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 had 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: 12 January 1978
Came from: Dundee United Went to: Released
First game: 02 December 2000 Last game: 08 May 2005
Appearances: 165 (165/0) Goals: 0
Beginning his career in his native Ireland where he played for Rush Athletic, Home Farm and Shelbourne, Worrell moved to Blackburn Rovers in 1995. He spent four years at Ewood Park but did not make the first team before being signed by Paul Sturrock for Dundee United (18 appearances). Eighteen months after he moved to Tannadice he re-joined Sturrock when he became one of the new Argyle manager's first signings at Home Park, initially on a two-month loan.
Worrell became Argyle's first choice right-back for the next four years, only losing his place due to injury (a heroic broken ankle from a successful goal-line clearance at Barnet's Underhill, which buckled the ankle he blocked the ball with) and eventually he shared the position with Paul Connolly. He had, however, been an integral, popular and often unsung part of Paul Sturrock's two title-winning sides, picking up championship medals for the Third Division (2001–02) and then Second Division (2003–04).
After his release by Argyle he amassed 90 appearances in two years at Rotherham United, before returning to Scotland with Dundee (27 appearances). Twelve months later he joined Montrose, where he played 15 times in a single season, having decided to combine part-time football with another career. He was released by Montrose at the end of that season and worked as a financial consultant for a company set up to offer financial advice to professional footballers, before returning to Dublin to work in the financial services industry.
In his younger days, Worrell had been part of the Republic of Ireland side that had finished third in the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship, featuring in all six matches, and was also capped 18 times by their under-21 side, for whom he was captain. He played once for the Republic of Ireland 'B' team, in February 1998, alongside future internationals such as Damien Duff, Richard Dunne and Robbie Keane.
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APPEARANCE DETAILS [reselect competitions]
The details below reflect appearances in all first-team competitions.
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