Yeovil Town are delighted to announce the appointment of David Byrne as their new Academy Head of Coaching and Under 18’s Manager.
David teams up with manager Paul Sturrock for a third time after working together at both Plymouth Argyle and Swindon Town.
David joins Town with immediate effect and will be leading the under 18’s in their first season back after a two year break.
With the news of David joining the fixtures for the 2015-16 FL Youth Alliance Under 18 South West League have now been released.
Along with the league games the new academy team will be playing six pre-season games before their first league game away at Exeter City on 8th August.
The pre-season fixtures sees the academy start against Longwell Green on Saturday 11th July at Huish Park.
The full pre-season schedule can be seen below:
Sat 11th July – Longwell Green – Home – 1:00pm
Tues 14th July – Barking Abbey – Home – 2:00pm
Thurs 16th July – Dorchester Town – Away – 7:45pm
Thurs 23rd July – Wincanton Town – Away – 7:45pm
Sat 25th July – Frome Town – Away – 3:00pm
Wed 29th July – Reading – Away – TBC
Sat 8th Aug – Exeter City – Away
Sat 15th Aug – AFC Bournemouth – Home
Sat 22nd Aug – Swindon Town – Away
Sat 29th Aug – Oxford United – Away
Sat 5th Sept – Cheltenham Town – Home
Sat 12th Sept – Newport County – Away
Sat 19th Sept – Bristol Rovers – Home
Sat 26th Sept – Plymouth Argyle – Home
Sat 10th Oct – Portsmouth – Away
Sat 17th Oct – Oxford United – Home
Sat 24th Oct – Cheltenham Town – Away
Sat 7th Nov – Bristol Rovers – Away
Sat 14th Nov – Newport County – Home
Sat 21st Nov – Plymouth Argyle – Away
Sat 5th Dec – Portsmouth – Home
Sat 19th Dec – Exeter City – Home
Sat 9th Jan – AFC Bournemouth – Away
Sat 23rd Jan – Swindon Town – Home
All fixtures are subject to change.