UK time is: 01:12:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Longer deal lures defender

<div style='background-color: #CC0033;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Experienced defender Clarke Carlisle has left York City after being offered a permanent deal at Northampton Town.

"He said he now needs to make plans for the rest of the season and it will be better for him to do that now moving forward" - Clarke Carlisle
The 33-year-old joined the Minstermen at the end of August on a short-term deal running until January. But the lure of an eighteen-month contract at Sixfields has seen him move on after only fourteen games.

The former Blackpool, QPR and Burnley centre-back initially arrives on loan until completing a permanent deal in the New Year.

"The offer of an 18 month contract against a 5 month contract can't be passed up at 33!," Carlisle commented on Twitter. "I want to thank Gary Mills and all the boys at York City. It was short but sweet. Best wishes for the rest of the season and God bless!"

PFA chairman Carlisle had previously spoken to Northampton boss Aidy Boothroyd over the summer after playing eighteen times for the Cobblers last season whilst on loan from Burnley.

"Aidy offered me a contract from January moving forward," Carlisle told BBC Sport. "Gary Mills has helped expedite that. He said he now needs to make plans for the rest of the season and it will be better for him to do that now moving forward."

* YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 *

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Vital York Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 19 2012

Time: 8:07PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent York City Articles

Chairboys expecting tough ride (Friday August 29 2014)

City's time to take the chair (Friday August 29 2014)

Community invite for supporters (Friday August 29 2014)

City the real McCoy (Friday August 29 2014)

No movement expected (Thursday August 28 2014)

Winning bidder revealed (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Goalscorer credits Luke's aid (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Keeper set to continue (Sunday August 24 2014)

Lowe swings in for York (Sunday August 24 2014)

Stats: Exeter City v York City (Saturday August 23 2014)

Archived York City Articles

List All Minstermen.net Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
York 2 - 2 Cambridge
York 1 - 1 Northampton
Exeter 1 - 1 York
Tranmere 1 - 1 York

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Northampton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
14. Plymouth 4 1 1 2 1 4
15. Tranmere 4 1 1 2 0 4
16. York 4 0 4 0 0 4
17. Cambridge 4 1 1 2 -1 4
18. Stevenage 4 1 1 2 -3 4
19. Hartlepool 4 1 0 3 -4 3

Breaking League News

Chairboys expecting tough ride
York : 29/08/2014 21:48:00
#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.4
Portsmouth : 29/08/2014 20:40:00
Loan Exit Still On The Cards
Northampton : 29/08/2014 19:47:00
Widdowson The Left Back Solution
Morecambe : 29/08/2014 19:43:00
Extended Stay
Morecambe : 29/08/2014 19:40:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who should start this weekend?
Suggested By:  Vital York
John McCombe 64%
Dave Winfield 36%