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Plymouth Argyle v Hull City

Argyle host Second Division tie against Hull City

Sport 1977 2 mins Silent

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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.