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Nuneaton Town First Team - Match centre

Nuneaton Town
York City
A Chambers (75')
Full time
Tue 10 Apr 19:45 - The Vanarama National League - National League North Attendance 479

Nuneaton Town 1 York City 0


Ashley Chambers nets winner in the 75th minute to push Boro' in to the top half of the table.

Gary Charles continued his impressive start to his management career with another victory. A well-deserved 1-0 win at the LDJ Solicitors Stadium against a York City side, that are pushing for a playoff place, perhaps belies the measure of the performance as Nuneaton Town gave one of their best performances of the season. Top-scorer Ashley Chambers scored the only goal of the game, his 19th in the league this season, on a night where Boro' created enough chances to cruise to victory.

The first talking point of the match came in the 9th minute when midfielder Tom Elliott's shot was well saved by York's Adam Bartlett. Nuneaton's players appealed that the ball had crossed the line, however, Referee Dean Watson disagreed and waved away their appeals.

Daniel Parslow might consider himself lucky to have only received a booking for his lunge on George Green on the half-way line. Moments later the combative midfielder was felled again, this time inside the box, but once again, Boro's pleas fell on deaf ears as Watson didn't agree with their penalty appeals.

Nuneaton Town 1 York City 0 (10.04.18)
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Daniel Nti, who scored the winner against Southport at the weekend, was the end of a beautiful Elliott through-ball, but steered his shot narrowly wide. The second half continued with a similar pattern to the first, James Ferry's effort hit the upright and Elliott's goal-bound shot was deflected for a corner.

The breakthrough finally came in the 75th minute, Chambers raced in to the box rounding Bartlett, who diverted him away from goal, turned and blasted in to the net. The Minstermen will probably be a little disappointed with their response as Nuneaton easily dealt with their threat andlooked more likely to add another than concede an equaliser.

Kelvin Langmead was once again instrumental at the back, his partnership with Ryan Johnson looks formidable and the full back pairing of Luther Wildin and Niall Heaton rounds out a backline that has served Boro' well this season. A second successive cleansheet means that Nuneaton now boast the sixth best defensive record in the division.

Salford City are up next for the Boro' as they visit the LDJ Solicitors Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults £14, Concessions (aged 60 and over) £12, Young people (age 16 and under) £3, Children (age 10 and under) FREE with accompanying, paying, adult. Transfer to the Main Stand seats, if required, is an additional £2 which is paid within the ground. Parking on site is £2 for Cars, £5 for Minibuses and £10 for Coaches.

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Key moments

Goal Ashley Chambers scores for Nuneaton Town

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Nuneaton Town 1 York City 0 (10.04.18)
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80:00 Sub Off
David Ferguson is substituted off for York City
80:00 Sub On
Vinnie Steels is substituted on for York City
75:00 Goal 1 - 0
Ashley Chambers scores for Nuneaton Town
75:00 Assist
Niall Heaton makes an assist for Nuneaton Town
71:00 Sub Off
Connor Smith is substituted off for York City
71:00 Sub On
Flynn McNaughton is substituted on for York City
56:00 Sub Off
Aidan Connolly is substituted off for York City
56:00 Sub On
Theo Wharton is substituted on for York City
End of period 1
38:00 Yellow Card
Daniel Parslow is yellow carded for York City
Start of the game
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As it happened

  • Nuneaton Town
  • York City
  • 0
  • Daniel Parslow Yellow Card 38:00'
  • Aidan Connolly Sub Off 56:00'
  • Theo Wharton Sub On 56:00'
  • Connor Smith Sub Off 71:00'
  • Flynn McNaughton Sub On 71:00'
  • Ashley Chambers Goal 75:00'
  • Niall Heaton Assist 75:00'
  • David Ferguson Sub Off 80:00'
  • Vinnie Steels Sub On 80:00'

Team selection

York City
  • 1. Adam Bartlett
  • 2. Jonathan Burn
  • 3. David Ferguson
  • 4. Hamza Bencherif
  • 5. Daniel Parslow
  • 6. Adriano Moke
  • 7. Sean Newton
  • 8. Josh Law
  • 9. Connor Smith
  • 10. James Gray
  • 11. Aidan Connolly
  • 12. Vinnie Steels
  • 13. Flynn McNaughton
  • 14. Connor Brown
  • 15. Luke Simpson
  • 16. Theo Wharton

League round up

League table

# Team Pl Pts
11. Darlington 39 53
12. Boston United 39 53
13. Nuneaton Town 39 52
14. FC United Of Manchester 40 50
15. Leamington 40 48
16. Southport 39 47
17. AFC Telford United 39 47

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