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Yeovil Town

Efe Sodje and Darren Way (Stacey Clarke)
Photo: Stacey Clarke

Yeovil Town 3-0 Lincoln City

Goals from Efe Sodje and Phil Jevons helped the Glovers to clinch a superb victory at Huish Park, which gives them the League Two title and automatic promotion to League One next season. Share what you think of Yeovil Town's success below.

Coca-Cola Football League Two
Yeovil Town 3Lincoln City 0
Sodje 45
Penalty: Jevons 54
Sodje 78
Teams:
Weale, Amankwaah, Skiverton, Sodje, Rose, Lindegaard, Way, Johnson, Terry, Jevons, Davies
Teams:
Marriott, McAuley, McCombe, Morgan, Futcher, Beevers, Butcher, Frecklington, Sandwith, Taylor-Fletcher, Ryan
Substituted:
Weale for Collis (84)
Rose for Miles (81)
Lindegaard for Gall (81)
Substituted:
Frecklington for Hanlon (72)
Sandwith for Gain (64)
Ryan for Asamoah (60)
Official(s): I Williamson (Berkshire)
Attendance: 8,855
The Glovers celebrate (Stacey Clarke)
Photo: Stacey Clarke

In first-half stoppage time, Sodje moved up from the back to put Yeovil into the lead from close range.

Eight minutes into the second half, the Glovers were awarded a penalty when Lee Beevers fouled Darren Way, and Phil Jevons converted the goal.

It was then left to Sodje to wrap up the scoring with his second strike - a great header in the 78th minute.

We are the champions!

Listen to Ben Orr's interviews with the jubilant players and fans by clicking on the links to the right.

You can also read his review of the season by clicking on a link to the right.

An open-top bus took the Yeovil players around the town on Monday 9 May. There was also a civic reception that evening.

Send us your photos

If, like Stacey Clarke, you took some photos of the celebrations at Huish Park or of the bus tour, send them in (preferably as high-resolution JPEGs) and we'll add them to this website:

somerset@bbc.co.uk

last updated: 02/01/07
 
Have Your Say
What do you think of the Glovers being champions of League Two? Are you looking forward to them playing in League One next season?
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lewis bowditch
city rule everything

eoin
i just love yeovil

freddie
we rule every thing

andrew mogg
l love football i wish all the very best to garyjohnson and his team i go to all home games.iam at wincanton but 5yers a go a live in yeovil.i spend lots of money there each week on food and booze some times.

jason arscott
yes it will be exellent especially with bristol city and a lot of top names in our league

philip
Congratulations team for somerset first history from minehead

Vedran, Croatia
They were brilliant this season. I watch two games on TV and I was proud to see that they can play equal with Premiership clubs. Next season will be tough but I know that Gary will be in the special mood. I expect play off, nothing less, nothing more.

GlovedBildo
Great, Great Season. Enjoyed it to the max, Cant wait for league 1

Keith Helinsky
Absolutely! Great result to Yeovil and good luck in League 1!!!!

luke edwards (manchester green)
YEEEEEESSSSS finally some more success,how good does it feel 2 be champions.I wish all the best 4 yeovil,becoz we are beta than the rest(even man utd :P)

john
we are the champions and r gonna be champions of league 1 bristol city are going 2 league 2 next season

david williams Melbourne Australia
Fantastic season Nottingham forest at the City ground will be my highlight.

bill bryant
wish I was there as I was in the Sunderland victory.I bet my uncle Stan - old yeovil player - was watching from higher realms!

barrie
Good atmosphere Sat, Friendly fans and officials Good Luck from Lincoln (we normally play better, honest)

Jonathan Elliott (Queensland,Australia)
Absolutely fantastic result against Lincoln...this underlines Yeovils true Championship quality.

Alex Hart
Incredible achievement, well done lads! Just 10 years ago we were playing in the ICIS league - from Heybridge to Hillsborough! Can't wait!

Paul Bish
Absolutely fantastic. It's also great for Somerset in general, as well as Yeovil fans. It raises Somerset's profile, away supporters often turn a match day into a long weekend, therefore boosting the economy. At the moment though, all I care about is that we are the Champions of League 2!

Josh Green
all I can say is: BRING ON THE FOREST!! EASY,EASY,EASY!!!

becci
hi, im a lincoln fan and just wish to say congratulations, you and your fans were fantastic yesturday. Good luck, hope to see you next year!

New Zealand Glover
Fantastic! Well done to the lads from your loyal Antipodean followers.

Michael
Hi all at YEOVIL Town. Congratulations to all the team. Yes, wonderful to being in league one next season also for the west coutry. Good Luck to all. Michael and JASON

James Savage
Bring on the championship!! we've proved we can play at higher levels so why not. I think we have a great chance! CHAMPIONS CHAMPIONS CHAMPIONS

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