Adams urges Argyle to chase down Donny

Plymouth Argyle Football Club crestPlymouth Argyle boss Derek Adams will urge his newly promoted Pilgrims to try and catch League Two leaders Doncaster Rovers in the final three matches of the season.

Argyle clinched their first promotion in 13 years by sweeping to a 6-1 home win over relegation haunted Newport while Doncaster lost 1-0 at home to play-off chasing Blackpool on Easter Monday.

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Nicholson praises Torquay United balancing act

TUFC club crestKevin Nicholson hailed his Torquay United team as they claimed their first win of 2017, a 3-1 National League home victory over Gateshead.

United edged up to 17th, four points above the bottom four, by halting a losing streak of three games.

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SOUTH WEST FOOTBALL summer shorts June 9, 2016

Scottish Premiership side PARTICK THISTLE FC kick off their pre-season friendlies at CIRENCESTER TOWN FC's Corinium Stadium on Wednesday June 29 (1930).

Thistle conclude their week-long training stint, based at University of Bath Sports Training Village, with a Saturday July 2 friendly against Gary Owers' BATH CITY FC at Twerton Park (1500).

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FA CUP DRAW your favourite local team's ball

FA Cup logoAs ever at this time of the season we get as excited about the FA Cup first round proper draw as you.

So – without further ado – here are the ball numbers you will be listening out for tonight when the draw is made live just after 1900 on BBC 2.

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NON LEAGUE Hodges and Fallon team up at Truro City

returning Truro City boss Lee Hodges image courtesy and copyright DAVE ROWNTREETRURO CITY have reappointed former boss LEE HODGES as new manager of their National League South first team.

Hodges, 42, will be assisted by former Plymouth Argyle team-mate and target man RORY FALLON who ended the season as a non-contract player for promoted League Two side Bristol Rovers.

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FA CUP Taunton chairman happy to be at home again

FA Cup logoTaunton Town stalwart Kevin Sturmey has the home FA Cup third qualifying round draw he hoped for when the Peacocks were pulled out of the hat ahead of Hampton & Richmond Borough today.

Taunton - who last reached the 3QR in 1999 - have now been drawn at home four times in a row in this season's competition.

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SOUTH WEST FOOTBALL SHORTS June 2, 2016

Leicester born former Leicester City and Kidderminster Harriers playmaker AMAN VERMA, 29, agrees new deal to stay at National League Torquay United FC next season.

Verma joined United - managed by former Kiddy defender Kevin Nicholson - on loan last season and played a major part in the Gulls' Great Escape from relegation.

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