Vital Football

Latest York City News

Video: Dream York move for teenager

Video: Dream York move for teenager

New signing Vinny Steels says it's a dream come true to sign full-time for York City after rejecting Premier League advances only this week.

The sixteen-year-old winger has moved across from National League North rivals Darlington, where he already worked closely with current York boss Martin Gray while regularly training with their senior squad.

Prior to that the highly-rated prospect had spent time with both Sunderland and hometown club Hartlepool United.

"If it wasn't for him [Gray], I wouldn't have got the chance at Darlington," Steels explained to York's official YouTube channel. "Fantastic and the biggest influence in my career so far.

"To come full-time [to York] is a great opportunity. I couldn't turn it down and I was just glad that Martin trusted me and wanted me to come to York.

"I had a chance to go on trial with a Premier League club this week but turned it down to come to York," he revealed. "Because it's a massive club and should be back in the Football League soon.

"It's a dream really to get a full-time club - and hopefully I can get in the first-team."



Video Link: YorkCity FC



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

Writer:Vital York City
Date:Tuesday February 13 2018
Time: 4:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent York City Articles

Rewind Extra: Goal-ace shocked by decision

Travelling back to February 1986 and reaction to York City producing a magnificent performance following a 3-1 extra-time FA Cup defeat at Liverpool.

Red Rewind: Controversy as valiant York denied

Red Rewind ventures back towards an epic FA Cup fifth round replay in February 1986, when a hugely controversial disallowed goal ultimately denied the visitors a famous victory.

Aardvarks: Walwyn - 'A human goal-machine'

Decent football-themed recordings are typically few in number and most wide of the mark, but it turns out there was a little-known song that suitably finds the back of the net.

Video: Reserve players pressing claims

Defensive coach Sean Gregan believes some of the club's fringe players have given manager Martin Gray something to think about following the Reserves' 1-1 draw with Rotherham United.

York City Archived Articles

Vital York articles from

Site Journalists

Winehouse
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should City recall Daniel Parslow to the starting line-up?
Suggested By: Vital York City
Yes0%
No0%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent York City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.VitalYorkCity2
2.55years supporter1
The Vital Football Members League