Torquay v Braintree Easter Monday

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Torquay v Braintree Easter Monday

Post by Scott Brehaut » 17 Apr 2017, 17:22

SBP wrote:
17 Apr 2017, 17:19
What was the attendance please??
2,580 apparently.

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Post by brucie » 17 Apr 2017, 17:23

Its not a conspiracy theory but its clear that certain teams are on their summer holidays. Macclesfield losing 3-1 at home to Solihull Moors - Come on.

Its a real shame we had a player sent off against Chester because we would probably have won that.

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Post by Louis » 17 Apr 2017, 17:23

SBP wrote:
17 Apr 2017, 17:19
What was the attendance please??
Biggest this season. 2500

Well done united. Great game! On to the next!

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Post by bixieupnorth » 17 Apr 2017, 17:23

those two, guiseley and york were the ones you'd have placed good money on to be ok, with their current form, solihull have been dreadful. its still very very worrying but we know that all four of those can't win both their games, whereas we can!
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Post by SBP » 17 Apr 2017, 17:23

Cheers Scott

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Post by IanGull01 » 17 Apr 2017, 17:25

What a performance and what an atmosphere. Well done guys.

Osborne and Co - I hope you saw today what the club means to the fans.

Job not done yet but two more performances like that and we'll be fine. Keep positive guys!!!!

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Post by Gull on sea » 17 Apr 2017, 17:29

4 points should be enough,GD will help as well. Fingers crossed Dover have an off day. Feeling a lot more confident now :scarf:

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Post by MellowYellow » 17 Apr 2017, 17:30

Zippy wrote:
17 Apr 2017, 17:16
great result but a little to late, dover away, can we get anything from this ? I would doubt it but as we are talking about Torquay then anything is possible.
I still think we will go down, I hope I'm wrong and yes I'm sure it will go down to the last game. very sad that it has come to this, but what ever happens, stay up or go down there has to be massive changes booth managerial and player wise, the club cannot go through another season like the last two.
Great game - great result we still live in hope!

If we do go down the operative word is 'will' not 'has' to be massive changes - part-time club with player on £50 a week picked from the South Devon League with Harrop in charge. As loyal a supporter as I am, will I pay £15 to go an see that level of football - errr I don't think so, well not on a regular basis anyway.

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Post by Zippy » 17 Apr 2017, 17:41

hard to be positive after this season SNW, ive tried to be for the last 52 seasons !

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Post by Taelee73 » 17 Apr 2017, 17:51

Fantastic game, huge stress levels involved for all.
A word about the crowd, rightly or wrongly they let everyone know their support for Kevin Nicholson.
Even GI can't have mistaken it.

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Post by DevonYellow » 17 Apr 2017, 17:51

The players were immense today, never stopped going, despite a ref who was clueless and wanted to be the centre of everything.

The ground was buzzing and stuck with them right to the end cheering our lads to an all important third goal. It was great to be part of such a partisan crowd.

The front three of Williams, Keating and Reid worked tirelessly.

Special mention to the stewards as well who allowed the supporter who ran onto the pitch when we scored to be dragged back onto the popside by the celebrating fans. It was a common sense decision that, although against the rule book, stopped things from turning sour like the other week. Fair play.

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Post by gateman49 » 17 Apr 2017, 17:51

and I have for more than 60 seasons so far.

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Post by TUST_Member_Rob » 17 Apr 2017, 17:58

brucie wrote:
16 Apr 2017, 12:48
I have thought long and hard about going to this game but have decided against it. Try as I might I just can't see us winning this one.

The pressure is firmly on us tomorrow and as has been said it is just the sort of game we have been losing all season. The issue for me is the sort of acceptance that we will beat Braintree because we have performed well in the last two games.

When poor teams play well but lose games from a winning position it has been proved since time began that they probably will fail in a so called easier game that follows.

I just hope we can get the result tomorrow, I really do. We are back in with a shout if we can do it. Get a win tomorrow and we have a one game cup final at Dover.

Two wins in the next two games and we will stay up
Please continue to stay away!

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Post by Chris B » 17 Apr 2017, 18:11

Chris B wrote:
17 Apr 2017, 16:47
Horrible feeling there's going to be another goal...
Thankfully that goal went the right way!

Brilliant effort from the team, and an excellent attendance to cheer them onto the win. :bow:

Dover away is going to be a really tough test, and other results continue to make life difficult, but incredibly proud to be a Gull tonight! :scarf:

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Post by TUST_Member_Rob » 17 Apr 2017, 18:13

Have to say i was disappointed with the start we were definitely slow out of the blocks and duly punished by a poor goal after giving away needless freekicks.

However despite Braintree going to a more defensive shape and the ref being a knob we fought back with brilliant passion.

Williams although up to his usual trick of trying to play the man not the ball took the leveler well after the offside/onside goal

Braintree had their spell in the 2nd half were they hit the bar but i dont recall Moore having to make a great save at any point, he had to take a few crosses under pressure.

Reids chance was a shame would have been nice for him to get a goal - he definitely lacks belief at the moment

But he kept going and created the chance which Lee tucked away.

On the topic of Lee i thought he was excellent 2nd half, was a real outlet down the right hand side

MoM for me was Keating - outstanding desire all game
Ref & Linesmen buffoons

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