Date: 21st February 2009 at 11:40pm
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Todays game at Huish Park ended in deadlock as neither side could provide that finishing blow to seal the three points. Yeovil manager Terry Skiverton won’t be too upset though, as his managerial debut didn’t end in defeat.

The Oldham lads and the gaff were left very disapointed having only managed a draw when they had chances to win the game, but the point did move them up into 4th place, obviously 3 points would have been alot more welcome, but from their very scrappy performance they probably deserved it in the end.

After serving their one match bans goalkeeper Greg Fleming and winger Chris Taylor returned to the side, benching loanee Jan Budtz and Neal Eardley who featured in lasts weeks win against Northampton.

Oldham started off pretty well with Deane Smalley scoring an excellent goal in the 13th minute, which was his 3rd of the season. This was followed by an almost immediate reply from Yeovil, with Gavin Tomlin scoring 3 minutes later, to make the scores level. Not long after that he added a second to give Yeovil the lead. They were brought back down to earth with a bizarre occurance, when ex Oldham player Terrel Forbes put a looping header over his own keeper, which Canadien Josh Wagenaar could do nothing about.

The second half was pretty much dominated by Oldham, but they never really managed an end result to their possession, with the only real chance coming 8 minutes from the end, when the ever present Deane Smalley blasted a loose ball against the crossbar.

Oldham manager spoke to the official website about the game.

‘We didn’t get going and today was probaly the worst we’ve played all season’. He went on to say ‘We couldn’t control the ball and it was a shocking game from both sides. Considering the manner of the performance I have to be pleased with a point’.

Well the away form hasn’t improved much with yet another disappointing result having played so well in previous games, but at least we managed to score a few and we probably should of scored more than we did. We should be able get back on our feet against Bristol Rovers, I look forward to seeing what sort of side will be put out, as their will be competition for positions with players like Daniel Jones returning and Ferreira coming in. Roll on Tuesday!!