Greens on Screen’s first page was published in January 1999. Its early purpose was to bring Plymouth Argyle a little closer to those unable to see their team, and whilst it has changed a great deal over the years, its core themes - sites and sounds for Westcountry exiles - still stand. The site was very lucky to take on the content of Trevor Scallan’s Semper Viridis in the summer of 2007, and in 2009 launched GoS-DB, a wealth of facts and figures from PAFC’s history. A year later we embarked on a complete history of Argyle, with much-valued contributions from chapter authors.
Greens on Screen is an amateur website and proud of it. It is run by one person as a hobby, although there have been aspects of the site over the years that would be much the poorer without the hard work and much-valued contributions of a small band of volunteers.
Greens on Screen is self-taught and as a result, a little bit quirky. Amongst a few stubborn principles, advertisements will never appear (and don’t get me started on the plague of betting promotions on other sites). It began its life before many others, including the club’s official site, when there was a large gap to be filled, and although there is now a wide variety to choose from, GoS’s sole aim, to be a service to fellow supporters, still seems to have a place.
Thanks to Dave Rowntree for many of the player images after 1984.
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Born: 22 February 1993
Came from: Trainee Went to: Released
First game: 29 January 2011 Last game: 03 May 2014
Appearances: 108 (75/33) Goals: 8
Plymouth-born Young, an ex-student of Ivybridge Community College, first signed Centre of Excellence forms at Home Park in May 2002, aged 9. He played schools football for Plymouth and Devon and made his first appearance for the Argyle reserve team while still a schoolboy. A skilful midfielder, Luke was called up to Peter Reid's much depleted squad in January 2011 and made his debut as a substitute against Bournemouth. His first start came against Brighton & Hove Albion a few weeks later, on his 18th birthday.
Beginning the 2011-12 campaign on the fringes of the first team, Young became a regular member of the side which kept Argyle in the Football League, and was named the Young Player of the Year, despite often playing out of position on the right side of midfield.
To the surprise of some, Young was released by manager John Sheridan at the end of the 2013-14 season, having made over a century of appearances in green and still only 21.
He then signed for Torquay United and shone in his first season, scoring six goals from 39 appearances, and was named the Gulls' Player of the Year for 2014-15. Young injured a knee before the next season began, which kept him on the sidelines until March 2016. Bad luck struck again in the following December when he seriously injured his other knee.
Recovering well, he made a total of 142 appearances and scored 18 goals in four seasons at Torquay. However, following their relegation from the National League to the National League South (tier 6), he moved back to the National League with Wrexham, signing a two-year deal at the end of May 2018.
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APPEARANCE DETAILS [reselect competitions]
The details below reflect appearances in all first-team competitions.
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