Bradford City: Ex Premier League Players

Where are these ex Bradford City Premier League players now?

Welcome to the Bradford City legends page – the gateway to information on ex players who have played in the Premier League.

In addition to information on ex players we have also added statistics which include the top scorers, most appearances and also the club’s final league position for each year that they have featured in the EPL.



Ashley Ward – Premier League Appearances: 137 | Goals Scored: 33

Ashley Ward retired from playing in 2005 whilst at Sheffield United and went straight into the world of business. Read More..

Gunnar Halle – Premier League Appearances: 184 | Goals Scored: 10

After an 11 year spell in English football, Gunnar Halle returned to his native Norway to first play for Lillestrom and then Aurskog in a player/ coach capacity.

Halle finally retired from playing in 2004 when he joined Lillestrom as an assistant manager. Read More..

Jamie Lawrence – Premier League Appearances: 72 | Goals Scored: 4

Lighting up the Premier League in the 1990’s with his dazzling displays and colourful hairstyles, Jamie Lawrence retired from playing in 2013 after a spell with non league side Lingfield. Read More..

Benito Carbone – Premier League Appearances: 177 | Goals Scored: 35

After a career spanning 17 different clubs within Italy and the Premier League in England, Benito Carbone hung up his boots whilst playing for Pavia in his home country Italy in 2009. Read More..

David Wetherall – Premier League Appearances: 257 | Goals Scored: 15

Having spent his entire career in Yorkshire, David Wetherall finished his playing days at Bradford City in 2008 when he moved into a coaching role at the club. Read More..

Peter Beagrie – Premier League Appearances: 162 | Goals Scored: 17

After a career which took in 10 clubs including Premier League spells with Everton and Manchester City, Peter Beagrie finally hung up his boots at the age of 40 after a spell playing in the lower leagues for Grimsby Town. Read More..

Stuart McCall – Premier League Appearances: 71 | Goals Scored: 2

Bradford City legend, Stuart McCall spent 10 years at Valley Parade in two seperate spells.

He retired from playing whilst at Sheffield United in 2005 just a few weeks from his 41st birthday amassing over 750 career appearances. Read More..

Dean Windass – Premier League Appearances: 104 | Goals Scored: 17

Dean Windass, a physical, old fashioned centre forward finally called time on his long career in 2009 whilst at Darlington, although he did sign for Scarborough on a pay as you play basis in 2011. Read More..

Dean Saunders – Premier League Appearances: 196 | Goals Scored: 45

After retiring in 2001, Dean Saunders started his coaching career at Bradford City before moving to Blackburn Rovers to work alongside his former manager Graeme Souness. Read More..

Robbie Blake – Premier League Appearances: 100 | Goals Scored: 11

After a career mostly spent playing in the top two English leagues, Robbie Blake retired from playing professionally in 2013 after a brief spell with Doncaster Rovers. Read More..

Premier League Statistics

This table shows the players who have made the most appearances and who has scored the most goals for the club in the EPL

Top EPL GoalscorersGoalsMost EPL AppearancesGames
Dean Windass10Stuart McCall71
Peter Beagrie8Dean Windass62
Robbie Blake6David Wetherall56
Lee MIlls5Peter Beagrie54
Benito Carbone5Andy O'Brien54
Ashley Ward4Gunnar Halle51
Jamie Lawrence4Robbie Blake49
Dean Saunders3Wayne Jacobs45
David Wetherall3Dean Saunders44
Dan Petrescu3Jamie Lawrence40

Statistics provided by Statbunker