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"Business as usual at Huish Park"

The chairman of Yeovil Town has dismissed speculation over Gary Johnson's future at the club Credit: ITV News

Any speculation surrounding the future of Gary Johnson at Yeovil Town has been dismissed by the club chairman, John Fry.

It followed concerns after the manager turned up late to the Portsmouth match and delegated his duties to his assistant, following his disappointment after the transfer deadline.

Gary Johnson has since told ITV News West Country that he remains committed to the club.

Today he met the chairman on his return from holiday and they have agreed that "communication problems'" were behind any perceived difficulties he had on Transfer Deadline Day last Monday, 1 September.

It was merely a question of the right people not being able to talk to each other. Gary and I have discussed things this morning and it is business as usual at Huish Park.

Gary has left with the team for Bradford fully focused on the job in hand determined to get three points at Valley Parade.

– John Fry, Yeovil Town Chairman

Gary Johnson speaks to ITV about his future at Yeovil

Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson insists he remains committed to the club after speaking publicly for the first time since doubts were raised over his future.

Johnson admits he was unhappy with the Glovers' board of directors after they failed to finance three transfers earlier this week but was back at the training ground today (Thursday 4 September).

Here is his full interview with our Sports Reporter. Chris Spittles reports.

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Johnson says remains committed to Yeovil Town

Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson insists he remains committed to the club Credit: ITV West Country/Chris Spittles

Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson insists he remains committed to the club after speaking publicly for the first time since doubts were raised over his future.

Johnson admitted he was unhappy with the Glovers' board of directors after they failed to finance three transfers earlier this week but was today back on the training field with his players.

Uncertain future for Yeovil Town manager

Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson Credit: Gareth Fuller/EMPICS Sport

There has been speculation surrounding the future of Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson after he turned up late to last night's game.

This morning he has issued the following statement.

I'm having a quiet reflective period after a hectic transfer deadline evening. The Chairman is currently on holiday and I am waiting for him to return to speak to him about how to proceed.

– Gary Johnson, manager, Yeovil Town
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Full report: Yeovil Town keep Gary Johnson on for two more years

Yeovil Town have followed up their historic promotion to the Championship by tying manager, Gary Johnson, down to a new two-year contract.

It's just over two weeks since the 57-year-old helped the Glovers secure a place in English football's second tier next season following a play-off final win at Wembley.

Matthias Kurth reports:

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Words from Gary Johnson at press conference

Speaking at a press conference at Huish Park earlier, Gary Johnson said:

Lots of good things have still got to happen, but I've got those assurances and it's great for me now to settle down and talk to the players because I'm now going to be the manager here for the next couple of years at least.

I want us all to stay together. It's a great team, I'm getting on well with the board of directors, and I seem to be getting on well with the media judging by the hundreds here in this room.

– Gary Johnson, Yeovil Town manager

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Johnson set to sign new Yeovil contract

Gary Johnson is expected to re-sign as manager of Yeovil Town Credit: ITV Westcountry

Yeovil Town are expected to announce today that Gary Johnson has signed a new contract to continue as manager.

The media has been invited to a news conference at Huish Park this morning.

Last season Johnson guided the Glovers to promotion to the Championship, English football's second tier, for the first time.

Johnson pleased with second half display

Yeovil Town lost 1-0 at Sheffield United last night in the first leg of their League One play-off semi-final.

Manager Gary Johnson was disappointed with his side's first half performance, but pleased with the second half display - even though they conceded a goal.

He's looking forward to a 'fantastic game' in the return leg on Monday:

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