Football

A great shot of a soccer ball Doni and I shot with the rest of the sports stuff. Man, the sun was hot that day!

Honiton Town hit new heights on match day two of the new Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division season with a terrific 4-1 win at Okehampton Argyle.

Beer Albion Reserves kicked off their 2016/7 league campaign with a rousing 6-2 win over Newton St. Cyres writes Richard Honnor.

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Upottery are quickly learning how tough life can be at the top and their latest Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division outing underlined life in the top flight.

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Millwey made the long trip to North Tawton with a team very different from the one with which they gained promotion last season and went down by the odd goal in three, writes Dick Sturch.

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Axminster Town made it two wins from two South West Peninsula League games with a 2-0 Friday night win over St Martins at Tiger Way.

Honiton Town launched the new Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division season with a 1-1 draw at the home of reigning champions Topsham Town.

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Upottery created a little club history on Monday night when they defeated Seaton Town 1-0 in the clubs first ever Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division game at their Glebe Park home.

Beer Albion’s loyal supporters who travelled to Winslade Park on Saturday were left wondering how their team contrived to lose their opening Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division encounter with Clyst Valley 2-1, after being in control for long periods of the game, writes Richard Honnor.

Exeter City all set for visit of Hull City

Thursday, August 18, 2016
The St James Park home of Exeter City

Exeter City play against Premier League Hull City in the second round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday (August 23) at St James Park, writes Simon Larkins.

The St James Park home of Exeter City

Exeter City player Jake Taylor says it is important that the team sticks together despite a run of three defeats from their opening three League Two games, writes Simon Larkins.

The St James Park home of Exeter City

The South West Heritage Trust has teamed up with Exeter City football fans to help preserve the city’s sporting heritage and make it more accessible, writes Simon Larkins.

John Moore of JKM School of Motoring hands over warm up top to first team skipper Mark Tucker. John Moore has generously provided warm up tops for both teams at Upottery FC.

Upottery make a little piece of village footballing history on Saturday when they play their first ever match in the top flight of the Macron Devon and Exeter League.

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More than £1,000 was raised for the Adam Stansfield Foundation thanks to a charity football match which took place at the Southern Road home of Exmouth Town, writes Simon Larkins.

Steve Perryman, Director of Football of Exeter City opens the Heritage Lounge during the English Football League Cup between Exeter City and Brentford on August 9 in Exeter, Devon. - Photo mandatory by-line: Tom Sandberg/Pinnacle - Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 - Mobile:0797 1270 681 - 23/07/16 - Sport - Football - English Football League Cup - Exeter City v Brentford- St James Park, Exeter, Devon

Last week’s EFL Cup extra-time win against Championship side Brentford was not the only celebration at St James Park; the evening also saw the official opening of the brand new Heritage Lounge by Steve Perryman, Exeter City director of football.

The Exeter City ladies before their meeting with Alphington. Back row (left to right); 
Dani Skinner, Beth Beale, Manfy Sharpe, Lucie Waddon, Charlotte Smith (trialist), Nicky Lipscomb, Sam Burnham, Emily Toogood, Courtney Butt. Front row (left to right; Millie Pearce, Bronwyn Cousins, Kayane Alencar, Karolayne Alencar, Sarah Hill (trialist), Kate Finch, Hollie Stone.

A new look Exeter City Ladies side gave a good account of themselves on their first outing together but in the end had to be content with a goalless draw against Alphington when the two sides met in a pre-season friendly match at the Cliff Hill ground on Tuesday, writes Richard Walsh.

The St James Park home of Exeter City

‘It is a team effort and everyone has played their part,’ was the message from Exeter City academy manager Simon Hayward following a brilliant week for the club’s youth setup, writes Simon Larkins.

Honiton Town are just over 10 days away from starting a new Macron Devon and Exeter League season and manager Kev Blackwell has yet to field his ‘best’ eleven due to all sorts of issues from work and cricket commitments to injury, writes Steve Birley.

Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale (left), Phil Delaney, Flybe Director of Sales and Marketing (Centre) and Mark Jenkins (Head of Commercial at Exeter City)

Exeter City have announced that their sponsorship with Flybe will be going into a 14th consecutive year.

Exeter City ladies sign Dani Skinner

Monday, August 8, 2016
Exeter City ladies player Dani Skinner

Preparations for the new season are well underway at Exeter City Ladies FC who have signed a number of new players from North Devon, Taunton, Tiverton, Swindon and Exeter, writes Richard Walsh.

The St James Park home of Exeter City

Tickets to see Exeter City versus Plymouth Argyle at St James Park on Saturday, September 17, have now gone on sale, writes Simon Larkins.

Budleigh ladies are to run a team again this coming season, writes SpursTom.

Seaton Town Under-15s are looking for a manger to lead them into the coming season.

The draw has been made for the early rounds of the 2017/18 Throgmorton Devon Premier Cup.

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Sidmouth Town have found managers to run one of the age groups that needed management.

The St James Park home of Exeter City

Captain Jordan Moore-Taylor and Lee Holmes are both doubts for Exeter City’s opening game of the season against Blackpool on Saturday, writes Simon Larkins.

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