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Match Preview | Yeovil Town

Barnet return to league action on Tuesday (17th January) against Yeovil Town at The Hive, as we look to continue our good form. Barnet progressed into the fifth round of the FA Trophy, thanks to goals from Harry Pritchard and Ryan De Havilland.


While The Bees continue to fight for the play-offs, Yeovil look to turn their fortunes around. The club is currently sitting in 18th place, five points away from the relegation zone. Last time out they fell to a 4-1 defeat away to Bromley.


Tickets for the fixture can still be purchased here or on the day of the game.



Nickname: The Glovers

Founded: 1895

Stadium: Huish Park (9,565 capacity)

Manager: Mark Cooper

Top goal scorers: Malachi Linton and Alex Fisher (4)

League position: 18th


Recent results: Bromley 4-1 Yeovil



Mark Cooper

In October of last year, Mark Cooper signed a two-year contract with Yeovil Town that will last until 2025. Like his father Charlie, Cooper began his playing career with Bristol City. While playing for Fulham and Birmingham City, he found a long-term home at Tamworth FC. He made 104 appearances for the club, helping it become the Southern Football League champions in 2003.


He began his managerial career in 2004 while still being a player for Tamworth FC. During his time as manager Cooper managed to get them into the third round of the FA Cup in two consecutive seasons. He managed Forest Green Rovers for the longest period of his career. A total of 249 games were managed by him during his five years at the club. In the 2016-17 season, he helped Forest Green get promoted to League Two for the first time. It was a 3-1 victory over Tranmere Rovers in the final at Wembley. 



Alex Fisher

Fisher is the club’s joint top goalscorer this season with four goals. The 32-year-old center forward joined the club in the summer from Newport County signing a two-year deal.


He is a frequent name in the starting eleven making 24 appearances for The Glovers so far this season.


Fisher started his career playing for the Oxford City Academy before moving up the ranks and started playing for the first team. During his career, Fisher has played in Spain, Belgium, Italy, and Scotland.



Date: 16th August 2022

Score: Yeovil 1-2 Barnet

Competition: National League



Yeovil Town starting lineup: Smith, Williams, Reckford, Hunt (Linton, 70’), Richards-Everton, Worthington, D’Ath (Young, 60’), Fisher, Maguire-Drew, Oluwabori, Staunton,

Unused Substitutes: Johnson, Buse, Cooper


Barnet FC starting lineup:  Walker, Collinge, Armstrong (Hall, 67’), Okimo, Gorman, Kabamba (Moyo, 84’), Kanu, Pritchard, Wynter, Revan (Beard, 60’), De Havilland

Unused Substitutes: Callan, Powell, Diarra, Woods


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