Alternative History

To be written.


Famous Players : –  –

Famous Fans : –  The late Michael Foot MP; 

 

Club Records

Formed 1886
Turned Professional 1903
Became a Limited Company 1903
Previous names Argyle Athletic Club  1886-1903
Previous grounds
Nickname “The PILGRIMS”
Record Football League Win 8-1   v   Millwall    (Division Two)   16.01.1932
8-1   v   Hartlepool United    (Division Two)   07.05.1994
Record Football League Defeat 0-9  v  Stoke City   Division Two      17.12.1960
Record Cup Win 6-0  v   Corby Town    FA Cup  R3   22.01.1966
Record Fee Paid £500,000 to Cardiff City for Steve MacLEAN (January 2008)
£500,000 to QPR for Simon WALTON (August 2008)
Record Fee Received £2,500,000 from Hull City for Peter HALMOSI (July 2008)
Record Appearances 620 –  Kevin HODGES (1978-1992)
Record Football League Appearances 530 –  Kevin HODGES (1978-1992)
Record all-time League goal-scorer 180 – Sammy BLACK  (1924-1938)
Record all-time goal-scorer 184 – Sammy BLACK  (1924-1938)
Record goal-scorer in a League season 32 – Jack COCK   Division Three (South)  (1926-1927)
Most goals in a match 5  –  Wilf CARTER  v  Charlton Athletic   Division Two    27.12.1960
Record Home Attendance 43,596  v   Aston Villa   Second Division       10.10.1936
Record total of goals in a League season 107 –  Division Three (South)    1925-1926 & 1951-1952
Record League points total 3 points for a win : 102  –  2001-2002   Division Three
2 points for a win:  68 – 1929-1930   Division Three (South)
Most capped player while at club 21  –  Tony CAPALDI  (Northern Ireland)
Youngest player Lee PHILLIPS –  16 years and 43 days v Gillingham   29.10.1996
Oldest player Peter SHILTON –  44 years and 21 days v Burnley   09.10.1993

 

Stadium Details

Address : –  Home Park, Plymouth, Devon PL2 3DQ
Telephone number : –  01752 562561
Ticket Office : –  01752 907700
Website : –  https://www.pafc.co.uk/

Capacity : –  17,904
Away Allocation : –  1,300
Pitch Size : –   105m x 70m  (114 yards x 78 yards)


Directions

Good directions to Home Park can be found on the Plymouth Argyle website or on the Away Games website.

Transfers from Tottenham Hotspur to Plymouth Argyle

Name Date Fee
Albert HALL June 1947
Ralph WETTON June 1955
Ian STONEBRIDGE July 1999
David BUTTON Loan
Dean PARRETT Loan

 

Transfers from Plymouth Argyle to Tottenham Hotspur

Name Date Fee

 

Spurs v Plymouth Argyle Notes


09.02.1961 Newly signed from AC Milan for £99,999, Jimmy Greaves makes his firs touting in a Spurs shirt for the Reserves against Plymouth Argyle at Home Park.  A crowd of 12,000 were attracted to the game to see Greaves score on his debut … as he usually did !





They are linked with both


Milija Aleksic -.

Frank Brettell Played and worked with Everton before moving to Liverpool and Bolton.  In March 1898, he took over at Spurs and eased the club through their transition into a Limited Company.  Brought a number of top players to the club and played a major part at the club until he left in February 1899.  Moved onto Portsmouth and then to Plymouth in March 1903, as secretary-manager, where he stayed until 1906

David Button A goalkeeper who came through the youth ranks at Spurs and was loaned out to Plymouth for the 2010-2011 season, playing 30 games in and out of an Argyle side that ended up being relegated.  Only got eight minutes on the pitch for Tottenham’s first team and was loaned out 12 other times before he was sold to Charlton 2012 for £500,000.  Went on to join Fulham, Brentford, Brighton and West Bromwich Albion.

Jack Chisholm -. 

Albert Hall -.

Billy Leech -.

Dean Parrett Loan.

Gary Poole -.

Mark Robson Loan.

Ian Stonebridge -.

Andrew Swan -.

Solomon Upton -.

Ralph Wetton -.


Milestones






Honours


Third Division Champions  (Third tier) 1958-1959

Division Two Champions  (Third tier) 2003-2004

Division Three Runners-up  (Third tier) 1974-1975, 1985-1986

Division Three (South) Champions  (Third tier) 1929-1930, 1951-1952

Division Three (South)  Runners-up  (Third tier) 1921-1922, 1922-1923, 1923-1924, 1924-1925, 1925-1926, 1926-1927

Division Three Champions  (Fourth tier) 2001-2002

League Two Runners-up  (Fourth tier) 2016-2017

Managers


Frank BRETELL 1 August 1903 – 31 May 1905

Bob JACK 1 August 1905 – 31 May 1906

William FULLARTON 1 August 1906 – 31 May 1907

COMMITTEE 1 August 1907 – 31 May 1910

Bob JACK 1 August 1910 – 31 May 1938

Jack TRESADERN 1 August 1938 – 31 August 1947

Jimmy RAE 1 September 1947 – 31 January 1955

Jack ROWLEY 1 February 1955 – 1 March 1960

Neil DOUGALL 1 March 1960 – 1 November 1961

Ellis STUTTARD 1 November 1961 – 1 October 1963

Andy BEATTIE 1 October 1963 – 1 May 1964

Malcolm ALLISON 1 May 1964- 30 April 1965

Derek UFTON 1 May 1965- 1 February 1968

Billy BINGHAM 1 February 1968- 1 March 1970

Ellis STUTTARD 1 March 1970- 1 October 1972

Tony WAITERS 11 October 1972 – 21 April 1977

Mike KELLY 1 May 1977 – 14 February 1978

Malcolm ALLISON 16 March 1978- 5 January 1979

Bobby SAXTON 5 January 1979- 31 May 1981

Bobby MONCUR 1 June 1981 – 30 September 1983

Johnny HORE 1 October 1983 – 19 October 1984

Dave SMITH 1 November 1984 – 30 June 1988

Ken BROWN 6 July 1988 – 6 February 1990

Dave KEMP 1 March 1990 – 28 February 1992

Peter SHILTON 2 March 1992 – 11 January 1995

Steve McCALL 11 January 1995 – 29 March 1995

Neil WARNOCK 22 June 1995 – 3 February 1997

Mick JONES 3 February 1997 – 21 June 1998

Kevin HODGES 21 June 1998 – 4 October 2000

Paul STURROCK 31 October 20002000 – 4 March 2004

Bobby WILLIAMSON 20 April 2004 – 6 September 2005

Tony PULIS 23 September 2005 – 14 June 2006

Ian HOLLOWAY 28 June 2006 – 21 November 2007

Paul STURROCK 27 November 2007 – 10 December 2009

Paul MARINER 10 December 2009 – 6 May 2010

Peter REID 24 June 2010 – 18 September 2011

Carl FLETCHER 19 September 2011 – 1 January 2013

John SHERIDAN 6 January 2013 – 28 May 2015

Derek ADAMS 11 June 2015 – 28 April 2019

Ryan LOWE 2019 –

League Record

The Football League structure has historically been as follows …

1888-1892 1892-1920 1920-1921 1921-1958 1958-1992 1992-2004 2004 to date
First tier Football League Division One Division One Division One Division One Premiership Premier League
Second tier Division Two Division Two Division Two Division Two Division One Championship
Third tier Division Three Division Three
(North) and (South)
Division Three Division Two  League One
Fourth tier Division Four Division Three League Two

 


Elected to Division 3  (Third tier) 1920

Division 3  (Third tier) 1920-1921

Division 3 (South)  (Third tier) 1921-1930

Division 2  (Second tier) 1930-1950

Division 3 (South)  (Third tier) 1950-1952

Division 2  (Second tier) 1952-1956

Division 3 (South)  (Third tier) 1956-1958

Division 3  (Third tier) 1958-1959

Division 2  (Second tier) 1959-1968

Division 3  (Third tier) 1968-1975

Division 2  (Second tier) 1975-1977

Division 3  (Third tier) 1977-1986

Division 2  (Second tier) 1986-1992

Division 2  (Third tier) 1992-1995

Division 3  (Fourth tier) 1995-1996

Division 2  (Third tier) 1996-1998

Division 3  (Fourth tier) 1998-2002

Division 2  (Third tier) 2002-2004

Championship  (Second tier) 2004-2010

League One  (Third tier) 2010-2011

League Two  (Fourth tier) 2011-2017

League One  (Third tier) 2017-2019

League Two  (Fourth tier) 2019-2020

League One  (Third tier) 2020-