#SWfootball shorts 21.09.17

STEVE THOMPSON new first team manager at Southern Premier Dorchester Town FC.

Plymouth-born former Yeovil Town and Truro City boss Thompson, 54, began his playing career at Bristol City and played for a whole string of clubs, notably Saltash United, Slough Town, Wycombe Wanderers, Woking and the Glovers from 1998 at the start of an 11-year association.

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NON LEAGUE Owers leaves Bath to take over at Torquay

Gary Owers Gary Owers has been appointed head coach at National League basement side Torquay United.

Martin Kuhl, 52, has been appointed assistant head coach to Owers at Plainmoor.

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Hodges grounded as White Tigers roar to four

Truro City manager Lee Hodges, photo courtesy & copyright DAVE ROWNTREETruro City boss Lee Hodges is grounded despite the White Tigers roaring up to National League South fourth spot on the back of four wins in a row.

City supporters are in seventh heaven following a 7-2 win over Whitehawk.

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Argyle boss Adams hoping for rub of the green

Plymouth Argyle manager Derek Adams looking ahead Plymouth Argyle boss Derek Adams is hoping his promoted League One side get the rub of the green against Blackpool tonight at Home Park (1945).

The Pilgrims’ proud Scottish manager watched his team boss MK Dons despite losing 1-0 and playing with 10 men following Graham Carey’s 33rd minute disputed dismissal.

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TORQUAY UNITED start new season at home to Tranmere

the National League logoKevin Nicholson’s new-look Torquay United FC will host Tranmere Rovers at Plainmoor on the opening day of the new 2017-18 National League football season, Saturday August 5 (1500ko).

Tranmere finished runners-up in the league last term and 3-1 beaten play-off finalists by another set of Rovers, Gloucestershire’s Forest Green at Wembley.

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