Former Scotland international Scott Dobie has been released by York after failing to break into the Minstermen's first team.
York have agreed deals to sign defender Clarke Carlisle, striker Scott Dobie and one other unnamed player.
Scott Dobie is eager to make the most of his chance after joining Bradford on loan from St Johnstone.
St Johnstone have snapped up Scott Dobie on a one-year contract after he was released by Carlisle.
Carlisle dumped Bristol City out of the Carling Cup with an impressive 2-0 win at Ashton Gate.
Leeds' on-loan striker Dougie Freedman struck twice to dent Carlisle United's hopes of automatic promotion.