Danny Burnell – @dannyburnell_92
Danny previews the upcoming week, as well as looking at events that happened on this day for the week commencing 7th November.
THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday – FA Cup 2nd round draw
Torquay will be in the hat for the next round after a dramatic 2-2 draw on Sunday. The Gulls’ or Derby will be ball number 31. The draw is on BBC2 at 19.00.
Wednesday – TUFC v Dorking Wanderers @ Plainmoor (19.45 KO)
The Gulls’ return to league action with a crucial game against Dorking. It will be the first ever meeting between the two sides as bottom host 14th.
Saturday – TUFC v Chesterfield @ Plainmoor (15.00 KO)
It’s the fourth consecutive home match for the Gulls’, as they face 3rd placed Chesterfield. 4+ points from these 2 games will go some way to lifting them off the bottom.
Saturday – Mangotsfield United U18’s v TUFC U18’s @ South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (15.00 KO)
After bowing out of the cup last week, the youth team travel to Bristol in just their third league of the season.
Sunday – Warminster Town Ladies v TUWFC @ Warminster Town Ladies FC Road (13.00 KO)
After a strong performance over Rovers’ last weekend, the Ladies’ return to cup action away at Warminster.
PLAYED FOR BOTH
Goalkeeper Nathan Abbey played a host of games for both Torquay & Chesterfield in the early-mid 2000’s. Scott Boden played on loan at Plainmoor from Chesterfield a couple of season’s back. Lucas Covolan is currently on the books at the Technique Stadium, on loan from Port Vale.
Mike Williamson – The former Plainmoor youth product turns 39 on Tuesday. He is currently manager at Gateshead.
Lathaniel Rowe-Turner – Former left back LRT turns 33 on Saturday. He is on the books at Stourbridge.
ON THIS DAY
11th November 2009 – Stevens & Todd score a brace apiece as Torquay dismantle League One Yeovil 4-1 in front of the BBC cameras.
11th November 1989 – Carl Airey equals Sammy Collins record of scoring in 7 consecutive games.
7th November 1970 – Over 28,000 are inside Villa Park as United beat their opponents by a single goal, thanks to Micky Cave.
Chesterfield H2H at Plainmoor (Last 5)
07/05/2022: TUFC 2-0 Chesterfield – Duke-McKenna & Little strike in this late season win.
13/10/2020: TUFC 2-1 Chesterfield – Hall nets the winner in the 94th minute.
21/12/2019: TUFC 0-3 Chesterfield – A day to forget as Janneh sees red in the first half.
16/11/2013: TUFC 0-2 Chesterfield- A disappointing home defeat.
19/03/2013: TUFC 2-1 Chesterfield – Ladabie and Howe score inside 8 minutes to put the Gulls’ 2 up.