Posts Tagged: Yeovil Town

Taking the opportunity to tick off Moss Rose, Macclesfield

Mosaic mural at Moss Rose home of Macclesfield Town FC

It’s a welcome to blog to budding journalist and Yeovil Town fan Alex Burnell. Alex shares his thoughts on a trip to Moss Rose, the home of Macclesfield Town, as the Glovers’ were in town. It’s been a while since Macclesfield Town and Yeovil Town have played each other, an eventful 13 years for both concerned. But Saturday 24th November saw the two face off in what could hardly be described as a classic. Now we had it fairly easy, being a lifelong Yeovil fan who is currently studying at a university in the East Midlands; it was one… Read more »

The Pilgrimage to Brunton Park, Carlisle

Hughie McIlmoyle loiters outside Brunton Park, home to Carlisle United

The two founders of visited one of the fabled slogs of the 92 with a day trip to Carlisle. Carlisle hosted Yeovil in a League Two clash, where football most certainly wasn’t the winner Follow author Michael on Twitter here. The Pilgrimage Brunton Park, Carlisle. Home to one of the most remote grounds in the 92. For many clubs in the football league, the away trip to Carlisle is the longest they’ll have to make. When the fixture list computer is unkind, a dreaded ‘away to Carlisle United on a Tuesday’ can be the most daunting thing to see… Read more »

A Green Day at the New Lawn

Main Stand at the New Lawn home of Vegan outfit Forest Green Rovers

Newcastle fan Colin Harrison took another step towards the 92 club with a trip to the New Lawn, home of the first Vegan Football Club in the Football League. On Monday evening I recieved a text message which contained three words. Those words were ‘Forest Green Saturday’. The text was from my referee mate David Webb, who is helping me achieve my goal of reaching ‘The 92 Club’. As I had agreed to work on the Saturday in question, I had two people who I needed to persuade. The first was a colleague to cover my shift. The second, but… Read more »

Yeovil Town make the trip to Goodison Park

St Luke's Church goodison park

Blogger pb1uk reports back on a trip to the blue half of Merseyside as his journey to the 92 club continues. Yeovil Town were the visitors, making the long midweek trip from Somerset for the EFL Cup tie. Ground: Goodison Park (60/92) Game: Everton 4-0 Yeovil Town Date: 23/08/2016   The early rounds of the Cup competitions are a great way for groundhoppers to see their teams at grounds normally out of bounds. Due to family and work commitments usually i’d be unable to take advantage of this as the 33 grounds left on my 92 are each probably at… Read more »

A third call to the One Call Stadium

Yeovil town away fans welcomed to mansfield

Blogger pb1uk completes a hat-trick of visits to the One Call Stadium, the home of Mansfield Town. Yeovil were the visitors as the Somerset side sought to continue their impressive run of form under new boss Darren Way. Ground: The One Call Stadium (Field Mill) 56/92 (revisiting) Game: Mansfield Town 0-1 Yeovil Town Date: 05/03/2016 Following Yeovil hasn’t been a pleasant experience in recent years. Since reaching the Championship in 2013 the club have been relegated in each of the last 2 seasons finishing bottom of the league. Being a Midlands exile I usually can only make a handful of… Read more »

Revisiting Meadow Lane doing the 92

looking towards the Kop at meadow lane home of the magpies notts county

Blogger and Glovers fan pb1uk headed to the home of Notts County as Yeovil made the journey from the West Country to the East Midlands. Ground: Meadow Lane (Revisiting) Still 52/92 Game: Notts County 2-0 Yeovil Town Date: 19/10/2015 Thoughts on the ground: Being a Glovers exile living in the East Midlands, Notts County is the away game I look for first on the fixture list. Living almost 200 miles from Huish Park, being able to hop on a train to make the 9 mile journey to see my team play is somewhat of a luxury. Despite winning on the… Read more »

The Glovers head to Fratton Park, Portsmouth

away fans entrance at fratton park portsmouth

Two years ago, two teams were separated by 2 divisions, now following a rapid decline, Yeovil find themselves not only in the same division as Portsmouth, but at opposite ends of the table. Yeovil fan Ollie Marsh made his way to Fratton Park with the Glovers faithful, hoping for revival in the clubs fortunes. Ground: Fratton Park Game: Portsmouth 0-0 Yeovil Town Date: 03/10/2015 There aren’t many football clubs in England that can boast playing at the same ground for over a century, but Fratton Park has been home to Portsmouth since 1898. Therefore, it shouldn’t be surprising that the… Read more »

91 down one to go at the Broadfield Stadium!

crawley town v yeovil town in league 2

They say doing the 92 is a marathon not a sprint, but blogger Tim Dove is now in the sprint – if this were the Marathon at the London Olympics he’d be entering the last 400 metres on the Olympic Stadium track… Ground: Broadfield Stadium 91/92 Game: Crawley Town 0-1 Yeovil Town Date: 19/09/2015 Thoughts on the ground: Crawley Town was one of the grounds remaining on my ‘to visit’ list for two reasons: my own side had yet to play here and the fact it was so far away from home. So it became my penultimate ground of… Read more »

Revisiting the Kassam Stadium

kassam stadium oxford united

Blogger and Yeovil Town fan Peter returned to the Kassam Stadium as the Glovers looked to build on an impressive comeback against Luton. Ground: The Kassam Stadium 49/92 (2nd visit) Game: Oxford United 2-0 Yeovil Town Date: 29/08/2015 Being a Yeovil fan hasn’t been the most pleasant experience for the past couple of seasons. After successive relegations and pretty much an entire new squad, which haven’t really looked like starting to gel talk of the dreaded successive triple drop has started to rear its ever so ugly head. However after last weeks comeback from 2-0 down at Huish Park against… Read more »

Interview: Ben Smith talks about his experiences of the 92 league grounds

Ben Smith Hereford United midfielder

Ben Smith carved out a career as a creative midfield maestro achieving three promotions, a relegation and being part of some memorable cup runs – all of which and more are now in print as part of his story ‘Journeyman: One man’s odyssey through the lower leagues of English football’. We caught up with the former Hereford United, Crawley Town and Yeovil Town midfielder to find out more about his experiences of the 92 league grounds. Groundsman: What was the best atmosphere you played in? Ben: Probably Old Trafford but that was more down to the volume of the crowd,… Read more »