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YEOVIL Town conceded eight goals on the opening day of last season; they scored first against a Luton Town side managed by ex-Glover Nathan Jones but their inexperienced team collapsed and left them with the job of living down an 8-2 scoreline. There were lessons to be learned and manager Darren Way is a quick …

1st August 2018 in: Football, Yeovil Town

STEVE Phillips, the goalkeeper who played his last Football League match for Crewe Alexandra five years ago, could have a key role as Darren Way lines up the squad that he is desperate to get into the promotion race in League Two next season. Phillips, born in Bath and a regular in the Bristol City …

26th April 2018 in: Football, Yeovil Town
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Yeovil Town owners John Fry and Norman Hayward are coming under pressure from fans to sell the club Manager Darren Way worked hard in the summer to assemble a squad good enough to challenge the top teams in Sky Bet Two but some recent performances have a section of fans calling for him to be …

17th December 2017 in: Yeovil Town
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“Don’t they know its Christmas?” asked one Yeovil Town fan who was not among the 886 who headed for Huish Park on Tuesday to see AFC Wimbledon become the third League One team to be beaten by the Glovers in cup competitions this season. The Yeovil hierarchy have been blamed for a lot of things …

10th December 2017 in: Yeovil Town
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By noon on Tuesday mighty Manchester City were reported to have sold just nine tickets for that night’s Checkatrade Trophy match at Bradford. The final total of fans willing to forsake City’s home Carabao Cup tie with Wolves in order to travel to Yorkshire with the under-21s was not revealed but as the final gate …

29th October 2017 in: Yeovil Town
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Huish Park fans, puzzled by the disappearance of new right-back Daniel Alfei, and who have been asking “What’s it all about, Alfei?” had the answer in the past week – he’s out for the season after an anterior cruciate ligament injury. The 25-year-old will not play again this season but hopes to be back to …

15th October 2017 in: Yeovil Town
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Harry Redknapp spent his first full day at Huish Park on Thursday and was an instant hit with Yeovil Town manager Darren Way and his players. “If you can’t learn from a man with 1,450 games as a manager on his CV there must be something wrong,” said a happy Way. Redknapp, whose own career …

8th October 2017 in: Yeovil Town
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Thirteen could prove a lucky number for Darren Way. The Yeovil Town boss nipped in just before the transfer window closed to bring Matt Worthington to Huish Park from Bournemouth on loan until January, and both clubs believe that he could be the man to play a big part in leading the Glovers back into …

18th September 2017 in: Yeovil Town
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There was much wringing of hands and gnashing of teeth ten years ago – on November 18, 2007, to be precise – when only 4,408 fans turned up to watch Gillingham play at Huish Park in the Football League. We were assured that the lowest gate in Yeovil Town’s brief history in the big League …

17th September 2017 in: Yeovil Town
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WE all know that one swallow doesn’t make a summer, but Yeovil Town fans believe that at long last they have a striker who can score ten League goals in a season. Official records show that top man Francois Zoko had eight last term. The previous year Ryan Bird scored eight, and in 2014-15 James …

1st September 2017 in: Yeovil Town