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Dawson brothers head-to-head in key Yeovil match

Yeovil's battle to stay in the Championship looks like it will go right down to the wire.

Gary Johnson's team conceded late equalisers in their last two games which cost them valuable wins.

On Saturday they play Barnsley, the club immediately below the Glovers in the relegation zone: a must-win match.

And it is an extra special occasion for midfielder Kevin Dawson, who will be playing against his brother.

Dawson brothers go head-to-head in 'six pointer'

Yeovil Town play Barnsley in a Championship relegation zone "six pointer" on Saturday.

The result could be decisive for both teams, but it's also an extra special occasion for Yeovil midfielder, Kevin Dawson.

The 23-year-old from Dublin will be lining up against his older brother, Stephen, for the very first time.

15 family members are flying over from Ireland to watch the brothers do battle and Dawson junior admits that his parents "won't know which way to look".

Kevin confesses that they're both "massive mummy's boys" but that his elder sibling enjoys listening to Girls Aloud.


Who will be Yeovil Town's winning girl band?

The recent auditions at Huish Park Credit: ITV News West Country

Yeovil Town Football Club is due to unveil its very own girl band later. X factor-style auditions for four singers and dancers took place in December, with manager Gary Johnson and his wife on the panel.

The final line-up will be revealed this afternoon. The group will perform at the Glovers' home and away matches and may even record a charity single.


Yeovil knocked out of FA Cup

There were wins for Swindon Town and Bristol Rovers today.

Yeovil Town have been knocked out of the FA Cup by Premier League Southampton.

The Glovers lost 2-0 at St Marys this afternoon. Saints took the lead in the 23rd minute after Jamie McAllister handled in the area. The resulting penalty was converted by Guly.

Youngster Sam Gallacher doubled the advantage twenty minutes from time.

Full match report and goals can be found here.

The rest of our teams have been in league action today.


Swindon Town beat Shrewsbury 3-1 at the County Ground. Michael Smith gave Town the lead on the half hour.

Paul Parry equalised just before the interval, but two goals in the last two minutes from Nile Ranger and Smith gave Town their first win in three matches.

Bristol City's five match unbeaten run is over after they lost 3-1 at Wolves. Sam Baldock scored City's goal from the penalty spot.


3-1 was also the scoreline at the Memorial Stadium as Bristol Rovers beat Newport County. Kaid Mohamed scored on his debut, with Eliot Richards and John-Joe O'Toole also on target.

And Cheltenham drew 1-1 at Plymouth Argyle, despite taking the lead through Byron Harrison in the 53rd minute.

Yeovil take on Southampton in FA Cup this afternoon

Yeovil Town's James Hayter is congratulated on scoring his second goal against Leyton Orient in the third round Credit: Dave Howarth/EMPICS Sport

Yeovil Town take on Southampton this afternoon in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

It's the first time the Glovers have made it this far for nine years, and they reached this stage with a 4-0 thrashing of Leyton Orient in the third round. But they face a tough task to progress any further they travel to St Mary's.

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Yeovil prepare to take on Southampton

Yeovil Town may be the only team from the region left in the the FA Cup after reaching the fourth round with a 4-0 thrashing of Leyton Orient, but they face a tough task to progress any further as they travel to St Mary's tomorrow to take on Premier League side Southampton.

Manager Gary Johnson and Midfielder Joe Edwards know it's no small challenge:

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