CLOSING IN ON PROMOTION

As the final months of the season approached, City continued to make the most of their dominance at St James Park as they closed in on promotion.

A poor away record led some to cast serious doubts on our ability to go the distance, but by the middle of April, everyone knew that City were in touching distance of the league title. 

 

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MARCH

City 3 York City 1

Neville, Rowbotham (2) - Att. 4,632

City 2 Halifax Town 0 

Taylor 2 - Att. 5,528

Grimsby Town 1 City 0 

Att. 6,629

City 2 Peterborough United 0 

Dryden, Batty - Att. 4,676

Chesterfield 2 City 1

Rowe - Att. 5,319

City 5 Rochdale 0 

McNichol (3), Neville (2) - Att. 4,701

City 1 Scunthorpe 0

Taylor - Att. 5,805

Hereford United 2 City 1 

Dryden - Att. 4,243

APRIL 

York City 3 City 0

Att. 2,091

City 1 Stockport County 1

McNichol - Att. 4,817

Torquay United 0 City 2

Taylor, McPherson - Att. 3,389

City 2 Aldershot 0 

Neville, Young - Att. 6,832

Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings
Champions 1990 | Newspaper Cuttings