After the first team beat Yeovil 4-2 at the beginning of the season, Town entertain Yeovil again at the County Ground, This time in a reserves match.
A tale of 2 sides. Swindon Town’s first team play a game on friday while Yeovil get a rare chance to enjoy a weekend off as their opposition Walsall take part in the FA Cup.
Swindon Town Team News:
Alan Reeves’ Swindon side will have many of their first team out for this fixture including Jack Smith, Gareth Whalley, Michael Pook, Matt Bulman, Nicky Nicolau and Paul Smith. Many youth team players are expected to play a part in this fixture including Leigh Henry, Ben Wells, and David Stroud. young strike duo Ashan Holgate and Lucas Jutkiewicz are also expected to feature
Player to watch: Nicky Nicolau
After being out with an injury for the most part this season he has since been frozen out of the first team with the arrival of Aaron Brown. Nicolau will be looking to give boss Iffy Onuora a selection headache for the match at Southend on Friday Evening.
Yeovil Town Team News:
Yeovil will bring a strong looking side consisting of Chris Weale, Andy Lindegaard, Adam Lockwood, Luke Oliver, Steven Davies, Kevin Gall, Pablo Bastianini, Steven Reed, Dale Williams, and Richard Cullingford. Yeovil will not be playing for 2 weeks after this match due to Walsall’s involvement in the FA Cup
Player to watch: Pablo Bastianini
Pablo Bastianini scored passed former Town Keeper Tom Heaton who has sinced returned to Manchester United to give Yeovil the advantage in the first teams match on 27th August.
Match Facts & Stats
– Swindon Town’s first team beat Yeovil 4-2 at the County Ground on 27th August, in the clubs only meeting this season.
– Yeovil’s Pablo Bastianini scored in the first minute of that match.
The first teams for Swindon Town and Yeovil will meet at Yeovil on Sat March 11 2006
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