Hoping to rejuvenate York City FC's lack of form a reminder of their football achievements during their FA Cup run 1954/55 season reaching a semi-final replay against Newcastle United.

This has history repeating itself for during the year I was born 1938 York reached the sixth round of the FA Cup losing to Huddersfield Town on a replay.

The 54/55 season cup run began with Scarborough as opponents won 3-2, followed by Dorchester Town winning 5-2.

Having gathered momentum the third round Blackpool away fielding none other than Sir Stanley Matthews, York won 2-0. Attendance 5,191.  Receipts £445.6s.0d.

Fourth Round against Bishop Auckland FA Cup amateur cup finalists York won 3-1.

Fifth Round at home to Tottenham Hotspur fielding household names Ramsey, Blanchflower York won 3-1.

Sixth Round against Notts County away York won 1-0. Attendance 47,301 (record). Receipts £6,425 with 11,225 York supporters described as the biggest exodus ever known for a football match.

Keith Bowker, Vesper Walk, Huntington, York.