Young Guns Off To Gills

NATHAN Thomas, fresh from the first goal of his senior career in the Pilgrims’ 2-0 Sky Bet League 2 win over Hartlepool... in the Argyle squad for Tuesday’s Under-21 Premier League Cup tie at Gillingham on Tuesday.

Nathan, 19, who was a second-half substitute for injured Reuben Reid against the Pools, is one of five players in the Argyle party for the game at Priestfield to have featured for the first-team this season.

Ben Purrington played his first 90 minutes of the season against Hartlepool, while Ollie Norburn, River Allen and Tyler Harvey were all substitutes.

Goalkeeper James Bittner is the one over-age player in the squad for the first qualifying round game, which kicks off at 1pm.

Squad: River Allen, Aaron Bentley, James Bittner (gk), Tyler Harvey, Callum Hall, Andrew Hannah (gk), Jake Miller, Tom Moxham, Mason Hughes, Ollie Norburn, Ben Purrington, Jamil Roberts, Louis Rooney, Will Sargent, Nathan Thomas, Jason Vincent.