UK time is: 07:12:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Newcomer charts City rise

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

Newly-acquired central defender John McCombe is already targeting League One football with York City.

"As soon as I knew I would be made available in January, I jumped at the chance to come to York" - John McCombe
The 28-year-old recently joined on a two-and-a-half-year deal from Mansfield Town having been pursued by York boss Nigel Worthington for the past couple of months.

Pontefract-born McCombe has previously won promotion from the basement division on two separate occasions, with both Hereford United and Port Vale but then immediately moved on.

"I am definitely here with a view to trying to play in League One with York City in the near future," he told The Press. "I played at that level with my first club Huddersfield and it was a bit of a disappointment to leave both Hereford and Port Vale after getting promoted.

"As soon as I knew I would be made available in January, I jumped at the chance to come to York," McCombe continued. "I've been keeping my eye on York for the last month or two and the form is brilliant now. I know I might not be in team straight away and it will be a challenge because there are so many good players here."

You can now use your social login to comment on our front page articles using your Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts!




CITY'S GREATEST TEAMS (HAPPY WANDERERS 1954-55): TOMMY FORGAN, ERNIE PHILLIPS, GEORGE HOWE, GORDON BROWN, ALAN STEWART, RON SPENCE, BILLY HUGHES, ARTHUR BOTTOM, NORMAN WILKINSON, SID STOREY, BILLY FENTON

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:Wednesday January 15 2014

Time: 3:23PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Another fantastic win - Worthy (Friday April 18 2014)

MIGHTY YORK STORM ON (Friday April 18 2014)

Stats: Oxford United v York City (Friday April 18 2014)

Striker undergoes surgery (Thursday April 17 2014)

Cool on the spot (Thursday April 17 2014)

City face Oxford examination (Thursday April 17 2014)

No contest for striker (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Mixed weekend for City Ladies (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Defender on the way back (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Heads up from Worthy (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Archived 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
Oxford 0 - 1 York
York 1 - 1 Accrington
Rochdale 0 - 0 York
York 0 - 0 Burton
York 1 - 0 Torquay
Portsmouth 0 - 1 York

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Fleetwood 43 21 9 13 14 72
5. Burton 43 19 14 10 8 71
6. Southend 43 17 14 12 15 65
7. York 43 16 16 11 9 64
8. Oxford 43 16 14 13 7 62
9. Plymouth 43 16 10 17 -6 58
10. Bury 43 13 18 12 9 57

Breaking League News

On this day in history...20th April
Portsmouth : 20/04/2014 07:00:00
Hartlepool : 19/04/2014 19:28:00
4 in a row almost seals safety!
Portsmouth : 19/04/2014 18:56:00
Relegation Round Up
Wycombe : 19/04/2014 17:14:00
Bury v Argyle Match Highlights
Plymouth : 19/04/2014 12:23:00
The Report: Rochdale 0 Southend 3
Southend : 19/04/2014 12:00:00
Argyle Player of the Season?
Plymouth : 19/04/2014 11:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Nick Pope - Best City keeper this century?
Suggested By:  Vital York
Yes 94%
No 6%