Former Bantams Chairman Returns

Julian Rhodes Returns to Bradford City

Bradford City have this afternoon confirmed that former chairman Julian Rhodes has returned to the club in a consultancy role. Rhodes will work alongside the joint owners Stefan Rupp and Edin Rahic.


Rhodes, who served as chairman for more than twelve years and guided the club to some of its most recent memorable success stories, after helping rescue the club from administration back in 2004.

Speaking about re-joining the club Julian Rhodes said, “It is a privilege to be back here and I will do all I can to help turn things around.  The season hasn’t started how any of us would have hoped but everyone is committed to ensuring it ends on a much more positive note. We have to look forward because this club has been in worse positions in the past and we have overcome them.”

Joint club Chairman released a statement saying, “We are privileged to be welcoming Julian back to the club and he has our full support. Following a period of reflection we felt the time was right to seek assistance of a true Bradford City man who knows the club inside out and can offer day-to-day guidance.  His expertise will be paramount in helping us turn things around. He will be working closely with me and Stefan while building a strong relationship with David Hopkin.”

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