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Bootham Crescent (ATT 4,848) 28th September 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: Mark Heywood

York City York City vs Portsmouth Portsmth

York City 4

W Fletcher (4, 66)
L Montrose (58)
R Jarvis (64)

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Portsmth 2

J Wallace (53)
J Marquis (88)

Minstermen power past Pompey

Last Updated: 28/09/13 6:37pm

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Wes Fletcher: Two-goal hero

Wes Fletcher: Two-goal hero

York registered their first win since the opening day of the season with an emphatic 4-2 victory over Portsmouth.

Nigel Worthington's side couldn't have asked for a better start as Wes Fletcher found the net in the third minute after John Sullivan could only spill Josh Carson's free-kick.

Despite Pompey's lack of chances they restored parity eight minutes after the restart through Jed Wallace as the winger cut through the heart of York's defence before producing a calm finish past Michael Ingham.

The scores would only remain level for five minutes, though, as a mistake from Sullivan gifted Lewis Montrose the easiest of chances on the line to put York back in the lead.

The goals kept on coming and soon after York had a two-goal cushion as Ryan Jarvis found the far corner with a perfectly executed drive before he turned provider for the hosts' fourth with Fletcher powerfully heading home.

John Marquis found the top corner for Portsmouth late on but it proved scant consolation.

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2 Shrewsbury Town 39 74
3 Wycombe Wanderers 39 74
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6 Newport County AFC 39 61
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8 Luton Town 39 58
9 Stevenage 39 58
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11 Exeter City 39 55
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13 Morecambe 39 50
14 Portsmouth 39 49
15 Dagenham & Redbridge 39 49
16 Oxford United 39 46
17 Accrington Stanley 39 46
18 Mansfield Town 39 45
19 Cambridge United 39 44
20 York City 39 41
21 Carlisle United 39 41
22 Hartlepool United 39 39
23 Tranmere Rovers 39 38
24 Cheltenham Town 39 37