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All the answers from the recent seasonal offering of our specially compiled memory-challenger, York City Quizball.

1. Name the Welsh-born former Carlisle United striker who made four substitute league appearances and scored once during the 2009-10 season.

KEVIN GALL

2. Jonathan Greening scored only twice for York but against which two current League One clubs?

GILLINGHAM, CHESTERFIELD

3. Which defender was sent-off on his only City start in a 3-0 defeat at Luton Town in April 1998?

GRAHAM RENNISON

4. Who is the last player alphabetically in the full list of City players past and present?

STEPHANE ZUBAR

5. Name the goalkeeper who made five league appearances on loan from Portsmouth during the 1991-92 season.

ANDY GOSNEY

6. Who was the last City player to kick a ball in competitive game action in the Conference?

SCOTT BROWN

7. Which of these legendary football names never played for York City? (a) Dixie Dean (b) Raich Carter (c) Tommy Lawton

TOMMY LAWTON



Q7. Did record-breaking former Everton and England striker Dixie Dean ever appear for York City?

8. Defender Tony Clegg joined York from which club in the summer of 1987?

BRADFORD CITY

9. How many players in total were used by City's famous Happy Wanderers side during their epic run to the FA Cup semi-final in 1954-55?

THIRTEEN

10. Who were City's first-ever opponents for the official opening of Bootham Crescent in August 1932?

STOCKPORT COUNTY

11. Name the five substitutes used during the two glorious Wembley victories in May 2012.

JAMAL FYFIELD, ADRIANO MOKE, JAMIE REED (TWICE), SCOTT BROWN, PATRICK McLAUGHLIN

12. Who scored most goals for York between John Byrne and Gary Ford?

THEY BOTH SCORED THE SAME - 64



Q9. Exactly how many fabulous 'Happy Wanderers' were there?

13. Who played left-back for City in the two play-off games with Morecambe in May 2007?

CRAIG JAMES

14. York incredibly selected the same four-man defence for all 53 games of the 1971-72 season but can you name the players?

JOHN MACKIN, BARRY SWALLOW, CHRIS TOPPING, PHIL BURROWS

15. Outstanding former centre-back John MacPhail was born in which Scottish city?

DUNDEE

16. Which then non-league side knocked York out of the FA Cup in November 1977?

WIGAN ATHLETIC

17. Against which current League One club did David Longhurst score his only two goals for City?

COLCHESTER UNITED

18. In April 1971, York lost a big promotion clash 1-0 in front of a bumper 14,321 attendance at Bootham Crescent. Who were their opponents that day?

OLDHAM ATHLETIC

19. Which side did City beat in their 46th and final regular season non-league game in April 2012?

FOREST GREEN ROVERS

20. How many times have York finished bottom of the entire Football League?

TWICE - 1981, 2004

21. Which on loan Burnley midfielder scored on his debut against Torquay United in November 1988?

ROGER ELI

22. From which club did striker David McDaid arrive in January 2013?

DERRY CITY

23. Name the young winger who scored his only goal for the club in a
2-1 defeat at Carlisle United in September 2001.

MARC SALVATI

24. Which player was sent-off in a shock FA Cup third round defeat at Hednesford Town in January 1997?

GARY HIMSWORTH

25. Whose late winner at Braintree Town finally confirmed City's place in the Conference play-offs in April 2012?

ERIK TONNE

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