YORK CITY V COVENTRY CITY
TUESDAY OCTOBER 9TH AT 7.45PM JPT2
AT BOOTHAM CRESCENT, YORK, YO30 7AQ
Kick off at 7.45pm. If the scores are level after ninety minutes, then there will be penalties to decide the winner.
Club Coach Coaches leave at 3.30pm from Richatd Arena Car Park C and costs £14.50 per person.
FROM THE SOUTH (A64):
Exit A64 at signpost York North A1237, Harrogate A59. At the 1st roundabout go straight on (signposted York North, Harrogate) onto the A1237. Stay on A1237 for approximately 5 miles, over 3 roundabouts and over the River Ouse. At the 4th roundabout, turn right (signposted York Centre A19) onto Shipton Road, follow for approximately 1.5 miles and at the lights by the village green go straight on (signposted City Centre). After half a mile turn left by the Burton Stone Pub onto Burton Stone Lane, take the 1st right onto Grosvenor Road and follow to the ground.
FROM THE NORTH (A19):
Follow the A19 until you reach the A1237 roundabout. Take the 2nd exit (signposted York Centre A19) onto Shipton Road and then follow direction as from the south.
FROM THE EAST:
Exit A64 at signpost York A1036, Thirsk, Harrogate A1237. Continue on the A1237 for 3.5 miles to the 6th roundabout. Turn left (signpost York B1363) onto Wiggington Road, carry straight on for 1.5 miles, passing Nestlé factory on the left, turn right at the lights onto Crichton Avenue. Over the bridge, take 1st left onto Burton Stone Lane and then the 5th road on the left, Grosvenor Road and follow to the ground.
(MISSING OUT THE CITY CENTRE):
Turn left outside the railway station walking along Station Road to the Traffic lights turn left and walk along Leeman Road for about 100 yards until you reach the railway bridge. Cross over the road keeping the Royal Mail Sorting office to your right and walk down the small alleyway which brings you to the River. Cross the river via the footbridge and then keeping the river to your right turn immediately left following the footpath along the side of Marygate car park. Follow this footpath for about 300 yards - it takes you underneath the railway line - Immediately after passing under the railway turn right into Bootham Terrace walk up the road the railway will be on your right.
At the main road Junction (Bootham) turn immediately left and walk for approximately 50 yards. Bootham Crescent is the next turning on your right walk down Bootham Crescent and the Football ground is immediately in front of you with the away terracing to the left and the main stand / club shop etc situated in the car park in front.
Walking time approximately 15 - 20 minutes.
(SCENIC ROUTE VIA CITY CENTRE:)
Turn left outside the railway station walking along Station Road keeping the City walls to your right. Cross over Leeman Road (at traffic lights) and continue onward underneath the City walls, bear left at the traffic Lights along Museum Street crossing the river, continue on (York Minster is in front) turn left before reaching the Minster into St Leonard's Place continue along with the Theatre Royal on your right until you reach the traffic lights (by the art gallery). Turn left into Bootham and walk along Bootham for approximately a quarter of a mile Bootham Crescent is on the right hand side. Cross the road at the Pelican crossing walk down Bootham Crescent and the Football ground is immediately in front of you with the away Terracing to the left and the Main stand / club shop etc situated in the car park in front.
Walking time approximately 20 - 25 minutes.
Tickets are priced at Adults: £12, Under 16 and Over 65: £6, Under 5's: Free. You can pay on the gate
More information: http://www.ccfc.co.uk//news/article/ticket-details-for-york-city-announced-365098.aspx?pageView=full
THE LAST TIME
Tuesday night will see the sixth meeting of York City and Coventry City.
The Sky Blues have won two, drawn two and lost one of those matches, scoring ten goals to York's six.
The last time the sides met was on January 2nd, 1960 when City won a Third Division match 5-2 at Highfield Road.
City are yet to record a victory at Bootham Crescent. City had a 0-0 draw at York in a Fourth Division game in March 1959 and in August 1959, City drew 1-1 in a Third Division game. Their one and only defeat at Boothham Crescent came in an FA Cup tie on January 8th 1938, when City lost 3-2.
More on this: http://www.coventrycity-mad.co.uk/head_to_head/york_city/vs/coventry_city/index.shtml
The currently appointed referee for Coventry City's game at York City on Tuesday is Geoff Eltringham from Sunderland.
Mr Eltringham got into refereeing thanks to a work colleague. He had packed up playing after leaving secondary school but wanted to remain in football and thought refereeing was the best way to do that.
This will be his fourth City match. Previous games include home win over Portsmouth and the 2-0 defeat at Barnsley last season and the 2-1 defeat at Preston North End in March 2011.
His assistants are Anthony Tankard and Nigel Smith. Fourth Official Geoffrey Liddle
The bookmakers are favouring Coventry City to triumph in their JPT Second Round tie at York City tomorrow night.
City are 5/4 favourites to win with York 7/4 and 9/4 the draw.
To qualify, BWIN are offering odds of 4/5 on City and 9/10 on York.
Make sure you shop around before placing any bet to make sure you get the best odds available and you can check what some of the leading bookmakers are offering by clicking on http://www.oddschecker.com/football/english/johnstones-paint-trophy/york-v-coventry/winner