Yeovil v Doncaster preview
Team news for Saturday’s League One clash between Yeovil Town
and Doncaster Rovers at Huish Park.
Left-back Jamie McAllister is expected to keep his place in
Yeovil’s starting XI to face Doncaster, despite limping off the
pitch with an ankle injury in the 4-2 Capital One Cup defeat to
West Brom on Tuesday.
McAllister looked likely to miss the game against Dean Saunders’
side, but after being assessed, has been given the go ahead to keep
Gavin Williams is set for a place on the bench after nearing a
full recovery from a persistent calf problem.
Manager Gary Johnson had shown frustration with the midfielder’s
continued absence, but Williams is now available to make his first
appearance of the season.
Chelsea loanee Rohan Ince made his Yeovil debut as a substitute
against the Baggies, and has been declared 100 per cent after
showing no side effects from a shin injury which had delayed his
Ince is unlikely to force his way into Johnson’s starting
line-up however as the Glovers sit top of the npower League One
table, unbeaten in their opening three league games.
Meanwhile, Doncaster boss Dean Saunders is expected to make a
handful of changes when his side resume League One action against
Yeovil at Huish Park.
Saunders was without leading scorer Chris Brown, in-form Kyle
Bennett and Martin Woods on Tuesday night as Rovers reached the
third round of the Capital One Cup with victory over Yorkshire
However, the trio should all train on Friday and put themselves
in the frame for selection.
Billy Paynter and David Cotterill will also come back into
contention to start the game in Somerset after being rested on the
bench in the 3-2 win over the Tigers.
Ahead of the game Saunders, whose side lose their last league
outing 1-0 to Crawley, said: “Yeovil are a strong side and very
mobile and they’ve not lost a game in the league yet.
“But we’ve got everything to match them. I’ve got a group of
players who are confident and physically we are fine which we
weren’t last year. This season we’ve got strong men who want to