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RELEGATION-threatened Plymouth Argyle suffered a fourth consecutive defeat when they were beaten 3-0 at home by promotion-chasing Barnsley. Argyle are now just one place and one point ahead of the drop zone with just two games to go. The Pilgrims will finish their season with an away match at Accrington Stanley, who are one point …

PLAY-OFF contenders Bristol City dropped two points at home on Good Friday as they were held to a 1-1 draw in the Championship with relegation-threatened Reading. Reading went in front in the 48th minute when Yakou Meite when he fired in from close range following a free-kicked. But City levelled on 72 minutes when Josh …

BRISTOL City boss Lee Johnson praised the club’s fans after Tuesday’s thrilling 3-2 home win over play-off rivals West Bromwich Albion. The victory moves the Robins up to fifth in the table, five points behind fourth-placed West Brom and four points clear of Middlesbrough in seventh spot. City stunned their Midlands opponents with three goals …

BRISTOL City boosted their Championship play-off hopes by beating Middlesbrough 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium on Tuesday evening. The win has lifted City up to fifth in the table, ahead of Aston Villa and Derby County, while Boro now find themselves two points off the play-offs places with manager Tony Pulis coming under pressure. A …

BRISTOL City will be hoping to strengthen their play-off claims tonight when they travel to the Riverside Stadium to play Middlesbrough in the Championship (7.45pm). The teams sit seventh and eighth in the table on 58 points – just one point off a play-off spot. It is a massive match for both sides and City …

TORQUAY United have signed goalkeeper Myles Bowman on work experience from Championship side Queens Park Rangers. The 19-year-old Bowman will add cover as the Gulls look to win the National League South table. They currently sit top with seven games to go. Torquay manager Gary Johnson said: “Myles is a young player at Queens Park …

TRURO City have appointed Paul Wilkinson as their manager until the end of the season. He will take his first training session on Thursday evening with his remit to preserve the Cornish club’s National League South status. Wilkinson, now 54, had a long playing career with spells at Grimsby Town, Everton, Nottingham Forest, Watford, Middlesbrough, …

UNIVERSITY of Plymouth Ladies’ Football Club will be hosting a special alumni match on Saturday in memory of a former player who sadly lost her battle with cancer last month. Abigail Rockefeller, better known as Rocko, joined UPLFC in 2016 and became a legend in the team. But in May 2018 she was diagnosed with …