Torquay


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Torquay:

see TorbayTorbay,
borough and unitary authority (1991 pop. 54,430), SW England. The borough comprises the towns of Torquay, Paignton, and Brixham. On Tor Bay is a noted tourist resort area, known as the "English Riviera." William of Orange (William III) landed at Brixham in 1688.
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Torquay

a town and resort in SW England, in Torbay unitary authority, S Devon. Pop.: 62 968 (2001).
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Torquay were furious Moult was not penalised for obstruction, but referee Colin Lymer was happy he had not impeded the keeper and waved off their protests.
Torquay boss Knill said: "If I am going to be honest we knew it was going to be a really tough game.
Torquay chief Alan Knill added: "I didn't think we played great to be honest, but we did enough to win.
Whenever my teams have played against Joss, I've Torquay Former Rotherham, Bury and Scunthorpe manager Knill is in charge at Torquay until the end of the season after Martin Ling had to temporarily step aside on health grounds.
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The former Aston Villa reserve team striker followed up his midweek Carling Cup goal at Arsenal with two more as Shrewsbury gained revenge on a Torquay side which beat them in the play-offs last season.
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However, we used to go to Torquay on holiday and they thought it was a much better and healthier place to bring up kids, so they moved there to live.
The Bath-born pace ace is under contract through next season and will make the step up with Torquay, although he had to sit and watch the Wembley win.
In fact, backing Torquay to repeat the dose against a team who have understandably faded towards the end of the season appeals.
The assailant, who it is understood is the father of one of the Torquay players, has subsequently been banned for life by the Devon club, and is likely to face a criminal charge of assault.