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We must lift Yeovil Town fans - Gary Johnson

30 December 2014

Yeovil Town boss Gary Johnson wants his players to give the fans something to get behind after they were booed off following a 3-0 home defeat to Leyton Orient.

The O's climbed out of the drop zone with the win, leaving the Glovers rooted to the bottom of the table for the New Year and with just one home league win to their name this season.

Goals from Chris Dagnell, Kevin Lisbie and Dean Cox sealed a vital win for Orient and the 217 travelling fans who braved the Monday night ice and frost.

Yeovil's next home game is against Manchester United in the third round of the FA Cup when Johnson is hoping the Huish Park faithful will have something more to get behind.

He said: "It was a really disappointing game, the players didn't really turn up from start to finish and it wasn't really going to happen for us.

"That led to a poor atmosphere around the place and the home supporters have seen too many poor performances and we are not doing the home supporters justice at the moment.

"You have got to score the goals, and it seems to be happening to us where we are creating the early opportunities, and then you are out of the game all of a sudden.

"Then you can feel the confidence around the place go and the atmosphere around the ground gets worse. Once you start to get the negative support it is very difficult to get the game back.

"With any support, what comes first, the chicken or the egg? The players have got to give the fans something to get behind and we haven't had that recently."

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