GLOVERS ON MONDAY: What happened on this day in Yeovil Town’s history on May 1?
WELCOME to the Glovers on Monday feature where on each Monday of the week during the football season we will be delving into the recent archives of Yeovil Town FC to find what happened on the corresponding day in years gone by.
Our search goes from the 1987-1988 season, the year Yeovil won the Vauxhall-Opel Premier League, up to the present day and we will look back at the games featured on this particular day in history.
Today we are looking back at what happened down the years on May 1.
PHOTO – TOP: Steve Stott (centre) with Paul Wilson (left) and Hugo Rodrigues (right). Pictures courtesy of Ciderspace www.ciderspace.co.uk .
May 1, 2004: Yeovil Town 1, Hull City 2: Hull City completed promotion from the old Division Three with a 2-1 victory at Huish Park. Giant defender Hugo Rodrigues netted his only goal for Yeovil Town in the match which was watched by a crowd of 8,760.
May 1, 2000: Yeovil Town 0, Woking 3: Yeovil Town suffered a heavy 3-0 defeat at Huish Park to Woking in the Conference. A crowd of 2,727 was at Huish Park for the match.
May 1, 1999: Yeovil Town 1, Stevenage Borough 3: Steve Stott scored Yeovil Town’s only goal of the final game of the 1998-99 season as they fell to a 3-1 defeat at home to Stevenage in the Conference. A crowd of 2,936 was at the match.
May 1, 1993: Gateshead 4, Yeovil Town 1: Yeovil Town suffered a 4-1 defeat at Gateshead in the GM Vauxhall Conference. Paul Wilson netted Yeovil’s only goal of the game on the final day of the 1992-93 season.
May 1, 1991: Yeovil Town 0, Welling United 1: Yeovil Town lost 1-0 at home to Wellington United in the GM Vauxhall Conference. A crowd of 2,687 was at the match.
May 1, 1989: Altrincham 2, Yeovil Town 2: Yeovil Town drew 2-2 at Altrincham in the Vauxhall Conference with goals from Jimmy Quinn and Andy Wallace. A crowd of 569 was at the match.
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