Bradford City set new Salford City date with timeslots running out in congested run-in

Bradford City's postponed League Two match at home to Salford City will now take place in late April.

REARRANGEMENT: Salford City will visit Valley Parade in April

The game was due to be played on Saturday, but fell foul of a frozen Valley Parade pitch.

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The sides will now meet on April 27, at 7pm.

That it had to be rearranged so late in the season is an indication of how tight the fixture schedule is becoming in a season whose start was delayed by the knock-on effects Covid-19 had on 2019-20, and by postponements because of the virus and the weather, particularly since December.

The Bantams still have 21 games to play but with consequences if they do not the Football League remain committed to completing the regular League Two season on May 8.