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Steve Watson signs contract extension

29th July 2020

The York City Football Club board can now announce that Manager Steve Watson’s contract has been extended.

Following a successful 2019/2020 campaign, which was thwarted by the global Covid-19 pandemic, Watson remains positive and optimistic about the forthcoming season.

Manager Steve Watson said: “I’m thrilled to be staying at York City FC, there is so much to be excited about at the club both on and off the pitch.

“Before the pandemic the team were going in the right direction and we certainly felt that we had a chance to win the league. Now, Micky and I are determined to finish the job next season.”

Chairman Jason McGill added: “The board are pleased to extend Steve’s contract with York City Football Club.

“The club had a great 2019/2020 campaign, we finished top of the league and were primed for promotion, which is testimony to Steve, his staff and players.

“We have been impressed with his approach, both on and off the pitch, and look forward to seeing what Steve can do this coming season.”

Assistant Manager Micky Cummins will also remain at York City FC, he added: “I’m excited to stay with the club and I’m looking forward to the challenge ahead.

“It’s a great club with great support. The fans are especially important and will play a key role in supporting us as we move forward into next season and transition to the new stadium.”

The club now look forward to the 2020/2021 season which will commence on 3rd October 2020, starting with the FA Cup 2nd qualifying round.

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