York City manager: 'Cup win can put smiles back on faces'

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York City's manager, Gary Mills, has apologised to fans for being relegated, but hopes a Wembley cup final can still put smiles back on faces.

After being relegated for a second season in a row, someYork City fans have been calling for chairman, Jason McGill to step down.

The Minstermen will play next season in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football.

On Saturday the needed a win to stay in the National League.

However it ended in a 2-2 draw with Forest Green Rovers.

This is what some fans told ITV News after the match:

Meanwhile, York manager Gary Mills has urged fans to 'stay proud' and has said that he wants to stay at Bootham Crescent.

Gary Mills. Credit: PA Wire/PA Archive/PA Images

With the upcoming trip to Wembley Stadium on the horizon for the FA Trophy final with Macclesfield Town, Mills urged the fans to see it as the start of next season - and a chance to put smiles back on the faces of the fans by bringing silverware back to North Yorkshire.