Football - Glovers waiting on Stech

Yeovil hope to have in-form goalkeeper Marek Stech available for their rearranged clash with Preston at Huish Park.

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The 23-year-old played a vital role in the Glovers' 1-0 win at Coventry on Saturday despite the fact his heavily-pregnant partner is still waiting to give birth.

And manager Gary Johnson hopes the arrival can wait until after Tuesday night's clash with North End.

"I have got every faith in (second choice goalkeeper and Glovers coach ) Gareth Stewart to be honest but we would like to keep the same team," he told the Western Gazette. "With any luck the little one will hold on a little longer."

Full-back Nathan Ralph, who has suffered with knee and ankle injuries since October, made a welcome return to the squad against the Sky Blues and he is set to be on the bench again while Joe Edwards will keep his place in the starting line-up.

The Glovers are only outside of the npower League One play-offs on goal difference.

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