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Plymouth Argyle: The Song Remains The Same

It has taken until nearly March, but the first ten point deduction of the season in the Football League is now finally upon us with the news that Plymouth Argyle have lodged a “notice of intention” to enter into administration. The notice of intention – the date of which, the 21st of February, is no…

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February 23, 2011

Port Vale And Plymouth Argyle: Money Men Updates

For what seems like longer than the three months for which it has actually been happening, fans of Port Vale have been bombarded with promises of multi-million pound investment by ironically-labelled ‘secret millionaire’ Mo Chaudry. His interest in football has been intermittent. He claims to have rediscovered his love for the game in recent years,…

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February 12, 2011

2010: A Football Financial Review

You could frame it. If you wanted a short, pithy representation of all that has been wrong with football finance in 2010, you could do no better than quote a Plymouth Argyle fan known as “Sensible Surfer” on the BBC Football website over the Christmas period. “Ridsdale set to take control… good news,” he/she said,…

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January 1, 2011

Plymouth Argyle Supporters Demonstrate Their Solidarity

If there is one way in which football shows its contempt for anything that isn’t football in the starkest possible terms, it is in its relationship with the outside world. Every time a club enters into administration and is forced down the route of a CVA, the most poignant document of all is usually the…

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December 21, 2010

Supporters Start To Mobilise As The Plymouth Crisis Deepens

Sometimes, we can only stand back and applaud such loyalty. With just four weeks until Christmas and after having been told to expect redundancies, the staff of Plymouth Argyle – the people who, quietly, efficiently and for considerably less reward than those that are in any way the public faces of the game – held…

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December 2, 2010

Plymouth Argyle & Peter Ridsdale: A Match Made… Well, Somewhere

We have touched on the subject of the serial football club chairman on this site before, and there are none quite as prolific as Peter Ridsdale. Like the Freddy Krueger from the Nightmare On Elm Street film series, every time we think that he has finally been slayed, he rises as if from the dead,…

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November 26, 2010

Westward Ho! Are There Choppy Waters Ahead For Plymouth Argyle?

If you believed the hype which surrounded the club over the previous two close seasons, the big surprise about Japan’s relatively successful World Cup squad was the lack of Plymouth Argyle players in it. If you believe the hype now, Plymouth’s Home Park ground – or at least the Home Park ground on which they…

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July 29, 2010
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