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The best I've ever seen #3: Dave Mitchell's header vs Watford 4 January 1992

When Simon Bayliss saw our ‘Best I’ve Ever Seen’ feature, starting firstly with Rory Fallon’s overhead kick against Bristol City being chosen, and then Will Dixon nominated by Vic Morgan… 681 more words

Swindon Town

Billy Bodin

Things are shaping up nicely ahead of our first Vanarama Conference (I know) fixture at Gateshead this weekend. Luke Young and Ryan Bowman look like quality additions, while there is a fair amount of excitement that one of Chris Hargreaves’ wildcard additions – Toby Ajala, Courtney Richards, Duane Ofori-Acheampong – might turn out to be a rough diamond waiting to be buffed. 471 more words

Craig Easton: Soccer Star and Scottish Scribe

As Torquay United’s season reached a crucial point in their battle against relegation, I caught up with midfielder Craig Easton, currently in his first season at the club, to discuss his career so far and plans for the future. 2,715 more words

League Two

From League Two title challengers to non-league obscurity in five easy steps

On 20th March 2012, second-placed TUFC went to league-leaders Swindon Town knowing a win would close the gap at the top of the table to only a single point. 1,158 more words

Martin Ling and re-writing the past

Despite Monday’s morale-boosting win over Exeter, the level of vitriol towards Chris Hargreaves from some TUFC supporters remains unabated. Meanwhile, Alan Knill continues (rightly, in the opinion of this blog) to be blamed for his crimes towards Torquay United over the past 12 months. 553 more words