After previously winning 3-1 in their last three games, Rovers look far down South to take on Yeovil for the final time of this season.

Liam Mandeville is back to fitness and will come into contention for the starting 11, but will find it hard to replace Andy Williams and John Marquis.

Matty Blair is said to be okay, after coming off with a ‘knock’ against Crewe during the 3-1 win.

Ferguson is looking to ship out four players, such as: Cedric Evina, Mitchell Lund, Reece Fielding and Louis Jones. He has said that he’d like to see Evina and Lund especially leave on loan for more game time.

At the press conference Ferguson alluded to the fact that it’s not because of Cedric Evina’s ability why he’s not featuring, but it’s also related to the fact that he isn’t capable of performing, but simply that there is already depth there with Mason doing a good job at left back and Tommy Rowe being able to fit into left wing back if needed, as well, Aaron Taylor-Sinclair should be returning from injury soon.


Out of the last 8 league games, Rovers have the second best form record in the league behind Exeter City, who have collected 20 points, where as Rover have collected 19 points. Yeovil aren’t in the best form at this moment in time as they sit with 7 points from 8 games.

Yeovil have a better defencive record than Rovers, they’ve conceeded just 31 goals in 26 matches, where as Rovers have conceeded 34 in 27 matches.

Player to watch

Stirker, Francois Zoko is Yeovil’s player to watch, as he is their top scorer, netting 7 goals for far this season for Yeovil.

Previous encounters

Last time out, at the Keepmoat, Rovers won 4-1 with a hat trick from Andy Williams and a goal from James Coppinger helping Rovers collect the three points back in August 2016.

Last time we visited Huish Park was during one of our seasons in league one, in August 2014, where we won 3-0, with goals from players who have since departed: Curtis Main, Harry Forrester and Theo Robinson.

Overall, Rovers have won 5, drawn 2 and lost 8 against Yeovil since 2003.

Predicted lineup v Yeovil Town

Lawlor; Blair, Butler, Baudry, Mason; Houghton, Grant, Rowe, Coppinger; Marquis and Williams.