GLOVERS NEWS: Yeovil Town fans to fund grave restoration

GLOVERS NEWS: Yeovil Town fans to fund grave restoration

Posted: 22nd January 2021
  YEOVIL Town supporters have clubbed together and raised enough money to have the final resting place of a former player – who died as a result of an injury he received in a match nearly 100 years ago – completely restored. The Yeovil Press community newspaper ran a story in its January 2021 edition about Ernest Hyman who died on January 7, 1927, following an injury he…

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GLOVERS GLORY: Ernest Hyman – the player who gave his life to Yeovil Town

GLOVERS GLORY: Ernest Hyman – the player who gave his life to Yeovil Town

Posted: 10th January 2021
THE lettering on the headstone had faded over the past 93 years and the inscription was barely visible, but the memory of Ernest Joseph Hyman should burn brightly in the history of Yeovil Town Football Club (writes Yeovil Press editor Steve Sowden). I visited the grave of little-known Ernest Hyman last month - tucked away in the churchyard of St Nicholas’ Church in…

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GLOVERS GLORY: Remembering Yeovil Town's Ernest Hyman

GLOVERS GLORY: Remembering Yeovil Town's Ernest Hyman

Posted: 10th January 2021
NORTH Somerset miners at the beginning of the 1900s were a rugged and a hard grafting lot who took their work and sport seriously - none more so than the Hyman family from Writhlington near Radstock (writes Yeovil Town historian Michael West). Josiah and his wife Mary had four sons and two daughters; raising them in cramped conditions in a small miner's cottage - the…

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GLOVERS NEWS: Mike got building as lockdown kicked-in

GLOVERS NEWS: Mike got building as lockdown kicked-in

Posted: 15th October 2020
YEOVIL Town fan Mike Hudson knew what to do while supporters are unable to watch football at the club’s Huish Park stadium because of the Covid-19 restrictions – he built himself his very own miniature Huish Park. Season ticket holder Mike built the Huish Park model out of the ever-popular Lego building bricks and was so chuffed with his efforts that he posted photos of…

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GLOVERS NEWS: Pick your Huish Park All-Time XI

GLOVERS NEWS: Pick your Huish Park All-Time XI

Posted: 24th August 2020
HUNDREDS of players have donned the green and white shirt of Yeovil Town during the club’s 30 years at Huish Park. But if you became Huish Park Team Manager for the Day and had to choose a starting XI and a five-man bench from all the players that have played for the Glovers over the past three decades who would you pick? Yeovil Press editor Steve Sowden has looked back…

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GLOVERS NEWS: Adam Stansfield was the catalyst for Yeovil Town's glory days

GLOVERS NEWS: Adam Stansfield was the catalyst for Yeovil Town's glory days

Posted: 10th August 2020
MANY words were written about former Yeovil Town footballer Adam Stansfield in the immediate weeks following his tragic and untimely death in August 2010 from bowel cancer at the age of just 31. Yeovil Press owner STEVE SOWDEN made his own tribute to Stanno at the time and still truly believes that had it not been for the striker then the Glovers would not have gone on…

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GLOVERS NEWS: Discounted season ticket deal deadline extended by Yeovil Town

GLOVERS NEWS: Discounted season ticket deal deadline extended by Yeovil Town

Posted: 29th June 2019
THE deadline for Yeovil Town fans to buy discounted season tickets ahead of the 2019-20 campaign has been extended. As the proposed takeover of ownership at the Glovers draws close to a conclusion, the prospective new owners and current board have opted to extend the advanced price phase for season tickets into July. Supporters will now have until 4pm on Friday, July 12…

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GLOVERS NEWS: New player-coach arrives at Yeovil Town

GLOVERS NEWS: New player-coach arrives at Yeovil Town

Posted: 27th June 2019
YEOVIL Town manager Darren Sarll has continued his summer recruitment by bringing in Wales international Andrew Crofts in a player-coaching role. The 35-year-old has arrived from Newport County in League Two and signed a one-year deal at Huish Park where he will balance playing duties and a first team coaching role.  Capped almost 30 times at international level for…

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GLOVERS NEWS: Summer signing number three – welcome Lee Collins to Huish Park

GLOVERS NEWS: Summer signing number three – welcome Lee Collins to Huish Park

Posted: 26th June 2019
DEFENDER Lee Collins has become Yeovil Town’s third summer signing having arrived on a free transfer from Sky Bet League Two outfit Forest Green Rovers. The 30-year-old played a part in helping Rovers to the League Two play-offs last season, but has made the short trip to Somerset to sign a two-year contract. Having played the entirety of his career in the EFL amassing…

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GLOVERS NEWS: Defender Gary Warren leaves Yeovil Town

GLOVERS NEWS: Defender Gary Warren leaves Yeovil Town

Posted: 26th June 2019
YEOVIL Town have confirmed that defender experienced Gary Warren has left the club after having his contract terminated by mutual consent. Arriving at Huish Park last summer, the 34-year-old had one-year left on his deal but departs 12 months early to become a free agent.  Warren, who returned closer to his Bristol roots following a spell with Inverness Caledonian…

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