Torquay United


GOALKEEPER Shaun MacDonald and defender Kyle Cameron have committed their futures to Torquay United by signing new contracts. MacDonald, 22, has been a revelation between the sticks since signing for the Gulls back in July. Having made 23 appearances so far this season, the young keeper has made an excellent impression on manager Gary Johnson. …

EXETER City have signed former Torquay United striker Ryan Bowman from Scottish side Motherwell. The 27-year-old has moved to St James’ Park for a nominal undisclosed fee after making 72 appearances for Motherwell after joining them from the Gulls in 2016. Bowman’s arrive appears to indicate that Exeter are resigned to losing top scorer Jayden …

TORQUAY United striker Brett Williams has joined Sutton United on a one-month loan deal. Williams, 31, joins the National League side in search of game time after finding it difficult to break into the starting eleven at Plainmoor. “It was a difficult situation for him living away from home for most of the week, not …

TORQUAY United manager Gary Johnson has appointed Aaron Downes as his new assistant at Plainmoor. Downes spent three years with the Gulls between 2012 and 2015 and made more than 100 appearances for the club. He was United’s 2012-13 player-of-the-season and became a popular figure at the club. He became Johnson’s first signing as manager …

TORQUAY United have been drawn away to National League side Boreham Wood in the first round of the Buildbase FA Trophy. “It would have been nice to have gotten a home draw, for a change, and to play at our home ground,” said Torquay manager Gary Johnson. “However, the draw has been made and as …

ON THE pitch Torquay United might be staring National League relegation in the face, but off it the Gulls appear to be gearing up not for the NL South but for a return to The Football League. That might sound odd to fans who, after several more years of failure, have endured one of the …

TORQUAY United’s latest signing, Cardiff City loan striker Rhys Healey, says that young players like him should jump at the chance of learning their trade at lower division clubs rather than playing Premier League or Championship Under-21 and Under-23 football. The highly-rated Healey, 23, has spent time with Colchester United, Dundee and Newport County over …

EMERGING Bristol City midfielder, Connor Lemonheigh-Evans, has reunited with Gary Owers having joined Torquay United on loan until the end of the season. The 21 year-old turned out for The Gulls’ Head Coach earlier in the season when he was at the Bath City helm and now he is looking forward to renewing acquaintances. “I …