Worthington appointed as York manager

York City have appointed Nigel Worthington as the club's new manager after Gary Mills was sacked over the weekend

Worthington ready for York challenge

Nigel Worthington has spoken for the first time since his appointment as manager of York City.

The former Northern Ireland boss has been brought in as a replacement for Gary Mills, who was sacked after the club's 2-0 defeat to Bradford City on Saturday.

Worthington said he was ready for the challenge of keeping the Minstermen in League Two.

York release statement after Worthington appointment

Nigel Worthington has been appointed as the new manager of York City following the sacking of Gary Mills.

A club statement read:

The decision to appoint Nigel was based on his solid Football League experience, his strong coaching ability and his extensive knowledge of players throughout the leagues.

The York City Board of Directors welcomes Nigel Worthington to the Club and looks forward to working with him.

– Club statement, York City FC

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Worthington appointed as York boss

Nigel Worthington has been appointed York City manager Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire/Press Association Images

York City have appointed former Northern Ireland boss Nigel Worthington has their new manager.

The 51-year-old replaces outgoing manager Gary Mills, who was sacked after Saturday's 2-0 home defeat to Bradford. A poor run of results has left them just four points above the relegation zone.

As well as Northern Ireland, Worthington has previously managed Blackpool, Norwich City and Leicester City.