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The Lowdown on...Yeovil Town

3 August 2015

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FROM the use of the colour green to the management of Paul Sturrock, Argyle and Yeovil's experiences seem to go hand-in-glove...

Last season: 24, League One, 40 pts
Manager: Paul Sturrock
Nickname: The Glovers
When we play them: home - Saturday, December 26; away - Saturday, February 6 
Last time we met: (League One - 2010/11) home - D 0-0; away - L 1-0
Ins: Mark Beck (Carlisle United); Ryan Bird (Cambridge United); Jamie Burrows, Jack Compton (Hartlepool United); Matthew Dolan (Bradford City); Wes Fogden (Portsmouth); Jordan Gibbons (Queens Park Rangers); Shaun Jeffers (Newport County); Alex Lacey (Luton Town); Marc Laird (Tranmere Rovers); Omar Sowumni (Ipswich Town); Ben Tozer (Northampton Town); Ryan Dickson; Iffy Allen (Barnet); Stephen Arthurworrey. 
Outs: Fergus Bell; Liam Davis; Craig Eastmond; Joe Edwards (Colchester United); Joel Grant; James Hayter; Sam Hoskins; Brendan Moloney (Northampton Town); Kieffer Moore; Nathan Ralph; Alex Smith; Gozie Ugwu 

If they were an artist they would be... R Kelly. On May 19, 2013, Yeovil reached the second-tier of English football for the first time in their history after beating Brentford at Wembley with Gary Johnson somewhat instilling the belief that they could fly into unseen territory. The Championship was a step too far for the Glovers, who have spent the last two seasons bumping and grinding to back to back relegations, coming 24th once again last term. Unfortunately, it seems Yeovil's success was also their un-doing. Paul Sturrock is an experienced manager though, and will search for the ignition to restart Yeovil's engine, with a long list of new signings.


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