Football

Feniton went down 2-1 in their opening Macron Devon and Exeter League top flight game.

Honiton Town play their first ever South West Peninsula League eastern Division home game on Tuesday night (August 22) when they host Budleigh Salterton for what looks like being a mouth-watering East Devon derby.

Axminster Town’s first away game in this season’s South West Peninsula League Eastern Division ended in defeat as the Tigers went down 3-0 at Torridgeside in North Devon.

Beer Albion look to be in good shape ahead of the new football season, writes Richard Honnor.

Millwey Rise finished their pre-season warm-up games with a busy week of action, writes Dick Sturch.

Honiton Town Reserves will travel to Thorverton in the first round of the Devon Senior Cup.

Ottery St Mary manager Dave Fairweather is very content with how things have gone at Washbrook Meadow over the pre-season.

Honiton Town’s first ever outing in the South West Peninsula League ended in defeat as they went down 3-1 in a floodlit game at Crediton United.

Honiton Town step into unchartered territories tonight (Tuesday) when they visit Crediton United to play their first ever game in the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division.

Local footballers are going to have to watch their language this coming season.

Millwey Rise seconds went down 5-0 in a pre-season friendly at Forton Rangers, writes Dick Sturch.

Axminster Town got their South West Peninsula League eastern Division season off to a winning start on Friday night.

Ottery St Mary were beaten 2-0 by visiting Feniton in the inaugural Ottery Challenge Cup.

With the pungent smell of embrocation oil and boot studs clattering in the passage way, the players of Millwey Rise and Thorncombe filed out onto an unblemished pitch and the shrieking overture of the referee’s whistle to announce the arrival of the new football season, writes Dick Sturch.

The Macron Devon and Exeter League are set to use sin-bins for the first time this coming season.

Cots for Tots was the charity beneficiary of a terrific day of entertainment in Dunkeswell on Sunday.

Seaton Youth are seeking to add a few new players to two of their teams for the coming season.

Ottery St Mary ladies have begun pre-season training ahead of a new season of Westward Developments Devon League action.

Ottery St Mary are well into their pre-season work and have their second warm-up game this weekend with a Saturday (July 22) visit to Yeovil-based Kingsbury.

Axminster Town have been given a home draw in the opening round of the 2017/18 FA Vase competition.

Budleigh Salterton Football Club have been rocked by the resignation of manager Jason Margrett.

Feniton FC Under-18s are celebrating after being awarded a £1,500 Grow the Game grant, something that has attracted praise from England manager Gareth Southgate.

Upottery manager Dan Prettejohn is delighted that his team has won the Bill Rees Sportsmanship Shield, awarded to the Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division side that gets the most matchday points from the referees who control their games.

Seaton Town AFC has named Brendon Willey as their new first team coach and the club has also named the day for a return to pre-season training.

Upottery were claimed as the most sporting club in the Macron Devon and Exeter Football League last season.

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