FOOTBALL: Yeovil to lose its youth academy

Yeovil Town will axe its youth academy at the end of the season.

The club blames financial problems for the decision but says it will now be able to put more money into the proposed Huish Park develoment plan.

Yeovil Town says the move will mean more money for the development of Huish Park Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Archive

Manager Gary Johnson says although the youth programme has worked hard, it has not produced any players for the first team squad in recent years, and funding simply isn't available.