1903–04 Plymouth Argyle F.C. season

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Plymouth Argyle
1903–04 season
Chairman B. Spooner
Manager Frank Brettell
Ground Home Park
Southern League
First Division
9th (out of 18 clubs)
Western League
First Division
3rd (out of 9 clubs)
FA Cup First round proper
Top goalscorer League: Jack Picken (10)
All: Jack Peddie (21)
Highest home attendance 20,103 vs The Wednesday (6 February 1904)
Lowest home attendance 1,500 vs New Brompton (16 March 1904)
Average home league attendance League: 5,835
All: 6,030
Team colours

The 1903–04 season was the first season of competitive association football in the history of Plymouth Argyle Football Club, an English football club based in Plymouth, Devon.[1]

Background[edit]

Review[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

Summary and aftermath[edit]

Match details[edit]

Southern League First Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance
5 September 1903 Northampton Town H W 2–0 Peddie, Picken 6,200
12 September 1903 Brentford A L 0–1 9,000
19 September 1903 West Ham United H W 2–0 Winterhalder, Peddie 4,000
26 September 1903 Tottenham Hotspur A W 2–0 Anderson, Leech 17,000
3 October 1903 Luton Town H D 0–0 8,500
10 October 1903 New Brompton A D 0–0 5,000
17 October 1903 Kettering Town H W 5–1 Dalrymple, Picken 2, Peddie 2 5,000
24 October 1903 Southampton A W 5–3 Jack 2, Dalrymple, Anderson, Picken 12,000
7 November 1903 Millwall A L 0–1 9,000
11 November 1903 Fulham H W 1–0 Picken 14,000
21 November 1903 Swindon Town A L 0–2 5,000
5 December 1903 Wellingborough H W 4–1 Anderson 3, Jack 3,000
19 December 1903 Brighton & Hove Albion H W 4–2 Peddie, Winterhalder, Dalrymple, Anderson 3,000
25 December 1903 Reading H L 0–1 10,000
26 December 1903 Bristol Rovers A W 2–1 Dalrymple, Anderson 12,000
28 December 1903 Portsmouth A D 0–0 12,000
2 January 1904 Northampton Town A L 0–1 3,000
9 January 1904 Brentford H D 2–2 Anderson, Dalrymple 4,000
16 January 1904 West Ham United A D 1–1 Peddie 6,000
23 January 1904 Tottenham Hotspur H L 1–3 Anderson 8,000
30 January 1904 Luton Town A D 1–1 Jack 3,000
13 February 1904 Kettering Town A L 0–3 1,000
20 February 1904 Brighton & Hove Albion A D 0–0 3,000
27 February 1904 Fulham A L 0–1 13,000
5 March 1904 Millwall H L 2–3 Dalrymple, Wheaton 2,000
9 March 1904 Southampton H L 0–2 3,000
12 March 1904 Queens Park Rangers A L 0–1 8,000
16 March 1904 New Brompton H W 1–0 Banks 1,500
19 March 1904 Swindon Town H D 0–0 4,500
1 April 1904 Bristol Rovers H D 0–0 12,000
2 April 1904 Wellingborough A W 3–1 Picken 2, Peddie 3,000
4 April 1904 Reading A W 3–1 Picken 2, Peddie 10,000
13 April 1904 Queens Park Rangers H D 1–1 Picken 3,000
23 April 1904 Portsmouth H W 2–0 Buck, Peddie 7,500

Western League First Division[edit]

Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance
1 September 1903 West Ham United A W 1–0 Peddie
9 September 1903 Portsmouth A W 2–1 Leech, Anderson
14 September 1903 Queens Park Rangers A D 1–1 Picken
30 September 1903 Portsmouth H W 3–1 Peddie, Anderson, Dalrymple
12 October 1903 Bristol Rovers A L 0–3
18 November 1903 Southampton H W 2–0 Peddie 2
4 January 1904 Southampton A W 2–1 Banks, Dalrymple
14 February 1904 Queens Park Rangers H L 0–1
29 February 1904 Tottenham Hotspur A L 1–5 Fitchett
23 March 1904 Brentford H D 0–0
26 March 1904 Reading A L 1–2 Dalrymple
5 April 1904 Brentford A W 1–0 Dalrymple
9 April 1904 Bristol Rovers H D 2–2 Picken 2
20 April 1904 Tottenham Hotspur H D 0–0
27 April 1904 West Ham United H W 3–2 Buck, Dalrymple, Picken
30 April 1904 Reading H W 4–0 Peddie 2, Picken, Dalrymple

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance
Q1 31 October 1903 Whiteheads H W 7–0 Dalrymple 2, Peddie 2, Winterhalder 2, Anderson 1,870
Q2 14 November 1903 Freemantle H W 5–1 Peddie 2, Winterhalder, Picken 2 2,500
Q3 28 November 1903 Swindon Town H W 2–0 Dalrymple, Peddie 5,000
Int 12 December 1903 Brentford A D 1–1 Clark 8,000
Rep 16 December 1903 Brentford H W 4–1 Dalrymple, Anderson, Winterhalder 2 4,000
R1 6 February 1904 The Wednesday H D 2–2 Dalrymple, Peddie 20,103
Rep 10 February 1904 The Wednesday A L 0–2 18,845

League tables[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
  • Knight, Brian (1989). Plymouth Argyle Complete Record 1903–1989. Derby: Breedon Books. ISBN 0-907969-40-2. 
  • Riddle, Andy (2001). Plymouth Argyle 101 Golden Greats. Westcliff-on-Sea: Desert Island Books. ISBN 1-874287-47-3. 
  • Danes, Ryan (2009). Plymouth Argyle The Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. ISBN 978-1-85983-710-8. 
Specific
  1. ^ Danes, Complete Record, pp. 144–145.