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Argyle ease past 10 man Southend

Plymouth Argyle beat Southend in League Two, while Torquay United were the region's only other winners.

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Madden returns to haunt his old club

Former Yeovil Town striker Paddy Madden returned to haunt his old club with a late equalising goal. Exeter City and Torquay also drew.

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Argyle knocked out of cup on penalties

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Tonight's results.

Plymouth Argyle have been knocked out of the League Cup on penalties, as all our sides crashed out.

After going two goals down to Leyton Orient, Reuben Reid scored twice to take the game into extra time. After falling behind again, Carl McHugh made it 3-3. But the League One side won 6-5 on sudden death spot-kicks.

Elsewhere, Exeter City lost 2-0 at home to Championship side Bournemouth.

Yeovil Town lost 2-1 at home to League One rivals Gillingham.

And Torquay United have won their first game in the Conference. They beat Welling 3-0 thanks to goals from Ryan Bowman, Courtney Cameron and Toby Ajala.

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Exeter City's Chief Executive resigns

The football season gets underway tomorrow for all of our professional sides - and today we look at the hopes for Exeter City.

It's been a turbulent summer at St James Park. The club has run out of cash, and been banned from signing any new players.

Today the Chief Executive resigned - following other senior management out of the door - as the season begins in crisis.

Seth Conway reports:

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Torquay's Chris Hargreaves hopeful for young team

For United fans last season was a painful one - with relegation from League 2 taking them into the conference.

But as pre-seasons go there's plenty to be optimistic about at Torquay. Striker Ryan Bowman sent United on their way to victory in Saturday's friendly at Exeter City as what is now a new and youthful Gulls side will be very competitive in the Football Conference.

In the latest of our previews of all our main teams, we look at their prospects for the new season. Here is our full interview with manager Chris Hargreaves.

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