The key facts for big game

Bootham Crescent

Anyone nervous? York City’s biggest game for years kicks off in just over an hour. And we are live blogging the game, the build-up and the aftermath.

City play Altrincham behind closed doors at Bootham Crescent. Altrincham won through 3-2 against Chester.

Here are a few facts about the match:

The game will be played behind closed doors, but a live stream from the National League is available here for £5.99.

Should the scoreline be level after 90 minutes, a penalty shootout will determine the winners.

Drinks breaks scheduled mid-way through each half, five substitutions, and up to six substitutes named on the teamsheet.

City has been granted permission from the National League to wear the maroon commemorative kit for our semi-final game. The shirt features the famous white ‘Y-Front’ design of the mid-Seventies along with the club’s original coat of arms and current club crest.

Steve Watson has named a 24-man squad, which you can see here.