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York City starting line-up v Hartlepool: Flinders, Lowe, Winfield, Zubar, McCoy, Summerfield, Penn, Berrett, Tutonda, Oliver, Thompson
Pools unchanged: Bartlett, Duckworth, Harrison, Worley, Carroll, Magnay, Featherstone, Woods, Fenwick, Paynter, Bingham.
York City face Premier League side Newcastle United in a pre-season friendly at Bootham Crescent tonight.
The Minstermen haven't won any of their opening five pre-season fixtures. While the Magpies have won just twice, a 1-0 win away to Gateshead and a 1-0 victory against Sacramento Republic on the club's tour of the USA.
Meanwhile, Middlesbrough face Barnsley at Oakwell in a pre-season friendly this evening.
Both matches are scheduled for a 7:45pm kick-off.
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Middlesbrough have confirmed the club are staging a pre-season friendly match against York City.
Boro will face the Minstermen at Bootham Crescent on July 11 (12pm) in the club's first senior friendly ahead of the 2015/16 Championship season.
It's also confirmed that Middlesbrough will travel to Doncaster Rovers on Saturday July 25 (3pm).
The club is expected to confirm further pre-season games in due course. It’s anticipated that there will be a fixture at the Riverside on Saturday August 1.
Former York City footballer Clarke Carlisle has been banned for three years and ordered to do 150 hours of unpaid community work after being found guilty of drink-driving.
The wife of former Burnley skipper Clarke Carlisle has told how she pleaded with her husband not to die following a suicide bid.
In an interview with the The Sun Gemma said: 'Nothing could prepare me for what I saw. There was so much blood. It was everywhere. His face was twice the size. His eyes were bulging out and they were filled with blood.'
It comes a day after Clarke revealed he intentionally leapt out in front of a lorry days before Christmas as he battled depression.
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