World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

2008–09 Plymouth Argyle F.C. season

Article Id: WHEBN0025595798
Reproduction Date:

Title: 2008–09 Plymouth Argyle F.C. season  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Paul Gallagher (footballer), Romain Larrieu, Chris Barker, Mathias Kouo-Doumbé, David Gray (footballer born 1988), Jamie Mackie, Karl Duguid, Jason Puncheon, List of Plymouth Argyle F.C. seasons, Cillian Sheridan
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

2008–09 Plymouth Argyle F.C. season

Plymouth Argyle
2008–09 season
Chairman England Paul Stapleton
Manager Scotland Paul Sturrock
Championship 21st
FA Cup Third Round (eliminated by Arsenal)
League Cup First Round (eliminated by Luton Town)
Top goalscorer League:
Paul Gallagher (13)
All:
Paul Gallagher (13)
Highest home attendance 15,197 (vs Southampton, 26 December 2008)
Lowest home attendance 9,203 (vs Swansea City, 23 August 2008)
Average home league attendance 11,533

The 2008–09 football season was Plymouth Argyle Football Club's 40th season in the Football League Championship, the second division of English football, and their 104th as a professional club. It officially began on 1 July 2008, and concluded on 30 June 2009, although competitive matches are only played between August and May. The team's shirt supplier was Puma, and the shirt sponsor was Ginsters.

Season summary

The club began the 2008–2009 season in the Football League Championship for the 4th successive year, following a highly creditable 10th place finish the previous year.[1] They finished 21st in the league table, one position and five points above the relegation zone with a record of 13 wins, 12 draws, and 21 defeats from 46 games.[2] Their leading goalscorer was Paul Gallagher with 13 goals in all competitions. The club entered the FA Cup in the Third Round, where they lost 3–1 away to Arsenal. They entered the League Cup at the First Round stage and were eliminated away to Luton Town 2–0. Notable players to begin their careers with the Pilgrims this season included Carl Fletcher, Alan Judge, Paul Gallagher, Karl Duguid and Chris Barker. The club captain was Romain Larrieu and the team captain was Karl Duguid.

Legend

      Win       Draw       Loss

Championship

For more information, see 2008–09 Football League Championship.

League table

Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
19 Nottingham Forest 46 13 14 19 50 65 −15 53
20 Barnsley 46 13 13 20 45 58 −13 52
21 Plymouth Argyle 46 13 12 21 44 57 -13 51
22 Norwich City 46 12 10 24 57 70 −13 46
23 Southampton 46 10 15 21 46 69 −23 45

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 13 12 21 44 57 −13 51 7 5 11 31 35 −4 6 7 10 13 22 −9

As of games played 3 May 2009[3]

Results by round

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground H A H A H A A H A H A H H A A H A H A H A H H A H A A H A A H A H H A H H A A H A H A H A H
Result
Position

Last updated: 3 May 2009.
Source: League Fixtures
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

FA Cup

For more information, see 2008–09 FA Cup.

Third Round

Football League Cup

For more information, see 2008–09 Football League Cup.

First Round

Squad details

Player statistics

Key

  * First appearance(s) for Plymouth Argyle.
  ¤ On loan to another club from Plymouth Argyle during season.
  ‡ On loan at Plymouth Argyle from another club during season.
  † Permanent player left club during the season.

# = Squad number; Pos = Playing position; P = Number of games played; G = Number of goals scored; Forward

Statistics do not include minor competitions or games played for other clubs. All players who were provided a squad number during the 2008–09 season are included.[4]

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total Discipline Notes
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals [5][6][7]
1 GK France Romain Larrieu 41 0 1 0 0 0 42 0 1 0 [8]
2 MF England Karl Duguid 39 1 1 1 1 0 41* 2 4 0 [9]
3 MF Scotland Jim Paterson 17 0 0 0 1 0 18 0 1 0 [10]
4 MF England Simon Walton ¤ 13 0 0 0 1 0 14 0 3 1 [11]
5 DF Hungary Krisztian Timar 21 0 0 0 1 0 22 0 0 1 [12]
6 MF Scotland Chris Clark 36 0 1 0 0 0 37 0 2 0 [13]
7 MF England Jason Puncheon ¤ 6 0 0 0 1 0 7* 0 0 0 [14]
8 MF England Yoann Folly 11 0 0 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 [15]
9 FW Scotland Steve MacLean 21 2 1 0 1 0 23 2 4 0 [16]
10 FW Wales Jermaine Easter ¤ 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 [17]
11 FW Scotland Paul Gallagher 40 13 1 0 0 0 41* 13 6 0 [18]
13 DF France Mathias Doumbe 24 1 0 0 0 0 24 1 5 0 [19]
14 FW New Zealand Rory Fallon 44 5 1 0 1 0 46 5 6 0 [20]
15 DF England Chris Barker 40 0 1 0 1 0 42* 0 1 0 [21]
16 DF Scotland David McNamee 10 0 0 0 0 0 10* 0 3 1 [22]
17 MF England Craig Noone 21 1 1 0 0 0 22* 1 1 0 [23]
18 DF England Gary Sawyer 13 3 0 0 0 0 13 3 2 0 [24]
19 DF Netherlands Marcel Seip 41 3 1 0 0 0 42 3 4 0 [25]
20 MF England Luke Summerfield 29 2 1 0 1 0 31 2 3 0 [26]
21 GK Republic of Ireland Graham Stack ¤ 5 0 0 0 1 0 6* 0 0 0 [27]
22 DF Northern Ireland Craig Cathcart 30 1 1 0 1 0 32* 1 1 0 [28]
23 MF Republic of Ireland Alan Judge 17 2 0 0 0 0 17* 2 2 0 [29]
23 MF France Nicolas Marin 6 0 0 0 0 0 6* 0 0 0 [30]
24 FW Austria Ashley Barnes 15 1 0 0 0 0 15 1 2 0 [31]
25 MF England Jamie Mackie 43 5 1 0 1 0 45 5 3 0 [32]
26 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Yannick Bolasie ¤ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 [33]
27 GK England Lloyd Saxton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 [34]
28 MF Wales Carl Fletcher 13 1 0 0 0 0 13* 1 3 0 [35]
28 DF England Shane White 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 [36]
29 DF Republic of Ireland Damien McCrory ¤ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 [37]
30 MF England Dan Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 [38]
31 FW Belgium Emile Mpenza 9 2 0 0 0 0 9* 2 0 0 [39]
33 DF Scotland David Gray 14 0 1 0 0 0 15* 0 2 0 [40]
35 FW England George Donnelly 2 0 0 0 0 0 2* 0 0 0 [35]
37 MF Cameroon Roudolphe Douala 2 0 0 0 0 0 2* 0 0 0 [41]

Goalscorers

Scorer Goals
Scotland Paul Gallagher 11
New Zealand Rory Fallon 5
England Jamie Mackie
England Gary Sawyer 3
Netherlands Marcel Seip
England Karl Duguid 2
Republic of Ireland Alan Judge
Scotland Steve MacLean
Belgium Emile Mpenza
England Luke Summerfield
Austria Ashley Barnes 1
Northern Ireland Craig Cathcart
France Mathias Doumbe
Wales Carl Fletcher
England Craig Noone

Starting XI

The following players have been named in the most starting line-ups. This line-up may differ from the list of players with most appearances.

No. Nat. Position Name Starts
1 France GK Romain Larrieu 42
13 France DF Mathias Doumbe 21
22 Northern Ireland DF Craig Cathcart 32
37 Netherlands DF Marcel Seip 42
15 England DF Chris Barker 40
25 England MF Jamie Mackie 36
2 England MF Karl Duguid 41
20 England MF Luke Summerfield 29
6 Scotland MF Chris Clark 31
14 New Zealand FW Rory Fallon 27
11 Scotland FW Paul Gallagher 37

Awards

2008–09 Awards Pos. Player
Player of the Year GK France Romain Larrieu
Young Player of the Year DF Northern Ireland Craig Cathcart

Transfers

Permanent

In

Date Pos. Name From Fee
1 July 2008 FW England George Donnelly Skelmersdale United Undisclosed
15 July 2008 DF Scotland David McNamee Coventry City Free
18 July 2008 GK Republic of Ireland Graham Stack Reading Free
1 August 2008 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Yannick Bolasie Floriana Undisclosed
6 August 2008 MF England Simon Walton Queens Park Rangers Undisclosed
9 August 2008 DF England Chris Barker Queens Park Rangers Undisclosed
30 August 2008 MF England Craig Noone Southport Undisclosed
1 September 2008 FW Belgium Emile Mpenza Manchester City Free
21 March 2009 MF Cameroon Roudolphe Douala Asteras Tripolis Free

Out

Date Pos. Name From Fee
3 July 2008 MF France Nadjim Abdou Millwall Free
16 July 2008 MF Hungary Péter Halmosi Hull City £2.5m
22 July 2008 GK England Luke McCormick Free Agent Released
31 July 2008 MF France Lilian Nalis Swindon Town Free
4 February 2009 DF England Shane White Free Agent Released
31 May 2009 MF England Dan Smith Free Agent Released
1 June 2009 MF Cameroon Roudolphe Douala Free Agent Released

Loans

In

Start Date Pos. Player To End Date
8 August 2008 DF Northern Ireland Craig Cathcart Manchester United 25 May 2009
29 August 2008 FW Scotland Paul Gallagher Blackburn Rovers 25 May 2009
1 September 2008 MF France Nicolas Marin FC Lorient 1 January 2009
1 January 2009 DF Scotland David Gray Manchester United 25 May 2009
29 January 2009 MF Republic of Ireland Alan Judge Blackburn Rovers 31 May 2009
19 February 2009 MF Wales Carl Fletcher Crystal Palace 1 June 2009

Out

Start Date Pos. Player To End Date
9 September 2008 MF England Dan Smith Morecambe 9 October 2008
25 September 2008 FW Wales Jermaine Easter Millwall 9 November 2008
8 October 2008 DF Republic of Ireland Damien McCrory Port Vale 29 December 2008
24 October 2008 MF England Jason Puncheon Milton Keynes 21 December 2008
20 November 2008 FW Wales Jermaine Easter Colchester United 20 December 2008
22 November 2008 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Yannick Bolasie Rushden & Diamonds 2 January 2009
27 November 2008 GK Republic of Ireland Graham Stack Blackpool 1 January 2009
27 November 2008 FW Austria Ashley Barnes Eastbourne Borough 26 January 2009
27 November 2008 MF England Dan Smith Eastbourne Borough 1 June 2009
28 November 2008 DF England Shane White Truro City 28 December 2008
9 January 2009 MF England Jason Puncheon Milton Keynes 1 June 2009
22 January 2009 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Yannick Bolasie Barnet 1 June 2009
26 March 2009 GK Republic of Ireland Graham Stack Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 June 2009
26 March 2009 MF England Simon Walton Blackpool 1 June 2009

See also

Plymouth Argyle Seasons

External links

  • PAFC – Official Club Website
  • P@SOTI – Fans Forum
  • GreensOnScreen – Dedicated Fan Website

References

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.