Oldham frustrated by draw: Match Review

Published Add your comment

Football News

High-flying Oldham were left frustrated as they were shut out by a well-drilled Yeovil side as the two drew 0-0.

Goalkeeper John Sullivan made a handful of excellent saves for the visitors, who almost snatched victory themselves in the last five minutes.

Oldham went desperately close early on when Chris Taylor's 25-yard blast drew a flying stop from Sullivan.

Dean Bowditch headed off target for Yeovil before testing Oldham keeper DAndy Williams saw an effort deflected wide for the visitors but Sullivan made another stunning save to deny Taylor for the second time.

ean Brill with a low shot.

Brill thwarted Bowditch and Sullivan beat away a point-blank header from Ritchie Jones as both keepers continued to impress.

There was controversy early in the second half with Yeovil convinced they should have had a penalty for Paul Black's challenge on Williams.

They were again frustrated by Brill in the 85th minute as Paul Huntington's header from a set-piece was superbly tipped over the bar.

And Brill dived full length in stoppage time to claw out a ferocious drive from Williams.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Chris Taylor
Ritchie Jones
Paul Black
Ipswich Town
Dean Bowditch
League One
Paul Black
John Sullivan
Oldham Athletic
Dean Bowditch
Paul Huntington

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again