Torquay dismiss manager Alan Knill

Knill leaves Torquay 23rd in League Two. Credit: PA

Torquay have terminated the contract of manager Alan Knill.

The former Bury boss, who has been in charge of the Gulls on a permanent basis since May having impressed as temporary boss, had seen his Gulls side lose to Devon rivals Exeter and then Plymouth within the last week.

"It is with great regret that Torquay United can announce we have terminated the contract of manager Alan Knill," a club statement said.

"The first half of this season has not gone as we all hoped and the Board at Plainmoor believe now is the right time for a change.

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