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Argyle held by Pompey in "Dockyard derby"

Conor Hourihane put Argyle in front. Credit: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

A 21st minute goal by Conor Hourihane gave Plymouth Argyle the lead in the "dockyard derby" against Portsmouth in the early kick off at Home Park. Pompey's Yassin Moutaouakil inadvertently chested a cross into Hourihane's path and he volleyed home..

Portsmouth equalised when Jed Wallace cooly placed his shot past McCormick in the 39th minute.

Argyle to face Swindon in Johnstone's Paint Trophy

The match will be played in week commencing 7th October.

The draw for the second round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy has been made.

The South West's last remaining side in the competition, Plymouth Argyle, will travel to League One side Swindon Town.

Argyle reached the second round after beating Cheltenham on penalties in the week.

The match will be played in the second week of October.

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Torquay United to play Portsmouth in JPT

Ties to be played in the first week of September.

Torquay United have been drawn at home to Portsmouth in the first round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

The fallen giants, who were FA Cup winners in 2008, now find themselves playing in League Two after several seasons of financial turmoil.

Exeter City also have a home tie against Wycombe Wanderers, while Plymouth Argyle will travel up the M5 to play Cheltenham Town.

The games will be played in the first week of September.

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Home Park plans 'could lead to 1,000 new jobs'

Proposed new approach to Home Park. Credit: Akkeron Group

Plymouth could receive a major jobs boost as the re-development of Home Park comes a step closer. Plans for the £50 million scheme have now been submitted to Plymouth City Council.

It includes an ice rink, multiplex cinema, a hotel, and a new grandstand for Plymouth Argyle. It is estimated over 600 construction worker jobs would be needed during the two-year build. 400 extra roles are envisaged once facilities are complete.

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