It wasn’t a good night for Yeovil as the Glovers crashed out of the Somerset Men’s Premier Cup at the hands of Paulton Rovers, however a record was broken on the night.

Ollie Haste became the youngest player in history to lead Yeovil Town out in a men’s first team fixture as captain.

Glovers’ Ollie Haste
Pic From @yeovilcollege

The youngster, at just 18 years and 10 months old broke the record held by goalkeeper Nathan Baxter back in 2019 when he was named skipper for a game in League Two at the age of a little over 20.

Our very own historical oracle, Nigel Dyson failed to find any younger captains, neither could we… so we are calling it a new record.

Huge congratulations to Ollie, and his family, for this brilliant achievement.


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Mary 3
1 year ago

What a proud moment for Ollie and his family, well done Ollie

Jason Kenneally
1 year ago

Brilliant news, This young player has a bright future ahead of him.