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City hit five in FA Youth Cup

City hit five in FA Youth Cup

Ryan Edmondson and Aaron Haswell were both on the scoresheet as York City's Under-18s comprehensively defeated Harrogate Town 5-0 in their FA Youth Cup first qualifying round tie at Bootham Crescent.

The Minstermites were in front on eleven minutes when Joe Kemp's searching ball allowed Haswell to cross for sixteen-year-old Edmondson to convert at close-range.

Goalkeeper Ryan Whitley was though forced into routine action from distance by Sam Phoenix, who also headed over.

Connor Weal similarly threatened for the visitors at the far post after goalscorer Edmondson had already been thwarted by keeper Jordan Myers.

But City still advanced the scoreline around the half-hour mark as Haswell chased onto a through pass and slotted in from twelve-yards.

Weal replied wide of the target following a misplaced pass, although it was left-back Zac Lawrence adding a third goal during first-half stoppage-time.

Harry Thompson's deflected shot then found its way into the net after an early second-half corner, while Noah Jackson's angled strike was soon kept out by Myers.

Skipper Josh Rogerson next headed Lawrence's free-kick onto the crossbar, with keeper Myers in the process suffering an injury and being replaced by Harry Stanley.

But his error allowed fellow substitute Flynn McNaughton a simple fifth goal with just under twenty minutes remaining, thus surpassing the total scored against Tadcaster Albion in the previous round.

York City: Whitley, Kemp, Lawrence, Ward, Rogerson, Watson, Berry (Harrison 69), Thompson, Edmondson (McNaughton 62), Haswell, Jackson (Overton 75)

subs (unused): Wilton, Dyer

Goals: Edmondson (11), Haswell (32), Lawrence (45), Thompson (51), McNaughton (71)

Harrogate Town: Myers (Stanley 63), Steele, Palmer, Barker, Gibson, Heselgrave, Richardson, Robinson, Phoenix, Verity, Weal (McNeil 46)

subs (unused): Nugent, Dolby, Clark

Ref: A. Luff

Att: 184



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Writer:Vital York City
Date:Tuesday September 19 2017
Time: 9:36PM

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