YOUR QUICK GUIDE TO THE GULLS FROM TORQUAY....
Torquay United Football Club TORQUAY UNITED
members of the Football League
Ground: Plainmoor,
Torquay,
Devon,
TQ1 3PS
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Tel: 01803-328666
Websites: official
Fans:
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Getting there
By Car: (approx 181 miles from HW))
Take the A404 (Marlow byepass) to join the M4 westbound. Continue to junction 11 and then exit to join the A33 towards Basingstoke. Follow signs to M3 and join South West direction. After approx 5 miles keep left to merge onto A303. Continue on A303 for approx 95 miles until Newtown and then join the A30. After 9 miles follow signs for M5 (signposted Plymouth and Torquay). Join M5 for 1 mile and then exit to join A38. After 3 miles join A380 (signposted Torquay). After 9 miles go over River Teigh and then through village of Kingerswell. Take first exit at roundabout (s/p Torquay A3022) and into Riveria Way. After 1 mile turn left (signposted Plainmoor TUFC). The ground is a further mile from here and signposted.
Train: Nearest station Torquay, just over 2 miles from the ground and mostly uphill. Check www.nationalrail.co.uk for specific times and connections of trains.
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Chairboy Connections
Players who have played for both Clubs.

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Mike Williamson - A former trainee with Torquay who was snapped up by Southampton in November 2002 aged 18. Failed to make the first team with The Saints and returned to brief loan spell with the Gulls in 2003. Spent the 2004/5 season on loan at Wycombe signing before permanetly in the summer of 2005.

Brian McGorry - Made just four apperances in over a year for Wycombe following a move from Peterborough United. Signed for Hereford United after his time at Wycombe before a spell with Torquay during the 1997/98 season where he made around 40 appearances. Finished his playing days in non-League football with Southport, Woking and Chester City.Originally played in the League for Bournemouth and also spent a short spell on loan at Cardiff City.

Zema Abbey - Striker who made five League appearances for Wycombe under Tony Adams during the 2004/5 season following his release from Norwich City. Orginally played non-League football with Hitchin Town before a move to Cambridge United. Signed for Norwich in a 350,000 deal in December 2000 and made more than 60 first apps with The Canaries. Also played for Boston United and Bradford City during the 2004/5 campaign, ending the season with Torquay, where he made 6 League appearances.

Simon Garner - Popular figure at Wycombe who played 10 games on loan for The Gulls during the 1995/96 season whilst still at Adams Park. The former Blackburn Rovers and West Brom striker was originally signed by Martin O'Neill for Wycombe in February 1994 and was a key member of the promotion winning side that season and totalled 23 goals in just over 80 appearances before finally departing in the summer of 1996. Started his football back in 1975 on schoolboy forms with Boston United

Danny Senda - Former Wanderers Youth Teamer who progressed through the ranks at Adams Park - making his First Team debut in March 1999 aged 17. Went on to rake up over 300 apps for Wycombe before eventually opting to join Millwall in the summer of 2006 rather than signing a new deal at Adams Park. A regular for Millwall for two seasons before a serious injury in May 2008 curtailed his career. Released by Millwall in the summer of 2009 before The Gulls offered him a short term deal in September 2010 where he continued to try and prove his fitness.

Ian Stonebridge - Striker who spent a short loan spell with The Gulls during November and December 2005 during a lean period with the Wanderers. Scored on his debut for United to ensure FA Cup survival against Harrogate Town. Returned to Wycombe in Decemeber after picking up an injury. A former Spurs trainee who joined Wycombe in the summer of 2004 from Plymouth Argyle

Chris Zebroski - A prolific scorer for The Gulls in two spells. Originally made his Football League debut for Plymouth Argyle in 2005 before a move to Milwall where he was first loaned to Oxford United and then to Torquay for the whole of the 2007/8 season. Netted 18 Conference goals and prompted then Wycombe Manager Peter Taylor to sign him following his release from Millwall in the summer of 2008. Scored a relatively disappointing 9 goals in 55 apps for Wycombe before returning to The Gulls in November 2009 on loan and then permanently in the January 2010 transfer window.

Also
John Cornforth - Appointed as Gulls Manager during the 2005/6 season as replacement for Leroy Rosenior. The former Welsh international spent two and a half years with Wycombe under John Gregory. Spent most of his playing career with Swansea City.


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Chairboys all-time record against The Gulls
DATE COMP V R SCORE ATT
Mon, Dec 27, 1993 FL3 A D 1-1 4,991
Sat, Apr 2, 1994 FL3 H D 1-1 5,808
Tue, Oct 22, 2002 LDV1 A W 4-0 1,133
Mon, Dec 26, 2005 FL3 A D 2-2 3,733
Sat, Mar 18, 2006 FL3 H L 0-1 7,134
Fri, Oct 6, 2006 FL3 H W 2-0 4,759
Sat, Mar 10, 2007 FL3 A L 0-3 3,061
Tue, Nov 23, 2010 FL3 H L 1-3 3,463
Fri, Apr 22, 2011 FL3 A D 0-0 4,009
Sat, Oct 6, 2012 FL3 H W 2-1 4,205
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 FL3 A W 2-1 1,793
Sat, Oct 12, 2013 FL3 H W 3-2 3,466
Sat, May 3, 2014 FL3 A W 3-0 3,149
Key:
FL3= Football League Division Three/'League Two'
LDV = LDV Vans Trophy
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