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Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward to see specialist about recurring knee problem

Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward is to see a specialist as a result of a recurring knee injury.

Ward has found his playing time significantly curtailed this season due to the problem, and has been restricted to just one game a week in recent months.

The issue kept him out of ...

yesterday 12:11 open_in_new
​Glastonbury Festival latest – from Foo Fighters to those Green Day rumours

It's been a bit of a rollercoaster for Glastonbury Festival fans, first there Foo Fighter announcement anticipation – will they play, won't they? Then there was the plane sighting at Worthy Farm.

So we've put together a festival round for the week with the stories you may have ...

yesterday 12:11 open_in_new
Kevin Nolan: Ex-Newcastle United and West Ham United star left frustrated by Yeovil Town defence

Yeovil Town's strong defensive display at Notts County left Kevin Nolan feeling frustrated after a match that ended goalless.

The hosts enjoyed the better of the possession at Meadow Lane but were unable to create many chances as the Glovers stood firm.

A draw keeps Nolan's unbeaten ...

yesterday 11:05 open_in_new
The nine greatest Somerset players ever to play for England

Somerset will play host to an England international for the first time since 1983 as summer when they face South Africa in a T20 international at the Cooper Associates County Ground on June 23.

And there will be a high chance that what will be a sell-out crowd inside Taunton will be ...

yesterday 09:59 open_in_new
9 product recalls to beware of from Asda, Waitrose, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and more

How many of us actually check product recalls?

They happen all the time and are published on the Food Standards Agency website. Often there will be notes put up in shops.

But if we've already got a food dish in our cupboards which might be dangerous for allergy sufferers, or a ...

yesterday 07:47 open_in_new
Eating and drinking for free in Taunton - here's how

Believe it or not, you can get entire free dinners or go out to a bar for drinks and someone else will pick up the bill. Sounds like a scam, but it is, in fact, legal and real, and possible in Taunton.

You see them on television: hotel inspectors, undercover boss and mystery ...

yesterday 07:47 open_in_new
Ed Sheeran and Green Day confirmed for Glastonbury by accident by the BBC?

With everyone rocking out to Foo Fighters in Frome amid the announcement that the band will headline Glastonbury Festival did Ed Sheeran and Greenday get confirmed for Glastonbury by accident by the BBC?

All eyes were on the least secret secret gig of the year where rock giants Foo ...

yesterday 22:59 open_in_new
Foo Fighters at Cheese & Grain in Frome: What was it like inside secret gig?

So that's it folks. One of the world's most famous rock bands has graced Frome with a two and a half hour secret gig.

Not only that – it used the town as the location to announce it was headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2017.

The gig made up part of an ...

yesterday 22:59 open_in_new
Notts County 0-0 Yeovil Town - player ratings and man of the match

Yeovil Town battled their way to a hard-fought point in a goalless draw at Notts County this afternoon.

Defence very much trumped attack at Meadow Lane as both sides struggled to create chances for the majority of the 90 minutes.

But who impressed most as the Glovers held out for a ...

2017-02-25 20:35 open_in_new
Notts County v Yeovil Town - Southampton youngster returns for Glovers at Meadow Lane

Yeovil Town face a second potential banana skin on the road in as many weeks as they travel to Notts County this afternoon.

The Glovers will be eager to bounce back from last weekend's 2-0 defeat at Cheltenham Town which extended their recent run of form to just one win in 13 ...

2017-02-25 19:27 open_in_new
Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward to see specialist as a result of recurring knee problem

Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward is to see a specialist as a result of a recurring knee injury.

Ward has found his playing time significantly curtailed this season due to the problem, and has been restricted to just one game a week in recent months.

The issue has kept him out of this ...

2017-02-25 17:15 open_in_new
Glastonbury man admits failing to provide adequate care for his horses

A man from Glastonbury who admitted failing to provide adequate care for his horses has been disqualified from owning equines for five years.

John Holland of Brindham Lane, Glastonbury appeared before magistrates in Yeovil on February 23 where he pleaded guilty to three offences under ...

2017-02-25 16:09 open_in_new
Will West Bromwich Albion youngster punish Yeovil Town as he meets old club with Notts County?

Yeovil Town's players could find themselves up against a familiar opponent on Saturday when they take on Notts County.

Tahvon Campbell is a recent arrival at Meadow Lane, having joined the Magpies on loan from West Bromwich Albion on transfer deadline day.

Campbell spent the first ...

2017-02-25 15:03 open_in_new
Kevin Nolan: The ex-Newcastle United and West Ham United star aiming to keep Notts County up

If Yeovil Town are to beat Notts County on Saturday, they will have to topple a side managed by one of the Premier League's most recognisable names of the last decade.

The job at Meadow Lane is Kevin Nolan's second spell in management after spending three months in charge at Leyton Orient ...

2017-02-25 13:57 open_in_new
RECAP Foo Fighters headline Glastonbury Festival - revealed with gig in Frome

Foo Fighters are headlining Glastonbury Festival.

Their place on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday, June 24 has been confirmed at a secret gig at the Cheese and Grain in Frome.

The band was introduced by festival founder Michael Eavis.

Foo Fighters in Frome – the story so ...

2017-02-25 01:49 open_in_new
Foo Fighters headline Glastonbury Festival - revealed with gig in Frome: LIVE

Foo Fighters are headlining Glastonbury Festival.

Their place on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday, June 24 has been confirmed at a secret gig at the Cheese and Grain in Frome.

The band was introduced by festival founder Michael Eavis.

Foo Fighters in Frome – the story so ...

2017-02-24 22:31 open_in_new
Foo Fighters are rumoured to be at Glastonbury Festival site

Reports from social media and in the local Glastonbury community seem to indicate that at least some members of the Foo Fighters were at Worthy Farm, the venue for Glastonbury Festival, today.

The band is likely to perform a secret gig at the Frome Cheese and Grain, which is supported by ...

2017-02-24 21:25 open_in_new
Foo Fighters in Frome - footage appears to show members arriving in Frome before rumoured secret gig

Fans of the Foo Fighters have been captured on film screaming with delight as band members arrived in Frome ahead of what is thought to be a 'secret' gig.

The possibility of a performance in Somerset is the talk of the internet.

It is additionally rumoured that the Foo Fighters ...

2017-02-24 21:25 open_in_new
Foo Fighters guitarist Pat Smear speaks to fans at Frome venue ahead of 'private event'

Foo Fighters guitarists Pat Smear has spoken to fans in Somerset – as speculation continues to mount about the band playing a private gig in Frome.

Smear is seen in our footage having a selfie with a fan. The fan then tells the guitarist they had seen him before in Milton Keynes, ...

2017-02-24 21:25 open_in_new
Young Yeovil mum who shook child so hard he stopped breathing spared jail

A 21-year-old mother who shook her two-month-old baby son so hard he stopped breathing and dropped him so that he suffered brain damage has been spared a jail sentence.

The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and is now living at an address in Dorset, admitted a charge that ...

2017-02-24 21:25 open_in_new
Notts County v Yeovil Town - preview, opposition guide, team news and predicted line-up

Yeovil Town face a second potential banana skin on the road in as many weeks as they travel to Notts County on Sunday.

The Glovers will be eager to bounce back from last weekend's 2-0 defeat at Cheltenham Town which extend their recent run of form to just one win in 13 matches.

With ...

2017-02-24 19:13 open_in_new