Yeovil visit Plainmoor

By Sam Searle
Last updated : 27 September 2004
United face Yeovil Town in the LDV Vans Trophy at Plainmoor on Tuesday, wishing the draw had been a bit kinder.

United lie second from the bottom of League One while Yeovil Town are currently top of League Two, and like nothing more than showing up their West Country rivals in up competitions.

Although this stage of the tournament is seen as a chance to blood a few fringe players, it is unlikely that either team will be approaching this game in such frame of mind.

It is a great slide rule to guage the adavncement the clubs have made over the last season, as United took four points off the Smoerset side in the league last year, but Yeovil won a pre-season friendly at Plainmoor 2-0.

It is the ideal opportunity for United to forget the league situation and go out to play football and hopefully grab a much needed home win.

This round normally attracts very small attendances, but with the local attraction and the reduced admission fee (£10) a crowd of 2,500 must be expected.

The last time United and Yeovil met in a cup match at Plainmoor, Yeovil, then of the Conference, humbled United 5-2, a disgraceful result.

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