Match Preview | York City vs Wealdstone

By Ryan Brookes | Image by Matthew Appleby

The Hinshelwood era begins this Saturday at the LNER Community Stadium as City welcome Wealdstone for a crucial six-pointer (3pm kick-off).  

This weekend marks new manager Adam Hinshelwood’s first game in charge of the Minstermen, after he signed terms with the club on Tuesday.

It is also a chance to get back to winning ways on home turf for City, after they were beaten 2-0 away at high-flying Barnet seven days earlier.

Wealdstone have not had so much of a break though, as they head north for the second time this week, following a 3-0 defeat at Rochdale in midweek.

Both sides linger dangerously above the drop zone currently, level on points with Kidderminster, who take up the final relegation spot.

Tickets

Save time, buy online! Supporters can purchase advance tickets online, over the phone on 01904 950950, or in-person from the LNER Community Stadium.

Advance ticket prices for this fixture are as follows:

  • Adult: £22
  • Concession (60+): £17
  • Student: £10
  • Age 14-18: £10
  • Age 8-13: £7
  • Age 2-7*: Free
  • Carers*: Free

*Can only be claimed from the ticketing office.

Please note that prices increase by £1 if purchased on matchday.

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.

Adam Hinshelwood’s pre-match thoughts

Away Fans

Wealdstone supporters will be situated in the West Stand Overflow (WH & WI) for Saturday’s fixture.

Tickets can be purchased using the ‘Away Fans’ section on the club’s official online ticketing platform, over the phone on 01904 950950, or in-person on the day of the game.

Hospitality

We are pleased to announce that ex-player Tony Canham will join Iain Dunn as our hospitality guest for Saturday’s fixture.

Hospitality in the LNER Lounge is still available to purchase here, with the dining option closing at 3pm on Thursday.

Doors open at 12:30pm for Hospitality guests.

Parking

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 two 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.

Match Programme/50:50 Draw

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 new signing Charlie Allen, Adam Hinshelwood’s first set of notes, and much more!

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

Prizes

  • 1st Prize: Main cash prize (the remaining total of 50% minus 2nd and 3rd prize)
  • 2nd Prize: £50
  • 3rd Prize: £25
Foundation Fan Zone Stage (Sponsored by Jorvik Radio) Music – Sponsored by Jorvik Radio

Ned Swarbrick will join us pre-match on the Foundation Fan Zone Stage – sponsored by Jorvik Radio!

Over the last 18 months Ned Swarbrick has been, not so quietly, establishing himself on the local music scene with indie 3-piece The Corsairs. However, with his latest solo material he demonstrates the more intimate side of his writing, delivering songs full of passion with a maturity that belies his years.

You can find Ned on Instagram at @nedswarbrick.

Y22 Bus Service

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

The Y22 operates 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 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.

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, here are some alternatives: