The South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) is the regional film archive for the South West of England. Established in 1993, SWFTA's core collection comprises of the combined programme libraries of Westward Television and TSW (Television South West). The archive also cares for a significant number of donated film collections, both amateur and professional, dating back to the early 1900s.
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Plymouth Argyle v Hull City
Argyle host Second Division tie against Hull City
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Westward TV covers Plymouth Argyle v Hull City in a Second Division match tie at Home Park in Plymouth on 16 April 1977, the final score is 1-2.
Plymouth Argyle became professional in 1903, their nickname ‘The Pilgrims’ is taken from the ‘Pilgrim Fathers’ who left Plymouth for Massachusetts in 1620. The club crest displays the Mayflower ship, symbol of the religious group’s boat. Plymouth Argyle is the furthest South Westerly league club in England. The club’s ground is based at Home Park in Central Park in Plymouth. Renovated in 2002, Home Park is frequently in bids to host matches for the World Cup. Hull City A.F.C was founded in 1904, but found it difficult to establish itself due to the popularity of Hull Rugby Football Club.