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Plymouth Argyle FC
Rob Peterson
 
Historical Record: 426-184-351 (0.539)
Current Season: 9-3-10 (0.477)
Bank 943 / CP 20
Captain: Daniel Becker
Team Awards
3 FA Shield Titles
2 Alan Parr Cup Titles
2 Youth Cup Titles
 

Next Session

MDATEOPPONENTCOMP
29 Apr 11 Brentford FC 1st Division - R13
30 Apr 11 @Preston North End FC 1st Division - R14
32 Apr 11 @Southend United FA Shield - S

Recent Results

MDATE SCORE OPPONENTCOMP
27 Apr 04 L0 - 2@Hereford United FC Alan Parr Cup - S
26 Apr 04 L1 - 7@Carlisle United 1st Division - R12
25 Apr 04 L3 - 4Lewes FC 1st Division - R11
24 Mar 28 D3 - 3(n)Swindon Town FC Youth Cup - R1
23 Mar 28 W2 - 1@Hereford United FC FA Shield - Q
21 Mar 28 W4 - 2Weston-super-Mare AFC 1st Division - R10
20 Mar 28 L0 - 7@Tranmere Rovers 1st Division - R9
19 Mar 21 W5 - 0Dagenham & Redbridge Alan Parr Cup - Q
17 Mar 21 W2 - 0Leeds United 1st Division - R8
16 Mar 21 L0 - 3@Watford 1st Division - R7

Coach's Biography: Rob Peterson

"Hi, my name is Rob, and I'm addicted to Olmec-based sports simulation games." I see a lot of familiar faces around here, Al, Kevin, Phil, C-Ball, even Ian. I think this is a safe zone.

I love games of all kind. Video games, computer games, fantasy sports, board games, card games. I also continue to play sports, even at my advancing 34 years of age. I play soccer twice a week, bowl once a week, play golf every once in a while. If it's a game, chances are I'm interested in trying it out. 

There's something special about these Olmec games. There the competition, player development, finances, player acquisitions and movements, but, one of the things that sets the various Olmec leagues apart from other game types is the communities that get built. I've been playing in on-line sports simulation leagues since 2001, getting into a soccer league called iFLM (which was a great league design at the time, I was sad to see it fold). At the same time, I was heavily involved in Diplomacy. Diplomacy brought me to Psychopath, a web zine with a bunch of games, Diplomacy being one of them. That adventure got me into En Garde as well as my first venture into Olmec-software, in the form of PsychoS[h]occer. After the first couple Commish's stepped down, I ended up running PSFA for a few seasons before life got in the way and I could no longer run the league. That venture into PSFA got me into MSWL and I've never looked back. MSWL, United, TMBL, United2, stints in SESL and SFLSL.

In United, my strategy has always been to build the best youth team in the league, and allow that to fuel and stock the first team. Unfortately, this strategy doesn't appear to be the best because, in 16 seasons, I've yet to win the League Championship and only have ONE Youth Cup trophy to show for it. A wise man might change his strategy. I am not a wise man. I am stubborn. Building through youth will continue to be a cornerstone of the Argyles. 

Season 16 had its ups and downs. A major down was the league play, where the team finished in 8th place, barely failing to escape the relegation zone. The team was bounced out of the FA Cup in the first round and to suffer through the indignity of the Shield. Still, even with the Shield being a "lesser" trophy, a trophy's a trophy, and the team strived to win it. However, my biggest (friendly) rival, Mr. Kevin Martin, again stood in the team's way, and AGAIN thwarted Plymouth in a Final. One of these days... one of these days. In other Cup news, the Argyles made it to the Quarterfinals of both the Youth Cup and the AP Cup. In both cases, Plymouth was actually the superior lineup in both cases, but it was the Youth Cup that really hurt - Argyles had every aspect of that game, except for the bottom line. Olmec reared its ugly head. There doesn't seem to be anything I can do to appease Olmec. Hopefully Season 17 sees a kindler, gentler Olmec Head.

 
 

Team Roster

Players (27)
PLAYER AGE POS SL FIT QNL RSD 
Jake Jenkins IV Gk 11 
Jae-Sun  Yoo  (1) APP Gk 
Roger Nicholson II Sw 14 
Ernest Cardenas Df 14 
Yaroslav Kuznetsov II Df 13 
Diego  López II Df 12 
Aidan Barry III Df 10 
Gregg Ferdinand IV Df 
William Coyne IV Df 
Luis  López APP Df 
Laurence Gregory SBY Df 
Eli David Mf 14 
Jose Velasco II Mf 12 
Antonio Lozano III Mf 10 
Elias Meyer II Mf 
Agustín Cabrera APP Mf 
Samuel Richards SBY Mf 
Dylan Walker IV Mf 
Oscar Dunn APP Mf 
Daniel Becker (c) II Fw 15 -1 
Jannick Weber Fw 15 
Jack Cahill II Fw 11 
Charles Fox III Fw 10 
Trevor Pastor APP Fw 
Patrick Gallaher IV Fw 
Martín Galeano Fw 
Florian Maier SBY Fw 
 
 
Backroom Boys
NAME AGE ROLE 
Tareq Akhrif II Coach 
Evan Symes Groundsman 
Abe Blazel II Physio 
Arran Brown II Youth Coach 
Tyler Allan Youth Coach 
Simon Schmidt II Youth Director 
 
 
 
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