There has been turbulent times in Britain’s Ocean City of late, with financial crises and poor form meaning two successive relegations, and the potential of a third.
It depends who you ask at Argyle as to whether they tell you if the club are on the way back up, or whether more dark times lay ahead.
However, one thing that is definite is that the club’s fortunes on the pitch have picked up from when they finished 21st place in the fourth tier for two years in a row.
John Sheridan led them to a tenth place finish followed by seventh, in which they were comprehensively beaten by Wycombe Wanderers in the play-off semi-finals.
Derek Adams took over for the next season, and Argyle ended up leading the league for more days than anyone else before eventually falling away to fifth place. They made it to Wembley, but were beaten in the play-off final.
The ex-Ross County manager will now be looking to get them back up a division this season, as their stay in League Two has been too long.
Over the last five years, Plymouth have finished in 21st position twice, followed by tenth, seventh and fifth.
Here, FootballLeagueWorld writer Ryan Evans identifies the THREE key mistakes that the club have made in the last five years…