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Barnet v Yeovil Town
Nationwide Conference
Tuesday 20th August 7.45pm

  Ground Huish Park
Lufton Way
BA22 8YF
  Telephone 01935 423662  
  Fax 01935 473956  
  Capacity 9,607  
  Record Attendance 8,612 v Arsenal, 3rd Round FA Cup, 2/1/93
8,868 v Rushden & Diamonds, drew 0-0, 21/4/01
  Formed 1895  
  Nickname Glovers  
  Colours Green & White Shirts, White Shorts, Green Socks  
  Manager Gary Johnson  
  Admission Price Adults £9.00- £13.00, concession £5.00-£8.00
varius family ticket options also
  Programme £2.00  
  Bar Two  
  Car Park Free - 800 Cars  
  Last Season    
  Underhill Barnet 2- Yeovil 3  
  Huish Park Yeovil 1- Barnet 2  
  Average Attn 2,872  
  Highest Attn 5,061 v Boston Utd  
  Lowest Attn 1,941 v Southport  
  Highest home win 2-0 v Dover (other five wins 2-1!)  
  Highest away win 5-1 v Morcambe  
  Highest Aggregate 6, 5-1 v Morcambe, 3-3 v Dagenham  
  Highest home defeat 1-3 v Woking  
  Highest away defeat 0-4 v Boston  
  Highest Draw 3-3 v Dagenham  
  Highest Goalscores(Conference) Alford(8) Stansfield (8)  
  Final Position(3rd)
  Home Away  
P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
42 6 7 8 27 30 13 6 2 39 23 70
  This Season    
  Position 7th  
  Ave Attn 2948  
  Highest Attn 2948 v Gravesend  
  Lowest Attn 2948 v Gravesend  
  Current Position (7th)
  Home Away  
P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
  The Season So Far

Yeovil kicked-off the season with a 2-2 draw at home to newcomers Gravesend, only saving their blushes in the 90th minute. Has last seasons bad home form come home to haunt them? Or was it Gravesend 'new league' mentality that saw them through?

One things for sure though, Tuesdays encounter is going to an exciting one with both sides trying to get their first win of the season.

Phil's prediction

After being one goal out against Doncaster (predicted 2-2) I'm going with another draw.

Barnet 1 Yeovil 1

Yeovil's Last One ;-)

League games only


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Yeovil were formed in 1895 as the Yeovil Casuals and merged with Petters United in 1920, moving to Huish.

1922 saw them join the Southern League, moving from the Western League and in 1979 they became founder members of the Alliance Premier.

In 1949 they changed their name to Yeovil Town after winning the Southern League Cup the previous season. Also in '49 they beat Sunderland on their sloping pitch in front of 16,318 fans in the 4th round of the FA Cup. In the 5th round they faced Manchester United , who were playing at Maine Road. 81,565 people turned up to watch. They have reached the 1st round 'proper' of the FA Cup over 40 times!

In 1954/55 they did the double, winning the Southern League and Southern League Cup. The Championship was also achieved in 64/65 and 70/71, with the Cup being won again in 60/61 and 65/66.

They struggled in the Alliance Premier from the beginning in 1979 and were finally relegated in 1985 to the Isthmian League, known then as the Vauxhall Opel League. They were runners up for two years, finally winning in 87/88. The AC Delco Cup was also won.

Unlike Underhill, Yeovils pitch sloped from side to side. In 1990 they moved to the far superior Huish Park.

1989/90 saw the Glovers win the Bob Lord Trophy, but '94/95 brings relegation again to the Isthmian (ICIS) Premier League. This was won two seasons later after only losing three games all season, amasing 101 points.

Back in the Conference has seen Yeovil work their way up, finishing eleventh, seventh, fifth, second and third last season, winning the FA Trophy along the way.

Yeovil are another team tipped for the top at the end of the season, when you get rid of one, another one turns up!!


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