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Shit Football Kits: Plymouth Argyle 1995-96

By Ollie Irish

A classic mid-1990s kit, this – all angular, abstract, overdesigned and, ultimately, shit. Argyle wore it for one season only, and depite its eyesore qualities, it brought them a fair wodge of luck: in the 1995-96 season, under manager Neil Warnock, the Pilgrims gained promotion from Division Three, beating Darlington 1-0 in the playoff final at the old Wembley Stadium. It was the club’s first ever visit to Wembley.

Bonus quiz: Can you name any of the Argyle players pictured above?

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By Ollie Irish on November 25th, 2010 in Featured, Kits & fashion, Photos, Retro. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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9 Responses to “Shit Football Kits: Plymouth Argyle 1995-96”

  1. Chris says:

    First photo is quite clearly British actor Clive Owen.

  2. Ollie Irish says:

    One point for you, young man!

  3. stevepafc says:

    I think the 1st photo is gary clayton? the 3 players in the middle are paul williams, chris curran? and “sir” ronnie mauge. the bottom photo is mickey heathcote. oh and best kit ever!!! Green Army!!!

  4. Baggees says:

    Are those actual tyre marks? I thought the first pic was William Baldwin!

  5. David Macbeth says:

    The bottom pic looks a bit like Richard Jobson but i dont think it is him- is it?

  6. evergreen says:

    believe it or not when we went to wembley we made it look worse by putting some green stripes on it to!…great days

  7. Anonymous says:

    The bloke in the second picture is Andrew Lincoln taking a break from filming “Boston kickout”

  8. Stewart Sear says:

    The bloke in the second picture is Andrew Lincoln, taking a break from filming “Boston kickout”

  9. Jamie says:

    I loved that kit, and my mum, who isn’t an Argyle fan, thinks it’s the best kit we’ve had. I tend to agree. I think the champagne and green away kit from the same season deserves to be mentioned as an awful kit though.

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