Vital Football

Latest York City News

Chambers blow for City

Chambers blow for City

<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 could be without the services of leading scorer Ashley Chambers for a number of weeks.

"It's looking like we might be without him for quite a long period" - Gary Mills
The 22-year-old has already scored eight times this season but has suffered a recurrence of a stomach injury that had left him doubtful for the postponed weekend clash with leaders Gillingham.

With a visit to a specialist already lined up, Chambers will therefore play no part in the Minstermen's festive games - starting at Chesterfield later this afternoon.

"Ashley Chambers definitely won't be fit for today," manager Gary Mills told The Press. "He trained on Saturday when the game was called off and he's gone down with the same problem, which is more to do with his stomach than his groin.

"It's looking a longer problem than we first thought," he added. "I don't know the extent of damage at this moment in time and he will be seeing a specialist but it's looking like we might be without him for quite a long period, which is a massive blow for us."

As a result, Mills was expected to step up his search for a striker during the January transfer window, with Michael Coulson and Oli Johnson both currently ruled out and Alex Rodman's loan shortly up.

* 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



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

Writer:Vital York
Date:Wednesday December 26 2012
Time: 1:11PM

Login to post a comment

Recent York City Articles

Video: Vanarama National League Highlights

Weekend action from the Vanarama National League as York City once again fail to build upon an early lead at Boreham Wood.

York RI Ladies 2 York City Ladies Reserves 4

York City Ladies Reserves have reached a first-ever County Cup final following a thrilling 4-2 victory at neighbours York Railway Institute Ladies.

Defender still confident of escape

York City defender Alex Whittle says it's crucial his club continues to pick up points even when not winning.

There's still time - Mills

Manager Gary Mills insists there is still enough time remaining to get his side out of trouble.

Archived Vital York Articles

Vital York articles from

Site Journalists

Winehouse
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who should replace Simon Lappin in the middle?
Suggested By: Vital York City
Simon Heslop5%
Adriano Moke65%
Danny Holmes0%
Daniel Parslow0%
Lanre Oyebanjo10%
A new signing20%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Lincoln 30 20 4 6 64 30
2 Dag & Red 32 19 4 9 61 21
3 Forest Green 32 17 9 6 60 25
4 Tranmere 31 18 6 7 60 19
5 Dover Athletic 32 17 5 10 56 16
6 Barrow 32 14 12 6 54 18
7 Aldershot 33 15 9 9 54 12
8 Gateshead 33 14 10 9 52 20
9 Macclesfield 31 15 5 11 50 13
10 Wrexham 34 12 10 12 46 -8
11 Bromley 32 13 6 13 45 -4
12 Chester 33 11 10 12 43 4
13 Boreham Wood 32 11 10 11 43 2
14 Solihull Moors 33 12 7 14 43 -3
15 Eastleigh 32 10 12 10 42 2
16 Braintree 32 10 7 15 37 -16
17 Sutton 30 10 6 14 36 -9
18 Torquay 33 9 8 16 35 -9
19 Guiseley 33 9 8 16 35 -12
20 Woking 33 9 7 17 34 -15
21 Maidstone 33 9 6 18 33 -23
22 Southport 33 8 7 18 31 -32
23 York 32 5 13 14 28 -20
24 North Ferriby 33 8 3 22 27 -31
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent York City Results (view all)

York City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Gateshead (H)
Conference National
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Lincoln City (a)
Conference National
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Eastleigh (H)
Conference National
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Macclesfield Town (a)
Conference National
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Sutton United (a)
Conference National
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Bromley (H)
Conference National

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.VitalYorkCity6
2.Blake61
3.ceriog9091
4.addo1231
Vital Football Comment