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York City: Match Preview

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Fri 27 Oct 2023
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FC Halifax Town will travel to York City on Saturday in the Vanarama National League, 5.30pm kick-off.

The Shaymen will take on the Minstermen in a Yorkshire derby in front of the TNT Sports cameras and will be looking to make it five league wins in a row this month.

Town have moved up to 6th in the table with away wins at Ebbsfleet and Woking followed by home wins over Kidderminster Harriers and Hartlepool United.

Chris Millington’s side have now won four on the road and drawn two with maximum points also coming against Oldham Athletic and Rochdale.

York sit 20th in the table and have lost twice and drawn once in their last three games.

Chesterfield put 4 goals past them at the SMH Group Stadium in midweek whilst Eastleigh won 3-1 at the Silverlake last weekend.

Their last win was on the road at Dagenham with a 2-1 victory thanks to late goals with Lenell John-Lewis and Dipo Akinyemi on target.

York’s only win on home soil came against Southend United on the 16th September with a 3-0 victory, Thierry Latty_Fairweather, Maz Kouhyar and Zanda Siziba gave the Minstermen all three points whilst Southend finished the game with 9 men as both Gus Scott-Morriss and Harry Taylor both saw red for the Essex side.

Last season the Shaymen won 3-0 away from and won 1-0 at home

Their top goalscorer is Akinyemi who has 8 goals in 15 appearances.

Match Officials

Referee: Stephen Parkinson

Assistants: Adam Nichol / Scott Taylor

Fourth Official: Alex Sawden

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Dorking Wanderers vs Aldershot Town

Ebbsfleet United vs Dagenham & Redbridge

Gateshead vs AFC Fylde

Hartlepool United vs Rochdale

Kidderminster Harriers vs Chesterfield

Maidenhead United vs Eastleigh

Oldham Athletic vs Altrincham

Oxford City vs Barnet

Solihull Moors vs Wealdstone

Woking vs Bromley

York City vs FC Halifax Town

Next Game

Maidenhead United vs FC Halifax Town – Saturday 11th November – 3pm kick-off

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