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WEEKEND'S PRESS TALK

10 December 2012

Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson will treat the Johnstone's Paint Trophy area semi-final clash with Leyton Orient as the second half of a double header. The Glovers will travel to the Matchroom Stadium during the week beginning January 7 just days after hosting Russell Slade's team on New Year's Day.

Watford's Dale Bennett has had his loan spell cut short with the Glovers after picking up a back injury which forced him to return to the London club. The defender had only made one substitute appearance for the Green & Whites before he had his loan curtailed.

Keith Curle felt that the Magpies fully deserved the point gained at Huish Park on Saturday afternoon. Notts faced Yeovil Town in a tricky encounter that saw both sides create good chances to win the game. Top showings from goalkeepers at both ends of the pitch ensured that the match finished goalless. Curle was pleased with his team’s efforts on a pitch that made it tough for them to play passing football.

Bartosz Bialkowski's heroics ensured Notts County escaped from Yeovil Town with a point in npower League One. Yeovil had targeted closing the gap on their play-off hopeful visitors and certainly provedd the better side during a pulsating goal-less draw at Huish Park.

Notts County manager Keith Curle hailed goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski's performance after seeing his side draw 0-0 at Yeovil. The away-day specialists survived a second-half barrage at Huish Park to earn a point in their League One play-off charge. The Magpies are now unbeaten in six league games and have not lost on the road since Curle took charge in February.

Yeovil manager Gary Johnson believed his side were denied a goal in the 0-0 draw with Notts County. Johnson felt Dan Burn's second-half header crossed the line but referee Andrew Madley adjudged it did not. The Londoner said: "I think there was a header where their goalkeeper saved it off the line. We will have to look at the video because we genuinely felt it was over.

Bartosz Bialkowski was Notts County's hero today. The Magpies drew 0-0 at Yeovil Town in League One – and were indebted to their goalkeeper, who made four great saves in the second half to deny the Glovers and make sure Notts extended their record unbeaten away run to 21 games. The Magpies were boosted by the return of Dean Leacock to the heart of their defence at Huish Park, after he missed their FA Cup draw against Rotherham United through suspension.


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