George Willis wrote:
The 1951-52 team won the old Division 3 South , and the 1952-53 team finished 4th in old Division 2, now the Championship, If there had been playoffs in those days for what is now the Premiership, Argyle would have been in them. With the team we had there would have been a good chance of making it.
Those two seasons were true glory periods in Argyle's history.
And, of course, the 1961-62 side who finished fifth in the Second Division. Third with six games to go, the form team in the League. The six fixtures included four against teams in the bottom two. Yeah, you've guessed. Five defeats and one draw and another busted flush. No Argyle team has gone that close in the intervening 50 years. It was Liverpool who went up as champions. Since then they have never finished lower than 8th in the top tier since! Argyle? Downward spiral I am afraid with a brief and brave attempt by Dave Smith's side the only genuine