Torquay United


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, …

Two Vanarama National League clubs have sacked their managers, and replaced them with new regimes, since Torquay United parted company with Kevin Nicholson three weeks and three days ago. It means either that the Gulls’ de- termination not to be rushed into appointing a new boss is canny and thorough, or that their increasingly frustrated …

TORQUAY United fans may be impatient, and understandably so, but all the signs are that it will be Saturday’s home game against Chester FC when the successor to Kevin Nicholson makes his ‘debut’ as manager. Caretaker boss Robbie Herrera, Nicholson’s assistant, prepared and picked the team for yesterday’s home game against Solihull Moors, and he …

TORQUAY United are set to face Boreham Wood at Plainmoor on Tuesday night without new skipper Josh Gowling. The United captain suffered a knee injury during the Gulls’ 1-1 pre-season friendly draw at Plymouth Parkway, where he scored a late leveller, but recovered to play a key role in the opening day goal-less Vanarama National …

PLAYER-manager Kevin Nicholson has appointed experienced summer signing Josh Gowling as Torquay United’s new skipper. Central defender Gowling will sport the captain’s armband on match-days with gifted midfield playmaker – and former United skipper – Luke Young nominated by Nicholson as the team’s new vice captain. The Gulls boss admits it was not an easy …