October 2016 - Skrill Premier
Truro began the month drawing 2-2 to Southport and then defeated Eastleigh 4-0 with both teams currently at the bottom of the league table. The next fixture saw first play second when Truro met Gateshead at Treyew Road. Niall Thompson scored in the 47th minute to see Truro take the lead until Gareth Evans equalised in the 67th minute to see the game finish at 1-1.
Next up, Truro City faced non-league side Cray Wanderers in the FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round where James Guthrie and Jared Sims ensured a 2-1 victory. A Ryan Bird goal in the last minute of injury time saw Ebbsfleet manage to get a point in a 3-3 draw with Truro.
In a strange match, Truro defeated AFC Wimbledon 4-2. The sides were locked at 2-2 when Truro’s Arran Pugh was sent off in the 54th minute with Stewart Yetton responding by scoring a minute later. Jared Sims added a fourth goal when he shot from outside the box putting the ball past Ian Ormson to seal the victory.
The final match of the month saw James Guthrie score from a Joe McClennan cross to defeat Blyth 1-0 and put Truro into the FA Cup 2nd Round where they will play the winner of a match between Dagenham & Redbridge or Ilkeston.
Truro currently sit in 1st place but there is currently only three points separating the top eight sides. Currently with 38 points, Truro are only 13 points away from matching their points total from the 2015/16 season.