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Coulson "delighted" with new York deal

York City striker Michael Coulson has expressed his delight at signing a new two-year contract with the Minstermen.

The 26-year-old, from Scarborough, told the club's official website:

"I'm delighted to have re-signed for the club. I think my hard work over the season has paid off, and all I wanted to do is stay at York. I can't wait to get started again in Pre-Season".

– Michael Coulson, York City FC

Coulson signs new deal with York City

York City striker Michael Coulson Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Archive/Press Association Images

York City have confirmed that striker Michael Coulson has signed a new two-year deal with the club.

The 26-year-old's contract had been due to expire this summer but the forward has now committed his future to the Minstermen after the club offered him a new deal earlier this week.

Coulson, who joined York as a free agent in June 2012, scored seven goals in 36 appearances last season.

The club has also offered a new contract to defender Lanre Oyebanjo.


York City head to Fleetwood

Off to Lancashire: the Minstermen will take on Fleetwood Town tomorrow night. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
York City players talking to a local radio journalist. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
York City will need to overturn a one goal deficit from the first leg. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

York City are now travelling to Lancashire for their League Two play-off semi-final second leg match against Fleetwood Town tomorrow night.

The Minstermen left Bootham Crescent on a coach at 2pm today. The team are due to arrive at their hotel in Blackpool later this afternoon.

Nigel Worthington's side are 1-0 down from the first leg after former York midfielder Matty Blair scored the only goal of the game on Monday night.Kick-off is tomorrow (Friday 16 May) at 19.45pm.

Chambers leaves York City

Ashley Chambers has left York City for Cambridge United Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Winger Ashley Williams has left York City and signed for Cambridge United on a free transfer.

The 23-year-old has agreed a deal to join the Conference Premier side until the end of the season, with an option of a further 12 months.

Williams joined York in November 2010 and went on to make 140 appearances for the club, scoring 23 goals.

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