Chelsea breaks up 3 players including a Plymouth Argyle striker after June

Chelsea has just decided to break up 3 players after the contract expires at the end of June.

Willian and Pedro agreed to stay at Chelsea until the end of the 2019-20 season instead of the end of June as the contract stated. Pedro has almost completed the transfer agreement to AS Roma within 2 years.

Willian is not sure whether to go or stay

The former Barcelona winger will immediately go to Rome for medical examination after joining the campaign. But Willian’s future is still a big question mark. Despite being offered an extension, the Brazilian midfielder declined due to a disagreement over the number of years in the contract.

Willian is still the goal of Tottenham and Arsenal but the parties have not agreed on the terms, but the three names are different. The three members from Chelsea Academy are Josh Grant, Richard Nartey and Marcel Lavinier.

They were all announced that they would part ways with the club after June 30, none of which made their first-team debut for Chelsea. But all are important parts of the success of the Blues youth teams in recent seasons. Grant (21) has had loanings with Yeovil Town and is currently Plymouth Argyle, Former defender U18 and U20 England can move to the third division (League One) is Bristol Rovers.

Nartey, who also plays in a center-back position like Grant impressed on loan at Burton Albion this season. However, he has yet to find a new club, Lavinier, who has dual British and Portuguese nationality, is only 18 years old. He has only played for Chelsea since his teenage years and has yet to find a new club.

Before Chelsea, MU also announced that he would part with nine young players from Demetri Mitchell, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Ethan Hamilton, Dion. McGhee, Largie Ramazani, George Tanner, Aidan Barlow, Kieran O’Hara and Alex Fojticek. In the Premier League, the biggest names who have become free agents since July 1 are Nathaniel Clyne, Jordon Ibe, Ryan Fraser and Joe Hart.


Plymouth Argyle and the tough decisions on the financial crisis

Simon Hallett, the owner of The Pilgrims has to make many tough decisions to help the club survive the financial crisis. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, there is no games being played for the past 4 months. Simon Hallett warns that the loss would be more serious if the siuation does not get better.

According to his estimation, if there is no game played in the next five months, Plymouth Argyle may lose more than £1 million. Therefore, owner of the Pilgrims is trying to inject more money into the club to help it survive the crisis.

Simon Hallett and the chairman of Plymouth Argyle warn that there are tough decisions that have to be made over the next 10 months. The football crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic is still unpredictable.

However, the owner of the club revealed that there will be substantial amount of money for the club in June. This promises to temporarily help the club get through this hard time.

Due to the unpredictable spread of the pandemic, there is no clues on when Plymouth Argyle and the rest of the EFL could restart. Fans will be allowed to attend games at grounds. However, Oliver Dowden, the culture secretary, hoped that fans would be able to return to grounds this September.

To survive the financial crisis, not only Plymouth Argyle but also the EFL clubs need more financial support. This suport may possibly come from the Government or the Premier League. However, Simon Hallett is doubtful if the Premier League clubs would help with some amount of support for EFL clubs.

Is it true that Ryan Lowe leaving Plymouth Argyle to be the new Bolton Wanderers manager?

For SkyBet, Ryan Lowe was considered the suitable one for vacancy at Bolton. The club declined to comment on this. Plymouth Argyle has a traditional policy not to comment anything on the manager or players. However, there are many reasons why there is no prospect of Plymouth Argyle manager Ryan Lowe leaving for Bolton Wanderers. This manager is fully focused on the Plymouth Argyle and the 2020/21 League One campaign.


Danny Mayor will play for Plymouth Argyle for 2020/21 season

After Plymouth Argyle football team were officially promoted to League One, Danny Mayor confirmed he will be playing for this team. The midfielder has agreed to a contract option and will play for the team the next season. This is such good news for the Green Army.

At a socially-distanced Press conference, Ryan Lowe, confirmed the news at Home Park on June 10, 2020.

Mayor joins Will Aimson, Mike Cooper, Joe Edwards, Byron Moore and Dom Telford in being under contract for next term.

For the next season of League One, besides Danny Mayor, there will be Mike Cooper, Joe Edwards, Will Aimson Dom Telford, and Byron Moore playing for Plymouth Argyle.

During Argyle’s promotion-winning campaign, Danny Mayor had 36 starts and 3 appearances as substitute. However, the player scored only one goal. This was lower than many people expected as he was considered a talented player.

However, as a good midfielder, Danny Mayor helped his team-mates score several goals. Although he was often man-marked by opposing sides, he still contribute much for the team’s success.

With Mayor’s appearance on the next League One, Argyle will not be afarid of lacking for creativity. This is such good news for the whole team.

Plymouth Argyle was promoted to League One for the 2020/21 season

After the long wait for official confirmation, Ryan Lowe, Plymouth Argyle manager,  has succeeded in leading the team to be promoted to League One.

Along with Swindon Town and Crewe Alexandra, Argyle Plymouth will automatically promoted to League One for the next season.

The League Two have formally been voted to end the 2019/20 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the vote’s results, Forest Green Rovers was the only team that wanted the league to continue.

Plymouth Argyle football team is returning to League One after an absence of only one season and promise to achieve good result in the 2019/20 season.


Many Plymouth Argyle fans would not ask for ticket refunds

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the League Two campaign of the Pilgrims was ended early. However, according to poll, there are very few Plymouth Argyle fans would ask the club for ticket refunds of the 2019/20 season.

According to a Plymouth Live poll, the majority of the fans agree to donate the money to Argyle. The team has been facing a problem with revenue after the league shut down due the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the outcome of the poll made by Chris Errington on Twitter, a football reporter.

The fans that have bought the season ticket voted to answer the question: What would you like to happen to your money for the games that did not take place?

There were totally 1,332 votes cast on the poll. According to its outcome, there was up to 74 percent voted for the answer ‘donate money to club’. There was only 5 percent voted for the answer ‘refund’. The other opted for the ‘money off next season’.

This result will be encouraging for Simon Hallett, the club owner, especially in this difficult situation.

Plymouth Argyle and other League One and League Two clubs have been trying to survive the financial problems. Due to the unpredictable spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is no football game being played.

However, Andrew Parkinson, the CEO of the club, understands not all fans will be ready to do that though.

The worst of the financial problem may happen

CEO Andrew Parkinson has admitted refund waivers on tickets would significantly help the club to get through this hard time. The Pilgrims, as with every other EFL club have been hard hit by football shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The club owner Simon Hallett is trying to protect Argyle from the worst of the financial problem.

Even so, the team faces many challenges to survive the crisis. The pandemic still significantly affect sports in Plymouth. That means the club has to manage the situation without any income from matches in the near future.


Plymouth Argyle manager criticises Football League

The manager of Plymouth Argyle, Ryan Lowe, criticizes Football League since he is worried about the health and wellbeing of players due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Recently, Ryan Lowe, as Plymouth Argyle boss, has shown his disappointment since he and the team havenot heard anything from the English Football League about how to continue the football matches.

There have been many comments and predictions about the way the league should continue. However, for Argyle, the league should be postponed as long as the Covid-19 pandemic is still there. The manager thinks the remaining matches of the league should only resume when it is extremely safe.

So, what’s next for League Two?

Many people believe that it is impossible now for the League Two 2019/20 season to continue. Due to the heavy affects of Covid-19 pandemic, people in the country continue to die from this pandemic. That is why the league should be postponed or even canceled to protect everyone.

Therefore, many people want to end the league. In case of this, the league should base on an average points-per-game basis to decide on the final result. Accordingly, Argyle finish third, Swindon Town is runner-up an and Crewe Alexandra, and promoted to League One.

League Two season ended

The League Two season has to end early due to Covid-19 pandemic. For the final results, Plymouth Argyle and Exeter City await fate

There are discussions following this end between Plymouth Argyle and Exeter City clubs. The clubs are waiting for their fate. The final results will be based on points-per-game method. 

However, there are some other clubs that are in favour of three teams being promoted automatically. If this plan is carried out, the champions will be Crewe Alexandra and Swindon Town. Meanwhile, Exeter City, whichis currently at the fourth position, would drop to the fifth place.


Plymouth Argyle players given individual training plans due to the coronavirus

Plymouth Argyle’s players will not be training at Harper’s Park as usual next week after the EFL suspended the season due to the coronavirus.

There will be no games until Saturday, April 4 at the earliest, but no-one can be sure when action will resume.

In the meantime, Pilgrims’ boss Ryan Lowe has given his players individual training plans for them to follow while they are away from Harper’s Park next week.

The Argyle squad had left yesterday morning for their scheduled away game against Morecambe today.

They had travelled as far as Gloucester Services on the M5 when word came through of the football shutdown.

Argyle chief executive Andrew Parkinson told Plymouth Live: “Ryan is obviously focused on the team and they are off for a week.

“The players will be away for the week. They have got their own personal training plans.”

Some of the Argyle squad will be away from Plymouth, with their families in other parts of the country, while others will remain in the city.

The promotion-chasing Pilgrims are third in League Two with nine games remaining in their season.

Their next four matches have been postponed due to the football shutdown, starting with the planned visit to Morecambe today.

The others are the game away to Leyton Orient on Tuesday, the Devon Derby against Exeter City on March 23 and the fixture at Grimsby Town on March 28.

As it stands, the season could resume on April 4 when Argyle are scheduled to be at home to Forest Green Rovers.

But given the fast-paced developments over the spread of coronavirus in recent days, and the cancellation of sporting events around the world, it is impossible to predict what will happen.

Argyle’s owner and chairman Simon Hallett is based on the east coast of the United States.

All of America’s main sporting events have been called off, such as the NBA basketball season and The Masters golf tournament.

Hallett has been closely following events at Argyle over recent days despite being on the other side of the Atlantic.

Parkinson said: “I’m in constant dialogue with Simon. As you would expect, the statements that we have made are joined up.

“He’s working on a different time zone to us but that hasn’t stopped any dialogue that we have had at all.”


Two errors that Plymouth football have made in 2019

It is hard for every hierarchy working within football to run a football club while trying to keep everybody happy. Home Park, the home of Plymouth Argyle, is not an exception as the Pilgrims have suffered relegation from League One and had to change managers halfway through the year when they attempt to get back up to the third tier.

Although the club is fairly well run off the pitch, questions are still asked by supporters about the mistakes that the club has made over 2019, and here are two errors that Plymouth have made in 2019…

Not backing Adams more in January

Former manager Derek Adams left his role at Plymouth upon relegation in April, but the board didn’t back him enough during the January transfer window to try and get more high-quality players in to prevent relegation.

Adams has proven before that he is a manager that is more than capable of getting the best out of the squad at his disposal, but he would have needed the right backing to help turn Plymouth’s season around and pull them away from a relegation scrap.

During January, Threlkeld signed on a permanent, with Lloyd Jones coming in on a loan from Luton Town and Paul Anderson was signed on a free in February.

If Adams had been given some more budget to play with, then he could have signed one or two more players who could have made more of a difference at Home Park during the second half of the campaign.

None of the trio failed to make any real impact upon the fortunes of Plymouth, and all three departed the club at the end of the season.

Re-signing Oscar Threlkeld

The versatile Threlkeld returned to Plymouth in January from Belgium club Waasland-Beveren for a loan fee on a six-month contract, before being released by his parent club.

He made 12 appearances during his time back at Home Park, scoring one goal, as he started seven times during his few months back in England.

Plymouth may have realized after the season that they could have used their money on another player, including wages, who would have been around long-term to try and keep a continuity effect with the squad at Home Park, with relegation staring them in the face.

Signing Threlkeld may have got the supporters on side, however it also came at a cost of having to spend money on a player who was only going to be sticking around for less than a year.