Posts Tagged: Yeovil Town

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 »

Yeovil take a step closer to the drop at Brisbane Road

Yeovil Town suffer a crushing defeat in leagyue 1 away to Leyton Orient

Budding journalist and dedicated Glovers fan Ollie Marsh made trip to London to see if Yeovil could halt their downwards Spiral towards League Two against a Leyton Orient side, them too fighting out of the bottom 4. Ground: Brisbane Road Game: Leyton Orient 3-0 Yeovil Town Date: 14/03/2015 Thoughts on the ground It’s safe to say that Brisbane Road is not one of the most “aesthetically pleasing” stadium you’ll find in England. In an area of London that looks almost poverty-stricken, the ground is virtually encased in various blocks of flats. In fact, as we stopped outside the away side,… Read more »

The Three Lions head to Huish Park

England u16 2-1 Scotland u16 at huish park November 2014

Blogger Dan White recounts making the long trip from Yorkshire to Somerset to see some stars of the future as England under 16’s took on arch rivals Scotland. Ground: Huish Park 2/92 Game: England U16 2 v 1 Scotland U16 Date: 20/11/2014 Thoughts on the ground: Before leaving the hotel to get to the game, I ended up bumping into a football agent who works for West Bromwich Albion who went under the name of Mr Taylor. He told me that he recruited Scotland’s #3, Dan Meredith, from Cheltenham Town for £10,000. He was nice enough to pay for my… Read more »

Ollie Marsh heads to the Ricoh Arena with the Glovers

Yeovil Town away at Coventry city's Ricoh Arena

Coventry city’s recent relocation back home meant a late change of destination for Yeovil fans. Ollie Marsh, part of the Glovers travelling support made the trip to the Ricoh Arena and reports back. Game: Coventry City 2-1 Yeovil Town Date: 13/09/2014 Thoughts on the ground: I travelled to the Ricoh Arena as part of Yeovil’s travelling supporters, with Yeovil being the second opponents since Coventry City’s return. I missed the Glovers’ last match at the Ricoh Arena and didn’t think I would get another chance, however the news of the Sky Blues’ return made this away game a no-brainer. The… Read more »

What the FA’s plans could mean for your club – Yeovil Town #sayNoToLeague3

Yeovil Town Huish Park

As we continue our look at how Greg Dykes possible plans could affect your club this time we take a look at Yeovil Town. Glovers fan Ollie Marsh gives his view on how League 3 and strategic loan partnerships could make an impact at Huish Park. Groundsman: Initially, what are your thoughts on the FA’s proposal to bring in B teams to the lower leagues? Ollie: I’m hugely opposed; I think Premier League clubs sending fringe and young players on loan to lower league clubs is a much more mutually beneficial way to give those players competitive experience. GM: How… Read more »