Vital Football

Latest York City News

Defender hails team effort

Defender hails team effort

<div style='background-color: #CC0033;'><a href='' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Right-back Lanre Oyebanjo says the recent marked defensive improvement at York City is down to a collective effort from his colleagues.

"It's been a collective effort and just that extra yard in terms of upping the tempo might have been the difference" - Lanre Oyebanjo
The Minstermen have conceded just five times in their last ten games while maintaining an outstanding six clean-sheets and losing only once.

"We were scoring goals and conceding straight away before, which is never good and very frustrating as a defender," Oyebanjo told The Press. "But we seem to have stopped that and I don't think that's just been down to the back four.

"The whole team have been defending well and pressing up the pitch. We've also had a rub of the green a bit, which we might not have been getting before," he admitted. "It's been a collective effort and just that extra yard in terms of upping the tempo might have been the difference."

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

YCFC FACTS: York City's first-ever apprentice professional Chris Topping made his senior debut as a seventeen-year-old against Newport County in December 1968, and went on to total an outstanding 463 appearances - the third highest in the club's history

Join The Vital Debate

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

Writer:Vital York
Date:Sunday January 19 2014
Time: 1:55PM

Login to post a comment

Recent York City Articles

Video: Taking a trip on the river

So how do you start the week if your latest game has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch? Well if you're York City FC, then you simply take to the water!

Former defender gets new club

Former York City defender Jassem Sukar has signed for Evo-Stik Premier League side Whitby Town.

City set for another blank weekend

York City's weekend game at Nuneaton Town has been postponed - because their opponents have three players on international duty.

Former RTC discovery hits another hat-trick

Former York City RTC discovery Jess Park is continuing to shine at Manchester City Women.

York City Archived Articles

Vital York articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

How will you now vote at the Trust SGM regarding a share transfer?
Suggested By: Vital York City
For - transfer to Jason McGill 70%
Against - retain 25% shareholding30%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent York City Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League