Date: 27th July 2016 at 11:32am
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York City are straight back in action this evening with a visit to non-league neighbours Harrogate Town (kick-off 7.30pm).

Manager Jackie McNamara is set to select a mixed team combining youth and experience, while using the 3G playing surface as important preparation for the opening National League clash at Maidsone United in ten days time.

The City players were also due to train on it next week as part of their ongoing build-up to the big kick-off on 6th August.

New goalkeeper Luke Simpson, Franklyn Clarke, Kaine Felix, Charlie Wardle, Reece Thompson, Tyler Walton and Nick Kennedy were all unused substitutes against Doncaster Rovers last night and should therefore be involved.

Meanwhile, midfield pair Danny Galbraith and Matty Dixon, together with striker Richard Brodie, weren’t included either and are similarly expected to feature, while defender Matt Fry missed the Doncaster game with an ankle knock but may recover in time.

“There are a few lads who needs a game,” McNamara admitted to The Press. “Matty Dixon has missed the last few with a thigh, Brodie will get as close to 90 minutes, Reece Thompson, Danny Galbraith, and a few young lads will make their debut from the Academy.

“We will give them a taste and see how they handle the physicality of playing Harrogate.”

Admission prices for the game are adults £10.00, concessions £5.00 and under-18s £1.00.