NICE ONE, JOHN Torquay United 1, Southend United 0

torquay unitedfootball club  logoTorquay United boss Alan Knill praised on-loan Millwall striker John Marquis for his 50th minute winner as the Gulls ended Southend United’s seven-match unbeaten run 1-0 at Plainmoor.

Knill said: “John has scored two in the last two games and if I was a centre half I know I wouldn’t want to play against him.

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FA CUP Sheridan praise for Plymouth's flying start

Plymouth Argyle FC crestJohn Sheridan praised his progressive, young Plymouth side for their flying start in a 3-1 FA Cup second round win over Welling United.

The Argyle boss said: “We asked for a good start and the result, and that’s what we got.

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LEAGUE 2 Knill sets Torquay 12 point target

Torquay United crestTorquay United manager Alan Knill has set the relegation haunted Gulls a "win-all" 12-point target in their final four League Two games following yesterday's 3-1 home defeat by play-off hopefuls Bradford City.

United have slipped to 20th in the table, a point above second from bottom York City, ahead of Saturday's trip to runaway leaders Gillingham.

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LEAGUE 2 Howzat? Knill hails 'massive' Torquay win

Torquay top scorer Rene Howe, courtesy TUFC copyright pinnacle photo agencyTorquay United manager Alan Knill admits last night’s 2-1 home win over Chesterfield was “massive” and it is important to follow-up with another, similar, Plainmoor result on Saturday against relegation rivals York City.

Knill said: “It was a massive win. We needed it. We have been playing all right, we just haven’t got the three points to show for it and now we have.

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LEAGUE 2 Plymouth Argyle 2 Barnet 1

Plymouth Argyle FC crestPlymouth boss John Sheridan praised his young side and Argyle's self-proclaimed green army following a crucial comeback win over relegation rivals Barnet at Home Park.

Sheridan said: "Barnet scored against the run of play and in the position we are in we could have let our heads drop but instead of that we rose."

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LEAGUE 2 Torquay United 1 Wycombe Wanderers 2

Torquay United skipper Lee Mansell image courtesy & copyright TUFCTorquay United interim manager Alan Knill will bid to strengthen the plummeting Gulls ahead of Saturday's crunch match at third from bottom Accrington Stanley.

Bereft of midfield dynamo Lee Mansell and central defender Aaron Downes (hamstring) United lost 2-1 at home to Gareth Ainsworth-inspired Wycombe Wanderers last night.

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