YORK City will host Football League pair Bradford City and Grimsby Town in July friendlies after kicking off their pre-season at Shildon.

The Northern League first division side will entertain Martin Gray’s men on Saturday, July 7 in a 3pm kick-off.

League One Bradford will then visit Bootham Crescent on Saturday, July 14 (kick-off 1pm), before League Two Grimsby are the opponents on Saturday, July 21 (kick-off 3pm).

Further warm-up matches will be added to the schedule ahead of the start of the National League North season on Saturday, August 4.