PREVIEW: Yeovil Town v Watford (Tuesday February 18, 7.45pm KO)

Chard & Ilminster News: PREVIEW: Yeovil Town v Watford (Tuesday February 18, 7.45pm KO) PREVIEW: Yeovil Town v Watford (Tuesday February 18, 7.45pm KO)

WATFORD are the visitors to Huish Park tonight (Tuesday) in a rearranged SkyBet Championship fixture.

The match was originally due to be played on New Year’s Day, but heavy rain left the Huish park pitch to be waterlogged.

The Glovers will be looking to end four-game winless streak against Watford, who currently sit twelfth in the SkyBet Championship.

The visitors arrive in Somerset on the back of three straight league wins, a run of form that has left them just nine points off the play-offs.

Yeovil find themselves seven points adrift of safety after draws for Millwall, Doncaster and Barnsley on Saturday, but the Glovers will be encouraged by the two side’s meeting earlier in the season.

Yeovil ran out 3-0 winners at Vicarage Road in November, thanks to goals from Ishmael Miller, Byron Webster and Joe Edwards.

Since then, Watford have seen a change of manager, with Beppe Sannino taking over from Gianfranco Zola – as well as a number of new faces on the playing roster, including Park Chu- Young from Arsenal and Samba Diakite from QPR.

Diakite is suspended for tonight’s game after being sent off at Middlesbrough on Saturday – and Tommy Hoban could make his first Watford start in over a year.

Yeovil’s injury list is gradually getting shorter, with Liam Davis and Sam Hoskins edging closer to a return to the match day squad following injuries.

Tickets for Tuesday night’s fixture are available right up until kick off and your support is needed to help Yeovil get the most out of one of their games in hand over those around them.

With Barnsley also in action against high flying Derby, a win at Huish Park could do the Glovers the world of good ahead of Saturday’s crunch clash with Doncaster.

## YEOVIL Town have announced that there will be a bucket collection at the Watford game this evening (Tuesday) to help the Somerset Flood Relief Fund.

Any spare change you may have will be gratefully received to help aid those affected by flood damage.

Much of the county is still struggling with some travel issues, so again, those who can make it do so with the clubs’ huge thanks. Please make sure you allow extra time and plan your travel accordingly.

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