Glovers staying up: Match Review

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For the second successive season Yeovil made sure of survival in League One by winning their penultimate fixture with a 3-0 victory at home to Oldham.

Oldham looked bright early on but conceded a bad goal after 18 minutes in Yeovil's first real attack.

The Glovers forced a corner on the left and Gavin Williams floated it into the box where Gavin Tomlin was unmarked to nod in a near-post header.

Two minutes later Williams had another free-kick tipped over by goalkeeper Darryl Flahavan and Yeovil appeared to be taking control.

Sean Gregan tested home keeper Alex McCarthy with a 20-yard free-kick but that was the only real attempt on goal the Latics managed all day.

Goalscorer Tomlin went off in the 39th minute with groin trouble but Yeovil regrouped and had the better of the second half without getting the clinching goal until late on.

In the 83rd minute Williams was on the edge of the box when a left-wing corner was partially cleared and his fierce drive went in off a defender.

With the pressure now off, Yeovil continued to press and in stoppage time Williams added another goal, turning in a cross from Andy Welsh at close range.

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Yeovil Town
Darryl Flahavan
League One
Sean Gregan
Oldham Athletic
Wigan Athletic
Gavin Williams
Gavin Tomlin

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