Month: September 2019

NEWS | BT Sport to showcase Dover clash at Huish Park

The Glovers’ National League clash against Dover at Huish Park will be shown live on BT Sport.

Taking place on Saturday 16th November, the clash between two sides currently sat in the play-offs has been selected for television coverage. Due to this, kick-off will now take place at 5:20pm.

The visitors Dover currently find themselves sat in sixth place with 23 points, five behind the in-form green and whites.

This will be Town’s second appearance on BT Sport this season, previously featuring against Barrow in August.

INTERVIEW | Sarll grateful for fan support

Darren Sarll’s Yeovil Town extended the club’s winning run to seven after an eventful 3-1 victory over Bromley on Saturday. 

The meeting with the side sitting at the top of the National League table bought a bumper crowd to Huish Park.

3,960 fans crammed into the green and whites’ home to witness a battling victory over the previously unbeaten Ravens.

Speaking to YTTV on the special moments with the fans, the gaffer said:

“Let’s get behind Scott (Priestnall), let’s get behind me and my lads. You can see how much it means to them. 

“They love that moment at the end. Even before the game I heard them singing that song in the dressing room, that song’s driving me mad now!

“We’ll always make sure that the outcome is thought of last, and in that moment, when you’ve actually won the game, you can celebrate with such a great group of fans.”

The Glovers came out on top, through goals from Charlie Lee, Jimmy Smith and a Marc-Anthony Okoye own goal.

Despite the hard-fought victory, Sarll feels his side can still play much better.

“For the first 15 minutes of the game, regardless of the stoppage, I thought we were awful, really sloppy. We lacked focus, concentration, vigour.

“When we went 1-0 down, I thought we deserved to be 1-0 down. However, once we got the lead at 2-1, I thought that the play was us.

“During the first 15 minutes today, we showed a real lack of focus and I think that’s the responsibility of the manager. Trust me they won’t be able to produce that rubbish again.

“We’re going to make sure that we re-address our performance levels and while we concentrate on our journey, and the bits you have to do to win.”

The clash with the Ravens began with a lengthy delay as Rhys Murphy and Mark Cousins collided on the edge of the box with both players seemingly knocked-out and later substituted.

‘’Rhys (Murphy) is fine, I’m not sure on (Mark) Cousins but everyone at Yeovil sends their best wishes to him to make a speedy recovery, I hope it’s not too long. 

‘’It’s one of those things in football, it’s a competitive game and a contact sport, unfortunately we all put ourselves at risk when we step out there.’’

Since Sarll spoke with YTTV, Bromley have confirmed that Cousins travelled back to Greater London with his teammates.

INTERVIEW | Dickinson’s delight with second half showing

Carl Dickinson helped extend Yeovil Town’s winning streak to seven games after beating top of the league Bromley on Saturday.

The full-back proved to be an influential figure, providing an assist from a free kick, for Charlie Lee’s goal to make it 3-1.

Dickinson has been key for the Glovers throughout the winning run, the defender has started and played 90 minutes in all of the seven wins, starting the run with a win against former club Notts County. 

Speaking to YTTV, after the win against top of the table Bromley, Dickinson said:

“We got dragged into a bit of sloppiness really. We didn’t really get into our game.

“I thought we came out as a different team in the second half, right on the front foot again.

“There was a bit of luck with the second goal, but you need that sometimes. After that there was only going to be one winner – I thought that in the second half we were different class.”

The last time that Yeovil Town won seven games in a row was in the 2012/13 season – the season that saw the green and whites promoted to the Championship.

With more tough games coming up for Darren Sarll’s team, Dickinson has waved away the possibility of complacency.

“We want to keep this feeling going, it’s an unbelievable feeling so we don’t want to let go of it.  

“We’re under no illusions what this league is going to be like. If you don’t battle, you’re going to come unstuck.

“We know at times that it isn’t going to look pretty, and we are going to have to dig in.

“Over the past seven games you’ve seen us dig in, with our quality alongside that, we’re always going to have a chance in games.

“When everyone is fit, its one hell of a squad, especially for a non-league team.

“We’re doing well at the minute, we’re working our socks off for each other, and that’s how it should be.”

MATCH REPORT | Yeovil Town 3 – 1 Bromley

In a fiery affair between two sides battling for promotion, Yeovil Town came out on top thanks to Jimmy Smith, Charlie Lee and a calamitous own-goal. 

Bromley would play almost the entire match with defender Chris Bush in goal after Mark Cousins was injured in a collision with Rhys Murphy.

In a game filled to the brim with talking points, the Glovers would claim the three points to extend the club’s winning run to seven. 

Darren Sarll made one change from the side that beat Aldershot on Tuesday night.

Midfielder Lee returned to the side after a overcoming a back injury, replacing Albi Skendi at the base of Yeovil’s diamond.     

The game began with a lengthy delay, Murphy and Bromley goalkeeper Cousins collided after chasing a loose ball. Both players were seemingly knocked out and both sides were forced into a change. Murphy was replaced by Lawson D’Ath and due to the Ravens not having a substitute goalkeeper Cousins was replaced by Chris Bush in the net.

After a 17 minute stoppage, play resumed with Cousins stretchered off the pitch and Murphy walking down the tunnel to be examined by the physio.

The visitors would take the lead with the first chance of the game in the 19th minute, after Alfie Doughty’s floated cross was the flicked across goal by Joe Kizzi, the ball fell into the path of Michael Cheek to slot home the opener. 

Doughty’s bright start continued as he burst beyond Craig Alcock and made his way one on one with Adam Smith. However, the Yeovil goalkeeper stood tall and denied Bromley their second of the afternoon.

The green and whites would equalise in the third minute of the 19 added on for stoppage time. Some great work from D’Ath sent his marker flying, the midfielder then sent in an inch-perfect delivery which was met by J. Smith to emphatically head home. 

Lee would go close just minutes later, after his long-throw was cleared by the Bromley back-line, the midfielder followed up and fired first time but his effort went narrowly over the bar. 

Earlier goalscorer Cheek spurned a great chance as the half came to a close, after a cross from Doughty, the forward connected with a diving header but his effort flew over the bar.

Half-time brought some much needed respite after a fiery affair, which the referee had struggled to control.

The second half began with Yeovil on the front foot. Hippolyte looked a bright spark after the restart, continually driving beyond his marker on the right flank.

Following a cleared corner, full-back Kizzi would go close for the visitors in the 57th minute as he lost his marker at the back post and headed into the side-netting. 

Omotayo spurned a great opportunity in the 66th minute, after some intricate passing, Alcock found himself in space to cross. The full-back found Omotayo excellently but the tall forward headed his effort straight into the gloves of Bush. 

Yeovil would take the lead thanks to a dreadful error by Bromley captain, Marc-Anthony Okoye. After Alcock’s cross, being put under pressure by Omotayo, the defender panicked and sent the ball through the legs of Bush.

The Glovers would add a third in spectacular fashion. Wilkinson floated a ball into the path of Lee who lobbed the goalkeeper with a wonderful looping header to put the result beyond doubt. 

In a unique turn of events, the referee sent off a Yeovil ballboy due to claims of time-wasting. 

The game would finally have a quiet spell in the final moments as Yeovil battled hard to claim all three points.

 

Yeovil Town: A.Smith; Alcock, Collins, Wilkinson, Dickinson; Lee, Worthington (Tilley), Hippolyte, J.Smith (Skendi); Murphy (D’Ath), Omotayo.

Bookings: Lee, Worthington, Omotayo, Wilkinson.

Subs not used: Bradbury, Hutton.

 

Bromley: Cousins (Holland); Kizzi, Wood, Anthony Okoye, Coulson (McCoulsky), Cheek, Bingham, Bush, Hackett-Fairchild, Rees, Doughty (Clifton).

Bookings: Bush, Kizzi.

Subs not used:  Mekki, Klass.

 

WHAT’S ON | Yeovil Town v Bromley

With activities and offers throughout the day, here’s all that’s happening:

Kids for a Quid!

New chairman Scott Priestnall is giving all juniors the chance to watch the Glovers for just £1, meaning a family of two adults and two juniors can back the green and whites from as little as £28!

Young Glovers (16 and under) can make the most of the £1 offer by purchasing in advance or on the day, although advanced purchase is advised to avoid anticipated matchday queues.

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Tickets

Supporters can save up to £3 by purchasing their tickets ahead of midday on Saturday either online or via the ticket office!

How to buy:
In person: visit the Huish Park ticket office
Phone: 01935 847888
Online: Click here

Supporter Guides

Your first trip to Huish Park? Find maps, information and more with our guides.
Click here for home fans.
Click here for away fans.

Half-time entertainment!

Yeovil Town Community Sports Trust will be hosting their popular ’60 Second Shootout’ challenge where three lucky children will take to the Huish Park pitch to see how many penalties they can score when up against the clock!

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Huish Pint

The supporters bar – situated behind the 3G pitch and adjacent to the Thatchers Gold stand – will be open from 12 o’clock to both home and away supporters. Complete with Sky Sports, hot and cold refreshments and seating, head along pre-match and even pre-order your half-time drinks to beat the queues!

Junior Glovers Family Cabin

Packed full of pre-match activities including the latest game consoles and FIFA 19, head along to the Family Cabin for Glovers themed entertainment. Situated at the end of the Tamburino Stand and adjacent to the Thatchers Gold Terrace, the cabin is often visited by special guests including the Jolly Green Giant and members of the first team. Open from 1pm.

Read all about it!

Issue seven of the matchday magazine, Green & White, will be available around the ground and in the Club Store and boasts 48-pages crammed full of content. Available for just £2.50, make sure you pick up issue three which includes an interview with cover star Luke Wilkinson. Find out what else is inside!

You can also order your programmes on a match-by-match basis or have them delivered to your door with a season subscription. For full details, click here.

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Support the Young Glovers

The Academy will be in action at Huish Park with the under-8s, 16s and 18s all on display.

The under-16s kick-off on the 3G at 10.30am with the under-18s on the top pitch at 11am. The under-8s will follow on the 3G. 

Manarama collection

For a second successive season, The National League has once again changed its competition name on a temporary basis in support of official charity partners Prostate Cancer UK.

Supporters will be able to donate to the cause around the ground, including the supporters’ gazebo which will be placed outside of the ticket office. 

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PREVIEW | Yeovil Town v Bromley

The Glovers host top of the league Bromley on Saturday (3pm) in the first meeting with the Ravens since April 1997. 

Both sides come into the fixture in red-hot form; with Town on a run of six consecutive victories and Bromley unbeaten since the start of the season. 

After comfortably dispatching Halifax Town when they sat on the top of the league three weeks ago, the green and whites will be hoping to topple league leaders for the second time this month.

The visitors produced a strong showing in midweek against fellow title challengers Woking, winning 1-0 and extending their lead at the top to four points. 

With promotion the ambition for both sides, Saturday’s encounter could offer a clearer picture to who will be playing in the Football League next season. 

Head-to-Head

The Glovers have a history of good fortune against Bromley, with Town boasting nine wins to Bromley’s one. 

Saturday’s fixture will be the first meeting between the two sides since April 1997 when a Howard Forniton double was enough for Town to return to Somerset with three points.

The most memorable victory with Saturday’s visitors came in February 1996 as Huish Park hosted a seven goal thriller which Yeovil came out with a 4-3 victory. 

Officials

Saturday’s match will be overseen by Aaron Jackson.

The referee will take charge of a Yeovil Town fixture for the first time this season.

He will be assisted by Joshua Ainscow and Benjamin Williamson with Shane Mansfield as fourth official. 

Coverage

The pre-match thoughts of Darren Sarll and Craig Alcock can be viewed now on YTTV: 

On matchday, minute-by-minute updates will be provided on YTFC’s official Twitter account and live matchday centre

A full match report will follow on YTFC.net at full time with post-match reaction from the manager and a member of the playing staff following soon after.

Follow our official social media channels:

Twitter – @YTFC
Facebook – YTFCOfficial
Instagram – @ytfcofficial

Ticket News

Saturday’s fixture offers the first opportunity to #PackThePark under the new ownership.

As part of the #PackThePark scheme, there will be a ‘Kids for a Quid’ offer meaning all juniors the chance to watch the Glovers for £1*.

Tickets are on sale through until kick-off with advanced prices available until three hours before kick-off both online and via the ticket office. Advanced purchase is advised to avoid expected matchday queues.

There are several ways for tickets to be purchased:

  • Online (click here)
  • Calling the ticket office on 01935 847888
  • Visiting the ticket office in person

Prices are as follows:

  ONLINE PRE-MATCHDAY MATCHDAY
SEATING      
Adult £16 £17 £19
Senior/Military £14 £15 £17
Young Person £10 £10 £12
Junior £1 £1 £1
       
TERRACE      
Adult £13 £14 £16
Senior/Miliary £11 £12 £14
Young Person £10 £10 £12
Junior £1 £1 £1

 

*when accompanied by a paying adult/senior.

INTERVIEW | Sarll hungry for more victories

The Glovers boss has led his side to six consecutive victories in recent weeks, the club’s best run of form since February 2013.

Sitting top of the form table, the green and whites will now face an unbeaten Ravens side.

However, the gaffer is not resting on his laurels, when speaking to YTTV he said:

“I just want to win Saturday. We’ve had some good results recently; my thirst and hunger are to try and recreate that as much as possible. I just like winning, I like the moment you get with the supporters after we’ve won.

“I’d like 3,000 or 4,000 people to come to Huish Park and share that with us on Saturday.

“Things are on the up at the moment. Football is such a momentary industry, but right here right now, things are going okay. We’re winning games which promotes positivity and gives everyone a pat on the back.

“I know how short this feeling can be. I’ve seen all sides of it, I just enjoy it when it happens and hope I can keep the good feeling happening.

“My only interest over the next few days is to keep high standards and to create a high-performance culture. We need that to keep the momentum and keep winning.”

Saturday’s visitors Bromley sit at the top of the National League and are the only remaining unbeaten side.

Despite not being tipped by many to be this high up in the table at this stage, Sarll is not surprised by the Ravens form.

“I’m not surprised, they’ve not lost so they’re always going to be towards the top. We’ve moved up the table recently because we’ve won games so that’s where we are.

“It’s another game, it’s a good game especially as it meets the moment where Scott (Priestnall) takes his first game as owner at Huish Park and that Bromley are top.

“It all adds to the moment and occasion. However, it’s still 11 vs 11, one ball and two goals.”

INTERVIEW | ‘Feel good factor is back’ – Alcock

With the green and whites on an excellent run of form, Alcock and his teammates return to Huish Park to face Bromley on Saturday (3pm) after six consecutive wins.

Having suffered relegation with the club last season the defender is happy with the season’s progress so far.

Speaking to YTTV on the Glovers’ recent success, he said: “It’s a good place to be at the minute, that’s a testament to the gaffer (Darren Sarll) and the players he’s bought in. It’s still early days at the minute though but we want to keep the run going on Saturday.

“It was always going to take time to bed in, especially with the change in ownership. I think the whole culture of the club has changed. Darren has brought a real togetherness, from the chef, right the way through to the top.

“It was obviously tough last year, but it’s a new season now and sometimes you need to take a step back to go two steps forward. There’s a really good mentality around now though, the feel-good factor is back.”

Yeovil host top of the table Bromley on Saturday, in a clash between the two in-form National League sides.

The Ravens, who are currently unbeaten, will stay top of the league even if they lose, however victory on Saturday for Town will bridge that gap to just one point.

“It’s a great game for us, we don’t want to be complacent but we’re on a good run of form, as they are.

“I know they haven’t been beaten yet but there’s a first time for everything and hopefully that can come Saturday.

“We are fully ready for the big test they (Bromley) offer. We want to go out there and put on a good performance for the fans.”

PROGRAMME | Issue 7 on sale now!

Luke Wilkinson is the latest cover star after a string of heroic performances which included a stint in goal at Solihull Moors last weekend. 

An integral part of the side which has won the last six National League matches in a row, the Somerset-born defender discusses returning ‘home’ and loving life at Huish Park.

The match also marks the first home game since the club changed ownership. New owners Scott Priestnall and Errol Pope will both be in attendance with Scott penning his thoughts inside the programme. 

Meeting Bromley for the first time in over 22 years you can also find out all about the Ravens and who the Glovers will be coming up against. 

Those supporting from further afield can still be part of the matchday experience, with copies available to purchase – subject to availability – online with further details found below.

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Here’s what else you can find inside:

  • Club statistician Nigel Dyson looks at our past meetings with the Ravens
  • The latest from the Academy
  • Darren Sarll shares his thoughts ahead of kick-off
  • Plus plenty more!

Online Programme Purchase

We are once again running our popular programme subscription service. Here are your choices:

Postal Season Subscription
– Physical copy of the matchday programme posted to your home
– Each programme to be posted the day before the match
– Annual subscription of £65 (includes postage) 

Pay per edition
– Not sure on which games you’ll miss? You can pay per edition
– Physical copies will cost £4* (includes postage) and will be posted the day before the match
*maybe more for international postage

For more information, visit our dedicated Programme Subscription page.

TICKETS | Win a Boardroom VIP experience for Saturday

The Glovers host top of the table Bromley in the National League in what will be Scott Priestnall and Errol Pope’s first home match since taking over the club. 

Already introducing a new season ticket offer and relaunching the popular ticket bundle scheme, the new ownership are now extending the chance to join them in the Boardroom this Saturday!

A season ticket holder (plus a guest) and one supporter (plus a guest) who’s bought a ticket in advance will be chosen at random to win the experience which includes:

  • First-floor entry to the Boardroom with Scott Priestnall and Errol Pope
  • Food and drink prior to kick-off
  • A seat in the premium seats in the Main Stand (or keep your chosen seat already purchased)
  • Half-time refreshments
  • A free matchday programme

Existing season ticket holders are automatically entered into the draw but to make sure you’re in with a chance of winning from our pool of matchday tickets, buy yours before MIDDAY on Friday 27th September!

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There are several ways for tickets to be purchased. 

  • Online (click here)
  • Calling the ticket office on 01935 847888
  • Visiting the ticket office in person

Pre-match savings are available up until three hours before kick-off both online and via the ticket office.

Tickets will be available on the day of the game but buy in advance to avoid queues.

TICKETS | #PackThePark this Saturday

Darren Sarll’s side have soared up to fourth in the table to become the form team in the division, teeing up a mouthwatering clash with Bromley who sit top of the pile and unbeaten so far.

New owner Scott Priestnall will attend his first match at Huish Park since completing the takeover and has offered ‘Kids for a Quid‘ and the chance for supporters to enjoy huge savings with a new season ticket offer and relaunched ticket bundle scheme.

On the road for the last two matches, the green and whites have been backed by close to 1,000 supporters across both fixtures and will now look to be roared on by their home faithful. 

Be part of it at Huish Park:

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    ONLINE PRE-MATCHDAY MATCHDAY
SEATING        
Adult   £16 £17 £19
Senior/Military   £14 £15 £17
Young Person   £10 £10 £12
Junior   £1 £1 £1
         
TERRACE        
Adult   £13 £14 £16
Senior/Military   £11 £12 £14
Young Person   £10 £10 £12
Junior   £1 £1 £1

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There are several ways for tickets to be purchased. 

  • Online (click here)
  • Calling the ticket office on 01935 847888
  • Visiting the ticket office in person

Pre-match savings are available up until three hours before kick-off both online and via the ticket office.

Tickets will be available on the day of the game but buy in advance to avoid queues.

REPORT | Aldershot Town 1-3 Yeovil Town

Yeovil Town extened their winning run to six consecutive games against Aldershot Town thanks to goals from Jimmy Smith, Myles Hippolyte and Rhys Murphy.

Victory in Hampshire meant the green and whites continued the club’s best run of form since February 2013.

Despite the visitors pulling level through Max Hunt, the Glovers resilient character shone through to ensure three points would be returning back down the A303 to Huish Park.

Darren Sarll was forced into two changes from the side which beat Solihull Moors on Saturday.

Due to an injury which forced centre-back Luke Wilkinson in goal against Solihull, Liam O’Brien was replaced by new signing Adam Smith on-loan from Forest Green Rovers.

Sarll’s second change was in the midfield as former Leyton Orient man Charlie Lee was replaced by Albi Skendi at the base of the Glover’s diamond. 

After a foul on Smith, the Glovers had their first shooting chance in the third minute. Carl Dickinson took the free-kick from 25-yards out but it sailed well over the bar.

Yeovil would take the lead with the second shot of the game just four minutes later. After a handball shout was waved away by the referee, the Aldershot back-line stopped in their tracks as Hippolyte burst through and put the green and whites ahead.

The hosts would have their first attempt of significance in the 11th minute. Following Connor Shield’s cross being cleared by the Yeovil defence, Jack Powell lashed a speculative effort over the bar.

Town could have made it two goals within the first 15 minutes, a fast counter attack cut through the Aldershot defence as Hippolyte sent through Gold Omotayo, the ball then fell to the feet of Murphy who could not direct his effort into the back of the net.

Aldershot’s threat in the opening stages of the game largely consisted from efforts from distance. Ethan Chislett had the the best effort as his shot deflected just wide for a corner. 

Aldershot would equalise from the resulting corner as defender Max Hunt towered above the Yeovil defense and emphatically head home the leveller. 

Following Aldershot’s equaliser, the game was finely in the balance as neither side could gain a significant strangehold. 

It wouldn’t be until the 35th minute for there to be another sight of goal. After some intricate football, Matt Worthington found space for a cross on the right-wing, his delivery was met by  Murphy but the forward’s header looped over the bar. 

Yeovil’s lead would be restored in the 38th minute, some quick passing between Worthington and Hippolyte freed J.Smith allowing the midfielder to slot home his second Glovers goal in front of the travelling fans. 

The last chance of the half fell to the hosts as attacking midfielder Chislett, who had been a thorn in the Yeovil side all half, powered to the edge of the box and shot, only to have his effort blocked. 

Despite the lead at the break, the hosts had looked threatening on a number of occasions in the first half leaving the National League clash on a knife-edge.

It should have been three in the opening minutes of the second half, a wonderful clipped pass from Skendi, was flicked on by J.Smith into the path of Omotayo who had acres of space inside the box. The Swiss striker did not realise the time and space he had meaning he rushed his effort, firing the ball wide of the mark.

The Glovers evening trip to Hampshire would get even better as Murphy added a third with a wonderful individual effort from a tight angle. After recieving the ball from Worthington in the right channel, the attacker twisted and turned and sent a looping effort into the back of the net.

Yeovil could have added a fourth in the 64th minute, after a mix-up in the Aldershot back-line, Murphy was sent pacing through on goal, the forward had his initial effort saved, then J.Smith burst onto the ball and attempted to round Mitch Walker in the Aldershot net but to no avail.

The hosts had an almost identical chance just one minute later as Lee Collins had the ball taken from his feet by Panayiotou, but the forward had his effort blocked. 

The hosts continued to push throughout the closing stages but struggled to fashion any clear cut opportunities of note.

The best chace of the final ten minutes actually fell to Yeovil as substitute James Tilley burst past the Aldershot midfield and fired from distance, only for his effort to loop just over the bar. 

Ultimately, Sarll’s men were able to shut up shop throughout the dying embers to secure another three points for the green and whites.

Aldershot Town: Walker; Kinsella, Lyons-Foster, Fowler, Hunt; Santos (Mullings), Panayiotou, Chislett, Eyoma (Fletcher), Powell; Shields (Berkeley-Agyepong).

Subs not used: Tinkler, Whittingham.

 

Yeovil Town: A.Smith; Alcock, Dickinson, Collins, Wilkinson; Skendi, Worthington (D’Ath), Hippolyte, J.Smith (Tilley); Omotayo, Murphy (McCoy).

Bookings: Hippolyte, Smith

Subs not used: Bradbury, Hutton, McCoy.

TICKETS | Popular bundles relaunched

Scott Priestnall has reinstated the scheme which is perfect for supporters who are unable to commit to a full season ticket or are unsure of the games they can attend. 

The offer could see supporters benefit from the equivalent of four FREE matches and a cost saving of up to £60 compared to matchday prices!

Available to purchase online (coming soon), over the phone or via the Huish Park ticket office, six or 12 voucher codes will enable you to pick and choose the games you wish to attend at a discounted rate. 

How does it work? It’s as easy as one, two, three:

  1. Pay for your bundle at the ticket office, over the phone or online
  2. Get issued six or 12 voucher codes
  3. Redeem tickets via the ticket office using your voucher codes

Hand-pick the matches you want to attend and still save money against the price of a matchday ticket!

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SEATED
  Six-match Bundle Per Game Saving 12-match Bundle Per Game Saving
Adult £90 £15 £24 £168 £14

£60

Senior £78 £13 £24 £144 £12

£60

 

TERRACE
  Six-match Bundle Per Game Saving 12-match Bundle Per Game Saving
Adult £72 £12 £24 £132 £11 £60
Senior £60 £10 £24 £108 £9 £60

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Applicable for league matches only, visit our ticket bundles page for more information or grab your bundle NOW:

– Head online
– Visit the ticket office in person
– Call the ticket office on 01935 847888

The bundles were introduced in 2017/18 after feedback from the Supporters Alliance, proving a success with supporters.

TICKETS | Season ticket offer to join the new era

New chairman Scott Priestnall has given supporters until 4pm on Friday 4th October to enjoy up to seven FREE matches compared to matchday prices for the remaining 17 home fixtures.

Commenting on the offer, Scott said: “One of my main focuses is to make the fans feel part of this club again – we all have to come together. A big part of that is getting the supporter base back inside Huish Park and this season ticket offer gives people the chance to do just that. 

“We have a manager and a team on the pitch who are giving their all day in, day out and now it’s about coming together as a football club, a town and a community to move forward as one.”

With the new season ticket offer starting from just £30 for Juniors – the equivalent of just £1.76 per game! – it means a family of two Adults and two Juniors can enjoy the remaining 17 home league fixtures from just £23.50 per match!

Supporters wishing to buy a season ticket are asked to do so on a non-matchday. 

All supporters with a season ticket by close of play on Friday 4th October (including existing ST holders) will be entered into a prize draw to win a host of prizes listed below!

Find the full pricing list below:

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  SEATED GAMES FREE TERRACE GAMES FREE
ADULT £221 5 £170 6
SENIOR & MILITARY £187 6 £136 7
YOUNG PERSON £119 7 £119 7
JUNIOR £30 7 £30 7

A premium seating season ticket (situated in the centre of the Main Stand) is also available for £258 across the board.

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Purchasing a season ticket is easier than ever. Supporters have three options:

  • Purchase online by clicking HERE 
  • Purchase in person via the Huish Park ticket office
  • Renew over the phone by calling the ticket office on 01935 847888

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All season ticket holders signed up by Friday 4th October (including existing season ticket holders) go into a free lottery to win prizes:

  • 2019/20 home shirt signed by the players and management
  • VIP home matchday experience for two guests to include entry to the Boardroom with the new owners and directors
  • 2019/20 first team kit bundle
  • Chance to watch the first team train
  • FREE programme subscription for the remainder of 2019/20

PREVIEW | Aldershot Town v Yeovil Town

The green and whites have picked up maximum points in each of their last five outings, seeing off Solihull Moors on Saturday to continue their best run of form since February 2013.

Luke Wilkinson’s second half strike was enough to leave Damson Park with victory as the Glovers now head to Hampshire for a second away match in succession.

They’ll head to Aldershot with a new goalkeeper between the sticks, with Adam Smith ready to make his debut after joining on loan from Forest Green Rovers on Monday.

Whoever else finds joins him out on the pitch will likely face a former Glover in the form of Alefe Santos – the midfielder spent two seasons at Huish Park before departing for pastures new in the summer.

Head-to-head

Tuesday’s encounter will be the first between the two sides since 1998 and first competitive meeting since 1955.

The green and whites last met the Shots in a friendly ahead of the 1998/99 campaign, coming away with a 3-1 defeat. 

In fact, the Glovers’ last win against Aldershot came in 1932 when goals from Pemberton and Rankin securing a 2-0 win.

Officials

Gary Parsons will be the man in the middle in Hampshire.

It’ll be his fifth match of the campaign having so far awarded 12 yellow cards in 2019/20.

He’ll be assisted by Paul Evans and Andy Bennett with Shelby Elson acting as fourth official.

Coverage

On matchday, minute-by-minute updates will be provided on YTFC’s official Twitter account and live matchday centre. 

A full match report will follow on YTFC.net at full time with post-match reaction from the manager and a member of the playing staff following soon after.

Follow our official social media channels:

Twitter – @YTFC
Facebook – YTFCOfficial
Instagram – @ytfcofficial

Ticket News

Adult – £18
Concession – £14
Under-18 – £5
Under-11 – FOC with paying adult

Disabled supporters should book in advance via the Aldershot ticket office. Aldershot have a limited number of wheelchair spaces so we advise supporters reserve them prior to the game.

Aldershot are offering special discounts for children under-11, with one child awarded free entry for every full paying adult. These tickets need to be purchased from the Aldershot ticket office prior to entry through the turnstiles.

For this fixture away supporters will be seated in the Away Seating in the South Stand and the Uncovered Terrace (weather permitting).

SIGNING | Stopper Smith signs

The 26-year-old makes the short trip from Gloucestershire to join the Glovers and is eligible to make his debut at Aldershot Town on Tuesday night. 

Playing the majority of his career so far in League One during spells with Bristol Rovers and Northampton, Smith was part of the Cobblers side that won promotion from League Two in 2015/16.

Making 50 appearances in that campaign, the stopper was also named in the League Two Team of the Year before joining the Gas in 2017.

Appearing 28 times for Rovers last season he opted to head to the New Lawn this summer and take the number one jersey.

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The commanding 6’5″ figure started out his career at Middlesbrough before joining Leicester City where he was named on the bench on nine occasions.

Experienced was also gained out on loan away from the King Power Stadium with spells at the likes of Lincoln City, Cambridge United and Mansfield.

Joining Northampton in 2015, Smith went on to make 98 appearances for the Cobblers and now arrives in Somerset due to injuries to Stuart Nelson and Liam O’Brien.

TICKETS | Kids for a quid on Saturday!

New chairman Scott Priestnall is giving all juniors the chance to watch the Glovers for just £1*, meaning a family of two adults and two juniors can back the green and whites from as little as £28!

Darren Sarll’s side currently sit fourth in the National League table on the back of five straight wins. 

Young Glovers (16 and under) can make the most of the £1 offer by purchasing in advance or on the day, although advanced purchase is advised to avoid anticipated matchday queues:

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There are several ways for tickets to be purchased. 

  • Online (click here)
  • Calling the ticket office on 01935 847888
  • Visiting the ticket office in person

Pre-match savings are available up until three hours before kick-off both online and via the ticket office.

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    ONLINE PRE-MATCHDAY MATCHDAY
SEATING        
Adult   £16 £17 £19
Senior/Military   £14 £15 £17
Young Person   £10 £10 £12
Junior   £1 £1 £1
         
TERRACE        
Adult   £13 £14 £16
Senior/Military   £11 £12 £14
Young Person   £10 £10 £12
Junior   £1 £1 £1

*when accompanied by a paying adult/senior

TICKETS | All together in Aldershot

Darren Sarll’s side recorded a fifth straight win on Saturday, with Luke Wilkinson’s strike securing a hard-fought 1-0 win. 

Roared on by a vocal travelling support, we need our 12th man with us again in Hampshire with tickets are available to buy on the night. 

The Green & White Supporters Club are also running coach travel to Aldershot will full details found below:

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Matchday Prices:

Adult – £18
Concession – £14
Under-18 – £5
Under-11 – FOC with paying adult

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The Green and White Supporters Club will be running coach travel to Aldershot leaving Huish Park at 2.45pm.

Prices are as follows:

  MEMBER NON-MEMBER
ADULT £18 £20
CONCESSION £16 £18

To book your spot on the coach, contact Paul Hadlow after 6pm on 07736 044570. Alternatively, you can email Paul on paulhadlow@outlook.com 

INTERVIEW | Sarll hails ‘fabulous’ victory

The green and whites picked up maximum points on the road at Solihull despite finishing with 10-men and match winner Luke Wilkinson in goal after Liam O’Brien suffered an injury.

Battling to protect their one-goal lead, the Glovers did just that to secure a fifth straight win for the first time since February 2013.

After seeing off a resolute Moors outfit, Sarll was full of praise for his side. Speaking to YTTV he said:

“They (Solihull) really try for Tim (Flowers) and Gary (Whild), they want to tackle, and they’re committed. You can see in the exchanges, physical and verbal, it’s clear how much they wanted to win.

“If I’m talking about a club in transition, the foundation of that organisation is the quality of people we have. There are some really good lads in that changing room, and this is the first time in my career that I know win or lose, they’re going to try.

“They’ve done fabulously well in recent weeks and to go five wins on the bounce is really strong stuff.”

The victory looked in jeopardy when O’Brien limped off with no replacement goalkeeper available, forcing Wilkinson to play the 10 minutes of stoppage time between the sticks. 

However, having done it before, Sarll was not surprised to see his defender don the gloves.

“Charlie (Lee) and Luke (Wilkinson) have a fight over this goalkeeping role, as everyone knows we’ve been a little bit unfortunate with goalkeepers in terms of their availability.

“I thought Liam O’Brien played really well today despite being poorly. It was touch and go to whether he’d play in the first place.

“Luke and Charlie actually like going in goal, I had the same problem at Stevenage and they actually enjoy and relish the hurrah around it.

“I’ve known Wilkinson for a few years now, from when he was 26 years old to now, he’s a completely different beast.

“I think every player has a club, and with him being a Somerset boy, I think Yeovil is his club and he’s playing fantastically well for it.”

INTERVIEW | Match winner Wilko praises the team

After netting the only goal of the game just before the hour-mark, Wilkinson was forced to put on a pair of gloves and go in goal as Liam O’Brien could no longer continue in the ten minutes of stoppage time.

Having already suffered a broken nose from an earlier incident, the makeshift shot-stopper pulled off a magnificent save late on to ensure the three points headed back to Somerset. 

Speaking to YTTV, Wilkinson said: “It happened in slow motion for me. I tried to get across to it as quickly as possible and luckily it hit the post and I’ve clawed it out for a corner.

“I’m one of those who will always put their hands up if that sort of thing happens, thankfully today it’s paid off for us.

“You’re not going to go through the season without getting knocks, bruises and cuts and if we win I’ll take them every week. It’s just the sort of person I am.”

Involved at both ends of the pitch, the former Stevenage defender hammered home what would be the winning goal for the green and whites in the 58th minute.

The hard-earned victory marked the first time since 2013 that five straight league wins have been recorded, but Wilkinson insists there is still room for improvement.

“I thought Gold (Omotayo) was going to score, but the keeper made a good save and it fell nicely for me and thankfully it went in the back of the net.

“It was obviously a nice feeling to get the winning goal, but the main thing is the three points. It doesn’t matter who scored.

“I don’t think today it was really a great game on our part, but we’ve come away with a win that’s the most pleasing thing. We’ve not played unbelievably, but we still have three points.

“We’ve taken five wins on the bounce now so all we’re looking to do now is carry that on.”

REPORT | Solihull Moors 0 – 1 Yeovil Town

Yeovil Town recorded a fifth straight victory for the first time since February 2013 with a tight 1-0 win over Solihull Moors.

Luke Wilkinson’s emphatic finish following Craig Alcock’s throw-in was enough to secure victory for the visitors 

After a cagey first half, the game came to life in the second as Wilkinson hammered his second goal for the club and put the visiting green and whites ahead.  

The goalscorer’s afternoon took an unexpected turn after goalkeeper Liam O’Brien’s injury, Wilkinson was forced to play in goal, making a stunning save in stoppage time.

Despite the hosts continual pressure following the goal, they could not break down a resiliant Yeovil back-line as the three points would head down the M5 to Huish Park.

Darren Sarll made two changes to the side which was victorious over AFC Fylde, one of which being enforced upon him.

After taking a knock in training, Remeao Hutton was not included in the matchday squad and replaced by Craig Alcock. 

Jimmy Smith was the second of the changes as he replaced Brighton loanee James Tilley for his first competitive start for the club after netting in last weekend’s win. 

A long throw-in in the second minute saw the first chance of the game fall to the hosts, Adi Youssuf rose highest but the Solihull forward had his headed effort cannon off the crossbar.

Yousuff looked lively in the opening proceedings registering the first shot on target in the 10th minute from the edge of the box which was easily stopped by Yeovil goalkeeper O’Brien.

The Glovers would find routes in-behind the Solihull back four with ease when they pushed forward. Rhys Murphy was the first in the 11th minute as he twisted and turned his way to the byline, but his pass across the goalmouth couldn’t find Gold Omotayo.

A driving run from Charlie Lee won Town a free kick in the left channel in the 15th minute. Murphy attempted to replicate his goal against AFC Fylde but the enrushing Solihull defence was able to turn the ball wide. 

Solihull Moors won their first free-kick in a shooting position after a trip by Lee on Jamey Osbourne as he drove towards goal. Osourne would take the free kick but his effort was well over the bar.

Yeovil almost had the goal of the season competition wrapped up by mid-September as a stunning Myles Hippolyte flick sent the ball into the path of Jimmy Smith. The midfielder found Omotayo in the box but his effort fell to Murphy who was stood in an offside positon. 

The Glovers would go inches away from taking the lead as Hippolyte in the 27th minute struck a volley from the edge of the box. The forward-thinking midfielder managed a clean connection but his effort had too much power and shot over the bar.

Just one minute later, Osbourne would go close with a similar effort to Hippolyte’s as Yeovil struggled to clear their lines, he struck a volley from 25-yards out which flew wide of the goal. 

Chances would come thick and fast as the half came to a close with Matt Worthington hammering an effort first time from 20-yards out, which flew narrowly over the bar. 

The best chance of the half would fall to the Glovers in the 34th minute. Despite having Lee down with a facial injury, the referee allowed play to continue, the ball would be clipped into the box and met by Omotayo who has his acrobatic effort saved by Ryan Boot.

Solihull managed to create their first route in behind in the 39th minute. Lee Vaughan would be sent through in the right channel but his effort from a tight angle is easily stopped by O’Brien.

The hosts’ best chance of the half would be the last action of the first period as Terry Hawkridge found space on the right wing. The wide-man played a perfectly weighted cross to the back post to find Reckord but the full back could not direct his effort on-target.

Neither side were able to gain a significant stranglehold of the game by half-time with the score still goalless at the break. 

As the second half began, it would only be a matter of minutes befire Omotayo would have the first chance of the half. The tall striker made his way inside the Solihull box and fired on-goal but his effort was easily collected by Boot.  

The Glovers would finally take the lead in the 58th minute, after Craig Alcock’s throw, the ball fell nicely to Omotoayo, after his first effort was blocked, Wilkinson powered through bodies and fired home to send to Yeovil Town a goal ahead.

Solihull would not find themselves disheartened by going a goal behind creating a number of chances quickly after. The best of these fell to Danny Wright who powered beyond the Glovers defence but had his effort saved by O’Brien.

As time ticked on, Solihull began to mount more pressure on the Glovers backline. The hosts would go close after substitute Albi Skendi gave away free-kick in a shooting position. Osbourne took the set-piece but his strike to a knick off the wall.

The hosts continue to push as the second half progressed, O’Brien was forced to produce some excellent saves to keep them at bay. The pick of the bunch was following saving Osbourne’s effort from distance, the shotstopper reacted quickly to deny Danny Wright from close range.

The Moors pressure was relentless as substitute Darren Carter going close with an effort from the right-hand side of the box.

In the dying embers of the game, an injury to O’Brien forced the goal scorer Wilkinson to end the game as a goalkeeper.

Wilkinson would be forced into a stop as he acrobatically denied Wright with a brilliant dive to tip the ball wide at the back post. 

With ten men on the pitch, Yeovil battled valiantly in the final moments to secure a fifth victory in a row. 

 

Solihull Moors: Boot (GK), Reckord (Nicholls 85), Storer ©, Daly, Gudger, Osborne, Hawkridge (Carter 71), Wright, Vaughan (Neufville 79), Howe, Yussuf.

Booked: Reckord.

Subs not used: Hancox, Rowley.

 

Yeovil Town: O’Brien; Alcock, Dickinson, Wilkinson, Collins; Lee (D’Ath), Worthington, Hippolyte (Tilley), Smith (Skendi); Murphy, Omotayo.

Booked: Lee, Hippolyte, Wilkinson.

Subs not used: Bradbury, McCoy. 

INTERVIEW | Skiverton pleased with progress so far

The green and whites have risen up to fourth in the table after four consecutive wins – their best run of form since March 2015. 

Next up is a trip to Solihull Moors on Saturday (3pm) for a first-ever league meeting between the two sides. 

Previewing the trip, Skiverton told YTTV: “The club has gone as low as it needed to go to catch its breath and rebuild. A new manager has come in with different ideas and learned from the mistakes of the past. The recruitment has been largely experienced players.

“There’s a different feel and culture created for this level. In the past it’s largely been about younger players and developing them. The manager has come in and said the club have got to start pushing, we need players who have played at this level and above, then the younger ones can come through when the club is in a good position.

“It’s been a different module; it’s surprised me how quickly it has been implemented. The manager always said it would take a couple of months to build a team to the way of his liking, but we seem to almost be there ahead of time.”

Sarll’s side are the only team in the division to have won four games on the bounce so far in 2019/20 and will now face a Solihull side who finished second in the division last season. 

Anticipating a tough test, Skiverton revealed the focus of the pre-match preparation.

“It will be a stern test and they’re a strong team. They had a fantastic season last year and we’re mindful of that, but the way that the manager works, it’s 80/90% what we’re doing and then he’ll maybe open the door and show 10% of what they do.

“He’s really focused on getting us right as a football club and a team and we then go away to Solihull and we make them change.

“So for us, it’s been a really positive working week and one the manager wants to keep going. With the characters we’ve got in the changing room complacency won’t be an issue and they want to go for five in a row.”

PREVIEW | Solihull Moors v Yeovil Town

The impressive run of form has seen the green and whites rise up to fourth in the table, becoming the form side in the division.

If a fifth successive three points can be achieved this weekend, it would be the first time the club has managed the feat since February 2013.

Goals from Rhys Murphy, Myles Hippolyte and Jimmy Smith secured a 3-2 win over AFC Fylde last time out, with Smith’s debut strike making him the 10th different scorer from the opening 11 fixtures.

Finding goals from across the park, manager Darren Sarll will have another selection headache for the trip to the Midlands with a reduced injury list meaning several of his squad will miss out on a spot in the matchday 16. 

Whoever makes the trip will be up against a Moors side in search of a first league win in six.

After making an impressive start to the campaign, Tim Flowers’ side have dropped off from the early season pace to slip to 12th. 

Head-to-head

Saturday’s clash will be the first league clash between the two sides after only previously meeting in the FA Cup.

The Glovers were on the end of a Cup upset in 2016/17, surrendering a 2-0 lead at Huish Park to force a replay at Damson Park.

Finishing 1-1 after extra-time under the lights, the National League outfit claimed an EFL scalp as they secured victory via penalties.

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Officials

Adrian Quelch will take charge of proceedings in Solihull.

It will be his fifth match of the campaign in the National League having so far awarded 10 yellow and one red card.

On Saturday he’ll be assisted by Robin Cox and Steve Durnall with Mark Billingham acting as fourth official.

Coverage

The pre-match thoughts of Rhys Murphy and assistant manager Terry Skiverton can be viewed now on YTTV: 

On matchday, minute-by-minute updates will be provided on YTFC’s official Twitter account and live matchday centre

A full match report will follow on YTFC.net at full time with post-match reaction from the manager and a member of the playing staff following soon after.

Follow our official social media channels:

Twitter – @YTFC
Facebook – YTFCOfficial
Instagram – @ytfcofficial

Ticket News

Advanced price tickets can be bought online via Solihull Moors’ website by clicking HERE.

Please note that tickets purchased online can be sent to your email address or phone, before being printed off or scanned on your smartphone upon entry into the ground.

Tickets can be purchased on a matchday from the ticket booth at the front of the stadium. We advise purchasing online to avoid queues and take advantage of a discount!

Advanced Prices (sold online):

Adult (seated): £17
Adult (standing): £15
Concession (seated): £11
Concession (standing): £8
12-18 (seated): £6
12-18 (standing): £4
Under-12: FOC

Matchday Prices:

Adult (seated): £18
Adult (standing): £16
Concession (seated): £12
Concession (standing): £9
12-18 (seated): £7
12-18 (standing): £5
Under-12: FOC

INTERVIEW | Murphy looking to continue winning form

With the green and whites on an excellent run of form, Murphy and his teammates will be looking to make it five wins on the bounce at Damson Park.

Speaking to YTTV ahead of Saturday’s National League clash, the striker said: “I don’t think I’ve ever played them before. I know they had a strong season last year and they’ve recruited well in the summer. They’re looking to be there up with us at the end of the season.

“We’ve been working tirelessly in training and we’re in a great place at the moment, but we can’t take our foot off the pedal or that quickly turns. We need to keep working hard and looking at each game individually.

“I know it’s that cliché, but you take every game as it comes, and I know every game is a hard game. We’ll do our homework on them, but the main focus will be on ourselves, we’re on a good run of form and we want to continue that.

“Everybody is happy at the moment, there’s competition for places so we’re in a really good place.”

Despite sitting out on a number of occasions through injury, the striker has notched three goals in seven appearances for Town.

However, the former Chelmsford City man is hungry for even more goals as he begins to settle to life in Somerset.

“I haven’t scored as many as I would have liked to so far. Pre-season I was scoring goals and I’ve scored a few in the league, but I would have liked more. Obviously, like any striker, I want to score goals and contribute, but as we showed against Fylde, we had three different goal scorers, so we have threats all over the pitch.

“I’ve definitely had far too many loans and not settled anywhere yet. Since I’ve come here, I’ve found that the managers and players have been great with me, so I’ve settled nicely. It’s too early to say it feels like home but it’s definitely a place I can see myself playing week-in, week-out for a long time.

“The fans have been terrific, home and away they make a lot of noise and have travelled fantastically. You want to play football on a Saturday in front of people that want to watch you play so I’m really enjoying it and hopefully we can continue our form.”

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Solihull Moors vs. Yeovil 

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VACANCY | Media opportunities

Becoming part of the media team at Huish Park, the club is looking to recruit volunteers for two key areas of the department’s duties for the rest of the season.

The roles offer the chance to gain valuable experience in the sports media industry with a professional football club with a substantial following.

The opportunities available are:

Matchday programme

  • Write copy for each issue
  • Help with proofreading
  • Request content from opposing teams
  • Work as part of a team to meet deadlines

Matchday (social media)

  • Produce content for the club’s social media channels
  • Help cover the first-team’s league and cup fixtures
  • Cover Academy (U18) fixtures when at home
  • Conduct and edit post-match interviews

To apply, please send an email with details and examples of any previous football media experience to info@ytfc.net.

The preferred candidates will be those available for most home matchdays on Saturdays (1pm-6pm) and midweek (6pm -10.30pm).

Those interested in the programme role will have the opportunity to work remotely.

While the roles are unpaid at this stage, they provide an exciting opportunity for aspiring journalists looking to start their career.

TICKETS | Buy online for Solihull trip

Darren Sarll’s side will head to the Midlands looking to make it five straight wins in the National League, with supporters able to enjoy pre-match savings by purchasing ahead of matchday. 

Tickets for the trip are as follows:

Advanced Prices (sold online):

Adult (seated): £17
Adult (standing): £15
Concession (seated): £11
Concession (standing): £8
12-18 (seated): £6
12-18 (standing): £4
Under-12: FOC

Matchday Prices:

Adult (seated): £18
Adult (standing): £16
Concession (seated): £12
Concession (standing): £9
12-18 (seated): £7
12-18 (standing): £5
Under-12: FOC

Advanced price tickets can be bought online via Solihull Moors’ website by clicking HERE.

Please note that tickets purchased online can be sent to your email address or phone, before being printed off or scanned on your smartphone upon entry into the ground.

Tickets can be purchased on a matchday from the ticket booth at the front of the stadium. We advise purchasing online to avoid queues and take advantage of a discount!

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The Green and White Supporters Club will be running coach travel to Solihull leaving Huish Park at 8.45am.

Prices are as follows:

  MEMBER NON-MEMBER
ADULT £24 £26
CONCESSION £22 £24

To book your spot on the coach, contact Paul Hadlow after 6pm on 07736 044570. Alternatively, you can email Paul on paulhadlow@outlook.com 

LOAN WATCH | Quartet in recent action

Ryan Seager was once again a used substitute for Havant & Waterlooville in their 3-1 home defeat at the hands of Braintree Town in National League South.

Introduced in the 79th minute, the striker almost provided an assist in the closing minutes when his offload saw Benny Read force a good stop from the keeper. However, the Hawks suffered a first defeat since Seager’s arrival earlier this month.

Heading out on loan last week by joining Gosport Borough, the duo of Alex John and Nestor Shako both made their debuts. 

Impressing despite a 5-1 defeat to Sholing Sports last Wednesday and completing 90 minutes each, John produced another strong performance in a 78-minute showing at Truro City on Saturday. 

Conceding a last-minute goal to suffer a 1-0 defeat, Shako missed the trip to Cornwall with a slight knock. 

Completing the loan round-up, defender Daniel Ojo made an impressive start to life at Melksham Town as he helped his side to a 3-0 win over Highworth Town.

INTERVIEW | Sarll enjoys winning feeling again

First-half goals from Rhys Murphy and Myles Hippolyte alongside a debut goal from substitute Jimmy Smith secured the green and whites all three points.

Sitting top of the form table for the last six games and now up to fourth in the National League, Town’s boss told YTTV:

“When I woke up this morning all I wanted to do was win the game, whether it’s pretty, nice, entertaining or not, I don’t care I just want to win.

“I absolutely love winning games, sometimes if your individual or the team’s performance isn’t great you lose the joy of winning the game, but you should never lose the joy of winning.

“After the final whistle, you saw 20 players out of the 22 slumped. Both teams deserve a lot of credit, they put a lot of energy and emotion into that today. We aren’t here for anything else but to win games.”

Victory against Fylde leaves the Glovers on their best run of form since March 2016 after picking up four wins on the bounce.

With a strong squad to pick from, Sarll is delighted with his side’s development.

“I thought last week (against Halifax Town) we were brilliant. I was delighted with the way we played.

“What I liked was that Thursday and Friday was the best we’ve trained so far; fitness levels are going to have to improve to reach the demands that our training needs now.

“I didn’t even use Lawson (D’Ath), Craig Alcock, Tom Whelan, Olly McCoy, they’ve all done brilliantly yet some of them didn’t even make the bench. So, there’s a great feeling amongst the squad right now.

“In patches of the first-half, I thought we were brilliant. Some of it was scintillating with some great aggression. It just would have been nice to get that third goal before half-time and see the game out.”

INTERVIEW | Smith happy to contribute on debut

Signing on loan from Crawley at the start of the week, Smith was introduced on the hour-mark and took just 17 minutes to open his account in green and white. 

Netting what proved to be the winner, the Glovers secured their fourth win in a row.

Delighted to make an impact, the new signing told YTTV: “I was pleased to be able to contribute and get a goal. The most important thing though was to win again, and that’s what we did.

“I wanted to come on and make an impact. Fylde changed their shape in the second half which helped them.

“The lads dug deep and put their bodies on the line. It was a team performance for that win.”

Known for his goal-scoring habits from midfield, Smith gave the Huish Park faithful a glimpse of his abilities as he smashed home the winning goal following some great work from Albi Skendi.

Reliving that moment, he said: “I want to get forward and contribute to the game. Getting a goal on my first outing, I’m very pleased but even if I didn’t score the main thing is that we got three points.

“Albi (Skendi) was on the front foot, being aggressive. He won the ball back and I was screaming at him on his left, I’m thankful that he passed it to me.

“I was able to have a good touch in my stride, I think Gold (Omotayo) was calling for it in the box but I hit it clean across goal and it went in.

“We said we wanted to start sharp and put them under pressure, and we got the early goals. We could have had maybe a few more.

“We needed the third goal really, so we need to learn to be ruthless. We got the win though, so we need to move on now.”

REPORT | Yeovil Town 3-2 AFC Fylde

Wasting no time in marking his return to the side from injury, Rhys Murphy took just five minutes to grab his second of the campaign from a clever free-kick routine.

Flying forward with the ease it was 2-0 before the 15-minute mark when Myles Hippolyte rounded off a flowing team move.

Purring with the confidence the onslaught continued as chances continued to rain down on Fylde’s goal, with the Lancashire outfit making it to the break without further punishment.

Showing shoots of promise before half-time, the Coasters grabbed a goal back after the restart through Kurt Willoughby before the two-goal advantage was restored by debutant Jimmy Smith.

As the goals continued to fly in, Willoughby poached a second of the afternoon to setup a nervy conclusion but the afternoon wasn’t to be spoiled as Darren Sarll’s side continued their march up the National League table.

Welcoming back several key personnel from injury, Town’s boss was tempted into tinkering with the side that made it three consecutive wins last weekend. 

Captain Lee Collins and number nine Murphy both made their returns from hamstring problems, whilst Brighton loanee James Tilley made his first start after two appearances from the bench. 

With competition for places rife, Tom Bradbury and Albi Skendi were unfortunate to start amongst the substitutes whilst Courtney Duffus missed out with a hamstring concern. 

Making a habit of taking the lead early on, the green and whites repeated the feat by scoring after just five minutes for the second match in a row.

After Tilley won a free-kick on the edge of the box, his lay-off allowed Murphy to immediately get back amongst the goals with a curling shot from the edge of the box.

With the home faithful still in full voice celebrating the goal, it was almost two 60 seconds later when Hippolyte’s low drive from 20 yards had to be parried behind by a busy James Montgomery. 

On hand again to claim Murphy’s volley from the angle, he could do nothing to stop the next effort as Yeovil’s rampant start continued. 

Finding Matt Worthington in a crossing position in the box, he showed great awareness to spot the late run of Hippolyte who coolly converted first-time from 12 yards to extend the dream start.

With a stranglehold on both possession and the score, the hosts were playing with freedom and could’ve doubled their lead in the space of three minutes. 

Rising highest from a corner, Luke Wilkinson had his header cleared off the line by a combination of Montgomery and a Coasters defender before Murphy thought he’d grabbed his second of the afternoon on 24 minutes. 

Collecting Wilkinson’s miss-hit shot the striker emphatically found the back of the net from just inside the box but for the offside flag to cut short his celebrations.  

Fortunate not to be already facing a miserable trip back up the M5, Dave Challinor’s side managed to produce moments of hope that suggested the game may not yet be over.

Mark Yeates brought a routine save out of O’Brien to bring him into the match before the stopper had to be at his best to dive at full-stretch and get a fingertip to Danny Rowe’s low shot from 20 yards. 

In the last act of the half, Jordan Williams found the back of the net after Rowe’s free-kick ricocheted around the box, but his sheepish reaction said it all as the ‘goal’ was ruled out for offside.

Needing a change in tactics if their trip south was to be salvaged, the Coasters made a double change at the break that almost paid off immediately as Willoughby came within inches of connecting with Yeates’ teasing cross.

Struggling to hit the heights of an impressive opening 45 minutes, the Glovers continued to be on the defensive before Fylde reduced the arrears. 

As the game ticked to the hour-mark Willoughby – who’d made an impact after coming on – stabbed home at the back post to create a tense feel around Huish Park. 

Now far less comfortable than the home faithful had expected after the convincing start to the afternoon, Challinor’s side came within the width of the post of equalising. 

Cutting in from left-back, Duxbury looked to complete his weaving run with a shot into the corner but for a stunning O’Brien fingertip to divert the ball onto the woodwork and away.

Proving to be a vital point in the match, the stopper’s efforts were rewarded at the other end within minutes when Smith marked his first appearance in green and white in style. 

Albi Skendi had the awareness to end his mesmerising run with a pass to the new number five who made no mistake from the angle to restore the two-goal advantage on 78 minutes.

However, a sigh of relief around BA22 was shortlived as Willoughby popped up again from close range with a few minutes remaining to convert Kyle Jameson’s cross.

In the dying embers of the match both Gold Omotayo and Hippolyte had the opportunity to put the game beyond doubt, but 3-2 proved to be enough as the hosts’ rich vein of form continued.

Yeovil Town: O’Brien; Hutton, Wilkinson, Collins (Bradbury 80′), Dickinson; Lee, Worthington, Tilley (Smith 60′), Hippolyte; Murphy (Skendi 74′), Omotayo.
Bookings: Collins 15′, Worthington 52′.
Subs not used: Alcock, D’Ath.

AFC Fylde: Montgomery; Craigen (Whitmore 46′), Byrne, Jameson, Duxbury; Croasdale, Philliskirk, Haughton (Willoughby 46′); Rowe, Williams, Yeates (Bradley 73′).
Bookings:
Subs not used: Ngwatala, Lavercombe.

WHAT’S ON | Yeovil Town v AFC Fylde

Here’s all that’s happening at Huish Park:

Saturday Soccer Club

Running from 13:00–14:30, the Community Sports Trust’s Saturday Soccer Club will give children attending the match the opportunity to play football in a safe and supervised environment, with sessions run by experienced FA qualified coaches with enhanced DBS checks, safeguarding and emergency first aid qualifications.

The cost per 1.5-hour session will be £4, with Junior Glovers paying a discounted price of £3 per session. There is no need to book your child’s place in advance, they can just turn up, pay and play!

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Young Glovers

The under-16s and under-18s are back in EFL Youth Alliance action on Saturday morning as they host Oxford United at Huish Park on the 3G and top pitch respectively. 

Head along and make a day of it!

Huish Pint

The supporters bar – situated behind the 3G pitch and adjacent to the Thatchers Gold stand – will be open from 12 o’clock to both home and away supporters. Complete with Sky Sports, hot and cold refreshments and seating, head along pre-match and even pre-order your half-time drinks to beat the queues!

Junior Glovers Family Cabin

Packed full of pre-match activities including the latest game consoles and FIFA 19, head along to the Family Cabin for Glovers themed entertainment. Situated at the end of the Tamburino Stand and adjacent to the Thatchers Gold Terrace, the cabin is often visited by special guests including the Jolly Green Giant and members of the first team. Open from 1pm.

Dizzy Penalties!

The entertainment doesn’t stop at half-time as the Community Sports Trust host their ‘Dizzy Penalties’ competition. This week sees the Main Stand take on the Thatchers Stand as two adults take it in turns to spin around a pole before trying to convert from the penalty spot!

The Trust run regular competitions on their Facebook page, so to be in with a chance to take part in their half-time activities, win a place on one of their popular Soccer Schools or to find out about the programmes they deliver in the community, please like/follow their page.

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Read all about it!

Issue six of the matchday magazine, Green & White, will be available around the ground and in the Club Store and boasts 48-pages crammed full of content. Available for just £2.50, make sure you pick up issue three which includes an interview with cover star Gold Omotayo. Find out what else is inside!

You can also order your programmes on a match-by-match basis or have them delivered to your door with a season subscription. For full details, click here.

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Supporter Guides

Your first trip to Huish Park? Find maps, information and more with our guides.
Click here for home fans.
Click here for away fans.

Tickets

Supporters are encouraged to purchase in advance to avoid matchday queues, with pre-match prices available until 12 noon on Saturday.

How to buy:
In person: visit the Huish Park ticket office
Phone: 01935 847888
Online: Click here

#LivesNotKnives

Officers from Yeovil’s neighborhood police team will be on hand to promote their forthcoming week of tackling knife crime. They will be available at Huish Park to give any advice or information and to answer any questions. 

They encourage people to talk to them if they feel threatened or the need to protect themselves.

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PREVIEW | Yeovil Town v AFC Fylde

With the Coasters only founded in 1988, the National League encounter will be a historic fixture with the hosts also looking to reach a further milestone. 

With three straight wins to their name, Darren Sarll’s side will be gunning for a fourth consecutive league win for the first time since the 2015/16 campaign (pictured below).

Notts County, Sutton United and FC Halifax Town have all been dispatched in recent weeks to lift the green and whites into the play-off spots. 

Looking to carry on their momentum the Glovers will be up against a Fylde side struggling for form without a win in their last six outings. 

After reaching the play-off final last season, Dave Challinor’s side have struggled for early season success.

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Head-to-head

Whoever comes out on top at Huish Park will claim the first-ever victory between the two sides. 

With the green and whites dropping out of the EFL following a 16-year stay last season, the Coasters have travelled in the opposite direction, rising through the non-league ranks.

Officials

Savvas Yianni will be the man in the middle on Saturday. 

Taking charge of his fifth National League match of the season, Mr Yianni has awarded 17 yellow cards so far. 

He’ll be assisted by Marcus Carmichael and Craig Green with Ryan Saward acting as fourth official.

Coverage

The pre-match thoughts of Luke Wilkinson and manager Darren Sarll can be viewed now on YTTV: 

On matchday, minute-by-minute updates will be provided on YTFC’s official Twitter account and live matchday centre

A full match report will follow on YTFC.net at full time with post-match reaction from the manager and a member of the playing staff following soon after.

Follow our official social media channels:

Twitter – @YTFC
Facebook – YTFCOfficial
Instagram – @ytfcofficial

Ticket News

Tickets are on sale through until kick-off with advanced prices available until three hours before kick-off both online and via the ticket office. Advanced purchase is advised to avoid expected matchday queues.

There are several ways for tickets to be purchased:

  • Online (click here)
  • Calling the ticket office on 01935 847888
  • Visiting the ticket office in person

Prices are as follows:

    ONLINE PRE-MATCHDAY MATCHDAY
SEATING        
Adult   £16 £17 £19
Senior/Military   £14 £15 £17
Young Person   £10 £10 £12
Junior   £3 £3 £3
         
TERRACE        
Adult   £13 £14 £16
Senior/Military   £11 £12 £14
Young Person   £10 £10 £12
Junior   £3 £3 £3

INTERVIEW | Sarll ready to ‘attack’ Saturday after a successful week

After three wins on the bounce the Glovers have shot up the table, seeing off Notts County, Sutton United and FC Halifax Town in succession. 

However, the gaffer is paying no attention to this rise when speaking to YTTV.

“I’m still yet to look at a league table or a form table, I just want to win on Saturday. When you break down football, all that’s really important is the next game and moving on from that as quickly as possible whether we’re in a state of elation or deflated.

“It’s not often over the past few years we’ve had seven days like we have just had. Over the course of a season, seven days is only a small part of it. All we’ve got to do is attack Saturday like we did to Notts County after losing three.

“I think this is the first time since I’ve been here that I can see some form from individuals. I can see it from (Myles) Hippolyte, (Matt) Worthington and (Luke) Wilkinson. (Carl) Dickinson too, after playing six games, he’s getting better and better every week.

“I think I can see little patches of form coming, but everyone has to be in form if you want to be promoted. You need to have a season where they’re more in form than out of form.

“I think whether they’re in form or not, (Charlie) Lee, Wilkinson and Dickinson are all important. Not just because they’re the senior players but because of their character. What they give in the changing room, Monday to Friday, they’re brilliant people to be around.”

Ahead of Saturday’s clash with Fylde, Sarll has added to his squad with the loan signing of Jimmy Smith from Crawley Town.

“He has potential to start this weekend, he’s a very good player. I worked with him briefly when I was in the academy at Stevenage. He went on to captain that team in League One.

“Whenever I managed against him, he was the focal point. I always felt if you could nullify Jimmy Smith you would come out favourably.

“He’s a great character, who is a great age and in good condition. He’s not at our standards yet in terms of condition.

“My first thought when I was told of his availability was, ‘we can’t, no chance, we can’t afford him, we wouldn’t want to come. Within ten minutes I found out we could, and we got it done quite quickly.

“It adds to our quality, our leadership and our character. Hopefully, between now and January, he’ll be a massive player for us.”

INTERVIEW | ‘I’ve fallen in love with Football again’ – Luke Wilkinson

Reunited with former manager Darren Sarll and returning to his Somerset roots, the central defender has made a strong start to his Yeovil career.

Missing most of pre-season and the early weeks of the campaign with a calf injury, Wilkinson has featured in the last four outings and has been an integral part of recording three straight wins. 

Speaking to YTTV, the 28-year-old said: “I’ve fallen in love with football again really. It’s great being here, Somerset is where I call home.

“After a little blip against Dagenham in my first game back, since then it seems to have all gone to plan. It’s not all down to me though, the team have been great every single game and I think the fans have appreciated that.

“Back-to-back clean sheets are more pleasing than anything. If we keep a clean sheet, we’re going to come away with at least a point or even three, and we think we’re more than likely to get all three.

“A lot of new players have come in this summer, so it was always going to take time to click but I think the work ethic is the biggest change and that is why we’re getting our results.”

Yeovil return to Huish Park this Saturday (3pm) to face last season’s play-off finalists and FA Trophy winners AFC Fylde.

The visitors’ early season form has been below expectations, but the Glovers defender still expects a tough task in what will be the first-ever meeting between the two sides.

“I don’t think we can look too much into their form, they had a really good season last year,” Wilkinson said. “They’ve got some good players in their team but if we concentrate on ourselves, we can certainly pick up three points, especially at home.

“Morale has been very good this week, after three wins in a row its always going to be up. Now we want to keep that run going and who knows where we will end up this season.

“You want teams to not like coming here. We want teams to thank that they’re in for a tough game. We want to win every game at Huish Park.”

PROGRAMME | Inside issue six of Green & White!

The Swiss has made an impressive start to life at Huish Park, helping the Glovers to three consecutive wins with two goals and an assist.

Grabbing a brace in last weekend’s 2-0 win at FC Halifax Town, Omotayo discusses ‘falling in love with football again’, a difficult year at Bury, starting out in his home country and plenty more!

Supporters with us at Huish Park for the first-ever meeting with AFC Fylde can grab a copy from the various programme stalls around Huish Park or from the Club Store. 

Those supporting from further afield can still be part of the matchday experience, with copies available to purchase – subject to availability – online with further details found below.

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Here’s what else you can find inside:

  • Club statistician Nigel Dyson looks ahead to a first-ever meeting with the Coasters
  • Craig Alcock answers our ’20 Questions’ 
  • Darren Sarll shares his thoughts ahead of kick-off
  • Plus plenty more!

Online Programme Purchase

We are once again running our popular programme subscription service. Here are your choices:

Postal Season Subscription
– Physical copy of the matchday programme posted to your home
– Each programme to be posted the day before the match
– Annual subscription of £65 (includes postage) 

Pay per edition
– Not sure on which games you’ll miss? You can pay per edition
– Physical copies will cost £4* (includes postage) and will be posted the day before the match
*maybe more for international postage

For more information, visit our dedicated Programme Subscription page.

NEWS | Brzozowski returns to QPR

The 20-year-old arrived in mid-August and made two appearances for the Glovers before picking up an injury that saw him miss last Saturday’s trip to FC Halifax Town.

Brzozowski made his debut in the 3-2 defeat at Dagenham & Redbridge before featuring in the 3-1 win at home to Notts County.

With his loan deal now expired, the Polish stopper will remain at Loftus Road calling time on his stint at Huish Park.

All at the club wish Marcin all the best for the future.

TICKETS | Back the Young Glovers in Premier League U23s Cup

After an emphatic 10-2 win over Newport County, the youngsters will look to reach the group stage with a victory against Argyle. 

Should the green and whites leave Devon with a win they’ll be entered into Group B alongside Watford, Everton and Fulham.

Taking place at Home Park, tickets are available on the night at the following prices:

Adult – £6
Over-65s & Under-23s – £4
Under-18s – £2
Under-12s – £1
Under-8s – FREE

Under-8s must be accompanied by a paying adult whilst a family ticket (two adults and two under-18s) is available for £10.

NEWS | Youngsters head out on loan

Defenders Ojo and Fleming have headed to Melksham Town to gain first-team experience away from Huish Park, with Academy graduate Ojo moving across to Wiltshire until January. 

Awarded a first professional contract last December, the 18-year-old has made just one appearance for Darren Sarll’s side in 2019/20, coming off the bench in the 1-0 win over Eastleigh in August before finding game time limited.

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For Fleming, the move offers a first taste of senior football as he joins on a work experience loan. The agreement means the 17-year-old can still compete in the Premier League Cup and FA Youth Cup for the Glovers.

Starting a two-year scholarship with the club last summer, the central defender has impressed for Ryan Northmore’s under-18s and now heads to test himself in the Southern League Division One South. 

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Also exiting are Shako and John who both head to Gosport Borough on loan until the end of December. 

Lively winger Shako has made one substitute appearance in the National League on the opening day of the season whilst John – who signed a first professional contract in the summer – is yet to feature for Sarll’s side. 

All at Huish Park wish the quartet all the best during their loan spells.

SIGNING | Smith seals loan move

With over 400 EFL appearances to his name, the Reds’ club captain arrives in Somerset to bolster the Glovers’ options in the middle of the park.

Able to operate across midfield – and with a keen eye for goal – Smith has made 169 appearances for Crawley whilst wearing the captain’s armband in the majority of those outings.

From good pedigree having come through Chelsea’s academy, the Londoner made his Blues debut in the Premier League after being introduced by Jose Mourinho away at Newcastle United in 2006.

Loans in the Championship with QPR, Norwich and Sheffield Wednesday followed prior to a four-year stay across the capital at Leyton Orient.

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Part of the side that went a club record 14 games unbeaten in League One, he bowed out at Brisbane Road with 189 appearances and 22 goals.

SwiftLy snapped up by Stevenage in the summer of 2013 – where he first met Darren Sarll – Smith wore the captain’s armband on a number of occasions as he made 47 appearances. 

A one-season stay in Hertfordshire was followed by a move to join the Reds where he later scored a career-best 10 goals in 2017/18, prior to having his form halted early last season after suffering a knee injury that ruled him out for the majority of the campaign. 

Now back to fitness the midfielder arrives in Somerset to take the number five jersey at Huish Park. 

TICKETS | Pack the Park for Huish return

Gaining nine points last week with three consecutive wins, the Glovers return to Huish Park after a stunning win at high-flying FC Halifax Town last time out. 

Gold Omotayo’s brace knocked the Shaymen off of top spot and lifted the green and whites up into the play-off spots. 

Winning three on the bounce for the first time in a year, Sarll’s side will now look to win four in a row for the first time since the 2015/16 campaign. 

Next up, AFC Fylde will make their first-ever visit to Huish Park and you can make sure you’re part of it.

Prices for the fixture are as follows:

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There are several ways for tickets to be purchased. 

  • Online (click here)
  • Calling the ticket office on 01935 847888
  • Visiting the ticket office in person

Pre-match savings are available up until three hours before kick-off both online and via the ticket office.

Tickets will be available on the day of the game but buy in advance to avoid queues.

LOAN WATCH | Seager makes Hawks debut

The former Southampton academy product joined the Hawks last Wednesday and made his debut on the same day, coming on as a substitute in the 3-1 win over Hungerford Town in the National League South. 

With 65 minutes under his belt for his new side, Seager started amongst the substitutes again on Saturday as Havant picked up a 2-2 draw at Maidstone United.

Introduced at half-time the striker helped the Hawks battle back from 1-0 down to 2-1 up, before the hosts levelled deep into stoppage time. 

Next up, Havant host Braintree Town in league action on Saturday with Seager pushing for a first start. 

INTERVIEW | Sarll hails team performance

A brace from Gold Omotayo recorded a 2-0 win at the Shay, ending the hosts’ 100% record at home and knocking them off of top spot in the National League. 

For the Glovers, victory in Yorkshire confirmed three consecutive wins for the first time since last September as the resurgence under Sarll’s tenure continues. 

Rising up into the play-off spots, the Town boss told YTTV: “I thought we were good. I thought it was a good performance. I thought we got better and better in the game.

“In the first-half I thought we could have been five or six up probably with the amount of good chances, and the amount of saves that the goalkeeper had to make. It was excellent in the first half.

“Then in the second-half I just thought we showed a lot more control and a lot more composure. We looked as though we had some good organisation in our shape, and I just felt it was only a matter of time before we got that second goal and extended the lead, and again we probably could have had two or three more in the second half.”

Omotayo’s first goals for the club confirmed three wins in a week for the green and whites. 

But Sarll was left most impressed with a midfield duo who received his praise after full-time: 

“I think that what is starting to show, especially with the creative players, is the aggression that is coming out of their play. Matt Worthington and Myles Hippolyte were not only good in possession, but they won the ball back and they covered some ground.

“No-one gets a minute’s composure or a minute to relax when they’re pressing you. I thought they were our best two players by a mile. They’re showing good aggression and if they’re going to play for me, they’re going to have to that aggression.

“I thought James Tilley when he came on, he showed that same aggression, and he continued in the right sort of vein.”

INTERVIEW | ‘It’s just the beginning’ – Omotayo

Goals either side of half-time from the Swiss inflicted a first home defeat on the Shaymen, whilst recording a third straight win for the green and whites.

Soaring up to sixth in the National League table, Omotayo told YTTV at full-time: “I’m over the moon to get off the mark and to be able to do that with a brace is crazy, and sit hows what kind of group we have and I think we can get far this season.

“I’ve fallen in love with football again at this club, and to say that after just two games is not just because I’m saying that, it’s because the lads have been brilliant to me and I’ve had a warm welcome from everyone at Yeovil.

“It just shows that if you work hard you can achieve anything, but it’s just the beginning and it’s just another three points on the road.”

Firing home the opener after just five minutes after following in on Myles Hippolyte’s shot that cannoned back off the post, Omotayo made sure of the win with a little over 20 minutes remaining by firing in a loose ball inside the box. 

Denied a hat-trick by goalkeeper Sam Johnson in stoppage time, the 25-year-old was still left elated. 

“(For the first goal) I saw the defender take his time so I thought ‘I’m going to press him’ and was fortunate and then hit it with the lefty and it went in! I try to train both of my feet and I was confident to take the shot and happy that it went in.

“Last week I got a good connection to it but the defender was there and this week, the connection wasn’t the best but it went in, so I’m just happy we got the three points, the lads have been brilliant but unfortunate I didn’t get the hat-trick but I’ll get there.

“He (Johnson) was brilliant all game but I was surprised myself that I got into that position when the defender gave the ball away there. The goalkeeper made it hard for me and stood tall and although I got a good connection to it, it was a good save but I’m happy though.”

REPORT | FC Halifax Town 0-2 Yeovil Town

Wasting no time in taking the lead, Gold Omotayo opened his account for the club with just five minutes on the clock before a barrage of attacks somehow didn’t see the lead extended further. 

Courtney Duffus, Carl Dickinson and Matt Worthington all went close as the hosts were left unable to deal with the green and whites’ tenacity across the pitch in the opening 45 minutes.

With the Shaymen lucky to still be in the game they came out reinvigorated and struck the woodwork twice after the restart. 

However, the green and whites showed all the attributes needed to pick up a win on the road as Omotayo grabbed a second of the afternoon on 69 minutes to end Halifax’s 100% record at home.

Coming into the match, Darren Sarll opted to make one tactical change for a first trip on the road in the three. 

Adding bulk to his midfield diamond, Albanian Albi Skendi came in for Academy product Gabby Rogers to sit behind the front two of Duffus and Omotayo. 

Monday’s signing Liam O’Brien started a second match in succession between the sticks whilst QPR loanee Marcin Brzozowski was unavailable due to injury to leave a substitutes bench with no recognised shot stopper. 

Although lacking options in goal, there was no doubting the Glovers’ potency at the other end as Omotayo opened his account in the opening exchanges. 

After Myles Hippolyte’s shot cannoned back off the inside of the post the Swiss was first to react and rifle an unstoppable strike into the roof of the net from the acutest of angles. 

Flooding forward in numbers the hosts continued to be forced back as Matt Worthington fired straight at Sam Johnson from 25 yards, before Omotayo’s strike partner almost got in on the act. 

Receiving the ball wide on the left, Duffus ghosted past Josh Staunton to allow a curling shot from just inside the box that had to be tipped over the bar as the lively start continued.

Successfully subduing the atmosphere inside the Shay, the home crowd were almost brought to life midway through the half with their first meaningful attempt on goal.

Collecting a deflected clearance, Liam Nolan’s effort looked destined for the top corner but for O’Brien to get a fingertip to it at full-stretch. 

Not deserving to be pegged back, the green and whites immediately set about extending their lead and were only denied by a string of fine Johnson saves. 

After Duffus headed over the bar, Omotayo was denied his second of the afternoon when his header was scooped away from under the woodwork before Dickinson had a 20-yard free-kick pushed around the post by the scrambling Halifax keeper. 

Not letting up, the Glovers squandered arguably their best chance to make it 2-0 when Worthington could only direct his header from Duffus’ cross in the vicinity of Johnson, who made yet another reaction save with 31 minutes played.

With their goalkeeper to thank for keeping them in the game, the Shaymen continued to be frustrated in an attacking sense as Sarll’s side caused frustration to be the overriding emotion for the league leaders. 

Unable to test O’Brien any further in the visiting goal it was to conclude as a first-half largely controlled by the Somerset outfit, with the only criticism able to be directed at the Glovers being that their lead was not more than a single goal.

Knowing their lead was only fragile it was almost wiped out within 60 seconds of the restart.

Latching onto a through ball, Tobi Sho-Silva held off the challenge of Luke Wilkinson to slam a low shot from 20 yards off the base of the post.

Not wanting to surrender their perfect start to the campaign at home the onslaught continued from Peter Wild’s side as the woodwork was rattled again.

Michael Duckworth’s cross flew all the way through to Jeff King whose effort back across goal clipped the top of the bar just before the hour-mark.

Surviving the initial wave of pressure from the Shaymen it became a fiery encounter as the home side continually felt aggrieved by the resolute Glovers.

Wasting their energy on bemoaning the officials the green and whites went about doubling their lead on 69 minutes. 

Worthington’s ball into the box couldn’t be gathered by Johnson to give Omotayo the chance to double his and the team’s tally for the day which he did with aplomb from 10 yards. 

As boos rang around the Shay it was almost 3-0 when Hippolyte’s shot from just inside the box didn’t match the weaving run to get there as it flew two yards over.

Taking the sting out of Halifax’s attempted comeback, some committed defending ensured O’Brien’s goal wouldn’t come under attack any further as the side who started the afternoon top of the table were seen off by Sarll’s side who continued their run of good form.

FC Halifax Town: Johnson; Duckworth, Staunton, Clarke, Binnom-Williams; Nolan, Earing (McAlinden 46′); J. King (MacDonald 89′), C. King (Williams 74′), Allen; Sho-Silva.
Bookings: Earing 28′.
Subs not used: Appleyard, Hanson.

Yeovil Town: O’Brien; Hutton (Alcock 62′), Wilkinson, Bradbury, Dickinson; Lee (Tilley 48′), Worthington, Hippolyte, Skendi; Duffus (McCoy 82′), Omotayo. 
Bookings: Worthington 38′, Hutton 44′, Omotayo 77′.
Subs not used: Whelan, Rogers.

PREVIEW | FC Halifax Town v Yeovil Town

Both Notts County and Sutton United were dispatched in BA22 to see the Glovers rise to ninth in the Vanarama National League table. 

Back to winning ways, the green and whites will now look to carry on their run of form with a trip to top of the table Halifax. 

The Shaymen returned from Chesterfield with three points in midweek to sit top of the tree in the fifth tier, extending their unbeaten run to five with four straight wins.

Looking to knock the hosts off their perch, Yeovil’s boss will have a healthy selection headache after bolstering his squad with the signings of goalkeeper Liam O’Brien and attacker James Tilley on Monday, whilst also welcoming back Craig Alcock from a one-match injury absence on Tuesday night. 

Head-to-head

Saturday’s clash will be the first meeting between the two sides in 16 years. 

Not facing each other since the Glovers earned promotion to the Football League in 2003, the green and whites will look to carry on where they left off against the Shaymen. 

Winning 3-0 in the home match thanks to goals from Nick Crittenden x2 and Gavin Williams, a Kevin Gall hat-trick in the reverse fixture – including a stoppage time strike – earned a 3-2 win in March 2003 as promotion grew closer.

Officials

Overseeing proceedings at the Shay will be Joe Hull. 

It will be his fourth National League match of the campaign having so far only awarded eight yellow cards. 

He’ll be assisted by Martin Chester and Christopher Reeson with Darren Brown acting as fourth official.

Coverage

The pre-match thoughts of Myles Hippolyte and manager Darren Sarll can be viewed now on YTTV: 

On matchday, minute-by-minute updates will be provided on YTFC’s official Twitter account and live matchday centre

A full match report will follow on YTFC.net at full time with post-match reaction from the manager and a member of the playing staff following soon after.

Follow our official social media channels:

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Ticket News

Town supporters can only purchase tickets on the day with CASH ONLY sales.

Prices are as follows:

Adult – £20
Concession – £17
17 years & under – £9
Under 12s – £5
Under 7s – £3

Disabled supporters pay as per their relevant category above. A carer, if required, is admitted free of charge.

INTERVIEW | Sarll pleased with mood in the camp

After suffering three defeats in a row, the Glovers have bounced back excellently, ultimately leading Sarll to notice a change in the mood around the camp.

Speaking to YTTV, the gaffer said: “Back-to-back wins offer a change of environment, winning gives us a chance to rest. Those wonderful two or three hours after a game you can give yourself a pat on the back but that eventually subsides. It does offer players that reassurance that we’re doing the right thing which encourages them.

“The quality of the character of senior players, they naturally know where they need to be, so (Charlie) Lee and (Luke) Wilkinson won’t let people take their foot off the gas because of their natural hunger and what they’ve seen throughout their careers.

“Before we played Notts County, on the Friday and Saturday (Carl) Dickinson said, ‘we have to come out all guns blazing, heavy, aggressive and in your face.’ It’s nice when you’ve got senior players who can support the motivating aspect of coaching and have the experience to already know what’s coming.”

The Green and whites leave Huish Park after consecutive home games and travel northbound to The Shay to face FC Halifax Town on Saturday (3pm).

The hosts currently sit in first place in the National League on 22 points and are unbeaten in their last five games, winning four of them.

“League tables don’t lie,” Sarll said. “They give a reflection on form, especially at this stage of the season. They can show the team’s ability to win and their winning mentality.

“They’ve started really well, but you need to play everybody at some point. It could be next week we play AFC Fylde they’re sitting at the top of the table and we’re saying the same thing all over again.

“We’ll go to Halifax, we’ll do our very best and it’s another opportunity for me to learn about our players. I’ll be able to see their capabilities, and their ability to be flexible and adaptable in every situation once again.”

INTERVIEW | Hippolyte ‘focused’ on main goal

The versatile forward spent pre-season as a trialist with the club before putting pen to paper and signing a one-year deal.

Scoring his first goal for the Glovers in the 3-1 win over Notts County last weekend, the 24-year-old is cautiously optimistic about the team’s prospects. 

“The squad feels settled,” he told YTTV. “I think we could have performed a bit better so far, but we’ve bonded together well. The atmosphere around the dressing room is good and we’ve all bonded together.

“Sometimes things click into place straight away, sometimes it takes time to gel. To understand the runs of players its always going to take a few games. With a whole new set of boys, it’s never going to be something that comes together straight away.

“After winning two games on the bounce it looks like we’re on our way there, but we need to make sure everybody is focused and concentrating on going forward and achieving the end goal.”

Consecutive wins has lifted Darren Sarll’s side to ninth in the National League table ahead of Saturday’s trip to table toppers FC Halifax Town.

Heading to the Shay full of confidence, the attacker is not willing to rest on his laurels and is instead desperate to kickstart the green and whites’ journey back to the Football League.

“Personally for me, I want to get this club back into league football. I haven’t played league football in England yet. Overall as a club, it’s what the manager wants, it’s the same, we all want to get promoted.

“Hopefully when we look back at the season we aren’t left feeling we’ve dropped points in certain fixtures, hopefully we can instead look forward with what we learned from them and the games where it didn’t look like we’d get a win or a draw but we came back with something.

“Hopefully we can go on a run now, climb up the table and hopefully be in a good spot by Christmas.”

TICKETS | Glovers head to Halifax

Darren Sarll’s side saw off both Notts County and Sutton United at Huish Park to lift his side to ninth in the table, getting back to winning ways in good time to head to the league leaders. 

The Shaymen reached the top of the National League in midweek with a 3-2 win at Chesterfield, teeing up a testing fixture on Saturday at the Shay.

It will be the first time the green and whites have faced Halifax since the 2002/03 campaign where they picked up wins both home and away.

You can be part of Yeo on the Go with all of the relevant details found below: 

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Adult – £20
Concession – £17
17 years & under – £9
Under 12s – £5
Under 7s – £3

Disabled supporters pay as per their relevant category above. A carer, if required, is admitted free of charge.

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On the day –tickets are only available to purchase on the day with CASH ONLY.

Travelling supporters will be allocated in Block A of the East Stand.

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The Green and White Supporters Club will be running coach travel to Barrow leaving Huish Park at 7am.

Prices are as follows:

  MEMBER NON-MEMBER
ADULT £33 £35
CONCESSION £31 £33

To book your spot on the coach, contact Paul Hadlow after 6pm on 07736 044570. Alternatively, you can email Paul on paulhadlow@outlook.com 

INTERVIEW | Debutants impress Sarll

The green and whites secured three points thanks to Tom Bradbury’s second-half strike earning a 1-0 victory.

Adding to his squad on Monday with the signings of Liam O’Brien and James Tilley, both made their first appearances for the club under the lights. 

Fitting seamlessly into the side, Sarll was left impressed by his newest additions: “I wanted to bring him (Liam O’Brien) in as a strategy. I don’t have the luxury of a decision in the centre forward position, but I do in goal. I think Marcin (Brzozowski) has been excellent with us and I hope he stays until the end of the season.

“I wanted to use the attributes of O’Brien tonight which you could see with our distribution. He’s got a real presence and I thought it was important we had a real dominant talker behind the back four. It was a good decision to bring him in tonight as he’s had a key save in the first half and made a huge contribution to the outcome of the game.

“You haven’t seen anything yet with him (James Tilley). I want him to become braver, so he always has the ball at his feet. If he doesn’t, we cannot utilise his attributes to their best.

“I thought he came on and showed real courage and that’s something the coaching staff will have to be careful with, to continue that belief and encouragement to get on the ball.”

Sarll picked a young side to start against the U’s with the likes of Gabby Rogers making his first competitive start for the club this season.

A decision he felt was vindicated with the result when speaking to YTTV: “I thought it was important for our young players. I picked a very young team tonight who kept plugging away. I’m delighted with the win.

“It was nice to have a clean sheet, I thought Liam O’Brien made a terrific save in the first half but apart from that I thought he was untested.

“Matt Gray (Sutton manager) is terrific, they run for him and they’re going to pick up points. I thought it was a big hurdle to overcome as are teams treating Yeovil like a big away day.

“It was important we kept our concentration. It could have been 4-0 in the first fifteen minutes so I’m glad we didn’t lose concentration throughout.”

INTERVIEW | ‘At home we expect to win’ – Lee

Tom Bradbury’s first goal for the club was enough to earn a second successive home win, lifting the green and whites to ninth in the National League table.

With Lee linking up with the Somerset outfit weeks into the campaign, the midfielder has made a real impact in his short time at Huish Park.

Speaking to YTTV, Lee said: “At home we expect to win every game, we need to go into it thinking this is our house and we’ve got to win.

“We know there will be games that it will be tough to play how we want to. We dug in tonight and defended brilliantly. The boys at the back were brilliant. We wouldn’t have let a goal in if there were two games tonight.

“You’re going to get a lot of goals from set-pieces with the aerial threat we possess. We are expected to score loads. At the start of the season we probably hadn’t scored enough but since I’ve come in, we haven’t stopped winning and making set-pieces count.”

The new-look Glovers squad added two new faces in Liam O’Brien and James Tilley this week, with both players involved against the U’s.

Tuesday’s clash also offered Gabby Rogers his first opportunity to start for Town this season, leaving Lee full of praise for his fresh-faced teammates.

“You need your subs to come on and make an impact and (James) Tilley did brilliantly. It would be very different from what he has played before, but he had a right go.

“Gabby (Rogers) has come in, someone with only a few appearances and looked strong and a clean sheet for the goalkeeper (Liam O’Brien), he’ll be buzzing. We can’t let everyone get too high though, we need to go again and get the result Saturday (vs. Halfiax Town).”

NEWS | Seager heads to Havant on loan

The 23-year-old arrived at Huish Park on a permanent basis in January, following a short loan spell towards the end of the 2017/18 season. 

Scoring once in 11 appearances in 2018/19, the striker has found first-team opportunities limited so far this season with two substitute appearances to his name. 

Not involved in three of the last four matchday squads he now links up with the Hawks through until the New Year.

All at Yeovil Town wish Ryan all the best during his spell in Hampshire.

REPORT | Yeovil Town 1-0 Sutton United

Causing pandemonium in the visitors’ box early on with a succession of crosses and corners, United were lucky to come out of the opening quarter-of-an-hour unscathed. 

Having ridden their luck, Harry Beautyman then almost gave the U’s the lead but for a world-class save, prior to a second wave of pressure from the hosts that teased an opener was coming. 

However, successfully continuing to frustrate the Glovers past the hour-mark, a collective sigh of relief was made in BA22 when Tom Bradbury slammed home his first goal for the club with a little over 20 minutes remaining. 

With the South Londoners unable to offer anything in response, consecutive wins were confirmed in comfortable fashion.

Tinkering with the side that picked up a first win in four at the weekend, Liam O’Brien was handed a debut between the sticks with his experience preferred to that of youngster Marcin Brzozowski. 

Darren Sarll’s changes were completed by awarding a first start of the season to Academy graduate Gabby Rogers in for the injured Lawson D’Ath. Amongst the substitutes, fellow new arrival James Tilley started his career in green and white.

With the target being back-to-back wins for the first time this season, it was the hosts who went closest to taking an early lead with a spell of persistent pressure just past the 10-minute mark. 

Remeao Hutton was first to identify Sutton’s weakness from crosses, as his near-perfect low ball was just about swept behind for a corner, from which Charlie Lee had a header deflected just over the bar. 

Penning the visitors inside their own box, Carl Dickinson then recycled possession from another set-play and saw his low delivery deflected narrowly over Jamie Butler’s goal as Matt Gray’s side clung onto their clean sheet.

Struggling to deal with the fast tempo being inflicted on the match by the green and whites, the South London outfit sensed the impending danger and did their best to take the sting out of proceedings. 

With their plan seeing them through the midway point of the half, Sutton would’ve then taken the lead but for a stunning O’Brien save. 

Keen to impress on his first start the former Coventry stopper showed his agility to tip Beautyman’s shot from 12 yards over the bar after David Ajiboye pulled-back the ball from the byline. 

Using that warning as a trigger to put the pressure on once again at the other end, Rogers drilled a strike into the side netting from the angle before Courtney Duffus drove a volley two yards wide of the target. 

Following a familiar pattern, the U’s then set about slowing down proceedings as they successfully saw through the stalemate to the halfway point. 

With an encouraging opening 45 minutes from the Glovers only missing an opening goal, it was a disappointing display after the restart as they couldn’t rediscover the tempo that caused the U’s concern in the first-half. 

Becoming a tepid affair for the 2,279-strong crowd, Sutton’s rearguard action was having the desired effect before they were finally breached on 69 minutes. 

Duffus’ persistent work on the right resulted in a cross that picked out strike partner Gold Omotayo, and although his shot was blocked on the line it only momentarily delayed the lead being taken as Bradbury rippled the back of the net from a yard out.

Clearly deflated by the opener there was no response from Sutton, who almost fell further behind as the game ticked towards its conclusion. 

Having opened his account at the weekend Myles Hippolyte twice went close, having his venomous strike parried behind by Butler before seeing a deflected effort trickle just wide.

Purring with confidence there was only one team in it as the game drew to a close, the green and whites eventually settling for a single goal to continue their encouraging form.

Yeovil Town: O’Brien; Hutton (Alcock 90′), Wilkinson, Bradbury, Dickinson; Lee; Rogers (Tilley 63′), Worthington, Hippolyte (Skendi 90′); Duffus, Omotayo.
Bookings: Bradbury 25′, Hippolyte 62′, Duffus 71′.
Subs not used: Brzozowski, Whelan.

Sutton United: Butler; Eastmond, Goodliffe, Collins, Wyatt; Davis, Barden; Ajiboye (Kearney 88′), Beautyman, Tuson-Firth (Wright 79′); Jarvis (Dundas 85′).
Bookings: Jarvis 42′, Eastmond 71′, Davis 90′.
Subs not used: Dudzinski.

WHAT’S ON | Yeovil Town v Sutton United

Here’s all that’s taking place throughout the night other than the main event:

Huish Pint

The supporters bar – situated behind the 3G pitch and adjacent to the Thatchers Gold stand – will be open from six o’clock to both home and away supporters. Complete with Sky Sports, hot and cold refreshments and seating, head along pre-match and even pre-order your half-time drinks to beat the queues!

Junior Glovers Family Cabin

Packed full of pre-match activities including the latest game consoles and FIFA 19, head along to the Family Cabin for Glovers themed entertainment. Situated at the end of the Tamburino Stand and adjacent to the Thatchers Gold Terrace, the cabin is often visited by special guests including the Jolly Green Giant and members of the first team. Open from 6.30pm.

Read all about it!

Issue five of the matchday magazine, Green & White, will be available around the ground and in the Club Store and boasts 48-pages crammed full of content. Available for just £2.50, make sure you pick up issue three which includes an interview with cover star Marcin Brzozowski. Find out what else is inside!

You can also order your programmes on a match-by-match basis or have them delivered to your door with a season subscription. For full details, click here.

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Supporter Guides

Your first trip to Huish Park? Find maps, information and more with our guides.
Click here for home fans.
Click here for away fans.

Tickets

Supporters are encouraged to purchase in advance to avoid matchday queues, with pre-match prices available until 12 noon on Saturday.

How to buy:
In person: visit the Huish Park ticket office
Phone: 01935 847888
Online: Click here

NEW Phat Controller Vegan Pasty

The Tea Bars and Huish Pint (supporters marquee) will be fully stocked with the all-new Phat Controller vegan pasties. They’re filled with cauliflower florets, onions, chickpeas, tomatoes and onion bhaji, all in a south Indian spiced sauce.

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PROGRAMME | Don’t miss Green & White issue five

Supporters with us at Huish Park for the midweek clash with Sutton United can grab a copy from the various programme stalls around Huish Park or from the Club Store. 

Those supporting from further afield can still be part of the matchday experience, with copies available to purchase – subject to availability – online with further details found below.

Inside issue five, on loan goalkeeper Marcin Brzozowski discusses moving from Poland to England, coming through the ranks at QPR and seizing the opportunity at Huish Park. 

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Here’s what else you can find inside:

  • Club statistician Nigel Dyson looks at our previous meetings in ‘Have we met Before?’
  • Fellow goalkeeper Stuart Nelson answers our ’20 Questions’ 
  • Darren Sarll shares his thoughts ahead of kick-off
  • Plus plenty more!

Online Programme Purchase

We are once again running our popular programme subscription service. Here are your choices:

Postal Season Subscription
– Physical copy of the matchday programme posted to your home
– Each programme to be posted the day before the match
– Annual subscription of £65 (includes postage) 

Pay per edition
– Not sure on which games you’ll miss? You can pay per edition
– Physical copies will cost £4* (includes postage) and will be posted the day before the match
*maybe more for international postage

For more information, visit our dedicated Programme Subscription page.

PREVIEW | Yeovil Town v Sutton United

Darren Sarll’s side will be looking to carry on where they left off at the weekend, with goals from Courtney Duffus, Luke Wilkinson and Myles Hippolyte securing an emphatic 3-1 win over Notts County. 

Getting the points tally on the move again after a stagnant two-and-a-half weeks, the hosts will want their ascent up the National League table to continue against a Sutton side without a win in three. 

The U’s head to Somerset after a disappointing 3-0 home defeat to Maidenhead at the weekend, seeing them slip to 13th just one place below the green and whites. 

In a positive few days for the hosts, new signings James Tilley and Liam O’Brien are both eligible to make their debuts in midweek after joining on Monday. 

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Head-to-head

Matches between the two sides have been tightly contested encounters of the years, with the Glovers boasting the narrow advantage with seven wins, three draws and six defeats. 

Tuesday’s fixture will be the first since 1999 when a Ben Smith strike was enough for Town to head back to Somerset with all three points. 

A memorable clash came in 1986 when 5,348 packed inside the old Huish to watch a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Dave Spencer and future Scotland international John McGinlay.

Despite the green and whites only dropping eight points at home all season, it was Sutton who retained the title and this time were promoted to the Conference. It would be another couple of seasons before Yeovil joined them at the higher level.

Officials

Tuesday’s match will be overseen by Matthew Russell.

The Hampshire-based official will take charge of a fixture at Huish Park for the first time.

He’ll be assisted by Craig Scriven and Daniel Flynn with Richard Lawrence acting as fourth official.

Coverage

On matchday, minute-by-minute updates will be provided on YTFC’s official Twitter account and live matchday centre

A full match report will follow on YTFC.net at full time with post-match reaction from the manager and a member of the playing staff following soon after.

Follow our official social media channels:

Twitter – @YTFC
Facebook – YTFCOfficial
Instagram – @ytfcofficial

Ticket News

Tickets are on sale through until kick-off with advanced prices available until three hours before kick-off both online and via the ticket office. Advanced purchase is advised to avoid expected matchday queues.

There are several ways for tickets to be purchased:

  • Online (click here)
  • Calling the ticket office on 01935 847888
  • Visiting the ticket office in person

Prices are as follows:

    ONLINE PRE-MATCHDAY MATCHDAY
SEATING        
Adult   £16 £17 £19
Senior/Military   £14 £15 £17
Young Person   £10 £10 £12
Junior   £3 £3 £3
         
TERRACE        
Adult   £13 £14 £16
Senior/Military   £11 £12 £14
Young Person   £10 £10 £12
Junior   £3 £3 £3

 

SIGNING | Stopper snapped up

Boasting EFL experience with Barnet, Dagenham & Redbridge, Portsmouth and Coventry, the 27-year-old arrives to bolster the goalkeeping options at Huish Park. 

A free agent since departing the Sky Blues in the summer, O’Brien was part of the side under Mark Robins that won immediate promotion back to League One in the Play-Off Final at Wembley in 2018. 

Signed by Portsmouth as a youngster following trials at the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal, the former England Under-19 international was an unused substitute for Pompey in the Premier League before gaining a first taste of senior football on loan at Eastbourne Borough. 

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Various stints in the top four flights of English football have followed, with the stopper now arriving in Somerset from the Midlands.

O’Brien will wear the number 27 shirt at Huish Park and is available for Tuesday night’s meeting with Sutton United in the National League.

SIGNING | Seagulls attacker flies in

The 21-year-old arrives from the Amex Stadium despite interest from a host of League One and League Two clubs, becoming a Glover for the remainder of the campaign. 

Able to operate on either wing, in attacking midfield or as a striker, Tilley heads to Somerset for a second spell away from the south coast.

Joining League of Ireland club Cork City in January, the youngster made a lasting impression on the Rebel Army by scoring three and assisting three goals in 28 appearances. 

With the Seagulls from the age of 12, he made his senior debut in the Championship aged just 16 in 2015, adding a further two first-team appearances which included scoring the winner against Barnet in the EFL Cup. 

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Also competing in the EFL Trophy for the under-23s, Tilley amassed a further 10 appearances adding one goal. 

Wearing the number 28 shirt during his time at Huish Park, the attacker is eligible for Tuesday night’s National League encounter with Sutton United.

TICKETS | Midweek action at Huish Park

Darren Sarll’s side will be looking to make it back-to-back wins at home after seeing off Notts County 3-1 at the weekend. 

Goals from Courtney Duffus, Luke Wilkinson and Myles Hippolyte secured the points as a run of three straight defeats was ended. 

Next up, the green and whites face Sutton for the first time since 1999 in all competitions and you can make sure you’re part of it.

Prices for the fixture are as follows:

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There are several ways for tickets to be purchased. 

  • Online (click here)
  • Calling the ticket office on 01935 847888
  • Visiting the ticket office in person

Pre-match savings are available up until three hours before kick-off both online and via the ticket office.

Tickets will be available on the day of the game but buy in advance to avoid queues.

INTERVIEW | Glovers showed ‘real aggression’ says Sarll

After three consecutive defeats, goals from Courtney Duffus, Luke Wilkinson and Myles Hippolyte secured three points for the Glovers.

Upon reflection, Sarll felt that it was his side’s aggression that made the difference in Somerset.

Speaking to YTTV, Town’s boss said: “It was nice to see aggression in the players who do not normally exude aggressive traits. I’ve been working really hard with Lawson (D’Ath), Matt (Worthington) and Myles (Hippolyte) and I thought all three of them showed real aggression.

“Courtney (Duffus) terrorised them all game. Imagine coming up against him and Gold (Omotayo). The thing I’m most pleased about Courtney’s development is his aggression. He is using every muscle in his body to his advantage.

“I have high standards and I don’t like losing, the fans have been so supportive despite those three defeats. I set a lot of pressure on myself and the players too. They were magnificent.

“All those wonderful things we saw against Eastleigh were on show again and we were good quality. It was about time we scored from a set-piece, with our power.”

Depleted numbers meant a change in system as the green and whites lined up with four at the back.

However, the unfamiliar formation seemed to work a trick as the hosts were largely able to keep the visitors at arm’s length.

“I like to keep things simple; I like to play with five defenders, but we didn’t have five available, so we played with four. On Tuesday, if we have five available, we might return to our more familiar shape.

“Once we digest what has happened we’ll decide what the best shape is to play against Sutton but they’re all decisions we can make once you’ve had time to sleep on it and the emotions to settle.”

INTERVIEW | A ‘dream start’ for Wilkinson

After struggling with injury across much of pre-season and missing the opening six matches of the campaign, the defender has returned to the fold and made a real impact.

Completing 90 minutes in the last two matches, the 28-year-old played a pivotal role in securing all three points for the green and whites at Huish Park.

Speaking to YTTV, the defender said: “It’s a dream start. It was my full home debut and a great feeling to get three points.

“I’m delighted with the goal. If I can chip in with a few goals that would be perfect, but the three points is always the main thing alongside a good performance.

“Charlie (Lee) set me up quite a few times like that at Stevenage. Everyone underestimates him because he’s a small guy, but he can get up really well and I’m lucky the ball fell to me.”

The victory ended a run of three straight defeats for Darren Sarll’s side and gets things back on track.

Despite the squad being filled with new faces, Wilkinson being one of them, the defender highlighted the cohesion and work rate within the squad.

“We’re a new group of lads and it’s going to take us time to all gel together. We work tirelessly on the training pitch because we want to do as well as we can for this football club.

“We had to dig in at times, they’re not a bad team at all. We showed that fight that the fans want to see and that’s exactly what the manager asks of us.”