Bradford may skip Europa League

Bradford City may snub Europe should they win the Capital One Cup. Joint-chairman Mark Lawn insists they will turn down the chance to play in the Europa League — if it costs the club money.

Bradford City may snub Europe should they win the Capital One Cup.

Joint-chairman Mark Lawn insists they will turn down the chance to play in the Europa League — if it costs the club money.

League Two Bradford have gone through two painful administrations and Lawn warned: “I’m not going to PAY to play in Europe.

“When we beat Villa, I was told, ‘You don’t really want to get into Europe — it costs you money in the early rounds’.

“I said, ‘Well, that’ll be fun because if it costs us money, we won’t be there’.

“Realistically, it’s not going to be a problem because I don’t think we’re going to win against Swansea.”

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