League Two
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York City 1-0 Morecambe

York City recorded their first win since October and moved three points clear of the League Two relegation zone by beating Morecambe.

Ryan Jarvis scored from close range after Morecambe failed to clear Michael Coulson's corner.

Keith Lowe hit the post for York, while the Shrimps came close but Michael Ingham saved Jack Redshaw's header.

York held on for their first victory since the 4-1 success over Scunthorpe on 29 October.

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York City manager Nigel Worthington told BBC Radio York:

York City boss Nigel Worthington

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Post-match: York boss Worthington

"The victory's been a long time coming, but during that period there's been a lot of draws.

"The pleasing thing today is we've managed the game quite well and we've seen the result through whilst still having a go and trying to win the game by more goals.

"I'm very pleased in the way that we played and the way that we worked.

"Obviously the result is the most important thing and we got the right one."

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley told BBC Radio Lancashire:

"We knew we could affect the game from the bench, we knew we could exploit weaknesses in York and we've done a lot of homework.

"It's all boiled down to people not doing their jobs from a corner.

"We've been undone by not winning the first phase, not winning the second phase and it's too easy for the boy to put the ball in from three yards out."

Line-ups

York

  • 24Ingham
  • 30O'NeillBooked at 5mins
  • 3Davies
  • 14MontroseBooked at 88mins
  • 5McGurk
  • 15Lowe
  • 2OyebanjoSubstituted forCarsonat 84'minutes
  • 18Platt
  • 9Fletcher
  • 11JarvisSubstituted forBowmanat 63'minutes
  • 7Coulson

Substitutes

  • 10Chambers
  • 12Carson
  • 16Fyfield
  • 19Bowman
  • 27Brobbel
  • 28Puri
  • 29Whitehouse

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 22ParrishBooked at 87mins
  • 6Diagne
  • 5HughesBooked at 90mins
  • 23DoyleBooked at 58mins
  • 15McCreadySubstituted forMcGowanat 76'minutes
  • 17Fleming
  • 16Drummond
  • 9SampsonSubstituted forAmondat 69'minutes
  • 20MwasileSubstituted forRedshawat 59'minutes
  • 11Ellison

Substitutes

  • 3Threlfall
  • 4Kenyon
  • 7Redshaw
  • 19McGee
  • 21McGowan
  • 25Arestidou
  • 27Amond
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
3,276

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home18
Away17
Shots on Target
Home5
Away9
Corners
Home7
Away9
Fouls
Home7
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, York City 1, Morecambe 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 1, Morecambe 0.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Andy Parrish.

Attempt missed. Michael Coulson (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Mark Hughes (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Wes Fletcher (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Hughes (Morecambe).

Booking

Lewis Montrose (York City) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Andy Parrish (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Ben Davies (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Parrish (Morecambe).

Attempt saved. Josh Carson (York City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Josh Carson replaces Lanre Oyebanjo.

Ryan Bowman (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Doyle (Morecambe).

Attempt saved. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Michael Coulson (York City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Ryan Bowman (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Aaron McGowan replaces Chris McCready.

Attempt saved. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Andy Parrish (Morecambe) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Tony Diagne (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by David McGurk.

Attempt missed. Lewis Montrose (York City) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Padraig Amond replaces Jack Sampson.

Attempt blocked. Ben Davies (York City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Chris Doyle.

Attempt saved. Wes Fletcher (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Ben Davies.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ryan Bowman replaces Ryan Jarvis because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Lanre Oyebanjo (York City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ryan Jarvis (York City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Jack Redshaw replaces Joe Mwasile.

Keith Lowe (York City) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Booking

Chris Doyle (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Hand ball by Chris Doyle (Morecambe).

Foul by Lanre Oyebanjo (York City).

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Wes Fletcher (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Scunthorpe2412841244
2Burton241266542
3Chesterfield2311841441
4Southend241257941
5Rochdale241248440
6Oxford Utd2310851338
7Fleetwood231229838
8Newport221075837
9Morecambe2510510-435
10Dag & Red24978334
11Cheltenham24897-233
12Plymouth24969-333
13Exeter23959-132
14Hartlepool24879-131
15Wimbledon23779-328
16Bury24699027
17Wycombe22769027
18Mansfield246810-826
19Portsmouth246810-926
20York245109-425
21Accrington246711-825
22Bristol Rovers235810-523
23Torquay245712-1522
24Northampton234712-1319
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