Karl Henry lured to Bradford City by strength of support

BRADFORD CITY have signed midfielder Karl Henry as a free agent.

Karl Henry, right, playing for QPR against Huddersfield Town, has joined Bradford City on a free transfer. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

The 35-year-old becomes the third signing by David Hopkin and is available to face Oxford United tomorrow.

Henry was released by Bolton Wanderers at the end of last season.

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He joins Paul Caddis and Jim O’Brien in signing for the Bantams since the transfer window closed at the end of August.

Henry said: “It is obviously a huge club and one of the things the gaffer said to me was, ‘Come and play in front of 15,000’. They are expecting around 20,000 this weekend - and for League One, that is huge support.

“I went to Bolton last year in a similar situation and certainly helped them stay up. So, hopefully, I can come and help the boys with what already seems to be the start of a turnaround.”