Chris Errington's Plymouth Argyle Press Box View
THE RETURN to Home Park of Akos Buzsaky and Luke McCormick on Saturday was a reminder of much better days for Argyle.
Both played for the Pilgrims when they were a solid Championship side and capable of beating anyone at that level.
How long ago does that seem now, with Argyle fighting against relegation from the Football League for the second consecutive season?
They stayed up last term but will need to play a lot better than they did in the 1-0 defeat by Oxford United on Saturday.
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McCormick was between the posts for Oxford and rarely troubled by shot-shy Argyle.
Buzsaky, meanwhile, was a half-time guest and got a great ovation when he was introduced to the fans.
'Sign him up' chanted the Green Army, who had been bitterly frustrated by their team's terrible performance up to that point.
Buzsaky was taken across to the Lyndhurst Stand to inspect the recently unveiled mural of him and his Hungarian compatriots Peter Halmosi and Krisztian Timar.
All three of them played with distinction for the Pilgrims in the Championship.
Buzsaky was then warmly greeted by fans in the Lyndhurst Stand and the Devonport End as he made his way back to his seat in the Grandstand.
The 30-year-old midfielder is currently without a club after leaving financially-stricken Portsmouth recently.
Buzsaky is also nursing an injury but he is aiming to be ready and raring for the start of next season.
Could he return to Argyle at some point? That was a question asked of him by a lot of supporters and he did not rule it out, such is his affection for the club.
Who knows whether it will happen? Regardless of that, the reception Buzsaky received showed the esteem he is held in at Home Park.
At the same time as Buzsaky was taking the acclaim of the Green Army, there was also a welcome back for McCormick.
The 29-year-old keeper ran towards the Devonport End for the start of the second half and there was warm applause for him.
McCormick responded by clapping his gloves and also gave a grateful thumbs up to the fans.
After the game, he spent a lot of time in the players' lounge catching up with familiar faces from his many years at Argyle.
Everyone knows the tragic circumstances surrounding McCormick's departure from Argyle in 2008.
No-one would excuse what he did, least of all himself. He made a terrible mistake and it cost the lives of two young boys.
But in the eyes of many – although not everyone I know – he has served his sentence and should be allowed to move on.
McCormick must have been unsure what sort of reception he would get on his return to Home Park, but he need not have worried.
He cannot give interviews as part of the conditions of his release from prison.
But one source close to McCormick told me: "Luke was extremely grateful for the support the fans showed him.
"He was completely overwhelmed and will never forget it."