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BRACED FOR GLORY: Alan Shearer's double-strike against York City at the age of 19 secured Southampton a sixth straight home win over the Minstermen. He is pictured lifting the Premier League trophy in 1995 for Blackburn, who have been beaten on their last

Newport win leaves Southampton and Swindon as York City's hoodoo hosts

FITTING TRIBUTE: The Shipton Street End was renamed the David Longhurst Stand after the York City striker tragically collapsed and passed away in 1990. Picture: Niall Cope

Andy McMillan remembers his laughs with former York City team-mate David Longhurst

ON FIRE: David Longhurst, pictured a month before his death, was playing really well against Lincoln City prior to his collapse on the Bootham Crescent pitch

City legend Wayne Hall and coach John Schofield recall moment when David Longhurst passed away

Russ Wilcox wants a Longhurst Stand at York City's new stadium

Russ Wilcox wants a Longhurst Stand at York City's new stadium

CHARACTER: David Longhurst

Russ Wilcox recalls time David Longhurst put on ten pounds in weight in one weekend

AUGUST JOY: Transfer-listed York City defender Femi Ilesanmi has won the season's first Press Player of the Month award

Femi Ilesanmi wins The Press Player of the Month prize for August

NATIONAL POWER: The York City walking football team that reached the English finals at St George's Park. Pictured (left-to-right, back row) are Jeremy Reed, Richard Murray, Terry Norland, Martin Woof, Mike Kelley; (front row) Neil England, Thomas Gillon.

YORK City over-50s walking tall at St George's

GOOD CAUSE: Members of the York City charity squad and Bishopthorpe United line up together after their fund-raising fixture in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Charitable York City side lose to Bishopthorpe but Air Ambulance are real winners

FAMILY TIES: Former York City favourite Alan Woods.

Alan Woods stays loyal to chip off old block

FAMILY FORTUNES: The Wells clan, from left, Dave, daughters Laura and Emma, wife Jackie, Andy Parsons, director of Helmsley Computers, and York City general manager John McGhee

City diary: Deep Wells of love for the Minstermen

RARE SIGHT: Jake Hyde turns away after scoring past AFC Wimbledon goalkeeper James Shea at Bootham Crescent

City diary: No hiding place for Crescent goal famine

Steve Beck as chairman of the new board, which came to the rescue of the club at one of its darkest hours

Diary: Farewell Steve - true leader and City gent

TALK OF THE CITY: York City under-15s goalkeeper Ryan Whitley, pictured during his day’s training with Manchester City, has been invited to an England training camp at St George’s Park this month

City diary: Keeping hold of next generation of talent

HEROES: The York City 'Happy Wanderers' who came so close to an FA Cup final 60 years ago

City diary: ‘No regrets’ as York City legend Tommy Forgan relives famous cup run

THE TALE OF TWO GREAT CITIES: Former York City striker Chris Jones with his new book

City diary: Relive glory days in a tale of two cities

Diego De Girolamo

City diary: Forza Diego at City not Juve - for now

CHEERS: Burton Green pupils Kleo Falcone, left, and Kaiden Butler join York City chairman Jason McGill, Paula Stainton and staff at York City Foundation after they were given charitable status

City diary: Solid Foundation is home-grown winner

JOURNEY’S END: Organiser Ian Jones hands over the fruits of the York City fans’ cycling labours

City diary: The hurting dozen smile through pain

CITY PALS PELOTON: The cyclists have gained support from, forefront, York City goalkeeper Michael Ingham

City diary: Saddling up for charity trip

HIGH-FLIER: Darren Kelly pictured in resolute rearguard action for the Minstermen

York City diary: Premier post catches Kelly's eye

CELEBRATIONS: Former York City turned Bradford defender James Meredith, with scorer Mark Yeates, centre, and Billy Knott, left, are joyous at the FA Cup win over Chelsea

City diary: Giant-killer James Meredith in FA Cup dreamland

LOAN HOPE: Sheffield United’s Diego De Girolamo

City diary: Transfer window shopping a January pain for York boss Russ Wilcox

VETERANS ON PARADE: Golden oldies including former York City loanee Deon Burton, Jamie Cureton of Dagenham & Redbridge and Wycombe’s Paul Hayes, who will present a major threat to the Minstermen’s defence today

Diary: Wilcox edges clear of old boys' brigade

ROAD WARRIORS: York City celebrate a 1-0 win over Portsmouth last March

York City's road warriors the toast of 2014 - Minstermen boasted best away record in Football League last year

York City’s 1981/1982 squad, including a young John Byrne, second from right on the middle row

Byrne hoping York City avoid homesickness

Former York City midfielder Christian Fox, pictured coaching youngsters at Poppleton United

Christian Fox joins search for city’s All Star talent

Plymouth's Kelvin Mellor tackles York City's Michael Coulson

Coulson winging in for Press player of year contest

Sophie McGill, who is pictured with former manager Nigel Worthington, far right, and Richard Adams, president of the York City vice-presidents

York City accord extra impetus to growing influence of women

York City midfielder Luke Summerfield, far left, enjoyed a 14-year association with Plymouth Argyle and is relishing the chance to return to Home Park today. Picture: Gordon Clayton

Home start hope for York City midfielder Luke Summerfield

Femi Ilesanmi (R) of York races Sean Rigg for the ball during the FA Cup first-round replay between AFC Wimbledon and York City at Kingsmeadow Stadium, Kingston on Nov 18, 2014

Femi Ilesanmi’s full on bid for back-to-back Press monthly prizes

Luke Summerfield, left, has his Movember tash tweaked by team-mate Keith Lowe

Minstermen bristle over cutting edge

York City’s 2014/15 youth squad

York City academy pass with flying colours

York City midfielder Luke Summerfield in action against Burton Albion.

Knockout glory dream for Luke Summerfield

Keith Lowe

Keith Lowe rises to top in Press Player of the Year race

Martin Garratt cannot conceal his dismay as York City suffer last-day relegation at Manchester City’s former Maine Road stronghold in 1999

Sheer sadness of a wasted talent

Michael Coulson

Three-way fight for The Press player of year honours

Daniel Parslow in action

‘I want to play and win for this club’ - Dan Parslow

One-time York City loan recruit Luke O’Neill, who appeared at Scunthorpe under the charge of Russell Wilcox

Former York City loanee backs Crescent chief

Marvin McCoy

England duo to get Jaager satisfaction

John Ward

Ryan Brunt tipped for York City success

Ashley Chambers, right, runs to accept the acclaim after his goal at Wembley against Luton Town

Ashley Chamber’s fear of Femi as old boys collide

Jonathan Greening, front right with manager Paul Marshall, and back, from left, Tadcaster  directors James Gore, Kent Mayall and Matt Gore

Jonathan Greening: Benched at Nou Camp and now at Ings Lane

Ben Hirst in action for York City this season. Picture: Gordon Clayton

Hirst the first but by no means the last

Standing - a test of  time at new arena

Standing - a test of time at new arena

Central kingpin Keith Lowe powers his equalising goal past Exeter City’s Christy Pym

Keepers' unite for York City

Michael Ingham is determined to do his best to hang on to the York City number one slot after an eight-month exile ended with a shock return for the second half of the midweek clash against Cambridge United

Buzzing Ingham to command fresh grip

York City manager Nigel Worthington watches on as his players train on the verdant pitches at the club’s training ground

18 acres of prime City development

York City reporter Dave Flett presents The Press player of the year award to Keith Lowe

Keith Lowe is The Press Player of the Year winner

Richard Cresswell

Fans’ noise can be semi quaver saviour

Southend striker Barry Corr, above centre, is the man in form heading into the Sky Bet League Two play-offs

Form on York City’s side as play-offs loom

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