Little Stories

Here is the last in a series of extracts from Graham Little’s evening at the club, organised by the Argyle Archive in September 2017. Now in his nineties, Graham was Club Secretary between 1965 and 1991 and for well over two hours he entertained us with fascinating and often amusing stories about his time at […]

The Argyle Archive’s Launch Exhibition

The evening of Friday 26 May 2017 saw the formal launch of the Plymouth Argyle Heritage Archive and a preview of its first exhibition. Special guest Graham Little, now 90 years old, was in sparkling form as he recounted tales of over 20 years as Argyle’s secretary in front of around 60 invited guests. The exhibition was open to […]

Argyle and the Charity Shield

Someone asked me the other day why Argyle did not take part in the F.A. Charity Shield in 1913. A curious question, but it wasn’t long before I realised it was a very good one. The F.A. Charity Shield, or as we now know it, the Community Shield, was first contested in 1908 between the winners of […]

The Origin of the Argyle Name

This post is based on the very impressive researches of Roger Walters, a peerless expert on the life and times of the Argyle Football Club (1886 to 1903). Roger has a decades-long passion for the amateur club, and some of his countless discoveries help to explain a number of myths – stories that have for a long […]