UK time is: 04:40:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Mills not doubting Thomas

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

York City teenage defender Tom Allan was praised by manager Gary Mills after making his senior debut at the weekend.

"I would be happy if we needed to play him against Gillingham" - Gary Mills
The eighteen-year-old appeared for the majority of the second-half after coming on as a substitute for ankle-injury victim Chris Doig during the 4-1 victory against Bristol Rovers. York-born Allan was actually preferred to the vastly experienced David McGurk, who was similarly available from the bench.

And Mills was already insisting he would have absolutely no hesitation in giving him his first start against league leaders Gillingham at the weekend should the need arise.

"Chris Doig was feeling his ankle a bit so we decided to put Tom on at 4-1 because I know he will just get on with the job," Mills told The Press. "He's a good defender who can pass the ball and head it.

"He's never nervous whatsoever, is always listening and learning and I would be happy if we needed to play him against Gillingham," he added. "It would not faze me and, more to the point, it would not faze him."

* 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 December 17 2012

Time: 1:48PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent York City Articles

Big weekend for City Ladies (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Minstermen work on way forward (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Wilcox heartened by improvement (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Minstermen cruelly denied (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: Morecambe v York City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

City waiting on striker (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Minstermen bid for recovery (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Wilcox could raid former club (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Dan to the rescue (Monday October 20 2014)

Mariners desperate for Dan (Monday October 20 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
York 0 - 0 Wycombe
York 0 - 0 Luton
York 0 - 0 Portsmouth
Burton 2 - 0 York
Exeter 1 - 1 York
Morecambe 1 - 1 York

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Stevenage 14 5 2 7 -4 17
19. Oxford 14 4 4 6 -3 16
20. Dag & Red 14 4 2 8 -7 14
21. Carlisle 14 3 3 8 -8 12
22. York 14 1 8 5 -7 11
23. Hartlepool 14 3 2 9 -14 11
24. Tranmere 14 2 4 8 -7 10

Breaking League News

Preview: Wycombe Wanderers v Dagenham & Redbridge
Wycombe : 23/10/2014 00:56:00
Northampton : 22/10/2014 22:51:00
Morecambe : 22/10/2014 22:45:00
Burton : 22/10/2014 22:41:00
Carlisle : 22/10/2014 22:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Have York City appointed the right man in Russ Wilcox?
Suggested By:  Vital York
Yes 31%
No 69%