On This Day In History – 20 Years Ago Today – Man Utd 0 – York City 3


Although this is hard for me to remind people of, on 20th of September 1995, I was in the crowd at Old Trafford when the mighty York City defeated Manchester United 3 – 0.

Although I live in York, I’ve been a life long Man Utd fan.  The only way to get tickets was as a York City supporter, which meant I was sitting in amongst them watching my team take a hammering !

This was in the keenly fought Coca Cola Cup, and although United won 3 – 1 at York a fortnight later, the damage was done and my head hung in shame around York for some time after !

I was later to attend a course at the College of Further & Higher Education on Tadcaster Road.  One of my classmates was none other than Andy McMillan who was the left back for York City on that unforgettable day.  Interesting conversations were to be had………

Updated: 11th October 2015 — 10:39 am
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