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Yeovil Town 2-2 Bristol Rovers (20-09-2008)

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2008-09 matches
League One
TeamHomeAway
Brighton1-21-1
Carlisle2-31-1
Cheltenham3-21-2
Colchester0-01-0
Crewe0-01-1
Hartlepool4-11-1
Hereford6-13-0
Huddersfield1-21-1
Leeds2-22-2
Leicester0-11-2
L Orient2-12-1
Millwall4-22-3
MK Dons1-21-2
Northampton1-00-0
Oldham2-02-0
Peterborough0-14-5
Scunthorpe1-22-0
Southend4-20-1
Stockport2-01-3
Swindon2-21-2
Tranmere2-00-2
Walsall1-35-0
Yeovil3-02-2
FA Cup
TeamH/A
BournemouthA0-1
League Cup
TeamH/A
WatfordA0-1
League Trophy
TeamH/A
BournemouthA0-3

On 20 September 2008 Rovers travelled south to Somerset to take on Yeovil Town in a League One match. This was Rovers' eighth league game of the season, and their tenth in all competitions.

There were two changes to the starting eleven, with Jeff Hughes missing out through injury and being replaced by Craig Disley, and Darryl Duffy was included after being left on the bench for the last game. Jo Kuffour was the player that made way for him. On the bench, Byron Anthony celebrated his 24th birthday by returning from his suspension, but he was not involved in the action on the day.

During the game Yeovil twice had a one goal lead, and twice Rovers equalised, earning a single league point. Rovers' second was scored by substitute Jo Kuffour, which was his first goal for Rovers and came just three minutes after coming on as a substitute.

Match detailsEdit

Yeovil Town2-2Bristol Rovers
Skiverton (6)
Roberts (45+1)
(2-1 HT)Lambert (pen 39)
Kuffour (62)
at Huish Park attendance: 5,748
Lineups
1 Asmir Begovic 1 Steve Phillips
27 Lee Peltier 2 Ryan Green
Ball Yellow 4 Terry Skiverton 16 Danny Coles
6 Terrell Forbes 6 Steve Elliott
28 Nathan Smith 32 Aaron Lescott
11 Danny Schofield 14 David Pipe Sub-off
Sub-off 8 Darren Way 20 Craig Disley
Ball 16 Gary Roberts 7 Stuart Campbell Yellow
Sub-off 9 Andy Welsh 4 Chris Lines
Sub-off 17 Aidan Downes 9 Rickie Lambert Ball
14 Paul Warne 10 Darryl Duffy Sub-off
Substitutes
3 Nathan Jones 13 Mike Green
Sub-on 10 Gavin Tomlin 5 Craig Hinton Sub-on
Sub-on 12 Craig Alcock 15 Byron Anthony
Sub-on 18 Keiran Murtagh 17 Jo Kuffour Sub-on Ball
23 Aaron Brown 18 Ben Hunt

TimelineEdit

  • 6 mins: Goal for Yeovil scored by Terry Skiverton
  • 7 mins: Stuart Campbell booked for a foul on Andy Welsh
  • 38 mins: Terry Skiverton booked for a handball offence
  • 39 mins: Goal for Bristol Rovers - Penalty scored by Rickie Lambert following a handball by Terry Skiverton
  • 45+1 mins: Goal for Yeovil scored by Gary Roberts
  • 46 mins: Yeovil Town substitution - Kieran Murtagh replaced Darren Way
  • 59 mins: Bristol Rovers substitution - Jo Kuffour replaced David Pipe
  • 62 mins: Goal for Bristol Rovers scored by Jo Kuffour
  • 72 mins: Yeovil Town substitution - Gavin Tomlin replaced Andy Welsh
  • 73 mins: Bristol Rovers substitution - Craig Hinton replaced Darryl Duffy
  • 80 mins: Yeovil Town substitution - Craig Alcock replaced Aidan Downes

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