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Accrington Stanley 3-0 York City

Josh Windass
Josh Windass scored his 15th and 16th goals of the season

York City were relegated from the Football League after losing at promotion-chasing Accrington Stanley.

In a quiet first half, Tarique Fosu broke the deadlock, capitalising on York goalkeeper Scott Flinders' mistake to finish into the bottom corner.

Bradley Fewster came close to converting for the Minstermen, before Josh Windass doubled Stanley's lead with a strike from the edge of the box.

After numerous York chances, Windass added a late third for Stanley.

Following Stanley's dominant start, York began to create chances of their own. Fewster turned and shot over the bar before Luke Summerfield placed his effort straight at Accrington goalkeeper Ross Etheridge.

The result leaves York 10 points behind Newport with only two games left, as the Minstermen's four-year stay in the Football League is brought to an end.

Meanwhile second-placed Stanley strengthened their chances of automatic promotion to League One, stretching their buffer to the play-offs to two points after Plymouth lost to Dagenham and Redbridge.

Line-ups

Accrington

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Etheridge
  • 2Pearson
  • 5Davies
  • 24Hughes
  • 22Buxton
  • 7Mingoia
  • 34Halliday
  • 28Conneely
  • 30Fosu-HenryBooked at 71minsSubstituted forMcCartanat 77'minutes
  • 8Windass
  • 29Kee

Substitutes

  • 3Winnard
  • 4Barry
  • 10Gornell
  • 11McConville
  • 17McCartan
  • 26Boco
  • 33Mooney

York

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Flinders
  • 27HendrieBooked at 59mins
  • 5Bennett
  • 15Cameron
  • 11Carson
  • 10Penn
  • 8SummerfieldBooked at 33mins
  • 4Berrett
  • 32Fewster
  • 26Alessandra
  • 37GalbraithSubstituted forWinfieldat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Riordan
  • 14Swan
  • 16Winfield
  • 22Thompson
  • 23Dixon
  • 24Ingham
  • 33McEvoy
Referee:
Carl Boyeson
Attendance:
2,222

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamYork
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home25
Away4
Shots on Target
Home9
Away1
Corners
Home7
Away1
Fouls
Home10
Away18

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Accrington Stanley 3, York City 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 3, York City 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Accrington Stanley 3, York City 0. Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Billy Kee.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Berrett (York City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is too high.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Summerfield (York City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kyle Cameron (York City) header from outside the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley).

  11. Post update

    Luke Summerfield (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Brad Halliday (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

  13. Post update

    Adam Buxton (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Alessandra (York City).

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Bradley Fewster (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces Tarique Fosu-Henry.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley).

  18. Post update

    Russell Penn (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  20. Post update

    Tarique Fosu-Henry (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton442712578453393
2Accrington442312973482581
3Oxford Utd442214879413880
4Bristol Rovers442471371442779
5Plymouth442381365442177
6Portsmouth431915971422972
7Wimbledon4320111263491471
8Cambridge4418121464531166
9Wycombe441713144540564
10Carlisle441616126260264
11Mansfield441712156152963
12Exeter441712156160163
13Luton44189175958163
14Leyton Orient441712155861-363
15Barnet441611176164-359
16Hartlepool44156234965-1651
17Notts County44139225378-2548
18Crawley44138234572-2747
19Stevenage441113205267-1546
20Yeovil441015193955-1645
21Morecambe44128246789-2244
22Newport441013214362-1943
23York44712254982-3333
24Dag & Red44710274279-3731
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