Torquay v Yeovil preview

Team news for Tuesday's Johnstone's Paint Trophy second-round clash between Torquay and Yeovil at Plaimoor.

Last Updated: 15/10/12 at 17:38

Lathrope: Set to start

Lathrope: Set to start

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Torquay boss Martin Ling may make a number of changes for the midweek cup encounter.

Ling had been looking to hand a number of fringe players an opportunity ahead of last week's original meeting before waterlogging on the Plainmoor pitch saw the game postponed.

Despite Saturday's 3-1 win over Accrington the Gulls boss still intends to hand some of his squad members an opportunity.

Tom Cruise, Danny Leadbitter and Damon Lathrope are expected to start, although the latter was a late inclusion against Stanley.

The trio have struggled for first-team opportunities of late but Ling is backing them to stake their claim.

Cruise is likely to replace winger Lloyd Macklin who suffered an injury at the weekend. Macklin, who has suffered with a knee problem all season, will be rested prior to further assessment.

Ling has no other injury or suspension concerns ahead of the match as the Gulls aim to secure a potential home clash with Wycombe in the next round.

Yeovil's depleted squad has grown even thinner as they travel without Joe Edwards.

The full-back was shown two yellow cards during Saturday's defeat to Tranmere and will serve a one-match suspension.

The Glovers could only name five substitutes against Rovers but Byron Webster was amongst them after a suspension of his own and is likely to replace Edwards.

Manager Gary Johnson has been unsuccessful in numerous recent attempts in the loan market to bring in fresh faces.

Lewis Young remains sidelined with ankle ligament damage while loan striker Gozie Ugwu is also struggling with a hamstring problem.

Midfielder Gavin Williams continues to play through the pain of a calf injury and is likely to be rested.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Fixtures

Sunday, 22 March 2015
15:30
Bristol C v Walsall  

Footer 365

Mark Hughes angered by officials in Stoke win over Hull

Mark Hughes was pleased with Stoke's 1-0 win over Hull but angered after the officials missed a challenge on Stephen Ireland.

Sean Dyche downbeat after Burnley lose to Swansea defeat at Turf Moor

Burnley boss Sean Dyche says his side must start turning performances into wins after losing 1-0 to Swansea at Turf Moor.

Jonas Gutierrez wants top-10 finish for Newcastle after return

Jonas Gutierrez has targeted a top-10 finish with Newcastle after returning to the squad for the win against Aston Villa.

Mail Box

Are Tottenham Right To Redevelop?

It's a really good Friday afternoon Mailbox, with thoughts on Spurs' ground development, the Europa league (leave it alone) and one man running for a very good cause...

Rodgers Is More Of A Paisley Than A Rafa

Most Liverpool fans in the Mailbox are claiming to be pleased to see the back of the Europa League. Plus merging the Europa and Champions League, and winter WC...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company