2004–05 Plymouth Argyle F.C. season

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Plymouth Argyle
League Football League Championship 17th place
League performance 14 wins, 11 draws, 21 defeats,
46 goals for, 55 goals against,
53 points
Biggest win 5-0 (vs. Brighton & Hove Albion, home)
Biggest defeat 5-0 (vs. West Ham United, away)
Highest score 5-0 (vs. Brighton & Hove Albion, home)

5-1 (vs. Sunderland, away)

Top scorer Paul Wotton (12)
Highest home attendance Leeds United (20,555)
Highest away attendance Leeds United (34,496)
Lowest home attendance Burnley (13,308)
Lowest away attendance Yeovil Town (6,217)
FA Cup -Third round (defeated 1-3 by Everton)
League Cup First round (defeated 3-2 by Yeovil Town)
Manager Bobby Williamson
Sponsors Ginsters

This article provides a summary of Plymouth Argyle's 2004-05 season.

Notable events[edit]

  • 24 August 2004: The team exit the League Cup in the first round for the 12th consecutive year.
  • 28 August 2004: Argyle lose their first League game (3-1 to Watford) since Bobby Williamson was appointed as manager.

Transfers[edit]

Out[edit]

Date Player Transfer To Fee
August 2004 Marcus Martin Season-long loan Exeter City -
August 2004 Gary Sawyer Season-long loan Exeter City -
October 2004 Nathan Lowndes Free Port Vale -
December 2004 Blair Sturrock Free Kidderminster Harriers -
December 2004 Lee Makel Free Dunfermline Athletic -
January 2005 Stevie Crawford Sale Dundee United £80,000
February 2005 David Friio Sale Nottingham Forest £100,000

In[edit]

Date Player Transfer From Fee
December 2004 Bjarni Guðjónsson Free transfer Coventry City -
December 2004 Scott Taylor Buy Blackpool £100,000
January 2005 Ákos Buzsáky Short-term loan Porto -
February 2005 Dexter Blackstock Short-term loan Southampton -
February 2005 Nick Chadwick Buy Everton £250,000
March 2005 Jason Dodd Short-term loan Southampton -
June 2005 Rufus Brevett Free transfer West Ham United -

Results[edit]

Date Opposition Venue Result Score Scorers Competition Comments
7 August 2004 Millwall Home Home Park Drew 0-0 - Championship
10 August 2004 Brighton & Hove Albion Away Withdean Stadium Won 2-0 Cullip 11 (o.g.)
Wotton 45 (pen.)
Championship Argyle move into second place
13 August 2004 Cardiff City Away Ninian Park Won 1-0 Bullock 23 (o.g.) Championship Televised match, Argyle go top
21 August 2004 Sunderland Home Home Park Won 2-1 Wotton 1
Crawford 40
Championship
24 August 2004 Yeovil Town Away Huish Park Lost 2-3aet
2-2 at full-time
Crawford 28
Wotton 42 (pen.)
League Cup
28 August 2004 Watford Away Vicarage Road Lost 1-3 Evans 18 Championship
30 August 2004 Nottingham Forest Home Home Park Won 3-2 Norris 26
Coughlan 40
Wotton 90 (pen.)
Championship
11 September 2004 Queens Park Rangers Away Loftus Road Lost 2-3 Friio 7
Keith 90
Championship

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