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Frustrated manager Nigel Worthington won't tolerate the lapses in concentration which have seen York City conceding three late goals in a week.

"Three times in a week, it's not right. We need to look at the concentration" - Nigel Worthington
Marc Richards of Northampton Town became the latest to deny them during
the closing stages following his 90th minute free-kick in the 1-1 draw at Bootham Crescent.

The Minstermen had previously let in injury-time goals against Doncaster Rovers (0-1) in the Capital One Cup and Tranmere Rovers (1-1) on the opening day of their league campaign.

"You can live with a goal, or an equaliser, in the last two minutes once," Worthington told The Press. "It's hard to take a second time. But three times in a week, it's not right. We need to look at the concentration.

"Performance wise, positive thinking and attitude, I can't fault the players. Their performance level over the first three games has been exceptional," he added. "But, for me, we didn't pass the ball as we can do. We were a little bit rash, a little bit hurried and there is no need for that."

Worthington's side can begin to put those faults right when hosting League Two newcomers Cambridge United on Tuesday evening.

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FULL LIST OF YORK CITY MANAGERS: JOCK COLLIER, GEORGE SHERRINGTON, JOCK COLLIER, TOM MITCHELL, DICK DUCKWORTH, CHARLIE SPENCER, JIMMY McCORMICK, SAM BARTRAM, TOM LOCKIE, JOE SHAW, TOM JOHNSTON, WILF McGUINNESS, CHARLIE WRIGHT, BARRY LYONS, DENIS SMITH, BOBBY SAXTON, JOHN BIRD, JOHN WARD, ALAN LITTLE, NEIL THOMPSON, TERRY DOLAN, CHRIS BRASS, BILLY McEWAN, COLIN WALKER, MARTIN FOYLE, GARY MILLS, NIGEL WORTHINGTON

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Writer:Vital York
Date:Sunday August 17 2014
Time: 1:23PM

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