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Plymouth Ho! Plymouth Argyle v Newcastle United match banter!

April 19th, 2010 | 157 Comments |

It's a fair old poke on the bus!
It's a fair old poke on the bus!
Newcastle’s season of exile in the Championship has reached the ‘vinegar strokes’ now, and the lads face the Pilgrims of Plymouth Argyle at Home Park this evening. They will be making the longest trip in English football by bus this time, as the volcanic ash palaver rolls on.

With promotion already secured, the emphasis will of course be on securing the Championship title, a feat we last managed in the 1992-3 season. One obstacle in the way may be the the Home Park pitch. It’s a heavy, muddy, ploughed field of a pitch which will sap the strength of the players later in the game, and hinder a slick, passing game somewhat, all of which may benefit the home team, but time will tell. (more…)