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PLYMOUTH Argyle Football Club have announced that Andrew Parkinson will become the club’s chief executive officer at the end of the season. Parkinson, 56, the Pilgrims’ executive lead on hospitality, conferencing and events, will succeed Michael Dunford following Argyle’s final game of the 2018-19 Sky Bet League One campaign against Scunthorpe United at Home Park …

BRISTOL City defender Tomas Kalas has been named in the Czech Republic squad for their forthcoming internationals against England and Brazil. The Czech Republic will play England in a Euro 2020 qualifier next Friday (March 22) at Wembley before they play Brazil in a friendly four days later (March 26). Kalas, who has made 30 …

EXETER City’s League Two match at Macclesfield Town tonight (Tuesday) has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The decision was made after a 1.30pm pitch inspection. In a statement Macclesfield said: “Despite our best efforts, tonight’s Sky Bet League Two fixture with Exeter City has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. “We will …

EXETER City have recalled defender Jimmy Oates from a loan spell at Hereford United. Oates returns to St James’ Park will immediate effect and will boost Matt Taylor’s defensive options for the rest of the season. The 27-year-old Australian joined the Grecians in the summer after three years at Hereford, where he made 136 appearances. …

CHAMPIONSHIP rugby side Cornish Pirates will be taking control of Cornwall’s semi-professional football club Truro City, it has been revealed. The unification of the two clubs into one operation was unveiled on Saturday afternoon. Both clubs issued a statement saying the move will help ‘secure the future of professional sport in Cornwall’. The deal is …

BRISTOL City have signed New Zealand international goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic until the season. Marinovic, who has 23 caps for this country, arrives at Ashton Gate as a free agent after 18 months with MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps. City have added him to their squad as Niki Mäenpää and Frank Fielding are recovering from injury. Robins …

ADULT male football enthusiasts in Gloucestershire and Bristol are to be presented with a personal and unique service in a concerted effort to inform them of the many playing opportunities on offer in a changing society. Throughout March, Gloucestershire FA (GFA) will be promoting grassroots men’s football and all that’s on offer to adult males …

HEAVY rain in Devon on Tuesday caused the postponement of Torquay United’s National League South match against Chelmsford City. The decision to postpone the fixture due to a waterlogged pitch was made by match referee James Durkin  at 6:10pm. Torquay insisted they did everything they could to avoid such a late postponement. In a statement …