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Late surge carries Yeovil home
 Women's Football News 12 Jun 2010
 
Late surge carries Yeovil home - 12 Jun 2010 - Women's Football NewsYeovil Town have just completed the most memorable season in their history and now they are looking forward to being a Premier League club for the first time.
 
The Somerset side carried off the South West Combination title for the first time after emerging as victors from what had been a closely contested race throughout the course of the season with as many as five clubs having been in contention at one stage.
 
Yeovil's season did not get off to the best of starts, with a defeat to Plymouth Argyle in their opening game, but a run of five wins in the next six games saw them take over at the top of the table in mid-October. However, after two more victories, Yeovil did not play a single league match between November and February. This was due to the weather - they had 14 Sunday matches postponed during the season - and a superb run in the F.A.Women's Cup which saw them reach the Fifth Round for the first time in their history, where they gave a good account of themselves when going down 1-0 to Nottingham Forest in front of a large crowd.
 
Resuming their league matches in fifth place, they were knocked back by a 3-1 defeat to title rivals Chesham Utd, but from that point they never looked back. Yeovil won all of their final seven games without conceding a goal, securing the Championship when beating Oxford City 7-0 in their penultimate match.
 
"After a hit and miss season with weather, we came through with flying colours," says manager Steve Phelps. "It meant we had to play a County Cup Final and eight league games in three and a half weeks.
 
"Jemma Tewkesbury broke the league goalscoring record and ended up with 52 goals in total, but the rest of the squad all played their part. Rachel Simkin is one of the best goalkeepers in the country, plus captain Lindsey Roe, Kim Turner - who came back from a badly broken leg last season, left back Georgia Coles, Karen Perkins who seems to get better every season, the emerging Terri Trowbridge from our youth development and Anusia Rourke for her tireless work up front.
 
"Credit must also go to the coaching and backroom staff, including assistant manager Nigel Wolfe and Sarah Lawler for their coaching and hard work."
 
Yeovil are now aiming to make an impression at the higher level and are not content to rest on their laurels. "The plans I set out five years ago for the club are on course," added Phelps. "We hope to challenge for promotion to the National Division next season and to try and go further in the FA Cup."

 
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