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Plymouth Target Sturrock Return

Plymouth Argyle are set to make an approach to Wednesday to take former boss Paul Sturrock back to Home Park, according to our sister site Vital Plymouth Argyle.

Argyle have given permission to Stoke City to speak to Tony Pulis about a possible return to the Britannia Stadium, which leaves Argyle without a manager as the new season draws closer.

Sturrock is still regarded as a legend at Home Park despite leaving for South coast rivals Southampton in March 2004 just before Arglye secured the League One championship.

He spent four-and-a-half years at the club and helped them to two promotions before leaving for the Saints. Bobbly Williamson took the reigns in what proved to be an unsuccessful time for the club.

Argyle chairman Paul Stapleton still holds a strong friendship with Sturrock after his time at Home Park and may be willing to pay compensation to the Owls should a move go -ahead.

But Owls chairman Dave Allen is likely to turn down the approach as Sturrock looks to build on a promising end to the 2005/1006 season and make a push for the play-offs this time round.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday June 11 2006

Time: 10:01AM

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you let sturrock go to arglye.. and we let worthington come home to you. how does that sound...
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11/06/2006 12:13:00

**** you, and the horse you rode in on :-) Never happen.
Auckland Owl
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11/06/2006 12:27:00

no need to be so offence mate..was TIC
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11/06/2006 12:28:00

Please don't take offence mate, I did put a smiley face on it! Rumours are rumours.
Auckland Owl
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11/06/2006 12:35:00

you don't want worthless either then....
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11/06/2006 12:44:00

He's one of our own.. great player. But we'll stick with the man in charge now.
Auckland Owl
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11/06/2006 13:17:00

Nigel Worthington, no thanks! Sturrock surely won't be going anywhere, it would be a step down for him. He's started building here for next season, anyway.
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11/06/2006 13:50:00

sturrock will allways have green blood!pafc
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11/06/2006 16:44:00

worthington no chance,sturrock forever.would be mad to leave now to go a step down
carlton owl
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11/06/2006 16:57:00

If Sturrock leaves then I will give back my season ticket back! but it will not happen.
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11/06/2006 20:57:00

No chance PS would never go back (his own words) he would only go to DUFC but not until long future with the owls. sorry pilgrimes you hav eno chance
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12/06/2006 12:44:00

still owns house in plymouth
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12/06/2006 19:54:00

I own a house in Brighton and I live in New Zealand.. I'm sure Sturrock appreciates the rental income of his house just as much as I do mine.
Auckland Owl
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12/06/2006 21:15:00

I dont think he go back they.hes buliding a good young team with wednesday and they can push on if they gunna get some money.If he does go bck to green land you should get Chris Waddle ad manager!
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12/06/2006 23:07:00


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