#ThrowbackThursday: Our old rivals Weymouth

1921 to 1999: We are the Weymouth haters!

With Yeovil Town beginning their pre-season schedule with a friendly against Weymouth next Tuesday, we decided we’d look back at the historic (albeit currently dormant) rivalry between the two clubs.

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Yeovil will visit the Bob Lucas Stadium next Tuesday

The two teams played each other dozens of times throughout the 20th century, and the match became a common Boxing Day clash. The game was played during the Christmas period a grand total of 23 times.

For one of those festive fixtures in 1948, Weymouth set their attendance record at their old Recreation Ground when 12,512 turned up. At least 10,000 were probably Yeovil fans! Continue reading “#ThrowbackThursday: Our old rivals Weymouth”

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