Parkinson wins managerial gong

Bradford boss Phil Parkinson has scooped the Outstanding Managerial Achievement prize at the Football League Awards.

Last Updated: 25/03/13 at 13:27

Phil Parkinson: Steered the Bantams to the Capital One Cup final

Phil Parkinson: Steered the Bantams to the Capital One Cup final

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The Bantams beat Premier League sides Wigan, Arsenal and Aston Villa on their way to the Wembley final where they were beaten 5-0 by Swansea in the Capital One Cup final.

Parkinson said: "I'm very honoured to receive this award. My name might be on it but it is a team award. Not just the team on the pitch but the team off it as well."

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