WHO ARE THE SHOTS PLAYING?
Torquay United, The Gulls, Formed 1899.
WHERE IS THE MATCH BEING PLAYED?
At Plainmoor, Torquay United (Capacity 6,500)
HOW DID THEY DO LAST SEASON?
The Gulls finished 2nd in the National League last season, going on to make the Play-Off Final, where they lost on penalties to Hartlepool United.
HOW DID SHOTS GET ON AGAINST THEM LAST SEASON?
Torquay won both games last season. In October 2020, despite a storming start to the game by The Shots, The Gulls came from behind to run out 4-1 victors at the EBB Stadium. Then, at Plainmoor in April this year, Torquay scored a late, late winner to beat Aldershot 2-1.
WHO’S THEIR GAFFER?:
Gary Johnson is a highly experienced Manager that has twice led teams to promotion to the Football League. Successful with both Yeovil and Cheltenham, Johnson has also managed Peterborough United, Northampton Town, Bristol City and even the Latvian National team.
TORQUAY’S PLAYING SQUAD:
10 players remain contracted at the club from last season, including; Defenders Joe Lewis and Ben Wynter, Connor Lemonhaigh-Evans, Asa Hall and top scorer Armani Little, plus forward Danny Wright. Key players that Johnson has brought in this season include; defender Jack Sparkes (Exeter City, on loan), midfielders Dan Martin (Cardiff City), Tom Lapslie (Colchester United) and Stephen Wearne (Sunderland on loan).
Yes. Asa Hall made 16 appearances for The Shots, on loan from Shrewsbury Town in 2013. And Striker Dan Holman had two spells, one on loan from Colchester in 2014 and he also played a season under Gary Waddock in 2018, albeit only playing 13 matches and scoring just 1 goal.
WHO’S GOT THE WHISTLE?
Tuesday’s referee is Savvas Yianni, who has taken charge of 3 National League matches so far this season, showing 11 Yellow Cards and 0 Red Cards.
WHERE TO FOLLOW THE MATCH:
If you are not going to Torquay United, there will be ‘Live’ BBC Radio Devon Sport Online commentary of the match. There will also be Social Media coverage on Instagram & Twitter (@OfficialShots) with team news, updates and post-match coverage throughout the evening.