Vital Football

Latest Yeovil Town News

Upson Targets Double Figures

Upson Targets Double Figures

Midfielder Ed Upson has said he wants to get into double figures this season after firing in a brace to sink Nottingham Forest in our last match.

The midfielder found the net twice within the opening 40 minutes to give Yeovil a two nil advantage, before Nottingham Forest pulled one back two minutes after his second. The match was decided in the first 45 minutes as Byron Webster added our third which Upson also got an assist for.

Speaking to the Western Gazette as we gear up for the game against Leeds, the midfielder admitted he was surprised to find himself as our leading goal scorer so far this campaign (he has five goals to his name), but despite that surprise he wants to at least double his current record before the season draws to a close.

'It's always my aim every season, so let's just hope I can get that.'

His opening goal against Nottingham Forest came from a sublime volley, and he followed that up with a 25 yard drilled effort, and whilst he was pleased with his technique for the opener, he did admit it took a slight deflection which certainly did him no harm in the moment.

'I was really pleased with both. We were pinned back a bit in the second half and I did wonder if I would get a chance for a third. It came in the last minute and I thought 'shall I run this into the corner?', but no, I had to go for the hattrick and it was a good strike, but a good save.'

Had it not been for the performance of on loan Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey, Upson would've been a shoe in for the Man of the Match result, but on balance the keeper rightly took that accolade on the day, and Upson has no concerns about that at all admitting that he kept us in the match with some 'unbelieveable' saves, joking that people call him 'Mr Consistent' because of how he's played since joining us on loan.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Thursday October 31 2013
Time: 9:11PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Yeovil Town Articles

Could L1 & L2 Get A Much Needed Cash Boost?

The EFL have crunched the full attendance numbers for the season of 2016/17 and their...

What Is A Club Developed Player & Why Does It Matter

EFL member clubs will be held to a 'club developed player' requirement from the start of the 2018/19 campaign.

League Two 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (1/3/18)

The season might only be a few months old in terms of the calendar, but with high expectations for some players when it comes to this year's Golden Boot battle...

One Transfer Deadline Was Never Enough Was It

You've got to love the football authorities, if transfer deadline days weren't ridiculous enough already - they've now begun to breed.

Yeovil Town Social Media

Yeovil Town Archived Articles

Vital Glovers articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Glovers
Write For Vital Glovers
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Mansfield v Yeovil
Suggested By:
Yeovil win25%
Mansfield win63%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Yeovil Town Results (view all)

Yeovil Town Fixtures

The Vital Football Members League