York have appointed former Northern Ireland boss, Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday player Nigel Worthington as their new manager.
The Minstermen sacked Gary Mills following Saturday's 2-0 defeat at home to Bradford - a result which left them 18th in npower League Two and four points above the relegation zone.
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The 39-year-old met the club's owners on Wednesday night and is understood to have told them of his decision to leave.