Torquay United


Torquay United’s new striker Guy Gnabouyou says that having fellow Frenchman Vincent Dorel at Plainmoor is a bonus, but he would have no trouble tackling his new life in England anyway. At 28, Gnabouyou has already sought his fortune far from home, playing in the top divisions in Greece, Malta and Finland, and for someone …

Cheltenham Town defender Alex Davey became Torquay United’s eighth loan player this week, his arrival forced by a knee injury to centre-back and captain Josh Gowling, but it’s meant that head coach Gary Owers has had to take extra care in team selection. Davey’s signing was completed at 4.00 pm on Tuesday, and he was …

The decision to make Sean McGinty captain of Torquay United for Tuesday’s badly-needed 1-0 win at Sutton United was a “no-brainer”, according to head coach Gary Owers, even though he had vice-captain Luke Young available for the job. With Josh Gowling nursing a knee injury, fellow centre-back McGinty was expected to carry on in the …

Head coach Gary Owers has hinted strongly that more Torquay United players might be going out on loan, now that the whole of the Gulls’ squad is almost back to full fitness. The injuries which hampered former boss Kevin Nicholson so badly at the start of the season have all but cleared up, with Sam …

Clarke Osborne may always struggle to be loved by Torquay United supporters – anybody who openly targets a move away from Plainmoor is treading on tricky territory – but the Gulls’ chairman could hardly have stated his commitment to the club more clearly than he did this week. It was not a scheduled announcement, far …

Gary Owers plans to scour the Emerald Isle for available talent as he looks to strengthen Torquay United’s squad for the fight to turn round their terrible start and stay in the Vanarama National League. The Gulls’ head coach has already earmarked a couple of possible signings from League of Ireland clubs, explaining: “At the …

At 35, and with nearly 400 senior appearances behind him, nobody knows better than Ryan Clarke how quickly things can change in football. But Torquay United’s veteran goalkeeper suddenly has a fight on his hands to regain a first-team place that looked like a shoo-in barely six weeks ago. If you had stopped the season …

The Emirates FA Cup fourth round draw was made this afternoon. There are still a number of West Country teams left playing in the southern section to keep an eye on. The fourth round qualifying ties will take place across the weekend of Saturday 14 October. Aldershot Town v Torquay United Bath City v Chelmsford …