Extra Time: Crewe-sing to the top of the table

Extra Time: Crewe-sing to the top of the table

Last season we had to wait 12 games, nine whole agonising weeks, for Plymouth Argyle’s first league win. This year? 90 minutes. I know I know, it’s only one game, it’s a long season and we mustn’t get carried away. But who could begrudge long-suffering Argyle fans the...
Extra Time: Reality Check

Extra Time: Reality Check

Residents of Cornwall’s county town would have heard a loud hissing noise at about 9.30pm last night. That was the sound of the air being let out of the Plymouth Argyle balloon as the Pilgrims flopped to a 1-0 defeat against Truro City. It’s debatable whether...
Extra Time: Announcements are like buses…

Extra Time: Announcements are like buses…

You wait ages for a big announcement and then two come along at once. Confirmation this week that Ryan Lowe would be Argyle’s new manager was swiftly followed by the news that Simon Hallett has consolidated his position as main shareholder as James Brent departs...
Extra Time: Football’s a People Business

Extra Time: Football’s a People Business

Supporters’ desperation for Argyle to reveal the name of the new manager is understandable, but the club is caught between a rock and a hard place. Appoint too quickly and people will say they’ve jumped at the first candidate willing to take the job. Take too long and...
Extra Time: Make Argyle Great Again

Extra Time: Make Argyle Great Again

I suppose the one thing about Saturday’s game is that it delivered what we all want from football, namely an emotional roller coaster. As the goals went in at Home Park and Southend, Argyle bounced from relegation to safety and back again, but it goes without saying...