MARTIN Scott offered a stay of execution to Michael Proctor on Saturday and had his faith repaid with a goal.

Scott was ready to replace Proctor, who played out wide in a five-man midfield, minutes before he struck the winner.

But Eifion Williams stayed on the bench for longer and Proctor's fifth goal of season won it.

"I played a different role, operating a bit deeper after the gaffer decided to change things,'' said Proctor. "As everyone knows we are carrying a lot of injuries within the squad and everyone dug in to play their part.

"Jon (Daly) has been brilliant for us all season and I thought he was outstanding on Saturday. It's not easy playing up front like that alone.

"He was first-class and so was everyone else, but that's what we are all about. We got the win through sheer determination.

"I think I was going to get brought off just before the goal - thankfully the gaffer decided to wait a few more minutes.

"But we got the goal and then the last 15 minutes seemed to go on and on. The back four and keeper were brilliant, very solid, and it gives us something nice to build on.

"I was very happy with the goal, it was a clean strike. Chris (Lleweylln) knocked the ball in, (Antony) Sweeney got the header and it fell nicely for me.

"I would take one of them every week if I could.

"It was a difficult shot because when you take the ball on the volley there is a danger of it going anywhere, but I managed to keep my head over it and get a clean strike.''

Home boss Gary Johnson, manager of Yeovil when they won at Pool a month ago, moaned: "We had nine good chances, they had one, one-and-a-half maybe. We outplayed them, they didn't come to us to attack us - their tactics were to shut up shop.''

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