Match Preview | York City vs Oxford City

By Brad Saxton | Image by Matthew Appleby

The Minstermen are back at home on Tuesday evening in the Vanarama National League when we take on Oxford City at the LNER Community Stadium.  

Neal Ardley’s side head into this fixture looking to bounce back to winning ways after falling to defeat on Saturday at home to Hartlepool United, which ended the Minstermen’s four-match unbeaten run in all competitions.

Following promotion to the fifth tier of English Football last season via the National League South playoffs, Oxford City have found life in the National League tough so far, but a 4-0 victory on the road against Ebbsfleet United on Saturday saw them pick up a crucial three points.

Tuesday’s fixture will also be the first-ever meeting between the two sides as both the Minstermen and Oxford know three points could be crucial for their side as both teams look to move away from the drop zone.

Match Sponsor

The Minstermen welcome YDL Distribution and Logistics as match and ball sponsor for our latest home game against Oxford City on Tuesday night.

YDL are one of Yorkshire and the North East’s largest independent carriers of parcels and pallets. YDL specialise in next day and economy distribution of parcels and pallets. Their services are secure, signed for, track-able and managed by their in house customer care teams at their depot’s in York and Darlington.

We hope everybody connected with YDL Distribution and Logistics enjoy their evening with us at the LNER Community Stadium.


Save time, buy online! Supporters can purchase advance tickets online, over the phone or in-person from the LNER Community Stadium.

Advance ticket prices for this fixture are as follows:

  • Adult – £22
  • Concession (60+) – £17
  • Student – £10 (Can only be bought from ticketing office with Student ID to be shown)
  • Age 14-18 – £10
  • Age 8-13 – £7
  • Age 2-7* – Free (Can only be claimed from the ticketing office)
  • Age 0-1* – Free (Can only be claimed from the ticketing office in advance. East & West Stand top 5 rows only)
  • Carers** – Free

* Please Note – Prices for Adults, Concessions, Students, Ages 14-18 and 8-13 increase by £1 if purchased on matchday.

The fixture is NOT all ticket and pay on the day is available at the ticket booth located at the exterior of the West Stand. However, we encourage online sales.

All supporters purchasing online must input a valid email address on their account in order to receive their ticket. When logging in to the online system, you can use your email address as your supporter number.

Away Fans

Oxford City supporters will be situated in the West Stand Overflow (WG, WH & WI) for Tuesday’s fixture.

Tickets can be purchased using the ‘Away Fans’ section on the club’s official online ticketing platform.


We are pleased to announce that Derek Hood will join Iain Dunn as our hospitality guest for Tuesday evening’s fixture.

The former defender started his career at West Bromwich Albion, before going on to feature for Hull City before joining the Minstermen in 1980.

Over the next seven years, he made over 300 appearances for the Minstermen, and was named York’s Clubman of the Year for the 1982-83 campaign.

Hospitality bookings have now closed for this fixture.

Doors open at 6pm for Hospitality guests on Tuesday evening.


Matchday parking spaces in the Monks Cross Park & Ride car park can be booked here for £5.

A full guide to parking around the LNER Community Stadium can be found here.

Please note, parking spaces in other areas of the Vangarde Shopping Park site are restricted to a maximum of 2 hours on matchdays.

We ask that any supporters planning on parking in residential areas to please respect our neighbours, pay attention to any parking restrictions, and avoid blocking access to any driveways.

Matchday Programme and 50/50 Raffle

A 52-page physical matchday programme is available for this fixture and will be sold at every open turnstile by programme sellers for £3. This week’s edition features an exclusive interview with midfielder Alex Woodyard, a write-up on last week’s 394 Sports Presentation by Co-Chairs Matt and Julie-Anne Uggla, an update from general manager Darren Kelly, and much more!

50/50 Raffle tickets will also be available to purchase ahead of the game, as well as online by clicking here, from sellers in high-vis jackets at every open turnstile right up until kick-off, with some great prizes up for grabs.

  • 1st Prize: Main Cash Prize
  • 2nd Prize: £50
  • 3rd Prize: £25
  • 4th Prize: Two tickets to a ‘Fish and Chip Cruise’ with City Cruises York
Foundation Fan Zone Stage Music – Sponsored by Jorvik Radio

Everything After Midnight will be our Foundation Fan Zone Stage entertainment for this weekend’s game.

Everything After Midnight are a female fronted five-piece from York, England. Harnessing a sound inspired by the likes of Phoebe Bridgers, The Beths, and Wolf Alice, an EAM track can land anywhere between upbeat jangle and sincere ambience.

Having played to sold out crowds in all of their hometown’s venues, EAM have earned support slots across the UK with acts such as The Lounge Society, Do Nothing, The Oozes, Circa Waves and LIFE.

Follow Everything After Midnight on Social Media

Y22 Bus Service

The Y22 Shuttle Bus service, kindly organised by York City Supporters Trust and First York, will be running for this fixture.

The Y22 service runs from two hours before kick-off and after the game until the ground is clear, up to 90 minutes after the full-time whistle. This increases the frequency of buses running between Stonebow in the City Centre and the Monks Cross Park & Ride stop, as well as freeing up capacity on the existing number 9 route.

Fans wishing to use the service will need to purchase the Y22 tickets from the First Bus app, which are priced at:

  • Adult return: £3.50
  • Child/Concessionary return: £2
  • Adult single: £2
  • Child/Concessionary single: £1

No other tickets are valid on the service.

Previous Meetings

Tuesday evening’s game will be the first-ever meeting between the Minstermen and Oxford City.

Keep updated with the game

As always, the best way to follow the game is in the ground. If you can’t make it to the LNER Community Stadium however, here are some alternatives:

Matchday Information/FAQs

For full travel information please click here.

For Car Parking information please click here.