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More Miles To Follow The Greens

More Miles To Follow The Greens

The Green Army will have to travel even more miles for season 2014-2015.

Long trips to League Two newcomers Carlisle, Tranmere and Cambridge will see the Pilgrims' clock up 11,652 miles when they hit the road for all 23 league away games, an increase from 10,959 miles last season and 10,908 from season 2012-2013.

The longest journey will be to Carlisle, who were relegated from League One, with a round trip of 778 miles, while the shortest will be to Devon neighbours Exeter City at just 92 miles.

We lost Torquay and Bristol Rovers to the Conference which were very short trips by our standards.

Despite the long distances the fans will still turn out in numbers as proven last season when Argyle had the third highest travelling support in League Two with just over 17,000 members of the Green Army watching their team in action in the far flung corners of the UK.
That's an incredible average of 746 fans at each away league game.

Argyle away trips League Two 2014-2015.

1 Carlisle 778 miles
2 Hartlepool 774
3 York City 676
4 Morecambe 661
5 Accrington Stanley 626
6 Tranmere 602
7 Southend United 588
8 Bury 587
9 Cambridge 572
10 Mansfield 533
11 Stevenage 516
12 Luton 510
13 Northampton Town 505
13 Dagenham and Redbridge 505
15 Burton Albion 475
16 Shrewsbury 452
17 Wycombe Wanderers 445
18 Oxford United 411
19 AFC Wimbledon 410
20 Portsmouth 345
21 Cheltenham Town 315
22 Newport 274
23 Exeter City 92

Total 11,652 miles, average 506.


Source www.theaa.com







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Writer:Ian De-Lar
Date:Tuesday May 27 2014
Time: 9:02AM

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