York City | Foundations to build upon for York
UK time is: 16:31:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Northampton Town vs. York City

Sixfields

Sat 11th Jan

3.00pm

Foundations to build upon for York

Having laid the foundations to recovery with excellent successive victories, it's important York City build upon those when visiting bottom-of-the-table Northampton Town this weekend. The Minstermen recorded back-to-back triumphs for only the second time this season after defeating both Morecambe and Dagenham & Redbridge at Bootham Crescent, prompting a welcome rise to seventeenth in the table. Now they come up against managerless Northampton, who themselves achieved a timely 1-0 success at Newport County under caretaker boss Andy King last time out. Both clubs have another important six-pointer next week with Northampton travelling to Torquay United while York are hosting Bristol Rovers.



Northampton caretaker boss Andy King

Vital Quotes:

Northampton Town Team News:

Northampton are without a whole host of players, with long-term victims Kelvin Langmead, Lewis Hornby and Alex Nicholls, plus Danny Emerton, Roy O`Donovan, Clive Platt, Jack Widdowson, Matthias Doumbe, Ian Morris and Ben McNamara, all ruled out. But former York goal hero Matty Blair and young Sheffield United centre-back Sean McGinty have both arrived on loan.

Player to watch: Matty Blair

Former York favourite has joined on a month's loan after struggling to make an impact at Fleetwood Town.



Matty Blair could face York for a second time since leaving

York City Team News:

York have newcomers Russell Penn, Adam Reed and Shaquille McDonald in their squad, while defender Keith Lowe has also signed a permanent deal and Ben Davies extended his loan. Striker Ryan Jarvis requires a late check on a hamstring problem but Daniel Parslow, who underwent surgery on his cruciate injury earlier this week, and Chris Smith [ankle] remain sidelined. The visitors are again set to be without a substitute goalkeeper on the bench.
York City (probable): Ingham, Oyebanjo, McGurk, Lowe, Davies, Carson, Montrose, Penn, Coulson, Bowman, Fletcher
subs: Fyfield, Allan, Reed, McDonald, Platt, Puri, Clay

Player to watch: Russell Penn

Experienced midfielder set for a debut after joining on a two-and-a-half-year deal from Cheltenham Town.



New signing Russell Penn is set for York debut

Match Facts & Stats

The Minstermen have made 21 previous Football League visits to Northampton, winning three and drawing seven times. One of those victories was crucially last April when Ashley Chambers and John Johnson (own goal) were on target in an absolutely vital 2-0 success. Team: Ingham, Oyebanjo, Smith, Allan, O`Connell, Parslow, Reed, Platt, Blair, Cresswell (Walker), Chambers



Ashley Chambers scored a really big goal last time

Ref Watch:

G. Scott (Abingdon)

Next Fixtures:

Northampton - Torquay (A); York - Bristol Rovers (H)

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




CITY'S SQUAD: INGHAM, OYEBANJO, SMITH, McGURK, FYFIELD, PARSLOW, PLATT, COULSON, ALLAN, JARVIS, CLAY, BOWMAN, FLETCHER, PURI, MONTROSE, DAVIES, CARSON, LOWE, McDONALD, REED, PENN

Join The Vital Debate


The journalist

Writer: Vital York Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 10 2014

Time: 3:36PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent York City Articles

Belles defender joins rivals (Monday September 26 2016)

Video: National League Highlights Show (Sunday September 25 2016)

Barrow apologise to York fans (Sunday September 25 2016)

Video: Barrow 2 York City 0 (Sunday September 25 2016)

Debut was tough admits newcomer (Saturday September 24 2016)

McNamara to consider position (Saturday September 24 2016)

York City fans attacked in Barrow (Saturday September 24 2016)

Archived York City Articles

List All Minstermen.net Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Elvingtonred 2
2. Mmmmmm 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts

York City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Fourteen-year-old arrested after violence
York : 26/09/2016 15:34:01
Belles defender joins rivals
York : 26/09/2016 10:53:00
Video: National League Highlights Show
York : 25/09/2016 21:59:01
York City Ladies Reserves 4 Blyth Town Lions 2
York : 25/09/2016 17:03:00
Barrow apologise to York fans
York : 25/09/2016 16:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who will finish as leading goalscorer?
Suggested By:  Vital York City
Scott Fenwick 9%
Richard Brodie 60%
Reece Thompson 3%
Daniel Nti 2%
Aidan Connolly 20%
Yan Klukowski 2%
Jack Higgins 2%
Kaine Felix 2%