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Your Greatest Pilgrim Winger

Mr Peter Halmosi

7 July 2019

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THE Greatest Pilgrims, voted for by the Green Army, lists the top 25 Argyle legends in all positions and it is next the turn of the wing wizards.

Greatest Pilgrim Wingers
Ranked No.1
Peter Halmosi

The man voted Argyle’s greatest winger is a player many in the modern era consider to be the best footballer they have seen in the famous Green shirt.

Hungarian international Peter Halmosi was a wonderful talent, honing his early skills with Haladas and Debrecen in his homeland before a loan to Home Park in 2007. The deal was made permanent in the summer of 2007 and Halmosi formed part of the trio of magical Magyars at Home Park, along with Akos Buzsaky and Krisztian Timar.

It is fair to say he never really got to grips with the language, but Halmosi was so good that all his talking was done on the pitch. Halmosi was a brilliant player, graceful running with the ball and a cultured left foot capable of scoring marvellous goals and creating for others.

It was an absolute joy to watch him at times and Halmosi was arguably the most talented player in the Championship during the 2007-08 season. It was little surprise when Premier League clubs began circling and he moved to Hull City for £2m.

For some reason, Halmosi struggled to make an impact at Hull and returned to Hungary in 2011 but will always be regarded as one of the greatest Pilgrim players.

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Greatest Winger Results
1. Peter Halmosi
2. David Norris
3. Graham Carey
4. Kevin Hodges
5. Paul Dalton
6. Jack Leslie
7. Martin Phillips  
8. Garry Nelson
9. Gordon Astall
10. Martin Barlow
11. Ruben Lameiras
12. Barrie Jones
13. Hugh McAuley
14. Scott Sinclair
15. Alex Govan
16. Craig Noone 
17. David Phillips
18. Nicky Jennings
19. Peter Anderson
20. Brian Johnson
21. Billy Strauss    
22. Neil Dougall  
23. Yannick Bolasie
24. Mike Trebilcock
25. Jake Jervis


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