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.


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."


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.


LEAGUE 2 Plymouth Argyle 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 0

Plymouth boss John Sheridan praised his side for their steady improvement and back to back clean sheets.

Sheridan said: "I think we have played better than the previous two games and I never felt we were going to lose the game because we were solid.


DEVON DERBY The Howe and Gow show

Exeter City boss Paul Tisdale was delighted with game changer Alan Gow as the hot shot Scot's 84th minute penalty levelled the first professional Devon derby of 2013 1-1 under lights at Torquay last night.

Tisdale said: "Alan Gow was fantastic for us. We were always going to bring him on at half time, he knew that and was ready. As he proved, he is a very good player if you get the ball to him."


LEAGUE 2 Sheridan delight at winning Argyle start

John Sheridan's managerial reign at Plymouth kicked off with a crucial win over 18th placed Morecambe - sparked by skipper Conor Hourihane's cracking 10th minute opener.

Victory lifts the Pilgrims up to 22nd and out of the bottom two.


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