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Yeovil manager say players have opportunity to impress

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:

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Yeovil prepares to welcome Manchester United

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 releases extra tickets for Man Utd match

Yeovil Town release extra tickets for FA Cup clash Credit: Yeovil Town FC

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.

Johnson invites United coach to post match drink

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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Wins for Bristol City & Swindon at the top of League One

There were wins for Bristol City, Swindon Town and Bristol Rovers today.

Bristol City go into 2015 at the top of League One after a 3-1 win at Gillingham. Matt Smith scored twice with Scott Wagstaff also on target at Priestfield.

Swindon are up to second and just one point behind City after a 1-0 win over Port Vale. Andy Williams headed the winner with his 14th goal of the season.

In League Two, Cheltenham lost 1-0 at home to Newport, with their former striker Chris Zebroski scoring the only goal of the game.

In the Conference, Bristol Rovers had a convincing 4-0 win over Macclesfield. Andy Monkhouse, Nathan Blissett, Matty Taylor and Ellis Harrison (pen) with the goals at the Memorial Stadium.

While Forest Green's match at Wrexham was called off because of a frozen pitch.

Wins for Bristol City & Swindon keep it tight at the top

Substitute Jay Emmanuel-Thomas scored Bristol City's second goal from the penalty spot. Credit: David Davies/EMPICS Sport

Bristol City have won the West Country derby with Yeovil at Ashton Gate. Matt Smith and a Jay Emmanuel-Thomas penalty with the goals for City, before Ben Nugent pulled one back with a late long-range effort. Kieran Agard also missed a first-half penalty for the hosts. The Glovers are now bottom of the table after Crewe won at Oldham, while the win keeps Steve Cotterill's men at the top of League One.

They're one point ahead of Swindon, who had a convincing 4-1 win at Walsall. Andy Williams scored twice with Michael Smith and Massimo Luongo also on target.

In League Two, Cheltenham lost 1-0 at Exeter City. Tom Nichols scored the only goal of the game in the 62nd minute.

In the Conference, Forest Green Rovers twice threw away the lead against Kidderminster. A late goal giving the visitors a 3-2 win.

And Bristol Rovers won 2-1 at Torquay thanks to first-half goals from Matty Taylor and Neal Trotman. Rovers are now 2nd in the table, 9 points behind leaders Barnet.

Today's local football results.
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