FA TROPHY Torquay, Truro win through to round two

FA Trophy image copyright and courtesy Football Association Gary Johnson’s National League leaders Cheltenham Town FC travel to Oxford City FC in the FA Trophy second round.

Justin Merritt’s third placed City are chasing promotion from National League South but upset the form book to beat runaway divisional leaders Ebbsfleet United FC 3-1 at Marsh Lane in Saturday’s postponement-hit first round.

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NON LEAGUE FA Trophy & Vase draws

Torquay United have been drawn against either Wrexham AFC or FC Halifax Town in the FA Trophy semi-finals.

The Gulls will travel for the first leg on Saturday February 21 before staging the second leg at Plainmoor on February 28.

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NON LEAGUE Dolphins kick off 16-match run-in

Monday night football at Tatnam tonight as play-off chasing Poole Town host resurgent Frome Town (1945).

Tommy Killick’s Dolphins are buoyed by back to back home wins over Truro City (1-0) and AFC Totton (2-0) as they kick off a 16-match run-in between now and April 26.

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SW FOOTBALL Matthews is Weymouth's number one

Weymouth have appointed goalkeeper Jason Matthews as player-manager of their Southern League Premier first team.

The 38-year-old keeper – caretaker boss at Weymouth since they parted company with Brendon King a month ago – will be guest at a special Terras’ fans forum following next Saturday’s home league match against Corby Town.

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SOUTHERN LEAGUE SPOTLIGHT Ready Eddy? Go!

Truro City manager Steve Massey is set to recall FA Cup match winner Liam Eddy for tonight's Southern League Premier match against Frome Town (Treyew Road 1945).

Eddy scored a sensational last-minute 30-yard winner for City on their last home outing as they beat resilient Street 1-0 in the cup but started on the bench for Saturday's 2-0 league defeat at St Neots.

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NON LEAGUE FOOTBALL Derby day & Dolphins' rise

Poole Town FC official logoPoole Town extended their lead at the Southern League Division One South & West summit to four points following last night's top versus bottom 2-0 home win over Winchester City at Tatnam.

Former Winchester ace Micheal Charles (59 mins) and Carl Preston (61) scored for the promotion-chasing Dolphins, now with three games in hand on second placed Hungerford Town with 10 remaining.

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