TUESDAY FOOTBALL: YEOVIL TOWN & BRISTOL ROVERS

Gary Johnson kicks off his second spell as Yeovil Town manager with a tough League One test at fourth placed Sheffield United tonight (Bramall Lane, 1945) while Bristol Rovers visit Hereford in League Two.

Johnson's Glovers squad will include on-loan Tottenham Hotspur forward Jon Obika, 21, and new loan defender Ryan Dickson, from Southampton, but be without suspended Scottish striker Steve MacLean.

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RUBIES HOPE TO OUTSHINE STARS AT SPURS

Cheltenham Town FC logoOnly 20 years since they were playing Thatcham Town and Ton Pentre in the FA Cup - and less than 30 years since losing to Bideford and Minehead - Cheltenham Town will be running out to face Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in tomorrow's third round.
 
It will seem like dreamland for the 5,000-strong Ruby Army who will board 56 coaches at Cheltenham Racecourse tomorrow morning, hoping for an upset.

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BROAD BOOST FOR TRURO TROPHY REPLAY

Truro City’s squad is boosted by the return of midfielder Joe Broad for tonight’s FA Trophy third qualifying round replay against Gloucester City at Treyew Road (7.45).

Broad has completed a three-match suspension and returns to a City side who came back from 1-0 down to draw 1-1 at Whaddon Road on Saturday to force tonight’s replay.

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ALDRED IN AS GULLS CENTRE BACK-UP

torquay united football club logoTorquay United signed Colchester United central defender Tom Aldred on loan yesterday but Mark Ellis and Chris Robertson are set to start as the centre back pairing at Port Vale tonight (1945).

Bolton-born Aldred, 21, will act as centre back-up as Brian Saah (groin) is could be ruled out for between 4-6 weeks by injury sustained in the 3-1 Devon derby win over Plymouth Argyle at Plainmoor.

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SOUTH WEST FOOTBALL: TUESDAY TEAM NEWS

yeovil town striker Steve MacLean, image courtesy and copyright dave rowntreeExeter City and Yeovil Town are both in home npower League One action tonight on a bumper floodlit night of football action for south west sports supporters.

Third from bottom City bid to bounce back from back-to-back 2-0 defeats at Charlton and Hartlepool when they host ninth placed Notts County at St James Park (1945) while Terry Skiverton's Yeovil host Wycombe Wanderers at Huish Park (1945).

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AT-A-GLANCE SOUTHWEST CARLING CUP ROUND-UP

yeovil town manager Terry Skiverton, courtesy and copyright phil mingo at pinnacle photo agency ukBristol City's Carling Cup first round tie at home to Swindon Town has been rescheduled for Wednesday August 24 (1945) after being postponed tonight on police advice.

Yeovil Town - who visit Exeter City tonight in the cup (St James Park 1945) - have signed London-born former Arsenal defender Kerrea Gilbert, 24, and former Reading teenage winger Abdulai Belle-Baggie, 19, on short term deals until January.

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