Football


JOSHUA KING scored twice as AFC Bournemouth claimed an eye-catching 4-0 home victory over Chelsea on Wednesday night. All Bournemouth’s goals came in the second half and they have increased the pressure on Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri. King got the Cherries off the mark in the 47nd minute before he turned provider for 21-year-old David …

JEAN-YEVES KOUE NIATE has become the latest Torquay United player to sign a new contract at Plainmoor. Koue Niate joined the Gulls last summer following a spell with Guiseley and the French defender has become a firm favourite with the Torquay faithful having made23 appearances and scored three goals. His imposing presence in defence has …

PLYMOUTH Argyle have confirmed that Scottish centre-back Peter Grant has left the club with immediate effect. The League One club and the player reached an agreement to terminate his contract. He joined Argyle in the summer from Falkirk on a one-year deal but has not featured since mid-November. Grant has now agreed to join League …

BRISTOL City’s ground Ashton Gate will host an England Under-21 fixture in March. The Robins’ home will be the venue for England v Poland under-21s on Thursday, March 21 (7.45pm). Bristol City chief executive Mark Ashton (pictured) said: “We are delighted that England Under-21s are going to be playing at our home ground and it …

RYAN SEAGER has re-joined Yeovil Town on free transfer from Premier League side Southampton. The Yeovil-born striker has signed an 18-month contract at Huish Park to become a permanent Glovers player until at least June 2020, subject to EFL approval. Seager spent the second half of last season on loan at his hometown club and …

BRISTOL CITY have been handed a home tie against either Shrewsbury Town or Wolverhampton Wanderers in the fifth round of the FA Cup. City have reached the last 16 for the first time in nearly 20 years and will now be eyeing the quarter-finals of the competition. “It’s great to get a home tie and …

TORQUAY United’s top scorer Jamie Reid has signed a new contract with the Devon club. Reid enjoyed three separate loan spells with United prior to signing permanently in October 2017, however, it was not until Gary Johnson’s arrival as boss in September that the former Exeter City player cemented his place as one of United’s …

BRISTOL City are through to the fifth round of the FA Cup for the first time in nearly 20 years after they came from behind to beat Championship rivals Bolton Wanderers at Ashton Gate on Friday night. City have not reached the last 16 since the 2000-01 season. They will find out who they will …