GLOVERS ON MONDAY: What happened on this day in Yeovil Town’s history on August 7?
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 out 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 August 7.
August 7, 2012: Yeovil Town 1, Stoke City 1: Reuben Reid scored Yeovil Town’s goal as they held Stoke City to a 1-1 draw in a pre-season friendly at Huish Park. A crowd of 2,106 was at the match.
August 7, 2010: Yeovil Town 2, Leyton Orient 1: Goals from Dean Bowditch and Luke Freeman gave Yeovil Town a 2-1 win over Leyton Orient in League One on the opening day of the 2010-11 season. A crowd of 4,126 was at Huish Park for the match.
August 7, 2008: Frome Town 2, Yeovil Town 2: Yeovil Town drew 2-2 at Frome in a pre-season friendly.
August 7, 2004: Bury 3, Yeovil Town 1: Yeovil Town crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Bury on the opening game of the 2004-05 season in the League Two. Adrian Caceres scored Yeovil’s only goal of the game. A crowd of 3,171 was at the match.
August 7, 2000: Martock 0, Yeovil Town 19: Yeovil Town dished out a 19-0 win over local side Martock in a pre-season friendly with Glen Poole and Chris Giles both scoring five goals apiece. Steve Thompson netted three, while there were other goals for Platt (two), Andy Lindegaard (two) and Gareth Risbridger (two). A crowd of 450 was at the match.
August 7, 1999: Salisbury City 1, Yeovil Town 2: Goals from Adrian Foster and Warren Patmore earned Yeovil Town a 2-1 pre-season friendly win at Salisbury. A crowd of 287 was at the match.
August 7, 1996: Yeovil Town 0, Everton 0: Yeovil Town drew 0-0 with Everton at Huish Park in a pre-season friendly. A crowd of 1,715 was at the match.
August 7, 1995: Yeovil Town 1, Liverpool 7: Yeovil Town lost 7-1 at Huish Park to a star-studded Liverpool side in a testimonial match for former Reds player Nicky Tanner. A crowd of 7,241 was at Huish Park for the match.
August 7, 1993: Basingstoke Town 2, Yeovil Town 3: Yeovil Town won 3-2 at Basingstoke Town in a pre-season friendly.
PHOTO - TOP: Pictured (from left) are Dean Bowditch, Chris Giles and Reuben Reid.
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