Torquay United


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 …

New Torquay United boss Gary Owers knows what a daunting task he has taken on, but he is even more determined to turn the Gulls around after just over a fortnight in the job. “I knew it was a great club from the start, but I keep walking around the place and meeting more and …

Torquay United have signed striker Rhys Murphy on a three month loan deal from League Two side Forest Green Rovers. The former Arsenal youth player has represented England up to U19 level. Murphy was also part of the U19s team that got to the final of the 2009 European Championships before switching back to representing …

You could hardly blame them, but new Torquay United ‘head coach’ Gary Owers, and his assistant Martin Kuhl, both gave a little frown when it was suggested at their opening press conference that they might represent a return to what people in football these days like to refer to as ‘old school’ management. Former Forest …

The Devon FA are offering the opportunity for young apprentices to start a career in sport with the organisation. The Royal Foundation have launched ‘Coach Core’, an innovative sports coaching apprenticeship targeting young people who wish to gain further education and employment in sport. Apprentices will work towards obtaining the Activity Leadership Level Two certificate, …