Plymouth Argyle - Road Trip
UK time is: 00:14:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Road Trip

Plymouth Argyle are slowly and surely ploughing through the mammoth 10,908 miles needed to visit all 23 league grounds this season.

The next two away trips to Fleetwood and Bradford will be the third and fourth longest journey's this season, with the Greens clocking up 1301 miles on the motorways.
Those nice chaps at the Football League decided that Argyle must complete two long trips within a few days of each other with Fleetwood programmed into the Sat Nav for Saturday and Bradford on Tuesday. Cheers!
However, Argyle have hatched a cunning plan to negotiate the travelling obstacle set-up by the Football League and will stay up north after the Fleetwood game and travel across to Bradford for the midweek game.
Carl Fletcher's team will train at Football Conference North club Guiseley in preparation of the game in Yorkshire on Tuesday.

The away trip to Morecambe in September was Argyle's second-longest road trip this season, knocking 660 miles off the clock.

The Pilgrims' have played eight away league games so far this season with trips to Dagenham & Redbridge (505 miles), Oxford (392), the bus stop jaunt to Torquay (just 68), the bum-numbing 660 mile round trip to Morecambe, Wycombe (445), Barnet (404), Cheltenham (314) and Rotherham 580 miles all completed.
After burning rubber to Fleetwood and Bradford there's just another 6,239 miles to suffer!

The visit to York City in April will be the longest excursion at 676 miles, just one of six trips of over 600 miles to navigate through this season.

As you would expect the Green Army turned up in numbers for the eight away leagues games this season, with 545 clicking the turnstiles at Dagenham, 770 at Oxford, a huge 1,514 members of the Green Army at Torquay, congratulations to the 358 die-hards who went to Morecambe, 494 midweek at Wycombe, 1,053 at Barnet, 670 for the short journey to Cheltenham and 633 fans travelling to Yorkshire for the game against Rotherham.

The total number of travelling Argyle fans this season stands at 6,037 which is close to the average gate at Home Park this season, with an average away support of 754; almost the same as last season's average of 749 which was the third highest in League Two.

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

The Journalist

Writer: Ian De-Lar Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 16 2012

Time: 9:37AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
It's ridiculous to have two long trips so close together.
poisoned dwarf
Report Abuse
16/11/2012 11:43:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Plymouth Argyle Articles

Argyle 1 - 1 Leyton Orient Match Highlights (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Nelson Stops Orient Express (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Stats: Plymouth Argyle v Leyton Orient (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Ref For Argyle v Leyton Orient (Monday November 23 2015)

Loss Of Age (Monday November 23 2015)

Argyle v Exeter Match Highlights (Sunday November 22 2015)

Injury Hit Argyle Suffer Rare Defeat (Saturday November 21 2015)

Stats: Plymouth Argyle v Exeter City (Saturday November 21 2015)

Argyle Sign Croll (Friday November 20 2015)

Argyle Favourites To Win Devon Derby (Friday November 20 2015)

Archived Plymouth Argyle Articles

List All Vital Argyle Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. PL2 3DQ 4
2. miked_joker 4
3. Tyno 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Plymouth 19 12 3 4 +14 39
2. Oxford 19 10 7 2 +14 37
3. Northampton 19 11 4 4 +8 37
4. Portsmouth 19 8 9 2 +15 33
5. Accrington 18 9 5 4 +8 32
6. Leyton Orient 19 8 6 5 +5 30
7. Carlisle 19 8 6 5 +0 30

Plymouth Argyle Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

McNamara's rebuilding gathering pace
York : 25/11/2015 20:38:01
Who Was your Star Man In Stevenage Defeat?
Bristol Rovers : 25/11/2015 19:16:01
Sturrock On Newport & Wycombe
Yeovil : 25/11/2015 19:13:01
Zoko Joins As A Free Agent
Yeovil : 25/11/2015 19:00:01
Fan Blog: Homesick Blues
Bristol Rovers : 25/11/2015 18:56:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Argyle be promoted this season?
Suggested By:  Plymouth Vital
Yes 82%
No 13%
Undecided 5%