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Plymouth Argyle stadium redevelopment gets the go ahead

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Plymouth City Council have approved plans for the redevelopment of the old Grandstand at Home Park - with a retail and leisure complex.

Argyle Chairman James Brent has been seeking permission to start construction on the project since he took over the club back in 2011.

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Proposals included a number of controversial developments including a cinema and an ice rink positioned close to the ground.

The club want to start construction in the spring of next year - with completion earmarked for the following year.

It would take the capacity of Home Park to over 20,000.

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Plymouth Argyle gain new keeper on Emergency Goalkeeper Loan

Remi Matthews joins the team from Norwich City. Credit: Plymouth Argyle

Plymouth Argyle have gained a new goalkeeper on an Emergency Goalkeeper Loan.

23-year-old Remi Matthews joins the team from Sky Bet Championship side Norwich City.

He made 17 appearances for Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership last season.

Graduating from Norwich City Academy and playing at Norwich City Football Club from 2014, Remi has gone out on loan to League One with Burton Albion and Doncaster Rovers. He has now just signed a new contract at Norwich City.

Remi will go play in Argyle's match against AFC Wimbledon on Saturday, 21 October, wearing the 34 shirt.

The signing is subject to the normal paperwork requirements being completed satisfactorily.

Plymouth Argyle 'Show Racism The Red Card'

Students will put questions about racism to players from Argyle’s first team. Credit: ITV West Country

A project where professional footballers help promote racial understanding is being launched in Plymouth.

‘Show Racism The Red Card’ is being supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Plymouth Argyle Football Club will host students from the city as they take part in workshops exploring stereotypes and hate crime.

The students can then put questions about racism and ethnicity to players from Argyle’s first team.

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Lionel Ainsworth: Plymouth Argyle sign their first new player since promotion

Welcome to Home Park! Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA

Plymouth Argyle have signed winger Lionel Ainsworth as their first recruit since returning to League One.

The 29-year-old will move to Home Park following his release by Scottish Premiership side Motherwell.

In three seasons at Fir Park, Lionel made 138 appearances in the Scottish Premiership and cup, including the Europa League, scoring 27 goals and assisting 29.

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