After Saturday’s 0-0 draw away to Chelmsford City, United come back to Plainmoor for back-to-back home games against Bath City on Tuesday and East Thurrock on Saturday.
TUFC head coach Gary Owers knows Tuesday night’s opposition well having managed the Romans for two spells. Both missed Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Chelmsford City.
Owers will be hoping to welcome back goalkeeper Alex Bass, and midfielder Samir Nabi to his squad after injury.
Bath will be looking for their first points of the season after losing 2-1 to Dartford. Adam Mann put the Romans in front in the 9th minute only for Dartford to score a late equalizer at the end of the first half courtesy of Elliot Bradbrook. Well-travelled front man Delano Sam-Yorke scored the winner for the Darts in the 87th minute by slotting home from the spot.
Bath have been fairly busy in the transfer market bringing in Robbie Cundy, winger Ross Stearn, and striker Adam Mann.
The Romans have also added a player that will be very familiar to the Yellow Army. Striker Ryan Brunt joined Plymouth Argyle in 2015 before a serious injury curtailed his stay. His injury problems continued at Exeter before joining the Romans in the summer. A player of undoubted talent, Brunt will be a handful for opposition defenders this season.
United midfielder Ryan Dickson [pictured] is familiar with some of the players that he’ll be facing on Tuesday night.
“I think they’re a good team,” said Dickson. “I know a few of their boys that I have played in the League
“I would say it was a local derby-ish, I guess. It should be enjoyable. I can’t wait to play at home ’cause at the moment our pitch is very, very nice.”
Torquay United Vs Bath City| Plainmoor | 07/08/18 | 7:45pm KO