SWANSEA SINK CARL’S CUP WIN DREAMS BUT BRADFORD PLAYERS HOLD THEIR HEADS HIGH

first_imgGIANT-killing Bradford City’s dreams of a League Cup win ended at Wembley today as the silky skills of Swansea shone through in the showpiece final.More than 150 family and friends from Donegal made the journey to London to support Carl McHugh and his Bradford team.But having disposed of three Premier League teams on the way to the final, Swansea proved a step too far for the Bantams, finally winning 5-0. Nathan Dyer opened the scoring for the Welsh side after 15 minutes.Michu then added a second in the 40th minute, slipping the ball through McHugh’s legs with a lucky strike.The Premier League side led 2-0 at half-time.Then Dyer hit his second at the start of the second half, and a De Guzman penalty finished off the brave League 2 side – with the Yorkshire outfit reduced to ten men with their keeper sent off. But there was no shame in defeat for Bradford after their incredible cup run.And their fans sang even louder – even at 4-0 down – than the Swansea fans.Bradford’s first shot on goal came in the 87th minute, just after their first corner.But in injury time Swansea added a fifth goal through De Guzman.Carl and his Bradford players however received a massive reception from their fans who stayed behind after the final whistle. SWANSEA SINK CARL’S CUP WIN DREAMS BUT BRADFORD PLAYERS HOLD THEIR HEADS HIGH was last modified: February 24th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:SWANSEA SINK CARL’S CUP WIN DREAMS BUT BRADFORD PLAYERS HOLD THEIR HEADS HIGHlast_img read more