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Torquay Terminate Knill

Well I haven't long watched Doctor Who as it was Sky Plussed so it seems appropriate.

Following the double derby defeats to Exeter and Plymouth, Torquay released a statement earlier today confirmed that the club had terminated manager Alan Knill's contract with immediate effect.

The statement released on the Official Site read.

'It is with great regret that Torquay United can announce we have terminated the contract of manager Alan Knill. 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. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Alan for all his hard work at our club and especially his success in helping us stay in League 2 at the end of last season. We wish him all the very best in his future career.'

The statement goes on to say that a search for a new manager will begin immediately but that in the meantime, Geoff Harrop, head of youth, who had already been promoted to assistant first team duties following the departure of Chris Brass, has now been additionally promoted to the role of caretaker manager for the upcoming game against Morecambe this Saturday.

The Board do not envisage making any further comment until a suitable replacement has been identified.




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Date:Thursday January 2 2014

Time: 11:40PM

 

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