This game has now been called off.

INTERIM boss John Askey is hoping to see York City use their full-time status to their advantage ahead of tomorrow's visit of Bradford Park Avenue.

Askey oversaw arguably the performance of the season on Tuesday as City dominated and broke down an obdurate Alfreton Town on Tuesday, winning 1-0 at the LNER Community Stadium thanks to Paddy McLaughlin's second-half finish.

But that kind of result against such stubborn opposition does not come easy, and City grafted plenty to earn their just rewards and climb above their visitors into eighth in National League North.

The Minstermen got the basics like winning second balls right, and also played football that was easy on the eye.

Askey prides himself and his side on their fitness, and he will be hoping for more of the same when Bradford come to town tomorrow (3pm).

“That’s what we want to see," he commented of Tuesday's performance. "We want to see players playing with confidence, controlling the game, especially when we’re at home.

“No matter what level you’re playing at, the second ball is vital, but when you’re playing a team like Alfreton and they go direct, you’ve got to pick up the second ball.

“We look fitter and stronger now, and we’re starting to compete more and more as each game goes by.

“When we’re full-time and a lot of teams aren’t, we’ve got to try and take advantage of that.

“If we can get the lads training at the right tempo, hopefully that should tell over the season.

"It’s a great opportunity again to get another three points," he added of the Bradford game.

“We’re playing at home and the crowd are getting behind us, and the players are enjoying playing. You can see the confidence coming out of them now.

“Hopefully that can continue, and if we can get a result against Bradford, hopefully that puts us in a good position."