Former manager Stuart Morgan and his assistant Les Chapple spoke to Official TUFC TV before our home match against Chelmsford City about their time at Plainmoor, the Netflix documentary ‘The Jaws of Victory’, and signing Lee Sharpe.
The Yellow Army can look forward to six pre-season friendlies matches as United build up to the 2019/20 season back in the National League. United will travel to Bideford AFC, Buckland Athletic, Tiverton Town, and welcome Plymouth Argyle, Swansea City U23s, and Exeter City to Plainmoor. (A) Vs Bideford | Tuesday, July 9th (7:30pm KO)
Another round of work on the Plainmoor pitch has been completed in preparation for the new season. In 2018 primary drainage was installed, and this year secondary drainage channels have been made to further improve the standard of the pitch. The surface of the pitch was removed once again as part of general pitch maintenance.
The Club was saddened to learn of the passing of former Torquay United player Jon Gittens at the age of 55. Gittens, a formidable central defender, joined Torquay United in the summer of 1996 after serving with distinction for Southampton (two spells), Swindon Town, Middlesbrough, and Portsmouth. He played an integral part in United reaching
Kyle Cameron, Asa Hall, and Jamie Reid have been named in the National League South Team of the Season. Vice captain Kyle Cameron joins Joe Kizzi (Billericay Town), Anthony Straker (Bath City), and former Gulls Ben Gerring (Woking) & goalkeeper Ryan Clarke in defence. Asa Hall joins Chris Whelpdale (Chelmsford City), Nassim L’Ghoul (Welling United),