Sherborne Town goalkeeper Callum Antell has praised three of Yeovil Town's players and coaches after having completed a short term spell at Raleigh Grove. The former Swindon Town Youth Team keeper had been released by the Wiltshire side and headed to Dorset where he split his time between playing for Sherborne and receiving full time coaching at Huish Park.
Callum has picked out Yeovil Town's Goalkeeping Coach Ben Roberts, and First Team keeper Alex McCarthy for praise in helping him improve his game, but also cited Glovers Youth Team defender Rhys Baggridge, who has also had a dual role with Yeovil and Sherborne over the past few months.
With Callum living away from home and in an unfamiliar environment, the 17 year old told Sherborne's official site that having Rhys in a similar position helped him significantly:
"Rhys helped me to get to know the boys and I think he has played really well. It has been brilliant to train at Yeovil and I would like to thank the staff for giving me the chance as it has been a great experience. Alex (McCarthy) has been really helpful as well. He said mistakes will happen and I used to think about that too much, but I have learned to get over them. Ben (Roberts) is another brilliant person and I can talk to him about anything. He will get the best out of you and will keep pushing until you cannot give any more. It was up to him whether I could train with Yeovil and I hope I have done myself justice."
Sherborne's season ended on Saturday, meaning that Callum now becomes a free agent. Both him and Glovers first year scholar Rhys Baggridge played in the Dorset side's final match in their Western League Premier Division season, seeing Sherborne lose 3-0 against Bristol Manor Farm.
The result means that Sherborne are left sweating on the remaining fixtures in the division, with Brislington hosting Melksham Town tonight. A draw or a win for Brislington would keep Sherborne up, with Melksham just one point behind in the current table, but with an inferior goal difference. However, if Melksham grab an away win, then Sherborne would join Calne Town in the final relegation slots without even kicking a ball.
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