Head-to-head record of Scarborough v York City clashes

York City have the slight upper hand in their head-to-head record against Scarborough teams over the years.

Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 1:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 1:38 pm
Neil Redfearn puts Scarborough FC 3-0 ahead in the 5-1 win against York City at the McCain Stadium on Boxing Day 2004
Neil Redfearn puts Scarborough FC 3-0 ahead in the 5-1 win against York City at the McCain Stadium on Boxing Day 2004

The only meeting between the Minstermen and Scarborough Athletic ended in a 2-0 win for visitors City at Queensgate in the NRCFA Senior Cup, in February 2008, thanks to second-half goals from Mark Robinson and Adam Boyes.

The historical head-to-head record between York and Scarborough FC is very close, with the Minstermen winning seven league and cup games, Boro winning six and four ending in draws.

Brian Wake levels for Scarborough FC in the 2-2 Conference draw in January 2006

Scarborough FC claimed a 3-1 win at York in the FA Cup first round in November 1932, then York won 3-2 in November 1954, also in the FA Cup first round, and City triumphed again in December 1978 in the second round, this time by a 3-0 scoreline.

The first meetings between the sides in the Barclays League fourth division both ended in goalless draws in 1988-89.

The following season saw Scarborough lost 3-1 at home to York in November, but Boro won 2-1 at Bootham Crescent in February thanks to a double from Paul Dobson.

In 1990-91 the sides played out a 2-2 draw at the McCain Stadium, Boro's goals coming from a George Oghani penalty and a Lee Hirst effort.

The Scarborough FC and York City teams emerge from the tunnel at the McCain Stadium before the Conference game in December 2004, which ended in a 5-1 win for Boro

City won the return fixture by a 2-0 margin in April.

in 1991-92 a John Ashdijan goal was the only consolation from a 4-1 loss at Bootham Crescent in October, but Boro claimed victory thanks a solitary Ashdijan effort in April.

The following campaign saw Boro striker Darren Foreman smash in a hat-trick and Tommy Mooney the other as they triumphed 4-2 in December 1992, with York winning the return game 1-0 in April.

The next two derbies were played in the Conference in the 2004-05 season, with Boro winning both games.

In the Boxing Day game at the McCain Stadium Boro romped to a 5-1 win thanks to goals from Neil Redfearn (2), Tyrone Thompson, Tony Hackworth and Ashley Lyth.

Boro completed the double a week later at York thanks to last-gasp goals from Chris Senior and Hackworth in a 2-0 win.

City gained revenge in the following season in the Boxing Day game, winning 3-1 at home through goals from Andy Bishop, Clayton Donaldson and David McGurk, Brian wake notching for the Seasiders.

The return game at the McCain Stadium a week later ended in a 2-2 draw thanks to a late leveller from Chris Hughes,after a Bishop double, either side of a Wake effort, looked to have sealed a win for the visitors.