Both sides failed to run away with the lead and on 15 minutes of play they had three points apiece .
Scores were slow to come in the first half, and it was only two points apiece after 20 minutes.
Instead the home team began to dictate the exchanges although it still remained nil apiece come half time.
A goal apiece in the extra period meant the teams still couldn't be separated.
Vendors sold whistles and hooters for a pound apiece , their faces familiar from less exalted events.
However both sides would have to be happy with a point apiece in a brilliant game, which was a delight to watch.
The home side held their own with one of the league favourites as both teams retired two goals apiece at the break.
With two wins apiece from their opening two games, England currently head both the men's and women's tables.
Referee John Underhill resisted the temptation to produce any more punishment than a yellow card apiece .
York City's two matches this week realised a point apiece but in all other aspects it was a week of contrasts for the Minstermen.