Yeovil Town manager Russell Slade is hopeful that striker Marcus Stewart will be fit and available for next weekend's trip to Walsall. Stewart played the final 20 minutes of Saturday's game, having missed training all week with a tight hamstring. Although Stewie passed himself fit, Slade admitted to BBC Somerset that he probably would have started the game if it wasn't for the lack of training:
"If he had had a training session or two then it might well have been that wherever he'd played that we would have started with Stewie. As you know I've started with him most times this season."
Slade said his decision not to start with Stewart was a reaction to the player's hamstring injury earlier this season when Stewart was rushed back in for a JPT match at Swansea City but ended up lasting just six minutes. Therefore Russell said he was pleased that Stewart made it through the game without a reaction:
"I'm just glad that he has done his 20 minutes or more and got through it, and that he's appeared to have no reaction to it. We were conscious that last time we maybe brought him back too early and he ended up having a bit of a reoccurrence at Swansea. So hopefully he is on the mend now. He's important to us and I think especially so right now."
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