GLOVERS ON MONDAY: What happened on this day in Yeovil Town’s history on May 8?
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 8.
PHOTO – TOP: Adam Stansfield (centre) with Jake Edwards (left) and Gavin Williams (right). Pictures courtesy of Ciderspace www.ciderspace.co.uk .
May 8, 2010: Brighton & Hove Albion 1, Yeovil Town 0: Yeovil Town went down 1-0 at Brighton & Hove Albion on the final day of the 2009-10 season in League One. A crowd of 7,323 was at the match.
May 8, 2004: Lincoln City 2, Yeovil Town 3: Yeovil Town missed out on reaching the play-offs on goal difference despite finishing the 2003-04 season off with a 3-2 win at Lincoln City thanks to goals from Adam Stansfield, Jake Edwards and Gavin Williams. A crowd of 8,154 was at Sincil Bank for the match.
May 8, 1989: Yeovil Town 1, Bristol City 3: Yeovil Town lost 3-1 at Huish to Bristol City in a testimonial game. A crowd of 919 was at the match.
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