Bradford City manager Gary Bowyer admitted that the club's relegation to League Two, which was confirmed on Friday, has been tough to take.
The Bantams lost 2-0 to play-off chasing Coventry City and will be playing in the fourth tier of English football next season.
It has been a terrible campaign for Bradford City who appointed Michael Collins as their manager last summer after parting company with Simon Grayson.
Collins was sacked in September and succeeded by David Hopkin, who resigned five months later. Former Blackburn Rovers and Blackpool boss Bowyer was appointed manager at Valley Parade in March but he was unable to halt the club's slide to relegation.
Bowyer said: "It is obviously very tough to take for everyone connected to the club. We started the game well and had good chances early on but Coventry scored from their first real attack.
"It was poor defending from us and we weren't clinical enough in front of goal. Those instances pretty much sum up our season. We haven't been good enough in either penalty box and we are where we are.
"It is not nice for the supporters, who are so proud of their club, but we have to conduct ourselves in a professional manner until the end of the season. After that we have a big task on our hands, which is already being prepared for."
Bradford City can be backed at 8/5 to win their next game against Gillingham on Monday.