YORK City’s limited edition Wembley shirt is shifting well in the club shop.

The first day of the sale of the shirt, which has been manufactured in a special one-off colour of purple to mark the club’s appearance in the FA Trophy final against Stevenage at Wembley on May 9, yielded no fewer than 160 purchases to reap in more than £5,000 worth of revenue.

To aid City fans in getting their hands on the new shirt, the club’s shop will mirror office opening hours next week from 9am to 8pm next Tuesday to Friday.

Said Kate Jackson, an assistant in the club shop: “The limited edition shirt is selling very well and we have received a lot of positive response from supporters.

“We are looking forward to having a busy week as the excitement of getting to Wembley starts to build up.”

The shirts cost £40 per adult, £35 extra large sizes for boys and £33 for all other children’s sizes.

The new-look shirts have also been granted the blessing of the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu, who received his own personalised jersey from club chairman Jason McGill during half-time of this week’s goal-less draw at home to promotion-chasing Oxford United.

The club have agreed that after the FA Trophy final at Wembley, the shirts worn by City players against Stevenage will be autographed and then be auctioned on behalf of the Archbishop’s chosen charity, the Arcbishop’s Youth Trust.

Anyone wanting to lodge a bid for any of the Wembley one-off shirts can do so by emailing ross.potter@ycfc.net or by phoning 01904 624447 ext 6.