PARK Avenue have released their pre-season schedule, with highlights including games against neighbours City, League Two Mansfield and Huddersfield Town's Academy.

Mark Bower's men will kick-start their series of friendlies with a trip to North West Counties League Division One champions Silsden on July 5, before visiting the Fitzwilliam Stadium to face Hemsworth Miners Welfare two days later.

League Two side Mansfield Town will provide the opposition in their first home friendly on July 12 before Bower’s side will battle it out with the Yorkshire Regiment for the inaugural Donald Bell Trophy two days later.

The wool city derby takes place on July 18 as the Bantams visit Horsfall in the Tom Banks Trophy.

Avenue will then face Huddersfield Town’s academy on July 24 before pre-season is rounded off with a fixture on July 28, with opponents yet to be confirmed.

Schedule: Silsden (a), Thurs, July 5 (7.45pm); Hemsworth Miners Welfare (a), Sat, Jul 9 (12.30pm); Mansfield Town (h), Thurs, Jul 12 (kick-off TBC); Yorkshire Regiment (Donald Bell Trophy) (h), Sat, Jul 14 (3pm); Wed, Jul 18, Bradford City (Tom Banks Trophy) (h) (7.30pm); Tues, Jul 24, Huddersfield Town Academy (h) (7.45pm).