Back To The Future! Bradford PA Have Big News For Fans

Bradford PA have given their name - and their club crest - a summer touch-up as “they go back to go forward”.

The Yorkshire club, National League North play-off semi-finalists last month, are undergoing a close season makeover.

They will now be known as Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC - and are to return to a badge which is sure to be a winner with supporters.

Majority shareholder Gareth Roberts explained: “Although, we are in the process of changing ownership of the club to a Community Interest Company from the Community Benefit Society we are aware how important our fans are to the club.

“With this in mind we have decided to re-introduce the brackets and the club will now be known as Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC and we will be reverting back to the Coat of Arms badge.

“The club is committed to being part of the community and appreciate the commitment the fans make to this great club. This is a new era, albeit an old name and badge, and we are looking forward to the new season.”

To see Park Avenue’s new badge, click here.

CEO Rob Stanley added: “In one way we are stepping back to move forward. During discussions with fans and committee members it became apparent that a return to the old name and badge was high on everybody’s agenda.

“This club has a proud history and, hopefully, a bright future. We have to ensure the club is sustainable and we move forward one step at a time.

“We are determined to put this club at the heart of the community and increase our brand awareness within the City. Our fans are vitally important to us and we hope that they will show the excellent support they have shown over the years.”

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