Have York City’s wonderful supporters finally given up on promotion with still four games of their season remaining?
Successive defeats without even managing a single goal against neighbours Harrogate Town and Nuneaton Town suddenly leave their club appearing unlikely to make the end-of-season play-offs.
That means it’s now just one point from the last nine available heading towards the final couple of weeks of the campaign. It’s little surprise that the mood of the City faithful has turned increasingly dark …
— Tony Cole (@Yorktone) April 11, 2018
As it stands, York are still seventh in the table – the final place of the, remember, newly-introduced extended play-off system – and a couple of points clear of Chorley, who though crucially now have two games in hand.
Meanwhile, Blyth Spartans are a further three points behind but would again overtake the Minstermen should they win their two outstanding fixtures.
However, those two clubs actually meet at Victory Park this weekend, with City simultaneously travelling to struggling Gainsborough Trinity.
Therefore somebody is going to lose ground – but as their rivals directly clash in Cheshire, do York have what it takes to take maximum advantage?
I’m an avid watcher of York City home and away. I have a shift at work next Saturday and aren’t in the slightest disappointed. It just shows how the club I love has let me down due to those running it and playing for it. #ycfc
— Sam James Wade (@SamJamesWade) April 11, 2018
York City are an absolute joke of a club. Beaten week in, week out by part-time teams. None of our players, bar a few deserve to be called professional footballers or draw a wage for their work. Gray out. #YCFC
— Dave Hughes (@Dave_Hughes) April 10, 2018
I wouldn't think twice in the past about traveling to Torquay or Weymouth to watch #ycfc now its a chore to motivate my self to watch them at home The club has serious bridges to build. It's not the club I fell in love with. At least the matchday music will be more modern though
— Matthew White (@MPW1981) April 11, 2018
North Yorkshire’s second best team. #ycfc
— Keith Walwyn Statue (@Walwynstatue) April 7, 2018
To be completely honest, I dont think we will be making the playoffs.
Imagine coming to that conclusion early april in sixth tier football…
When being full-time pro’s…#YCFC
— Swedish Minstermen (@MinstermenSWE) April 7, 2018
We are now 22 points behind Harrogate Town. Dear oh dear #ycfc
— adam bilton (@billoofyork) April 10, 2018
I forgot we was even playing tonight, shows how much I’ve fallen out of love with York… what an absolute shambles of a club #ycfc
— lewis rennison (@renno0504) April 10, 2018
Was better watching Mills team in a relegation battle last year than watching Grays team in the playoffs this …. pathetic #ycfc
— Stuart Garrington (@StuGarrington) April 10, 2018
Me: *spends two hours telling the Mrs how bad #ycfc were today*
Wife: just sack it off for a bit.
Wife: it'll help clear your head.
Wife: Fancy IKEA next Saturday?
Me: What? It's Gainsborough away!
— Spirit of Eighty Four (@YCSP84) April 7, 2018
Wow…Barcelona fans crying in the stands. Please ????????Come back to me when you've lost a game against Part-time team containing builders,plumbers and co despite being fully professional and having one of the biggest budgets in the league!! #YCFC
— Wayne Fawcett (@waynefawcett) April 10, 2018
Still over 3000 Home supporters after years of decline and misery. Deserve so much better. there is no lowest point with this club ???? #ycfc
— Al Goforth (@Al_Goforth) April 7, 2018
This bunch of absolute wasters who are so called ballers are a disgrace to the #ycfc shirt, can't compete against part time players, manager is clueless doesn't know best team or formation will be lucky to finish top 10. Need a fresh start next season
— Garry Gibb (@GarryGibb) April 10, 2018
Gray and co need to go. Put super Jon and Andy Mac in tomorrow. It can’t be any worse #ycfc
— Jonathan Sykes (@ycfcpike) April 10, 2018
— Tom Hebblethwaite (@THebblethwaite) April 10, 2018