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Fan's view: York City and Stevenage FA Trophy final

York Press: Spencer Brown

11:45am Tuesday 19th May 2009

Easingwold School pupil SPENCER BROWN, 15, relives his trip to Wembley for the FA Trophy final between York City and Stevenage for thepress.co.uk.

Londons’ News and Toys, in Heworth wins Wembley competition

York Press: Ian Simpson

10:03am Wednesday 13th May 2009

YORK City may have lost the FA Trophy final to Stevenage but newsagent Ian Simpson was a Wembley winner.

Reality bites for York City at Wembley

York Press: One York City fan was looking at the Wembley action through rose tinted spectacles

3:26pm Monday 11th May 2009

GAVIN AITCHISON and MARK STEAD spent the day with the supporters, as the curtain came down on York City’s FA Trophy dreams.

Fans' views

3:21pm Monday 11th May 2009

Travelling York City fans gave their views of their day out at Wembley.

Purkiss: You were simply fans-tastic

York Press: York City’s Ben Purkiss was full of praise for the club’s travelling supporters

3:12pm Monday 11th May 2009

York City right-back Ben Purkiss was in awe of the club’s tremendous support for the FA Trophy final at Wembley, as he told STEVE CARROLL.

York City’s fury at Wembley flares incident

York Press: Flares are lit by some York City supporters inside Wembley

11:32am Monday 11th May 2009

YORK City chiefs say they are “disappointed” and “embarrassed” after some fans lit flares at Wembley during Saturday’s FA Trophy final.

York City manager Martin Foyle plans for next season in wake of FA Trophy defeat to Stevenage at Wembley

York Press: Martin Foyle

9:57am Monday 11th May 2009

STRIKERS and left-sided players will be the priority for York City manager Martin Foyle during his summer recruitment drive.

York City skipper Daniel Parslow glad to see back of FA Trophy goal ace Steve Morison

York Press: York City  skipper  Daniel  Parslow.  Picture: Nigel Holland

9:35am Monday 11th May 2009

YORK City skipper Daniel Parslow will be pleased to see the back of Stevenage goalscorer Steve Morison next season.

Gulf chore ahead for Martin Foyle

York Press: Martin Foyle

9:34am Monday 11th May 2009

YORK City’s 2-0 Wembley defeat to Stevenage Borough highlighted the “gulf” between the two clubs according to manager Martin Foyle.

Stevenage salute from manager Graham Westley

9:33am Monday 11th May 2009

STEVENAGE manager Graham Westley was full of praise for his players after they bounced back from play-off dismay to lift the FA Trophy.

The key duels that shaped the FA Trophy final at Wembley

York Press: Daniel Parslow v Steve Morison

9:23am Monday 11th May 2009

York City reporter Dave Flett scrutinises three of the most vital battles at Wembley.

First goal always critical says Shaun Pejic

9:17am Monday 11th May 2009

YORK City man-of-the-match Shaun Pejic admitted Steve Morison’s opening goal was crucial to the outcome of Saturday’s FA Trophy final.

Mark Greaves to bow out with a sigh

York Press: Mark Greaves battles for supremacy at Wembley – likely to be his last game in City colours

9:13am Monday 11th May 2009

THE Wembley showdown could well have been Mark Greaves’ swansong as a York City player.

Richard Brodie seethes at Wembley penalty that got away

York Press: Richard Brodie in action at Wembley

9:07am Monday 11th May 2009

RICHARD BRODIE believes York City were denied a “stonewall penalty” in the second half of their FA Trophy final at Wembley.

Good year incentive for York City striker Adam Boyes

York Press: Adam Boyes

9:05am Monday 11th May 2009

YORK City striker Adam Boyes reflected on a “good year” – despite the disappointment of losing the FA Trophy final against Stevenage.

York City 0, Stevenage Borough 2 - FA Trophy final at Wembley

York Press: Stevenage danger-man Steve Morison bags the opener

8:52am Monday 11th May 2009

IT’S unlikely to be shortlisted for next year’s Mercury Prize but few people would dispute the lyrical accuracy of York City’s adopted FA Trophy final song.

Brick hurled through windscreen of bus taking York City fans home from Wembley

York Press: York City fans enjoy their big day out at Wembley, even though their team lost 2-0 to Stevenage in the FA Trophy final

11:44am Monday 11th May 2009

THE driver of a coach taking York City fans back from Wembley was hailed a hero after the windscreen was smashed by a brick dropped from a motorway bridge.

York City boss Martin Foyle ‘proud’ to lead the Minstermen out at Wembley for FA Trophy final

York Press: York City manager Martin Foyle

8:20am Saturday 9th May 2009

LEADING York City onto the Wembley turf for today’s FA Trophy final against Stevenage will be a proud moment for manager Martin Foyle.

Martin Foyle: City need attacking threat

5:26pm Saturday 9th May 2009

YORK City boss Martin Foyle reckoned attacking cut and thrust was the difference as his side lost 2-0 to Stevenage in the FA Trophy final today.

In the aftermath

4:52pm Saturday 9th May 2009

After all the high hopes and expectation York City finally went down at Wembley 2-0 to Stevenage.

City fans' initial reaction to defeat

4:40pm Saturday 9th May 2009

Dejected York City fans are making their way back north after seeing their team lose 2-0 in the FA Trophy final at Wembley.

Stevenage 2 York City 0 - FA Trophy Final from Wembley

4:08pm Saturday 9th May 2009

DANGERMAN striker Steve Morison killed York City's hopes of Wembley glory by scoring one goal and setting up an injury-time second in the FA Trophy final.

Stevenage vs York City - live FA Trophy Final blog from Wembley Stadium

8:35am Saturday 9th May 2009

4.25: Dave Flett, York City reporter, says: "The better side won on the day. Steve Morison caused City problems throughout and the Minstermen struggled to impose themselves in midfield and only created a couple of clear-cut chances. "Most efforts on goal were hopeful rather than threatening. City's defence, their strongest department all season, came under heavy pressure but will be disappointed with the two goals they conceded."

Where are they now?

8:20am Saturday 9th May 2009

Today York City return to Wembley for the first time in 16 years. Here TONY KELLY catches up with 1993 boss Alan Little and captain Paul Stancliffe, and tracks down the whole squad.

Trophy KO for Press stalwart Malcolm Huntington

8:10am Saturday 9th May 2009

LONG-SERVING York City reporter Malcolm Huntington will miss the club’s second-ever trip to Wembley stadium.

Readers tip Greaves and Rusk for final call-up

8:10am Saturday 9th May 2009

YORK City supporters have chosen Mark Greaves and Simon Rusk as the players to fill the team’s two vacant places for Wembley.

Kempster’s VIP honour

8:10am Saturday 9th May 2009

YORK-BASED non-league webmaster Tony Kempster will watch today’s FA Trophy final from the royal box after an all-expenses paid trip to Wembley.

City’s day of sport magic

7:40am Saturday 9th May 2009

THIS is it. York City’s day of destiny at football’s arena of legends. Fifteen years, eleven months and ten days after they last trod the hallowed Wembley turf, City have returned to the home of football. Victory against Stevenage Borough today in the FA Trophy Final would see York lift the first national domestic cup in their 87-year history.

City striker Daniel McBreen eyeing FA Trophy farewell

York Press: City striker Daniel McBreen eyeing FA Trophy farewell

11:42am Friday 8th May 2009

YORK City’s FA Trophy top scorer Daniel McBreen is targeting a Wembley win to compensate for a sorry league season.

Driving ambition for Minstermen’s star man

York Press: York City manager Martin Foyle, right, and assistant manager Andy Porter, left, with an SLK 280 Mercedes with Nick Lawn, centre, group sales manager for Mercedes Benz Clifton Moor

11:35am Friday 8th May 2009

YORK City’s drive for Wembley success has been backed by Mercedes Benz.

Minstermen plan to go at Stevenage

11:37am Friday 8th May 2009

MARTIN Foyle is hoping Stevenage still have a play-off hangover when they take on his York City side in the FA Trophy final at Wembley tomorrow.

Sarah is up for the cup!

York Press: Sarah Wells

9:57am Friday 8th May 2009

BUSINESSWOMAN Sarah Wells is bold as bras when it comes to showing her allegiance to the Minstermen.

Capital gains

York Press: Jon Champion

9:24am Friday 8th May 2009

STEPHEN LEWIS finds out how fans will be following City’s biggest game in years.

Red army heads to capital

9:22am Friday 8th May 2009

FANS who can’t make it to Wembley tomorrow will be able to watch the game live on Setanta Sports at 2pm at a number of York pubs.

Another Swann gets ready for a big day out at Wembley stadium

9:21am Friday 8th May 2009

SEND Your Coach to Wembley competition winner Peter Swann will revisit the famous stadium 16 years after cheering his brother on to victory under the old Twin Towers.

Knights right behind City

9:20am Friday 8th May 2009

YORK City Knights player-boss Paul March says everyone at Huntington Stadium is behind York City’s bid to bring sporting success to the city.

York City winger Simon Russell declares revenge is the spur in Saturday’s FA Trophy final against Stevenage at Wembley

York Press: Simon Russell wants a  revenge mission

8:15am Thursday 7th May 2009

YORK City winger Simon Russell is desperate for revenge against Stevenage Borough at Wembley on Saturday.

All swell for the red army

8:12am Thursday 7th May 2009

YORK City are expecting to take 15,000 fans to Saturday’s FA Trophy final at Wembley, writes Dave Flett.

Ex-York City teen Sean Marshall recalls Trophy-winning double

York Press: Sean Marshall shows off his first winner’s medal

8:03am Thursday 7th May 2009

YORK City players will be striving to land their first FA Trophy Wembley winners’ medal on Saturday – but one York-born former player already owns two.

Wembley is a huge boost says 1993 hero Hall

York Press: Wayne Hall with the trophy

11:46am Wednesday 6th May 2009

FA TROPHY victory could spark a new era of success at York City, declared Wayne Hall, one of the club’s 1993 Wembley wonders.

Foyle: Don’t write us off

11:43am Wednesday 6th May 2009

Minstermen boss plots downfall of FA Trophy favourites.

Bell’s Wembley weekend double

11:43am Wednesday 6th May 2009

WEMBLEY-BOUND former York City striker Phil Bell is hoping to cheer his old club to victory on Saturday before gracing the famous stadium himself.

Send your Wembley wishes to York City

York Press: York City in their limited edition purple kit

11:58am Tuesday 5th May 2009

Please use the comments section below to send your good luck messages to York City ahead of Saturday's FA Trophy final against Stevenage at Wembley.

City skipper’s final honour

2:28pm Tuesday 5th May 2009

Daniel Parslow is dreaming of lifting the FA Trophy at Wembley. DAVE FLETT reports.

Chairman’s pride at club’s big day in the sun

2:28pm Tuesday 5th May 2009

YORK City chairman Jason McGill is calling on the whole of Yorkshire to cheer the white rose to victory next Saturday.

Ace Brodie top of the Rich twist

2:27pm Tuesday 5th May 2009

Cup conquest has been at the forefront of Richard Brodie’s blistering striking form this season. Now he tells DAVE FLETT he hopes fate will strike again at Wembley.

Take or save is no contest for City’s brave stopper Michael Ingham

2:26pm Tuesday 5th May 2009

DAVE FLETT hears shoot-outs do not faze Michael Ingham as long as he does not have to attempt a penalty.

Rocky and rolling road to Wembley

2:25pm Tuesday 5th May 2009

What a season. Flirtation with the drop and salvation at Wembley. DAVE FLETT charts City’s twisting path.

Foyle poised to reveal City final line-up

8:18am Tuesday 5th May 2009

YORK City’s players will know whether they have made the side for Wembley two days before the FA Trophy final against Stevenage.

York City boss Martin Foyle expects Stevenage Borough to field a full strength side for FA Trophy final at Wembley

11:27am Monday 4th May 2009

YORK City’s FA Trophy final opponents Stevenage are unlikely to rest key players for Saturday’s Wembley showdown according to manager Martin Foyle.


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