Yeovil Town’s Jordan Young scored his first Glovers’ goal has the hosts wrapped up a four-match home run with a third win at Huish Park.

Young scored the opener with Frank Nouble sealing the points late on, speaking exclusively to BBC Somerset’s Ian Randall, he said that his patience had been worth it to finally notch his first league goal for the team. 

“Obviously, I’m happy to get off the mark, I knew it was coming, I just needed to stay patient, work my into the team and I’m glad we got the win in the end.”

“I’ve always been confident when I play, I just think that it was a tough end to (last) season, with the club and stuff, but I’ve got to look at myself and think how can I get involved more and get on the score sheet, that’s what I’ve worked on this summer – what I can do better.”


The 13th minute goal was struck with his weaker right foot after a neat move to open the scoring in the first half;

“I took it onto my right foot – I don’t really know why – I’m left footed, but it was just what came to me at that time.

We started really well, we were really good in the first half, but when we’re good it’s important we take our chances, we should have gone in two or three-nil up and then the game is done, but we made it a bit hard for ourselves.

In the second half, they’re going to come out fighting and that’s what they did, we were a bit slow to get going in the second half and we had to defend for long periods, but in the end, we hit them on the counter and got the job done.”

The Glovers did miss chances to extend their lead, not least from a Rhys Murphy penalty, which was saved by the visiting Angels’ keeper, something which Young isn’t worried about… even if he did promise a tongue in cheek chat… 

“I’ll have a chat with (Murphy) about (the penalty) later, obviously Murph is a top player, penalties get saved all the time, it’s nothing bad on him, just one of those things.”

Late goals have been the order of the day at Huish Park, as have substitutes making an impact, something which shows the strength in depth Yeovil have. 

“It’s happened a few times, we’ve got a good squad here, if you don’t start you have got to come on and make an impact and that’s what they did again, it’s difficult, you’re not going to score every chance you get so, it’s important that at the other end of the pitch we’re nice and tight and not concede.”

“I always want to play football, it’s up to the gaffer, but I’ve done my bit today and we’ll go from there. “

Looking ahead, Young just wants to keep the momentum going, but appreciates Monday’s game against Havant and Waterlooville won’t be easy for multiple reasons.

“I was at Chippenham last year and (Havant) were a really good team last year, the year before we just beat them to the play-offs, so we know they’re a good team, they’ve started not great, I’ve got a friend there and he’s saying they’re doing the right things, it’s going to be a tough game. 

Once you get a little winning run going, you’re flying, you’re on your way and you’ve just got to keep doing it day in, day out and take it in to match days.”

“The best thing about having a big squad is weekends like this – it’s a bit crazy if you ask me, playing 90 today and then again on Monday, it’s tough, but we’ve got good players to come in and out, which is how it’s been so far, so hopefully we can keep going. 

If we can come off the back of two wins, that would be a really good weekend.”

You can listen to the full chat with Jordan and Ian below. 

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