Football

A week after all three of the Honiton Town senior sides were victorious just one of the three was celebrating continued success on Saturday night.

Beer Albion secured a well-earned point in a 3-3 draw away at Newton St Cyres in a Macron Premier Division game last Saturday, writes Richard Honnor.

Upottery bagged their first Macron League top flight success of the new term when they won by the odd goal in seven on their visit to Heavitree United.

Honiton Town thirds bagged a Devon Intermediate Cup second round berth after a penalty shoot-out success in their tie at South Devon League side Upton Athletic.

Honiton Youth footballers, from the club’s Under-7s, 8s and 9s team’s were given the opportunity to unveil their new kit for the first time at St James Park on Saturday.

The first ever match for Feniton U18’s saw them come away with a well-deserved 2-1 win against Crediton when the sides met at Acland Park in a Devon County Under-18 League North game.

Upottery Reserves were edged out in a close-encounter of the Devon Intermediate Cup kind when beaten 2-1 by Plymouth-based side Belgrave.

Millwey Rise were 8-3 winners of their Devon Intermediate Cup meeting with East Budleigh Reserves at their Vicarage Road home, writes Dick Sturch.

Free footballs are to be given to all new teams that enter the Winter Season in Axminster, in a sponsorship deal arranged by league organisers Soccersixes.

Ottery St Mary manager Dave Fairweather pulled no punches as his side let slip a 3-1 half-time lead before being held to a 3-3 draw in their Macron League Division Three meeting at Countess Wear.

Axminster bowed out of the FA vase at the first time of asking after being beaten 4-2 at home by fellow SWPL Eastern Division outfit Crediton United.

Seaton thumped by Heavies

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Seaton continue to seek a first win of the new Macron League season after being thumped 5-0 on their visit to Exeter to face Heavitree United.

Upottery’s tough start to their second season in the Macron League Premier Division continued as the Glebe Park men were tasked with talking on one of the top flight’s regular ‘big hitters’ Newtown.

Feniton, who had been arguably the better side for the first 45 minutes of their Macron League top flight game at Newton St Cyres, ended up suffering a heavy 6-1 defeat.

Beer Albion notched their second league win of the season edging out Topsham Town in a nine-goal thriller at the Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.

Honiton Town Under-15s went down 6-2 to Broadclyst when the pair met on the opening day of a new Exeter and District Youth League campaign.

Honiton Town thirds were 5-2 winners when they travelled to Thorverton Reserves for a Macron League Division Eight outing.

Honiton Town bagged a second successive South West Peninsula League Eastern Division home clean sheet success thanks to a 2-0 win over an Appledore side that finished third in the division last season.

Podium place for Honiton’s Kevin

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Seven Honiton Running Club members completed the beautiful Lustleigh 10k on bank holiday Monday, writes Judy Davy.

Axminster Town Thirds beat Awliscombe United 5-2 in the first round of the Football Express Cup.

Seaton Town beat Wellington Reserves 4-2 in the first round of the East Devon Senior Cup on Saturday.

Upottery Reserves made a superb start to their Macron Devon and Exeter League Division Six season with a 5-1 midweek evening win over Seaton Town Reserves.

Feniton Under-13s are looking for additional players to join the team for the coming season.

Ottery St Mary made a poor start to a new Macron Devon and Exeter League Division Three campaign when they went down 3-1 to neighbours Tipton St John.

Millwey Rise were beaten 3-0 in their midweek evening derby at Cloakham Lawns against Lyme Regis Reserves, writes Dick Sturch.

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