GLOVERS ON MONDAY: What happened on this day in Yeovil Town’s history on July 17?
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 July 17.
PHOTO – TOP: Scott Guyett (centre) with Michael McIndoe (left) and Simon Weatherstone (right). Pictures courtesy of Ciderspace www.ciderspace.co.uk .
July 17, 2015: Truro City 0, Yeovil Town 1: Yeovil Town won 1-0 at Truro in a pre-season friendly with Laird netting a late winner. A crowd of 286 was at the match.
July 17, 2012: Poole Town 0, Yeovil Town 2: Two goals from Keanu Marsh-Brown gave Yeovil Town a 2-0 success at Poole Town in a pre-season friendly. A crowd of 421 was at the match.
July 17, 2010: Yeovil Town 0, Swansea City 1: Yeovil Town lost 1-0 to Swansea at Huish Park in a pre-season friendly fixture. A crowd of 957 was at the game.
July 17, 2009: Grimsby Town 3, Yeovil Town 2: Yeovil Town lost 3-2 to Grimsby in a mini-football tournament pre-season friendly in Cornwall. Yeovil’s goals were scored by Gavin Tomlin and Sam Williams. A crowd of 239 watched the match.
July 17, 2008: Potters Bar Town 2, Yeovil Town 3: Goals by Troy Hewitt (two) and Ricky Davey gave Yeovil Town a 3-2 pre-season friendly win at Potters Bar Town.
July 17, 2007: Yeovil Town 1, Plymouth Argyle 2: Stephen Maher scored Yeovil Town’s goal on 53 minutes as they went down 2-1 to a pre-season defeat at Huish Park to visiting Plymouth Argyle. A crowd of 2,326 was at the match.
July 17, 2005: Burgess Hill Town 0, Yeovil Town 4: Goals from Stephen Reed, David Poole, Luke Oliver and Scott Guyett gave Yeovil Town a 4-0 pre-season friendly win at Burgess Hill Town. A crowd of 430 was at the match.
July 17, 2004: Yeovil Town 1, AFC Bournemouth 2: Simon Weatherstone scored Yeovil Town’s goal as they went down 2-1 at Huish Park to Bournemouth in a pre-season friendly. A crowd of 2,601 was at the match.
July 17, 2002: Chertsey Town 0, Yeovil Town 2: Goals from Michael McIndoe and Adam Lockwood saw Yeovil Town win 2-0 at Chertsey in a pre-season friendly. A crowd of 159 was at the match.
July 17, 1999: Yeovil Town 11, East Coker 1: Yeovil Town beat local side East Coker 11-1 in a pre-season friendly played at Bradford Abbas. Yeovil’s goals were scored by Ben Smith (three), Tony Pounder, Matt Hayfield, Jason Eaton, Jamie Pitman, Warren Patmore (two), Dean Chandler and an own goal. The game was held to raise money for the Erection 2000 Appeal which was raising money to build a roof above the home terrace at Huish Park. A crowd of 350 was at the match.
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