Posts Tagged "Yeovil Town"

It’s Yeovil’s Turn To Be Giant-Killed In The FA Cup – Well, Almost

By on Dec 13, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

How times have changed. So many times in the past the FA Cup giant-killers, Yeovil Town, now stalwart members of League One were knocked out themselves this evening, at home in an FA Cup Second Round replay, by a non-league club. The Glovers had been comfortable in the first match against Blue Square Premier promotion chasers Fleetwood Town with a two goal lead, but...

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Those We Have Lost: Huish, Yeovil Town

By on Jun 8, 2011 in History, Latest | 1 comment

As you can see, I have taken the opportunity to give this place a lick of paint ahead of some changes that we are planning to make for the start of the new season. Hopefully everything should work properly – feel free to let me know if you come across any glaring errors! This morning, meanwhile, we are returning to the subject of the lost football grounds of...

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Something Personal About Colin Lippiatt

By on Oct 18, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

We didn’t quite realise just how much of an event it was until we arrived at the ground itself. St Albans City had finished in second place in the 2005/06 Blue Square South table behind big-spending Weymouth, but the team had hardly set the local populace alight (the average home crowd for that season remained less than 600 and the club didn’t record a...

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Yeovil Town’s Veil Of Silence

Yeovil Town’s Veil Of Silence

By on Aug 19, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 8 comments

Earlier this week saw the twentieth anniversary of Yeovil Town’s move from The Huish, their famously sloping home since 1928, to the brand new Huish Park stadium. In the intervening two decades much has changed and, for Yeovil Town, this has meant moving into the Football League and establishing themselves in League One. There doesn’t, however, seem to...

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The Late Jim Thompson

By on Jan 27, 2009 in Non-League | 0 comments

The death of Jim Thompson last week was a passing that left most people in the non-league game with mixed feelings. On the one hand, Thompson was the chairman of the Steering Committee which led to the formation of the Alliance Premier League in 1979. Within eight years, the closed shop of the Football League would be gone forever, and non-league football would...

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