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Video: Keeper delighted to clean up

Goalkeeper Adam Bartlett was relieved to achieve his first-clean sheet since joining York City in November.

The 31-year-old former England 'C' stopper has experienced a frustrating time since arriving at Bootham Crescent in November, while regularly being let down by defensive mistakes.

But a first clean-sheet in eight games against bottom-of-the-table North Ferriby United on New Year's Day was the ideal boost going into his weekend return to previous club Darlington.

"Over the moon. It's been a frustrating time up to now," Bartlett admitted to BBC Radio York. "Eight games in and obviously the first clean-sheet. It should have come sooner but it's come today and hopefully we can build on that going into the next few games.

"I didn't have anything to do [against North Ferriby]," he continued. "I don't think they had a meaningful shot on target. The boy cuts in at the end and hits the outside of the post. But it was never really causing problems because it was never on target.

"As an eleven, in particular, I thought we defended really well. It was a tough game because the pressure's on us as we're playing bottom of the league at home. And they are always tricky fixtures because they've got absolutely nothing to lose.

"But we had a really positive attitude and concentrated really well throughout the ninety minutes and I think it was fully deserved today.

"It was massive for us to get that clean-sheet," Bartlett added. "We can take that as a positive going forward and want to keep many more."



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Writer:Vital York City
Date:Wednesday January 3 2018
Time: 1:06PM

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