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Torquay's manager not at tonight's Devon derby

Torquay United manager Martin Ling Credit: PA Wire/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Torquay United's manager is not at tonight's Devon derby with Exeter.

Martin Ling complained of headaches yesterday and spent the night in hospital. He was discharged today and is recuperating at home. It's not known what was wrong with him.

Torquay's assistant manager Shaun Taylor, the former Exeter City captain, takes charge of The Gulls.


Plymouth Argyle 0 - 0 Accrington Stanley

Reuben Reid almost scored for Argyle, but they were held to a 0-0 draw by Accrington. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Archive/

John Sheridan remains unbeaten as Argyle manager, but would have been disappointed not to beat relegation rivals Accrington Stanley.

The visitors had the best chance of the first half. Former Southampton and England striker James Beattie saw his header cleared off the line by Onismor Bhasera.

Bhasera almost gave the Pilgrims the lead early in the second half, but his shot was tipped around the post by Cameron Belford.

New Plymouth signing Anthony Charles had the ball in the net midway through the second-half, but his header, from a Ronan Murray free-kick, was disallowed.

Another new player, Reuben Reid, also went close to breaking the deadlock, but in the end Argyle had to settle for a point.

With bottom club Bristol Rovers winning at Rotherham, it's getting very tight at the foot of the table.

Plymouth Argyle hopes to ease relegation fears

Plymouth Argyle manager John Sheridan is hoping to make it two wins out of two at Home Park tomorrow when the Pilgrims host fellow League Two strugglers Accrington Stanley.

Argyle beat Morecambe two weeks ago to ease their relegation fears but last week's trip to Southend was postpooned due to the weather.

But Sheridan is confident that his squad is well prepared to face Accrington tomorrow.

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