John Sheridan has agreed 'in principle' to stay on as Plymouth Argyle manager. Here's a look at his tenure so far.
Property developer and Plymouth Argyle chairman James Brent has announced multi-million pound redevelopment plans for Home Park.
Plymouth Argyle have turned to former Republic of Ireland international John Sheridan to save the club from relegation.
– Plymouth Argyle
Luke has advised us that, as part of the deal, he will donate a significant sum of money and give his time to support a local children's charity.
– James Brent, Argyle chairman
Although Luke made a dreadful mistake with unthinkable consequences, he has served his time and is totally remorseful.
While I respect others who have alternative views, from a moral standpoint, the Board and I think Luke is entitled to rehabilitation.
John Sheridan wanted to sign him and the club is totally supportive of that.
Plymouth Argyle have confirmed today that they have re-signed Luke McCormick for a one-year contract.
Argyle fired their former goalkeeper after he caused the death of two children in a car crash. 29 year old McCormick was sentenced to seven years and four months in jail, but served just half that term.
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.
– Statement from Plymouth Argyle Football Club
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.
Plymouth Argyle FC have today announced that John Sheridan will stay in post as manager for next season. He will begin preparations for 2013-14 'immediately.'
Torquay United and Plymouth Argyle have avoided relegation from the Football League after a dramatic afternoon of action on the final day of the season.
Our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth was at Plainmoor and spoke to Gulls players Lee Mansell and Kevin Nicholson after the match:
Yeovil Town will meet Sheffield United in the League One play-off semi-finals.
The first leg is at Bramall Lane next Friday, with the return at Huish Park on Monday 6th May.
The winners will play either Swindon Town or Brentford in the final at Wembley on Sunday 19th May.
Friday 3rd May - 7.45pm
Sheffield United v Yeovil Town
Monday 6th May - 1.30pm
Yeovil Town v Sheffield United
Alan Knill was appointed Torquay's temporary manager with the task of keeping the Gulls in the Football League.
He's done that, but his future at Plainmoor is still unclear:
Torquay United needed a point to be sure of staying up and that's exactly what they got after an entertaining 3-3 draw with Bristol Rovers.
Our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth reports from Plainmoor: