Vital Football

Latest Plymouth Argyle News

Argyle Aim For JPT Win

Argyle Aim For JPT Win

Plymouth Argyle play their first ever match in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy competition tonight when they travel to the Abbey Business Stadium to play Cheltenham Town.

Argyle received a bye in the First Round of the competition and will be looking to win £7,000 in prize money tonight if they beat the League Two side.

Johnstone's Paint started their sponsorship of the Football League Trophy in 2007; previous sponsors included Freight Rover, Sherpa Van, Leyland DAF, Autoglass and LDV Vans.

Last season 73,476 fans saw Southampton beat Carlisle 4-1 at Wembley with both clubs receiving £350,000 each in gate receipts.

The prize money for this season is £5,000 (first round), £7,000 (second round), £10,000 (area quarter-final), £17,000 (area semi-final), £25,500 (area final), £40,000 (winners).

Clubs used to play their reserve or younger players in the JPT but a new rule has been introduced whereby a club must include in its starting line-up at least six of the 11 players who started the club's previous game or at least 6 of the 11 players who have made the most starts in league and domestic Cup competitions since the start of the season.

However, some clubs have ignored this rule and have been fined £1,500. Several clubs have recorded their lowest ever attendance for the Football League Trophy games.

Should Argyle's game against Cheltenham end in a draw after 90 minutes, there will be no extra-time. Instead, it will be settled by a penalty shoot-out.

Kick-off is at 7.45pm.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Ian De-Lar
Date:Tuesday October 5 2010
Time: 12:58PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Plymouth Argyle Articles

Argyle Second In Twitter League

Not only are Argyle second in the League Two table they are also the second most followed League Two club on Twitter.

Ref For Argyle v Mansfield

The referee for Argyle's League Two game against Mansfield Town at Home Park on Saturday is Brendan Malone.

Return To Huish In Two Weeks

Argyle's postponed game against Yeovil Town has been rearranged for Tuesday 23 February with a 7.45pm kick-off.

River Deep, Mountain High

I whole heartedly agree with my Vital colleague, Ian's comments about the Yeovil postponement.

Archived Vital Argyle Articles

Vital Argyle articles from

Site Journalists

Ian De-Lar
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Argyle be promoted this season?
Suggested By: Plymouth Vital
Yes76%
No22%
Undecided2%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Northampton 28 19 4 5 61 20
2 Plymouth 29 17 5 7 56 17
3 Oxford 28 14 10 4 52 19
4 Mansfield 31 13 9 9 48 9
5 Bristol Rovers 29 14 5 10 47 10
6 Wycombe 29 13 7 9 46 6
7 Leyton Orient 30 12 10 8 46 5
8 Portsmouth 28 11 12 5 45 20
9 Accrington 26 13 6 7 45 12
10 Cambridge 30 12 8 10 44 3
11 Wimbledon 28 11 9 8 42 7
12 Carlisle 26 11 9 6 42 5
13 Exeter 28 11 7 10 40 -1
14 Luton 30 10 8 12 38 1
15 Crawley 30 11 4 15 37 -13
16 Morecambe 30 10 6 14 36 -3
17 Notts County 27 10 6 11 36 -6
18 Barnet 28 9 6 13 33 -8
19 Stevenage 31 7 10 14 31 -14
20 Newport 28 6 9 13 27 -11
21 Yeovil 29 5 9 15 24 -14
22 Hartlepool 26 7 3 16 24 -19
23 Dag & Red 29 4 8 17 20 -22
24 York 28 4 8 16 20 -23
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Plymouth Argyle Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Crawley Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Notts County (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Barnet (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Oxford United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Recent Plymouth Argyle Results (view all)