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Bootham Crescent (ATT 3,416) 25th March 2014 - Kick off 19:45

York City York City vs Torquay United Torquay

York City 1

W Hayhurst (11)

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Torquay 0

Minstermen pile misery on Gulls

Last Updated: 25/03/14 11:24pm

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Will Hayhurst: Match-winning strike

Will Hayhurst: Match-winning strike

York moved back into the play-off places with a 1-0 home win over rock-bottom Torquay, to claim their sixth successive win.

The Minstermen started like a side full of confidence and they opened the scoring through Will Hayhurst after 10 minutes with his 18-yard strike finding the top corner via a deflection off Aaron Downes.

Torquay had barely threatened in the half but they almost levelled the scores 10 minutes before the interval with Enoch Showunmi's header from Billy Bodin's delivery almost dropping in at the far post.

The visitors were to go even closer on the stroke of half time with Lee Mansell seeing his low free-kick pushed around the post by Nick Pope.

The Gulls may have finished the first half the stronger of the sides, but it was York who almost scored the crucial second goal with Martin Rice palming away Adam Reed's powerful angled drive.

Chances were at a premium for both sides in the closing stages with Downes nearly levelling the scores with a header.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
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1 Wycombe Wanderers 20 41
2 Burton Albion 21 39
3 Shrewsbury Town 20 37
4 Luton Town 20 37
5 Plymouth Argyle 20 34
6 Newport County AFC 20 34
7 Exeter City 21 34
8 Southend United 20 34
9 Bury 20 30
10 Morecambe 20 30
11 Accrington Stanley 20 29
12 Cambridge United 20 28
13 AFC Wimbledon 20 27
14 Portsmouth 20 26
15 Stevenage 20 25
16 Northampton Town 20 24
17 Oxford United 20 24
18 Cheltenham Town 20 24
19 Mansfield Town 20 23
20 Dagenham & Redbridge 20 21
21 York City 20 19
22 Tranmere Rovers 20 18
23 Carlisle United 20 18
24 Hartlepool United 20 12