Plymouth Argyle F.C.

Plymouth Argyle Football Club is an English football club from Plymouth, Devon. Since the 2011/2012 season, the team plays in the Football League Two.

Since 1906, the team was able to win five titles in the Football League, one in the Southern Football League and one in the Western Football League. Plymouth still holds the record for the most championships won in the third division of England.

The nickname of the club, The Pilgrims, goes back to the English emigrants who sailed from Plymouth for the New World in 1620. On the coat of arms of Argyle to find a picture of the Mayflower, with which these settlers landed in Massachusetts.


The club was founded on September 1, 1886 under the name Argyle Athletic Club. Since 1903, it got its present name, and currently playing in the Football League Two. Greatest success was reaching the semi-finals in the FA Cup in 1984, when one at 0:1 against FC Watford indention only just missed out on the final in Birmingham at Villa Park. Plymouth plays in today's 20,922 -seat Home Park Stadium. The largest attendances reached the club on 10 October 1936, when 43 596 visitors came against Aston Villa.


During World War II, the original Home Park, home of Plymouth Argyle, was destroyed. After the war, the stadium was rebuilt. The last renovation took place in 2002.

Overall, the stadium holds 19,500 spectators.

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