999 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
'It's a draw', Halifax v Bradford City, The Shay. 24 July 1999 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
‘It’s a draw’, Halifax v Bradford City, The Shay. 24 July 1999 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
Fan with tattoo, Valley Parade. 14 May 2000 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
Fan with tattoo, Valley Parade. 14 May 2000 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
Crowd with man clapping © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Crowd with man clapping © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
City v Sunderland. 2 October 1999 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum
City v Sunderland. 2 October 1999 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
City v Sunderland, half time. 2 October 1999 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
City v Sunderland, half time. 2 October 1999 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
City v Everton. February 2000 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
City v Everton. February 2000 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
City fans unbiased reaction to a penalty. Liverpool v City, Anfield. 1 November 1999 © Ian Beesley National Science and Media Museum Collection
City fans’ unbiased reaction to a penalty. Liverpool v City, Anfield. 1 November 1999 © Ian Beesley, Science Museum Group collection
Bradford v Ipswich © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Bradford v Ipswich © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Bradford v Ipswich © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Bradford v Ipswich © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Bradford Fan. Anxious moments in the stand © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Bradford fan. Anxious moments in the stand © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Before Sheffield United v Bradford © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Before Sheffield United v Bradford © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
Apprentices - Bradford v Ipswich © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
Apprentices: Bradford v Ipswich © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection
A crucial moment at Bramall Lane with Bradford on the defence against Sheffield Utd © Eamonn McCabe National Science and Media Museum Collection
A crucial moment at Bramall Lane with Bradford on the defence against Sheffield Utd © Eamonn McCabe, Science Museum Group collection

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