THE date of York City's potential Vanarama National League North play-off semi-final could be moved at just 48 hours notice to avoid a clash with the FA Cup final.

York secured their place in the National League North play-offs as well as a minimum finish of sixth thanks to a 2-1 win over AFC Fylde at the LNER Community Stadium on Monday.

The result means that City will face Chorley in one of the play-off eliminator matches next Wednesday evening (7.45pm).

The home side will be whichever finishes higher in the league table and will be known after the final round of regular season action on Saturday.

Should the Minstermen overcome Chorley, they would then travel to Brackley Town, who have already secured second place and a home semi-final tie.

That final four clash is currently scheduled to take place on next Saturday (3pm) at Brackley's St James Park.

However the match could be moved to instead be played on next Sunday (3pm), should the two clubs agree to the rearrangement.

The National League have said they "consulted" clubs about the possible date changes so as to prevent a clash with next Saturday's FA Cup final between Liverpool and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium (4.45pm) before granting permission to such action.

"Fixture changes will be agreed and confirmed by no later than Thursday 12 May," said the league in a statement.

Neither York nor Brackley have publicly stated whether they wish to see the semi-final date moved, although City may push for the rearrangement in order to secure an extra day's rest, should they defeat Chorley.

York's priority though at present is attempting to secure fifth spot in the table when they visit second-from-bottom AFC Telford United on Saturday (3pm).

City are currently level on points with fifth-placed Chorley, with the Lancashire club holding a seven-goal advantage on goal difference.

John Askey's side will be hoping to capitalise should Chorley drop points at Spennymoor Town this weekend.

If York beat Chorley and Brackley in the play-offs, they would be through to the play-off final on Sunday, May 29, at the home ground of the highest-placed side.

All play-off ties are single-leg matches with extra time and penalties used if necessary.