A former Yeovil Town player will be celebrating his diamond wedding anniversary by taking his wife to the club's biggest-ever fixture today. 84 year old Maurice O'Donnell will be attending the Manchester United match with his 81 year old wife Betty.
It's less than 24 hours to go before Yeovil Town face the biggest match in the club's history.
The Glovers will host Manchester United at Huish Park in the third round of the FA Cup tomorrow in front of a sellout crowd.
Manager Gary Johnson says all eyes will be on the Yeovil players:
In less than 48 hours time, Yeovil Town will host Manchester United in the biggest game in their history.
The Glovers take on the Premier League giants in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday in front of a sellout crowd at Huish Park. Our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth reports:
While Matthias has spent the day at Huish Park, our Somerset reporter Bob Cruwys has been in the town centre, where cup fever has really taken hold.
Yeovil Town has released an extra 50 tickets for their match against Manchester United on Sunday.
The club has erected temporary seating at Huish Park to accommodate the large number of fans wanting to watch the FA Cup tie. They have released the extra tickets for sale on their website.
Player James Hayter says playing Manchester United is a once in a life time opportunity for him and the team:
Arguably the biggest, certainly the most glamorous, match in Yeovil Football Club's history is now just three days away.
A capacity crowd of 9,500 will be at Huish Park on Sunday to watch the Glovers take on Manchester United in the third round of the FA Cup.
Yeovil's manager Gary Johnson says he'll invite United's coach Louis Van Gaal to share a post match drink, whatever the outcome.
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