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York City slip deeper into mire with 2-0 home defeat by Port Vale
5:27pm Saturday 16th March 2013 in Sport
YORK City are only one point off the foot of npower League Two after a 2-0 home defeat by Port Vale.
The Minstermen saw their winless run stretch to 14 games and they are 19th in the table, one point ahead of five sides on 40 points.
Jennison Myrie-Williams tormented the home side in the first half, firing in the opening goal on seven minutes and forcing a superb reaction save from Michael Ingham.
Sponsors man of the match Ingham also denied Myrie-Williams from the penalty spot in the 26th minute after Jamal Fyfield was harshly adjudged to have fouled Lee Hughes.
Myrie-Williams then laid on Vale's second for Hughes three minutes into the second half as York were caught on the break.
City's plight was not helped by results elsewhere as Accrington beat Barnet 3-2, Plymouth won 2-1 at home to Fleetwood, Wimbledon won 1-0 at Aldershot and Torquay drew 1-1 at Southend.