Wombles downed by Gulls

Chris Hargreaves made the perfect start to his tenure as Torquay boss by guiding the Gulls to a 2-0 victory at AFC Wimbledon.

Last Updated: 11/01/14 at 19:08

Krystian Pearce: Broke the deadlock

Krystian Pearce: Broke the deadlock

More of the games that matter

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

The visitors took the lead after 29 minutes through Krystian Pearce and doubled their advantage before the break when on-loan striker Jayden Stockley scored two minutes before half-time.

George Francomb and Charlie Wyke both went close for the Dons in the second half but Hargreaves' team held on for a first win in five games.

Having been on the back foot for most of the first half, Torquay took the lead minute through defender Pearce.

Will Antwi then scuffed a clearance which fell to the Gulls' new signing Stockley, who drew an excellent save from Ross Worner but Pearce pounced on the rebound.

Stockley doubled the lead after 43 minutes, rising above Antwi and guiding his header past Worner's outstretched hand.

Wimbledon built periods of sustained pressure in the second half with substitute Kevin Sainte-Luce causing Torquay problems down the right, but when his cross found Wyke the loanee could only head over the bar.

Francomb looked to have pulled one back for the Dons when his shot beat goalkeeper Michael Poke but it did not beat Aaron Downes, who flew across to block the ball on the line.

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.

More Match Results

Monday, 30 March 2015
19:45
Burton Alb 1-1 Stevenage Report
Saturday, 28 March 2015
15:00
Cheltenhm 0-3 Plymouth Report
Dag + Red 0-1 Wycombe Report
Exeter 1-1 Morecambe Report
Hartlepool 2-1 Cambridge Utd Report
Mansfield 1-4 York City  
Northamptn 2-1 Luton Report
Oxford Utd 2-1 Carlisle Report
Portsmth 0-2 Shrewsbury Report
Tranmere 1-1 AFC W'don  

Footer 365

Wayne Rooney cannot wait to link up with Harry Kane for England

Wayne Rooney has been gripped by the excitement surrounding Harry Kane and can't wait to link up with him against Italy.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane to make first England start in Italy

Harry Kane will make his first start for England in Tuesday night's friendly in Italy, Roy Hodgson has confirmed.

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle starts for Italy against England in Turin

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle has been handed a start for Italy in their friendly against England in Turin.

Mail Box

It's All Just A Ruse By The 'Southern Press'...

A varied Tuesday morning Mailbox, with thoughts on the England U21s, a Sterling ruse, Kane realism, Wenger coaching youth and enjoying the charity match...

Can Wenger Coach Young Players Anymore?

One Mailboxer wonders whether Wenger has still got ability to bring through young talent. Plus £50m for Sterling, stop being matey with footballers and Blackpool...

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