Greenwich Gull

A League 2 blog with an overwhelmingly pro-Torquay United bias

Gateshead 3-1 Torquay: post-match thoughts

While I didn’t make it up to Gateshead yesterday, between working for the Conference’s official data partner and the comprehensive – if slightly one-sided – highlight reel below, I got a pretty … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Visualising Torquay’s League 2 Fixtures

Over at I’ve been busy producing fixture visualisations for all 3 Football League divisions and thought I’d share some Torquay-specific fruits of my labour with you here. The picture … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

An announcement

Regrettably I’ve decided to discontinue providing Torquay United match updates after the last match of this season. While I enjoy live match tweeting as much as ever, changes in my … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

A short film about football and Twitter

The 14th is finally upon us, so there’s no further need for the irritatingly coy secrecy of my previous post. Last year, one of my KPMG colleagues kindly nominated my … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Something exciting will soon happen…

…on the 14th February to be exact. With the invaluable assistance of Torquay United – particularly their excellent and tireless Media Officer, Tim Herbert – I’ve been able to feature … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Explaining silence

As it’s been unforgivably long since my last post, I thought I should briefly explain the reasons for the abrupt hiatus and my intentions for the future. In a nutshell, … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Visualising Torquay’s fixtures

You may remember my surprisingly popular fixture visualisations, which coloured every club’s matches by relative difficulty. Blackpool fan @onedavebamber built on it admirably to produce this excellent preview of his … Continue reading

August 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

League 2 Season Preview 2011/12: Round-up

You’d think that after weeks of research, days of behind-the-scenes proof-reading and a series of bitter email exchanges we’d have arrived at an informed consensus around how League 2 will … Continue reading

July 31, 2011 · 1 Comment

League 2 Season Preview: Torquay United

Recap of last season The Gulls’ young side surprised everyone by reaching the playoffs, playing an attractive passing style which belied their modest budget, but couldn’t break down Stevenage in … Continue reading

July 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

League 2 Season Preview: Shrewsbury Town

Recap of last season By rights Shrewsbury shouldn’t even be featured in this preview – a controversial equaliser awarded to Wycombe when the two sides met saw the Chairboys promoted … Continue reading

July 30, 2011 · 3 Comments