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Torquay United believed to have signed five new players Members Public

Torquay United are believed to have agreed terms with at least four, and possibly five, new signings ahead of their return to pre-season training on Thursday. The Gulls have kept their transfer business under tight wraps this summer, and the big silence has sparked increasing speculation about their targets. One

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Torquay United loanees leave as transfer speculation continues Members Public

Two former Torquay United loanees, Stephen Wearne and Saikou Janneh, have joined new clubs as squads start back for pre-season training. Gulls fans had speculated that winger Wearne, who played at Plainmoor last season on loan from Sunderland, and striker Janneh (Bristol City) might be potential return signings for United

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Your chance to sponsor Plainmoor pitch - and groundsman Julian Gouldthorpe himself! Members Public

Torquay United are so proud of their much-praised Plainmoor pitch that they’re offering fans the chance to sponsor it. The pitch will be divided into 54 squares at £60 a time, with sponsors’ names included in a diagram in each matchday programme. Also up for sponsorship are the corner

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Rugby round-up: It's all change with new head coaches - and new divisions Members Public

It’s all change on the South Devon rugby front, with new divisions as part of a major restructure and two local clubs, Paignton and Torquay Athletic, appointing new head coaches. The nationwide RFU shake-up has been made to help ease growing pressures on grass-roots clubs and players, with division

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Gaffer: Joe Lewis could be 'back at Championship club one day' Members Public

Manager Gary Johnson says defender Joe Lewis, who Torquay United have just sold to Stockport County, has the potential to go all the way back to at least the EFL Championship. Johnson snapped up Lewis, 22, on a free transfer from Swansea City 18 months ago, after a previous loan

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TUFC: Remembering what happened at Ashton Gate one year ago Members Public

One of these days, we might come to terms with what happened at Ashton Gate a year ago. But not any time soon. We might get our heads round how Torquay United were the best team in the National League for most of the season, until a spate of injuries

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Mid-Devon cyclists are National Time Trial Team champions Members Public

The Mid-Devon Cycle Club are National Time Trial Team champions for the first time in their history after winning the award at the weekend, when the 25-mile championships were held in Devon, on the old A30 between Wellington and Cullompton. Robin Delve (pictured left), Harry Loader (centre) and Lee Sanderson

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International field of cyclists to tackle gruelling Dartmoor Classic Members Public

Almost 250 volunteers will report for action, some as early as 5.30am, to make sure that South West sport’s ‘longest day’ – the 15th Dartmoor Classic cycle marathon – goes as smoothly as possible today. Support staff, including 150 marshals, from organisers Mid-Devon CC will be on duty for well

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