Torquay United 1 Burton 1 - Hargreaves reaction

Elliot Benyon's brilliant ping header finish to Ben Harding's 40th minute cross was not enough to stop Torquay United from sliping to the Football League basement following a 1-1 home draw with promotion chasing Burton.

United could have claimed a Plainmoor win through substitute Billy Bodin's pacy 20 yard free kick in the third minute of stoppage time.


BLIZZARD HIT Plymouth Argyle 1 Southend United 1

Plymouth Argyle club crestPlymouth Argyle edged up another place, to 11th , in League Two following their home draw with high flying Southend United.

Plymouth could have won in stoppage time as central defender Curtis Nelson's strike smashed off the post.


DEVON DERBY Torquay United 1 Exeter City 3

exeter city football club manager paul tisdaleExeter City boss Paul Tisdale hailed his young League Two side for weathering an early storm to win the last Devon derby of 2013.

Tisdale said: "We were made to work for it and had to weather an early storm. I thought we were too open in the first quarter of the match so we adjusted at half time to stop their flow and from then on it went our way."


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.


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.


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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