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Wotton signs new deal with Argyle

Plymouth Argyle's Paul Wotton Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

More than 18 years after he first joined the club,. Paul Wotton has signed a new one year deal with Plymouth Argyle.

The 35 year old will start the new campaign with a new role as a Senior Professional Development Coach with the club's Academy. Hopwever he will continue as a first team player.

Wotton has has made 475 appearances for the Argyle and if he plays half the matches next season he will become only the second Green to reach 500 appearances, behind current Academy head Kevin Hodges.

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Statement from Plymouth Argyle on Sheridan

We are delighted to announce that, following a meeting with Plymouth Argyle owner James Brent, John Sheridan has agreed, in principle, to continue as Argyle manager. The fine details of the appointment are to be ironed out, and both parties are confident that a deal will be finalised within the next few days. Accordingly, John will begin preparations for the 2013-2014 season immediately. Top of his priorities is to assess and make decisions regarding the playing squad for the new campaign, which John will be addressing this week.

– Statement from Plymouth Argyle Football Club

Plymouth Argyle hopes to ease relegation fears

Plymouth Argyle manager John Sheridan is hoping to make it two wins out of two at Home Park tomorrow when the Pilgrims host fellow League Two strugglers Accrington Stanley.

Argyle beat Morecambe two weeks ago to ease their relegation fears but last week's trip to Southend was postpooned due to the weather.

But Sheridan is confident that his squad is well prepared to face Accrington tomorrow.

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New Argyle manager takes first training session

Training session with John Sheridan
Plymouth Argyle players train with new manager, John Sheridan Credit: ITV Westcountry

New Plymouth Argyle manager, John Sheridan, has taken his first training session with the players. The former Republic of Ireland international was appointed to the role on Sunday.

The 46 year old replaces Carl Fletcher who was sacked after defeat at Bristol Rovers on New Year's Day. Sheridan had been out of management since losing his job as Chesterfield boss in August 2012.

Sheridan 'privileged' to manage Argyle

Plymouth Argyle have confirmed John Sheridan as their new manager. The 46 year old has less than half the season to save the club from relegation. The Pilgrims lie second bottom in League Two and were beaten 4-0 by Port Vale over the weekend.

Following his appointment John said:

I am very privileged to get this opportunity to manage the club. I am very confident I can get us out of the position we are in if everyone - the players and fans - work together.

– John Sheridan, Plymouth Argyle Manager

The length of Sheridan's contract is still to be confirmed but the former Oldham and Chesterfield boss will be presented by club owner, James Brent, early this week.

Read the full statement from Plymouth Argyle.

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