YORK CITY
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The Football League
Ground: Bootham Crescent,
York,
YO30 7AQ
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Tel: 01904 624447
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Getting there
By Car: (approx 205 miles from High Wycombe)
M40 northbound to junction 10. Exit onto A43 (signposted Northampton). Continue for around 24 miles, before joining the M1 northbound. Continue for 91 miles then take junction 32 to join the M18 (signposted Doncaster and Hull). At junction 2 of the M18 take the sliproad left onto the A1(M). After 8 miles the A1(M) returns to the A1 and then after another 8 miles reverts back to the A1(M). After 10 miles take the A1(M) sliproad (Aberford by Pass) and then in 2.7 miles exit at junction 44 onto the A64 (signposted York). Continue for a further 10 miles before taking the sliproad left towards York (North) and then at the roundabout take the second exit onto the A1237. Remain on the A1237, passing through four roundabouts. At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the A19 (Shipton Road) and continue for 2 miles before turning left into St Olave's Road. Continue then, right onto Grosvenor Road for the Football Ground. See the map above for exact ground location. Check www.rac.co.uk for detailed directions.
Train: Nearest station is York with connections from High Wycombe served via London Marylebone and then London Kings Cross to York or from High Wycombe to Birmingham Moor Street and then Birmingham New Street to York. Journey time in both cases between 3 and 4.5 hours. Limited connections are also possible by travelling via Leamington Spa.
Check www.nationrail.co.uk for specific times and connections of trains.

Chairboy Connections
Players who have played for both Clubs.
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Andre Boucaud - Former QPR and Reading youngster but made his Football League debut while on loan at Peterborough United in March 2003. After a permanent spell with Posh moved to non-League Kettering Town in 2006 before spending the 2007/8 season at Wycombe where he made 10 League appearances. Returned to Kettering before a loan switch to York in the first half of the 2010/11 season. That move was made permanent in January 2011 ande he spent a year with The Minster Men, making 40 Conference apps before signing for Luton Town in January 2012. Later played for Notts County and Dagenham & Redbridge.

Viv Busby - Made 66 appearances for Wycombe in the late 1960's before moving into pro football with Luton Town. Went on to have spells with Newcastle United, Fulham, Norwich City, Stoke City, Sheffield United and Blackburn Rovers before switching to York City inm 1983. Moved on to the coaching side with The Minstermen and was caretaker Manager at Bootham Crescent for a short spell.

Marvin McCoy - Defender who made 108 appearances for Wanderers in a four year spell following a summer 2010 move from Wealdstone. Moved to York in the summer of 2014 after he was released by Gareth Ainsworth. Made 31 League appearances in first season with The Minstermen.

Lewis Montrose - Made 55 appearances for Wanderers in a two year spell under Peter Taylor having signed from Wigan Athletic in the summer of 2009. Followed Peter Taylor to Gillingham in the summer of 2011. Spent time on loan at Oxford United during the 2012/13 season before a move to York in the summer of 2013. Moved to Conference North side Stockport County in the summer of 2015.

Dave Winfield - Defender who joined Shrewsbury Town from Wycombe in the summer of 2013 following three successful years at Adams Park. Originally signed by Gary Waddock for Wycombe from Aldershot in the summer of 2010 - a fee of 25,000 eventually being determined by a tribunial. Left Shrewsbury after just one season to join York City.

Anthony Straker - Defender who made four loan appearances at Wycombe during the 2010/11 while at he was still at Aldershot. Totalled more than 200 apps for The Shots having progressed through their Youth Team. Signed for Southend United in the summer of 2012 and transfered to York two years later. Appeared on loan for Motherwell during the second half of the 2014/15 season.

John Williams - Wycombe paid 150,000 to Coventry City for the ex-postman in September 1995 but after 14 goals in 60 apps left on a free to join Hereford United. Went on to play for Exeter City, Cardiff City, York City, Walsall and Darlington before a return to one of his earlier clubs Swansea City. Moved to Kidderminster during the 2003/4 season before moving into the non-League football where he was still playing in 2008 aged 40.

Chairboys all-time record against The Minster Men
DATE Comp V Res SCORE Att
Sat, 4 Jan, 1986 FAC3 A L 0-2 5,532
Sat, 29 Oct, 1994 FL2 H D 0-0 7,140
Tue, 14 Mar, 1995 FL2 A D 0-0 2,800
Tue, 31 Oct, 1995 FL2 H W 2-1 4,038
Sat, 13 Apr, 1996 FL2 A L 1-2 3,113
Tue, 29 Oct, 1996 FL2 A L 0-2 2,254
Sat, 25 Jan, 1997 FL2 H W 3-1 4,193
Sat, 8 Nov, 1997 FL2 A L 0-2 3,333
Tue, 3 Mar, 1998 FL2 H W 1-0 3,768
Sat, 29 Aug, 1998 FL2 A L 0-3 2,775
Sat, 2 Jan, 1999 FL2 H L 1-2 4,612
Sat, 18 Aug, 2012 FL3 A W 3-1 4,591
Sat, 9 Feb, 2013 FL3 H W 4-0 3,383
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013 FL3 H D 1-1 4,015
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014 FL3 A L 0-2 3,455
Sat, 30 Aug, 2014 FL3 A D 0-0 3,209
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015 FL3 H W 1-0 3,669
Sat, 8 Aug, 2015 FL3 H W 3-0 3,688
Sat, 9 Apr, 2016 FL3 A D 1-1 2,864
Key:
FAC= FA Cup
FL2= Football League Division Two/'League One'
FL3= Football League Division Three/'League Two'
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