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Bootham Crescent (ATT 3,945) 16th March 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: A Haines

York City York City vs Port Vale Port Vale

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Port Vale 2

J Myrie-Williams (7)
L Hughes (48)

Valiants triumph over York

Last Updated: 16/03/13 6:20pm

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Jennison Myrie-Williams: Amongst the goals

Jennison Myrie-Williams: Amongst the goals

Port Vale got their promotion quest back on track with their first win in six games, a 2-0 win at York.

It took only seven minutes for Vale to take the lead as Jennison Myrie-Williams was given time and space down the left side before dispatching a low effort past Michael Ingham into the far corner.

Midway through the first half Vale missed a crucial chance to double their lead as Myrie-Williams saw his tame penalty easily saved by Ingham down to his left.

That miss seemed to lift the home side and Scott Kerr almost restored parity with a rare goal but Chris Neal clawed his effort away from the top corner.

Three minutes after the restart the visitors finally managed to get a second as Lee Hughes turned home an inch-perfect cross from the left by Myrie-Williams.

York pushed on as they looked to get back into the game but the closest they came was when Chris Smith headed high over the bar in the closing stages.

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2 Portsmouth 4 10
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16 York City 4 4
17 Cambridge United 4 4
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20 Carlisle United 4 2
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22 Newport County AFC 4 1
23 Accrington Stanley 4 1
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