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Burton 0-1 Torquay

Torquay United moved eight points behind Burton Albion at the top of the Blue Square Premier following an impressive win over their title rivals.

Danny Stevens' 25-yard shot secured the points against 10-man Albion, who had striker Greg Pearson sent off for a bad foul on Tim Sills in the first half.

Michael Simpson had a chance to level but his effort was deflected wide and Mark Byrne flashed the ball over.

But Torquay held on to go second and have a game in hand on the Brewers.

Burton Albion: Poole, Corbett, James, Buxton, Webster, Byrne, McGrath, Simpson, Gilroy (Goodfellow 61), Butler (Austin 76), Pearson.
Subs Not Used: Deeney, Holmes, Newby.

Sent Off: Pearson (36).

Booked: Webster, Butler.

Torquay: Bevan, Mansell, Todd, Robertson, Nicholson, Carlisle, Hargreaves, Wroe, Stevens (Hodges 88), Sturrock (Benyon 61), Sills.
Subs Not Used: Green, Carayol, Adams.

Booked: Wroe.

Goals: Stevens 10.

Att: 4,891

Ref: J Waugh (Sheffield).

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03 Apr 09 |  Non League

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