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Young Gulls fans get an early Christmas present

A young fan shows off his autographed posters. Photo: ITV News West Country

Torquay United's need for a merry Christmas is greater than most.

The Gulls are at the very bottom of the Football League, and staring at a very bleak mid-winter unless they can build on last weekend's win over Southend.

But this week the players have taken their minds off all that to spend some time with the club's young supporters.

It was a chance for fans to get their favourite player's autograph. Credit: ITV News West Country
Goalkeeper Michael Poke and defender Aaron Downes pose for a photograph with a young fan. Credit: ITV News West Country
There were various competitions on the night ... Credit: ITV News West Country
... and the players took part too! Credit: ITV News West Country
The youngsters were given a tour of Plainmoor, including the players' changing room. Credit: ITV News West Country