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Sky Bet League 2

Bootham Crescent (ATT 3,212) 1st March 2014 - Kick off 15:00

York City York City vs Exeter City Exeter

York City 2

J McCombe (17)
M Coulson (27)

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Exeter 1

S Bennett (29)

Minstermen extend unbeaten run

Last Updated: 01/03/14 5:52pm

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John McCombe: Headed home the opener

John McCombe: Headed home the opener

York stretched their unbeaten run to five games and consolidated their place in the top half of the table with a 2-1 win over Exeter.

The Minstermen had not scored at home in their previous four games but that run came to an end in the 17th minute with John McCombe heading home Adam Reed's corner.

The hosts would not have to wait long for a second goal either with Michael Coulson turning sharply in the area and finding the bottom corner on 26 minutes.

York's lead would only last for two minutes, though, as Exeter reduced the deficit when defender Scot Bennett pounced on a loose ball from Jimmy Keohane's corner to guide the ball home.

After the restart the Grecians pushed on for an equaliser and it almost came on the hour mark with Liam Sercombe's effort from 18 yards forcing Nick Pope into a smart save.

The visitors then went even closer with 20 minutes left as Keohane's deflected shot allowed John O'Flynn in but he could only shoot against the post.

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Table

Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Shrewsbury Town 34 64
2 Burton Albion 34 64
3 Wycombe Wanderers 34 63
4 Luton Town 34 58
5 Bury 34 58
6 Southend United 34 58
7 Newport County AFC 34 53
8 Plymouth Argyle 34 52
9 Stevenage 34 52
10 Northampton Town 34 50
11 AFC Wimbledon 34 46
12 Morecambe 34 45
13 Portsmouth 34 44
14 Exeter City 34 44
15 Accrington Stanley 34 43
16 Cambridge United 34 41
17 Mansfield Town 34 41
18 Dagenham & Redbridge 34 40
19 Oxford United 34 39
20 York City 34 36
21 Carlisle United 34 36
22 Tranmere Rovers 34 34
23 Cheltenham Town 34 34
24 Hartlepool United 34 27