Bradford produced a super-charged second-half display to secure a 3-1 win over previously undefeated Crawley.
Dean Smith was disappointed that Walsall failed to clinch all three points despite dominating a hard-fought draw with Bradford.
Walsall had to settle for a point in a 0-0 draw with Bradford at the Banks's Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Peterborough United will start the defence of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy with a home game against Leyton Orient.
Louis van Gaal's Manchester United will face MK Dons in the second round of the Capital One Cup.
Fulham, Britt Assombalonga and Garry Birtles' wardrobe get a mention in Beags' first Q&A of the season.
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley said his players were furious after Aaron Mclean's controversial late goal earned Bradford a 1-0 cup win.
Bradford substitute Aaron Mclean scored a controversial late goal to earn his side a 1-0 Capital One Cup win at Morecambe.
Bradford manager Phil Parkinson has signed teenage striker Mason Bennett on a half-season loan from Derby.
Phil Parkinson praised James Hanson's display after his late winner earned Bradford a 3-2 victory in a thrilling clash with Coventry.
James Hanson scored a last-minute goal to earn Bradford a dramatic 3-2 victory over Coventry in a thrilling finale at Valley Parade.
Bradford have confirmed the signing of defender Christopher Routis on a one-year contract.
Bradford City have signed free-agent midfielder Filipe Morais on a short-term contract.
Bradford have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Matt Urwin on non-contract terms.
Matt Murray says Derby look the team to beat in the Championship - and Sam Baldock will score for fun.
Garry Birtles tips glory for Cardiff, Barnsley and Carlisle - and woe for Brentford and Crewe.
Bradford have announced the double signing of goalkeeper Ben Williams and forward Mo Shariff on non-contract terms.
Click here to bag free tickets to be in the audience at our FL72 Preview Special at Sky Studios.
Sky Sports understands Bradford City are set to sign former QPR youngster Mo Shariff after he impressed on trial.
Two goals in two second-half minutes ensured it was honours even in a 1-1 friendly draw between Bradford and Hartlepool.
Watch every goal from every game in the Football League on your computer, mobile or tablet...