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  • Port Vale barren run goes on after being held at YeovilTen-man Port Vale's run without a win was extended to eight Sky League Two matches following a 1-1 draw with Yeovil at Huish Park.Despite being bottom of the table it was the Valiants who had the better of the first half with David Worrall and Tom Pope both going close.It was Pope who then gave them the lead on 29 minutes when Artur Krysiak misjudged a Tyler Denton cross and the striker headed it past the goalkeeper.The Glovers got back into agaisnt the run of play from another goalkeeping error after half-time as Kelle Roos spilled a low Jake Gray cross and Otis Khan reacted quickest for a tap in after 65 minutes.Things got even worse for the visitors in the 81st minute when James Gibbons, having only been booked seven minutes earlier, got in a scuffle with Khan and was shown a second yellow card.Yeovil could not make the extra man count, though, as managerless Vale left Somerset with a hard-fought point. Source: PA ..

    Yeovil 1-1 Port Vale – 23-Sep-2017 : Match Report

    Port Vale barren run goes on after being held at YeovilTen-man Port Vale's run without a win was extended to eight Sky League Two matches following a 1-1 draw with Yeovil at Huish Park.Despite being bottom of the table it was the Valiants who had the better of the first half with David Worrall and Tom Pope both going close.It was Pope who then gave them the lead on 29 minutes when Artur Krysiak misjudged a Tyler Denton cross and the striker headed it past the goalkeeper.The Glovers got back into agaisnt the run of play from another goalkeeping error after half-time as Kelle Roos spilled a low Jake Gray cross and Otis Khan reacted quickest for a tap in after 65 minutes.Things got even worse for the visitors in the 81st minute when James Gibbons, having only been booked seven minutes earlier, got in a scuffle with Khan and was shown a second yellow card.Yeovil could not make the extra man count, though, as managerless Vale left Somerset with a hard-fought point. Source: PA ..
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  • Yeovil to give Olufela Olomola a late fitness test ahead of Port Vale clashYeovil will continue to assess striker Olufela Olomola ahead of the visit of managerless Port Vale.The 20-year-old on-loan Southampton forward has missed the Glovers' last two matches with a leg problem, but could be back in contention.Tom James was pushed into a more advanced role for last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Grimsby, with Bevis Mugabi having returned to the defence as midfielder Otis Khan started on the bench.Jordan Green and fellow midfielder Rhys Browne are both pressing for a recall, along with Connor Smith.Interim bosses David Kelly and Chris Morgan will be picking the Vale side following the departure of manager Michael Brown last weekend.The Valiants are bottom of Sky Bet League Two and have not won since the opening day of the season.Sam Hornby will continue in goal with Rob Lainton sidelined with an ankle injury.Winger Cristian Montano (hamstring) is also still out of action. Sour..

    Yeovil V Port Vale at Huish Park : Match Preview

    Yeovil to give Olufela Olomola a late fitness test ahead of Port Vale clashYeovil will continue to assess striker Olufela Olomola ahead of the visit of managerless Port Vale.The 20-year-old on-loan Southampton forward has missed the Glovers' last two matches with a leg problem, but could be back in contention.Tom James was pushed into a more advanced role for last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Grimsby, with Bevis Mugabi having returned to the defence as midfielder Otis Khan started on the bench.Jordan Green and fellow midfielder Rhys Browne are both pressing for a recall, along with Connor Smith.Interim bosses David Kelly and Chris Morgan will be picking the Vale side following the departure of manager Michael Brown last weekend.The Valiants are bottom of Sky Bet League Two and have not won since the opening day of the season.Sam Hornby will continue in goal with Rob Lainton sidelined with an ankle injury.Winger Cristian Montano (hamstring) is also still out of action. Sour..
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  • Substitute Scott Vernon seals Grimsby winA late header from substitute Scott Vernon earned Grimsby back-to-back wins with a 2-1 victory at home to Yeovil.Danny Collins and Francois Zoko traded blows in the first-half before Vernon came off the bench to settle the match 19 minutes from time.Grimsby have now won three of their last four League Two matches.Having made one change from the midweek victory at Accrington, the home side hit their straps quickly at Blundell Park.And they needed just seven minutes to find an opener as Collins popped up at the far post to nod home from a corner.Other attempts came from Jamille Matt and Martyn Woolford.Despite their dominance, though, Grimsby were pegged back with 20 minutes on the clock as Yeovil broke and Zoko squeezed his effort inside the post.Woolford tested Arthur Krysiak from distance before skipper Nathan Clarke glanced wide from an inviting Woolford corner.It was much the same upon the restart, with chances being passed up before..

    Grimsby 2-1 Yeovil – 16-Sep-2017 : Match Report

    Substitute Scott Vernon seals Grimsby winA late header from substitute Scott Vernon earned Grimsby back-to-back wins with a 2-1 victory at home to Yeovil.Danny Collins and Francois Zoko traded blows in the first-half before Vernon came off the bench to settle the match 19 minutes from time.Grimsby have now won three of their last four League Two matches.Having made one change from the midweek victory at Accrington, the home side hit their straps quickly at Blundell Park.And they needed just seven minutes to find an opener as Collins popped up at the far post to nod home from a corner.Other attempts came from Jamille Matt and Martyn Woolford.Despite their dominance, though, Grimsby were pegged back with 20 minutes on the clock as Yeovil broke and Zoko squeezed his effort inside the post.Woolford tested Arthur Krysiak from distance before skipper Nathan Clarke glanced wide from an inviting Woolford corner.It was much the same upon the restart, with chances being passed up before..
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  • Harry Kewell to revert to league side as Crawley host YeovilCrawley boss Harry Kewell will make changes for the Sky Bet League Two clash with Yeovil.Kewell adjusted his line-up for the Checkatrade Trophy defeat by Charlton and is set to revert to the team that thumped Swindon 3-0.Club captain Jimmy Smith is poised to return for his second appearance of the season.Smith made his comeback from a thigh injury against Swindon and marked the occasion with a goal, but was rested against Charlton.Yeovil look set to be without the services of Olufela Olomola for their trip to west Sussex.Olomola, who is on loan with the Glovers from Southampton, was carried off after suffering a shin injury during Yeovil's 3-1 Checkatrade Trophy win at Exeter in midweek.Yeovil boss Darren Way also has Connor Smith on the injury list as his team face a side boosted by their surprise 3-0 away victory over Swindon last weekend.The Glovers, though, have recovered well from an 8-2 opening weekend drubb..

    Crawley Town V Yeovil at Checkatrade.com Stadium : Match Preview

    Harry Kewell to revert to league side as Crawley host YeovilCrawley boss Harry Kewell will make changes for the Sky Bet League Two clash with Yeovil.Kewell adjusted his line-up for the Checkatrade Trophy defeat by Charlton and is set to revert to the team that thumped Swindon 3-0.Club captain Jimmy Smith is poised to return for his second appearance of the season.Smith made his comeback from a thigh injury against Swindon and marked the occasion with a goal, but was rested against Charlton.Yeovil look set to be without the services of Olufela Olomola for their trip to west Sussex.Olomola, who is on loan with the Glovers from Southampton, was carried off after suffering a shin injury during Yeovil's 3-1 Checkatrade Trophy win at Exeter in midweek.Yeovil boss Darren Way also has Connor Smith on the injury list as his team face a side boosted by their surprise 3-0 away victory over Swindon last weekend.The Glovers, though, have recovered well from an 8-2 opening weekend drubb..
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  • Browne and Olomola fire Yeovil to victory over CoventryCoventry lost their second successive League Two match as goals in either half from Rhys Browne and Olufela Olomola sealed a 2-0 victory for Yeovil.The visitors started strongly and within 30 seconds of kick-off, Jodi Jones had forced a sharp save from Artur Krysiak after he breezed past Bevis Mugabi all too easily.Despite being on the back foot it was actually Yeovil who took the lead against the run of play after 27 minutes. A hopeful ball over the top from Otis Khan caused a mix-up between Chris Stokes and goalkeeper Liam O'Brien who collided, leaving Browne to knock it into an empty net.Coventry pushed for the equaliser in the second half and went close as a Tony Andreu free-kick hit the post and a Marc McNulty header was kept out by Krysiak.But Olomola settled any nerves for the home side in the 75th minute as he burst past Liam Kelly into the box and fired it low past O'Brien. Source: PA ..

    Yeovil 2-0 Coventry – 26-Aug-2017 : Match Report

    Browne and Olomola fire Yeovil to victory over CoventryCoventry lost their second successive League Two match as goals in either half from Rhys Browne and Olufela Olomola sealed a 2-0 victory for Yeovil.The visitors started strongly and within 30 seconds of kick-off, Jodi Jones had forced a sharp save from Artur Krysiak after he breezed past Bevis Mugabi all too easily.Despite being on the back foot it was actually Yeovil who took the lead against the run of play after 27 minutes. A hopeful ball over the top from Otis Khan caused a mix-up between Chris Stokes and goalkeeper Liam O'Brien who collided, leaving Browne to knock it into an empty net.Coventry pushed for the equaliser in the second half and went close as a Tony Andreu free-kick hit the post and a Marc McNulty header was kept out by Krysiak.But Olomola settled any nerves for the home side in the 75th minute as he burst past Liam Kelly into the box and fired it low past O'Brien. Source: PA ..
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  • Yeovil hope to close the floodgates against CoventryYeovil will hope to start easing their defensive troubles when they host Coventry at Huish Park on Saturday.The Glovers have conceded 14 goals in just three league games so far this season, including an 8-2 drubbing by Luton on the opening weekend and then shipping four at Forest Green last weekend after leading 3-1.Manager Darren Way has moved to tackle the issue by bringing in Sid Nelson on loan from Millwall until January, with the defender on course to make a debut against the Sky Blues.Nelson is Way's fourth loan signing of the summer, following Olufela Olomola, Keston Davies and Sam Surridge, who all arrived on temporary deals.Tony Andreu could make his first Coventry start.The former Norwich striker came off the bench for the second consecutive game against Newport last week and almost scored an equaliser. Goalkeeper Liam O'Brien was at fault for Newport's winner, bundling Reece Cole's long-range effo..

    Yeovil V Coventry at Huish Park : Match Preview

    Yeovil hope to close the floodgates against CoventryYeovil will hope to start easing their defensive troubles when they host Coventry at Huish Park on Saturday.The Glovers have conceded 14 goals in just three league games so far this season, including an 8-2 drubbing by Luton on the opening weekend and then shipping four at Forest Green last weekend after leading 3-1.Manager Darren Way has moved to tackle the issue by bringing in Sid Nelson on loan from Millwall until January, with the defender on course to make a debut against the Sky Blues.Nelson is Way's fourth loan signing of the summer, following Olufela Olomola, Keston Davies and Sam Surridge, who all arrived on temporary deals.Tony Andreu could make his first Coventry start.The former Norwich striker came off the bench for the second consecutive game against Newport last week and almost scored an equaliser. Goalkeeper Liam O'Brien was at fault for Newport's winner, bundling Reece Cole's long-range effo..
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  • Forest Green to make changes for Yeovil meetingForest Green boss Mark Cooper is set to shuffle his pack for the West Country derby with Yeovil.Dan Wishart, Omar Bugiel and Luke James are all pushing for starts as Cooper seeks to spice up his attacking options, with new boys Rovers chasing their first Sky Bet League Two win.Chelsea youngster Brad Collins is expected to retain the goalkeeper's jersey ahead of Sam Russell.Former Yeovil loanee Dale Bennett will come up against his old club after playing for the Glovers when he was a Watford player.Yeovil could hand a debut to new signing Jordan Green.The striker officially joined the Glovers this week from Bournemouth having been training with the club since pre-season.Manager Darren Way is still searching for a central defender but has been impressed with the young players to whom he has given a chance, particularly Omar Sowunmi and Tom James.Sowunmi will be among those hoping to keep their places after Yeovil secured their f..

    Forest Green V Yeovil at The New Lawn : Match Preview

    Forest Green to make changes for Yeovil meetingForest Green boss Mark Cooper is set to shuffle his pack for the West Country derby with Yeovil.Dan Wishart, Omar Bugiel and Luke James are all pushing for starts as Cooper seeks to spice up his attacking options, with new boys Rovers chasing their first Sky Bet League Two win.Chelsea youngster Brad Collins is expected to retain the goalkeeper's jersey ahead of Sam Russell.Former Yeovil loanee Dale Bennett will come up against his old club after playing for the Glovers when he was a Watford player.Yeovil could hand a debut to new signing Jordan Green.The striker officially joined the Glovers this week from Bournemouth having been training with the club since pre-season.Manager Darren Way is still searching for a central defender but has been impressed with the young players to whom he has given a chance, particularly Omar Sowunmi and Tom James.Sowunmi will be among those hoping to keep their places after Yeovil secured their f..
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  • Labadie in contention for Newport returnNewport boss Mike Flynn is hopeful captain Joss Labadie could be fit for Saturday's Sky Bet League Two visit of Grimsby.Labadie has missed the last two games with a groin strain but is in contention to return to County's squad this weekend.Defender Mark O'Brien is in a similar position having overcome a foot problem although Marlon Jackson remains sidelined with a hamstring injury.Reece Cole will also sit out the game at Rodney Parade after a knee injury suffered in training earlier this week.Grimsby boss Russell Slade should have Mitch Rose back in his squad but Zak Mills will miss out.Rose was ruled out of the Mariners' 2-1 win over Yeovil with a hamstring injury but he is expected to return, while Mills is now sidelined by a hamstring problem of his own.Chris Clements and Tom Bolarinwa played 90 minutes of a reserve-team game in midweek and have an outside chance of being involved.Jamey Osborne (knee), Sean McAllist..

    Newport County V Grimsby at Rodney Parade : Match Preview

    Labadie in contention for Newport returnNewport boss Mike Flynn is hopeful captain Joss Labadie could be fit for Saturday's Sky Bet League Two visit of Grimsby.Labadie has missed the last two games with a groin strain but is in contention to return to County's squad this weekend.Defender Mark O'Brien is in a similar position having overcome a foot problem although Marlon Jackson remains sidelined with a hamstring injury.Reece Cole will also sit out the game at Rodney Parade after a knee injury suffered in training earlier this week.Grimsby boss Russell Slade should have Mitch Rose back in his squad but Zak Mills will miss out.Rose was ruled out of the Mariners' 2-1 win over Yeovil with a hamstring injury but he is expected to return, while Mills is now sidelined by a hamstring problem of his own.Chris Clements and Tom Bolarinwa played 90 minutes of a reserve-team game in midweek and have an outside chance of being involved.Jamey Osborne (knee), Sean McAllist..
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  • Tyler Forbes a doubt for AccringtonTyler Forbes is an injury doubt for Accrington's home clash with Mansfield.Forbes could miss out after coming off at half-time in the 3-2 loss at Yeovil last weekend.But fellow defender Omar Beckles is expected to be available for selection.Beckles, who has sat out the last two games, looks to have shrugged off the illness that has sidelined him of late.Alex MacDonald's recovery from a minor knee operation means Mansfield manager Steve Evans has a fully-fit squad to choose from.MacDonald has yet to play this season but the winger is available for the first time after coming through a behind-closed-doors friendly at Peterborough on Tuesday.David Mirfin missed the home win against Forest Green with a knee injury but the defender is fit again.Several Stags players were affected by a virus that swept through the camp last week but they too are now fully recovered. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the c..

    Accrington Stanley V Mansfield at Store First Stadium : Match Preview

    Tyler Forbes a doubt for AccringtonTyler Forbes is an injury doubt for Accrington's home clash with Mansfield.Forbes could miss out after coming off at half-time in the 3-2 loss at Yeovil last weekend.But fellow defender Omar Beckles is expected to be available for selection.Beckles, who has sat out the last two games, looks to have shrugged off the illness that has sidelined him of late.Alex MacDonald's recovery from a minor knee operation means Mansfield manager Steve Evans has a fully-fit squad to choose from.MacDonald has yet to play this season but the winger is available for the first time after coming through a behind-closed-doors friendly at Peterborough on Tuesday.David Mirfin missed the home win against Forest Green with a knee injury but the defender is fit again.Several Stags players were affected by a virus that swept through the camp last week but they too are now fully recovered. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the c..
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  • Luton set for double boost ahead of Colchester clashLuton could welcome both Danny Hylton and James Justin back into league action against Colchester.The Hatters opened the season in style with an 8-2 win over Yeovil but lost their last outing at Barnet.Hylton and Justin returned from respective leg and hamstring problems to play 45 minutes apiece in the 2-2 draw with Tottenham's Under-21 side in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday having previously not featured this season.The return to fitness of Hylton is particularly timely given Luton sold fellow striker Isaac Vassell to Birmingham earlier in the week.Colchester will assess defender Cole Kpekawa, who suffered a blow to the head in last weekend's 1-1 draw with Stevenage and was taken off early in the second half.Tom Eastman could feature again following the defender's earlier-than-expected return against Boro from an ankle problem, but new loan signing Kyel Reid (ankle) is a fresh injury doubt for U's boss J..

    Luton V Colchester at Kenilworth Road : Match Preview

    Luton set for double boost ahead of Colchester clashLuton could welcome both Danny Hylton and James Justin back into league action against Colchester.The Hatters opened the season in style with an 8-2 win over Yeovil but lost their last outing at Barnet.Hylton and Justin returned from respective leg and hamstring problems to play 45 minutes apiece in the 2-2 draw with Tottenham's Under-21 side in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday having previously not featured this season.The return to fitness of Hylton is particularly timely given Luton sold fellow striker Isaac Vassell to Birmingham earlier in the week.Colchester will assess defender Cole Kpekawa, who suffered a blow to the head in last weekend's 1-1 draw with Stevenage and was taken off early in the second half.Tom Eastman could feature again following the defender's earlier-than-expected return against Boro from an ankle problem, but new loan signing Kyel Reid (ankle) is a fresh injury doubt for U's boss J..
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