Yeovil Town manager Russell Slade has said that he hopes to see Ipswich Town striker Darryl Knights spend some more time at Huish Park. Slade was impressed by what he saw in training last week, but that brief stay was cut short with the first team travelling up to Carlisle United on the Thursday.
Knights trained with the Glovers then played in the 4-0 victory for the Reserves over Weymouth in the Football Combination, and Knights was responsible for the creation of Yeovil's opening goal after he was brought down by Weymouth captain Ashley Vickers in the penalty box allowing Gavin McCallum to give the Glovers the lead.
Speaking to BBC Somerset Sound just before the weekend, Russell said that he certainly wanted to see Knights a second time, giving the possibility that he could play in tomorrow night's Reserve team match against Cheltenham Town Reserves at Whaddon Road, if he can get permission from the Championship side:
"Darryl Knights comes with great pedigree. He made his debut in the Championship at 16. Not only that but he has represented England schoolboys and played certainly at Under 17 level and I think even at Under 18 level. He has perhaps lost his way a bit. He came here last Monday and I think I have seen him improve every day ever since. He capped that off with a half-decent performance without scoring (against Weymouth). So he is one of those that we would continue to look at and so if we can speak to Ipswich and perhaps have him for another week and see if he can make even further progress then that would be pleasing."
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