Sylvan Ebanks-Blake training with Bradford City

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake of Wolves celebrates after scoring his teams second goal of the game during the npower Championship match between Birmingham City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at St Andrews on April 01, 2013
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Former Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake is given permission to train with League One side Bradford City.

Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson believes that the opportunity to allow Sylvan Ebanks-Blake to train with the club was "too good to turn down".

Ebanks-Blake has been without a club since departing Ipswich Town earlier this year, but the striker, who netted 64 goals in 193 appearances during a six-season spell with Wolverhampton Wanderers, has been given handed a chance to impress at the Bantams, who are currently in 12th spot in League One.

Parkinson is quoted by the Yorkshire Post as saying: "We're just having a look at him to see what his fitness levels are like and if he fits in with our group of players.

"If a good striker comes available, it's worth looking at him. He's got pedigree but he's not played for a while and he needs games under his belt. But the opportunity to look at him was too good to turn down."

The 28-year-old had previously been training with Championship outfit Brentford.

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