Bradford City complete the loan signing of former Oldham Athletic and Burton Albion midfielder Matty Palmer on loan from Rotherham United, confirmed by the club website.

League Two side Bradford City have completed the loan signing of former Oldham Athletic and Burton Albion midfielder Matty Palmer on loan from fellow Yorkshire side Rotherham United.

Matty Palmer is a product of the Burton Albion academy and made 136 appearances and netted six goals for the club.

He enjoyed a successful loan spell with Oldham Athletic in 2016. He became a fans’ favourite at Boundary Park, he featured 16 times for Latics and scored one goal.

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The midfielder helped Rotherham United get promoted to the Championship in the 2017/18 season, but only managed to make 13 appearances for Rotherham United last season.

Matty Palmer spoke to the club website about his move to Bradford City: “I was keen to sign as soon as I heard about the interest. Having spoken to Gary (Bowyer) I was sold straight away.

“I am at a massive club, with a fantastic fanbase. It draws you towards signing.

“The gaffer was a huge factor in me coming here. He is a manager who likes to play a certain way, which very much suits my style.

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“The main aim is to get this club back to where it belongs and I am looking forward to hopefully being a big part of that.

“I am massively confident in being able to achieve promotion this season. I would not have come here if I did not believe that.”


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