Plymouth Argyle on This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year

Plymouth Argyle on This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year

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Plymouth Argyle On This Day revisits all the most magical and memorable moments from the club's rollercoaster past, mixing in a maelstrom of quirky anecdotes and legendary characters to produce an irresistibly dippable Pilgrims diary - with an entry for every day of the year. From the club's Victorian foundation as Argyle FC through to the 21st century, the green-and-white faithful have witnessed League Cup and FA Cup semi-finals, Second and Third Division titles, play-off thrills and relegation battles - all featured here. Timeless greats such as Paul Mariner, Kevin Hodges and Sammy Black, Jack Chisholm, Tommy Tynan and Mickey Evans all loom larger than life. Revisit 16th May 1963, when a record crowd of 100,000 watched Argyle play Legia Warsaw in Poland. 14th April 1984: the Pilgrims take on Watford looking to book a date at Wembley. Or 3rd May 1930, when Third Division (South) title celebrations involved a giant pasty!

About Author

Former Western Morning News sports editor Rick Cowdery has penned biographies of Plymouth Argyle personalities Tommy Tynan, Neil Warnock, Paul Sturrock and Paul Wotton, as well as writing Plymouth Argyle Miscellany and Plymouth On This Day, about the city itself. Plymouth through and through, Rick is now Argyle's Head of Communications.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781905411306
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781905411306
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 1905411308

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