No trouble from home fans. Argyle are one of two Devon clubs who compete in the Football League, the other being Exeter City, Argyle's local rivals. The atmosphere was fervent on both sides and when Rotherham scored, the Yorkshire fans went delirious. The game itself was also frustrating with Pompey scoring a great goal but then conceding shortly afterwards, and ending up having to settle for a point when all 3 were really needed. At around 1pm, there were queues outside the pub with hungry fans from Yorkshire and Devon, waiting for a table, but if pub food is not quite your thing, there is the option of buying things from a small supermarket, and various local pasty firms, who make enterprising pitches with suitable meal deals to fill your stomach, but there is not much else. The size of it shows you how out of place Pompey are. The Council Parking Wardens are out in force on matchdays, so you have been warned. For most matches the pub which is busy normally, has a queue of fans waiting to get in outside, but this is controlled by the security staff, so you don't normally have to wait too long to gain entrance. It had been suggested to me that there would be a range of issues associated with a visit to Home Park. Today Swindon Town host Plymouth Argyle in the EFL League One from England. Last column is a simple average percentage for Total Corners Over X calculated between Macclesfield Town FC and Plymouth Argyle FC for EFL League Two 2019/2020. The roads were clear, well signposted to the Motorways. Anyway, I booked a weeks holiday this year in North Devon and what do know? Resilient Plymouth force FA Cup replay against lacklustre Liverpool. He played seven games in a row for Plymouth … Games at Dortmund are an 81,000 sell-out throughout the season. It's common knowledge that there will hopefully be a redevelopment of the latter but it seems some years away, which is a great pity. Please note that both these car parks are under the control of the local Council and if vehicles are not parked correctly in the marked bays, then you may end up with a £75 parking ticket for your trouble. We parked outside the Home Park Home Stay B+B where we had pre-booked for the night, and this is a very short way from the ground itself. 4. The stewards moved to sort this out quickly without provoking or escalating, matters. Argyle fans seemed like a lovely bunch as multiple stopped to have a chat during our venture around the ground. We never talked the any of the home fans but once in the game it was a very aggressive atmosphere so that might tell a story. The traffic was solid, but moving heading out of town. The second half was a lot better for us though as we gave Plymouth more of a contest and scored within 5 minutes of the restart to halve the deficit, but desire more chances that was the end of the scoring. There is a fairly large car park near to the Life Centre and some evidence of a Park and Ride facility near to the ground but at the time of writing, traffic was being frustrated by roadworks along the nearby Outland Road. The stadium is fully open again after an 18 month refurbishment of the Mayflower Grandstand on one side of the ground. For details of disabled facilities and club contact at the ground please visit the relevant page on the Level Playing Field website. The announcer urged people not to run onto the pitch at the end of the game because the club would get a fine that they could ill afford. I would love to go back to Plymouth when they complete their Home Park ground. Comment on getting away from the ground after the game: Getting out of the ground was pretty easy due to the location of the car park (and the poor attendance it has to be said) then it was the long daunting trip back to the north east. Plymouth Argyle vs Exeter LIVE: Updates from FA Youth Cup first round tie Plymouth Live 18:01 4-Nov-20. Pool took a creditable 115 fans to the game which on a rainy Tuesday night is a credit to the fans that made the effort. Cheery programme sellers were flogging the match day brochure and you can buy a raffle draw ticket too, and you do feel that you need to buy something from one of the operatives for the sake of the club’s financial future. Once in the stand, there isn't loads of leg room and the flooring is uneven in places, so I had to watch my step. Fratton Park is a huge ground for a League Two side. FA Cup First Round draw live as Plymouth Argyle, Exeter City and Torquay United await their fate. There is no love lost between City & Argyle and after quite a bit of trouble last month when we beat them in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy at theirs, then the Police were more than ready for this one. The away end was one of the best away ends in this League. Exeter City & Torquay United. We arrived shortly before the game so didn’t have time to do much. Each s ide took a positive approach to the game but given that Colchester's centre back Prosser always reminds me of the scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz in terms of coordination I didn't feel totally confident we'd be able to keep out the Argyle forwards. This became an issue some way into the first half, when some inebriated away fans decided where we were was obviously better than where they had been originally. Plymouth Argyle Women Football Club. It was captivating to watch. Fixture News FAQs: Charlton Athletic vs Argyle 1 Hour ago. Great support from the locals and plenty of good bars to head back to in town.. Why were you looking forward to this game and visiting Home Park? Not a bad contest. It had some height on it which allowed for a great view. Unfortunately,  some of these no longer exist e.g. Why you were looking forward to going to the ground (or not as the case may be):   I was really looking forward to visiting Plymouth, I have always wanted to visit Home Park, especially in this case as one more win from Saints last two games would seal promotion! Bahasa - Indonesia; Chinese (simplified) Deutsch; English - Australia; English - Canada; English - Ghana; ... Plymouth Argyle 16 : 00: Fleetwood Town Trophies Competition Area Total; League One: England 1: League Two: England 1: Total: 2: Soccerway. Alternatively, there is some street parking on roads off Segrave Road (opposite Home Park), or on side roads off the main Outland Road (A386), heading away from the city centre towards the A38. On entering the ground it is quite impressive in size. The rest of Home Park is a "wrap-around" and the fourth side (the old Mayflower Stand) needs sorting out, but that is easier said than done! The game itself was predictable, with Blackpool having a great start to the season and Plymouth being very poor. Since some really good friends moved to beautiful South Devon a few years back, we have been regular visitors to this part of the world. Otherwise, alcohol is available within the ground. *Plymouth Argyle's overall stats from 2020/21 EFL League One season. I woke up to a text from my good friend saying he was unwell and unable to take us to the game, so what to do? The result meant we both dropped a couple of places! Considering there were so many Pompey fans in the pub, it was nice to see they got along well with the home fans who had also ventured inside. The teams: Argyle vs Milton Keynes Dons Plymouth Argyle - Official Site 14:08 19-Dec-20 Plymouth Argyle v Milton Keynes Dons BBC 13:30 19-Dec-20 Opinion: Barnsley should move for Plymouth Argyle striker instead of Norwich City man The72 (Weblog) 10:00 19-Dec-20 Scunthorpe dominated the second half and ran out well deserved 4-0 winners. Match corners is the total corners between Plymouth Argyle and their opponent in the match. Had a decent pie at half time at reasonable price with a Bovril. These young divers seemed to have endless energy to crash into the water, bounce out of the plunge pool, and then head back to the diving board without a care in the world. In the middle of these is a small stand that I'm guessing holds the VIPs and the fans with more money than sense, although I could be completely wrong with that. Another enjoyable football away weekend, despite the frustration of the score and, especially the inactivity of the stewards dung the game. Just keep walking straight along this road (A386) and you will eventually reach the ground on your right. The first half for us was a disaster as we couldn't defend or close Plymouth down to save our lives. "no" I lied. And from a little further a field Bristol City. In keeping with the naval tradition of the area, the teams emerge to the Royal Marines tune of Semper Fidelis. I travelled on the official club supporters coach, which left Carlisle at 10.30am. The away concourses were particularly crowded, due to over 2000 Saints fans in attendance. The away end seemed similar to the rest of the ground (normally the away area not as good as home?) My chips at £2 came very quickly; I waited for my friends to be served and as others were sitting inside eating their food, we decided to also sit and eat there! I wanted the tears, and the cheers like you get during those ‘grand slam’ matches on the TV. Why you were looking forward to going to the ground (or not as the case may be): I was looking forward to it simply because of the the sheer distance between the two clubs! This imposing looking two-tiered stand originally dates back to 1952, but has been totally modernised and has been given a new roof. Probably the best bet is the Britannia which is a sizeable Wetherspoons outlet and around a 10 minute walk away from the ground (from the car park outside the football ground, turn left and the pub is down the road on the right hand corner). The Official Plymouth Argyle Facebook Page. We had not been to this ground before, plus both teams were in good form having not lost in the last four games, so it would be an interesting contest. I dread to think of the journey home if I had come down from further north, but winning the game in the last minute made it all worthwhile. Today Plymouth Argyle host Peterborough United in the EFL League One from England. When I looked around the Grandstand, and saw the faces of those fans who were steeped in Argyle’s history and heritage, and had dedicated too many Saturday afternoons, which they could dare to remember, to their beloved Pilgrims, and were now watching their hopes disappear down the league plughole, I began to earnestly feel for them. This club has been in crisis for most of the time that I have been down in the peninsula, and it just had not felt right to visit a club that seemed to need some time to sort its own house in to order before visitors could be invited to any football match. document.write(''); All areas of the stadium* Adults £21 Over 65's and Students £16 Under 18's £8 Family Ticket 1 Adult + 1 Under 18 £27 Additional Under 18 £6**. Plymouth took the lead after nine minutes and after a long period of neither team really putting a hold on the game, they made it two after 59 minutes. Plymouth were always a threat on the break. Over / Under Goals are calculated from total match goals for fixtures that Plymouth Argyle has participated in. The light house was being used for a wedding service so we were unable to climb for even better views. To the left of us, a new Main Stand stand was being constructed so that wasn’t particularly pretty and didn’t help the atmosphere. I travelled by minibus put on by the club. Unfortunately, Argyle have come off the rails again and have lost a handy lead at the top so some of the locals are worried. Also, it can take some time (up to 30 minutes) to exit after the match has finished. Tears would not be the start of my emotions. Pasties were sold from a mobile pasty van (£2.80) – that was a must! * Average Goals Conceded Per Match for Plymouth Argyle in EFL League One 2020/21. The game was disappointing from a Cambridge perspective as although Argyle are already pushing up the League, we never really turned up, which is unacceptable after the long journey. Today Plymouth Argyle host Bristol Rovers in the EFL League One from England. The atmosphere was intense and the home fans gave fantastic support to their team, and a good amount of abuse to our side, specifically to our keeper who strived the wind them up,  with taking his time over goal kicks. Comment on the game itself, atmosphere, stewards, pies, facilities etc. Yet, Plymouth are very well placed at this stage and if the team can start playing with confidence again, they should be there or thereabouts at the end of the season. Oh and we drew Exeter City in the first round of the league cup on the Tuesday night. I left at the final whistle and made my way across the park towards the railway station. * Average Shots Per Match for Plymouth Argyle in EFL League One 2020/21, * Average Goals Scored Per Match for Plymouth Argyle in EFL League One 2020/21. The weather was cold but sunny and roads were free of any delays. Today Ipswich Town host Plymouth Argyle in the EFL League One from England. A very long trip. #pafc #greenarmy #utba Tweeted 7 hours ago by Scudda85. The pub was heaving with barely room to move and ordering food wasn't an option! Wanting to drink in a bit of this excitement, which you cannot really get from a Saturday night TV reality show, I took the plunge and went to a game with the hope that big issues could be decided on the strength of ninety minutes of football. Just a five minute walk and just hidden on side road was Francine’s signposted as an award winning Fish and Chip Shop. We got to the railway station and turned round and went back up. We will arrange a quality hotel for you as well as coveted match tickets to the big game. Colchester aren't a big club and whilst this was the first game of the season, I'd say that unless you're prepared to turn up before 1pm and then sit in your car whilst parked (which many people were doing) you're unlikely to get anything. As it was a mild day in September everybody was showing team colours, which personally I love, as it gives a real sense of pride to fans of both teams. The famous huge terrace leads the atmosphere at the Signal Iduna Park every time the men in yellow are playing. Home Park is quite impressive apart from the Main Stand which looks like it maybe getting a bit of a face lift. Home Park is modern but still had some character left, with the ageing Main Stand occupying one side of the ground. Today Plymouth Argyle host Accrington Stanley in the EFL League One from England. The tea was priced at £2.50, which I thought was expensive. I drove down from Merseyside. This gave the trip a certain 'adventurous' quality that makes it exciting. They offer all types of accommodation to suit all tastes and pockets from; Budget Hotels, Traditional Bed & Breakfast establishments to Five Star Hotels and Serviced Apartments. A 4-0 victory made it all worthwhile. Although the bank holiday traffic was horrendous! I enjoyed it immensely, but unless it's for some sort of ridiculous scenario (win to go up, win to stay up, or FA Cup Final for some reason staged at Home Park and featuring Colchester) it's simply too far for me to go to again. Travelling from Reading by car I wanted to take the A308/A30 for a change to make the journey a bit more interesting. If they ever find the cash to complete the ground it will vastly improve the feel of the place. This season in EFL League One, Plymouth Argyle stats show they are performing Average overall, currently placing them at 14/24 in the EFL League One Table, winning 32% of matches. I liked Home Park. Cards For is Plymouth Argyle's bookings. It certainly put the struggle into context, which my home town has faced in the Championship this season. Half Time Score: Plymouth Argyle 3-1 Stevenage Full Time Result: Plymouth Argyle 3-2 Stevenage Attendance: 9,546 (92 away fans) My Ground Number: 66 of the 92. We were staying in Derriford (just north of Plymouth) and found a decent pub 'The Jack Rabbit' next door which served quality food including an impressive Vegan menu! Three of the sides are the same size and one of the stand is old but has the character feel. They have played at Home Park, known as the "Theatre of Greens", since 1901. But the noise just louder and he left with his tail well and truly between his legs! Pretty straightforward, and I do wonder if not being in the carpark was a blessing in disguise – I was able to complete the journey home in about 4 hours. I do recommend the Alma Guest House on Alma Road if staying after the game. Walking to the ground there were some outlets selling pasties, but due the heavy rain decided to have something in the ground. L Lost 0 - 2 against Portsmouth on December 5th 2020. Plymouth Argyle FC fixture list (takes you to the BBC Sports Website). Well that was until some Charlton "fan" let off a smoke bomb. W Won 1 - 0 against Plymouth Argyle on November 24th 2020. e offer a whole host of packages for Bundesliga, La Liga and all major leagues and cup competitions. What you thought on seeing the ground, first impressions of away end then other sides of Home Park? 5. It had been a hectic day and a bit rushed, would prefer a Saturday game but enjoyed it and had a couple of pints with the locals in a pub outside the ground on the roundabout until throw out and went back to my digs for good sleep. Sign up for our Inside Home … Today Gillingham host Plymouth Argyle in the EFL League One from England. Although the facilities were fine for our visit, I can see the concourse getting packed when a big following is in town, but have two of the nicest stewards in the Football League! It was a great couple of hours and other clubs might learn from Plymouth's example. However, it has been a while since I have sat on a wooden seat to catch the action, and there seemed to be some talk that the Grandstand will be knocked down during the 2013/2014 season and a new stand will match the other three sides of Home Park which are decked out in emerald green seats, but the overall design is standard fare for most league grounds in the county but had a very smart experience on this sunny Saturday afternoon. An excellent day out which was made even more special by the well-organised trip by Newport County Supporters Club. We beat them last season in League Two so I hoping for a repeat. The teams emerge onto the field of play from one corner of the ground in-between the Mayflower Grandstand and Barn Park End. Merry Christmas to all @Only1Argyle fans far and wide. We will definitely visit again should the chance arise. The stewards are very quick to clamp down on anyone who brings beer or alcohol into the ground and were swiftly removed! • Plymouth Argyle concedes a goal every 50 min. This didn't distract from the impressively very good view from high up in the away end though. 7. A big game for Crawley Town and this was my 65th ground visit of the current 92. Why were you looking forward to going to Home Park? The away end was comfortable and spacious, with a good view of the whole game. From personal knowledge, Home Park is well signposted from the self-styled Devon Expressway (the A38,) and should not be a struggle to find even for the most directionally challenged fan. Today Plymouth Argyle host AFC Wimbledon in the EFL League One from England. The ground is very pleasant, similar in some ways to St Mary's. Given that one side of the pitch was flanked by an incomplete, unoccupied stand, the atmosphere was understandably a little subdued, but with both sides trying to play football, it got going after a slow start. Second half was one of close chances. Liga Nacional de Futbol Profesional de Honduras, WC Qualification Intercontinental Play-offs, Register and become a Premium subscriber to favourite leagues. The ground appears from behind the trees and sits slightly embarrassed next to the grand complex of the Plymouth Life Centre. The game sprang to life after the quarter hour mark when James Constable scored a tap in after good quick passing by us. I have to say the easiest away journey I have ever done. Having arrived ridiculously early, some stewards recommended that I go to the "Fan's Fest", organized in The Green Taverners' Suite. 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