We are going up, I said we are going up! Fantastic scenes in York as the double-winning City team parade their trophies before an ecstatic crowd. See the pictures, read our report and the stars’ tweets
What a day. What a moment in York City’s long history. The Minstermen overcame a nervy start and previous Wembley failures to take the FA Trophy home to Bootham Crescent. Lifelong City fan Robert Beaumont reflects on a magnificent team. Plus video highlights and pictures.
Goal hero Matty Blair propelled York City to a second appearance at Wembley. His 111th minute goal was the only one of the second leg play-off semi final at Mansfield, giving City a 2-1 aggregate win. Huzzah! We’ve tons of reaction
York City manager Gary Mills talks of his amazing early success – including a European Cup winner’s medal at 18 – and his love of life at Bootham Crescent. A very candid interview on the eve of the play-offs.
Those forgotten men of football, Ryan Giggs and David Beckham, could only stand agape as they were taught a footballing lesson by York City in 1995. As the Minstermen strive to get to the play-off final, we pick six of their finest hours as inspiration. Play up City!
In a pulsating play-off first leg in front of a packed Bootham Crescent, York City drew with Mansfield Town. The visitors hung on for the draw despite ending the match with ten men. It’s still all to play for in Monday’s second leg