Football

Cranbrook are continuing their pre-season build-up as the clock ticks down to their Macron League Division Four opening game next Wednesday (August 28) at Exeter-based Central.

Colyton Football Club have been given an early season boost with the news that they have been awarded a £750 'Stay in the Game' grant.

Beer Albion, sponsored by Edenvale Turf (SW) Ltd , came from 2-0 down to beat host Hatherleigh 3-2 in a thrilling opening match of the 2019/10 Macron Devon and Exeter League season, writes Richard Honnor.

Honiton were edged out 24-19 when they took to the pitch on Friday evening in Somerset for their first warm-up match ahead of the new campaign which gets underway early next month.

Axminster Town players had been challenged by their management duo of Josh Stunell and Johnny Hurford to 'do a number' on visiting Plymouth Marjons and banish the memory of the midweek defeat at Sidmouth, and the Tigers, to a man, served up a performance that spoke volumes for their character - and quality.

Feniton and Upottery both begin their respective Macron Devon & Exeter League Premier Division campaign with Tuesday (August 20) night action.

Axminster Town served up a five-star show as they thumped Plymouth Marjons 5-0 at Tiger Way in their first South West Peninsula League Premier East home game of the new campaign.

Millwey Rise completed what has been a very successful pre-season with a 1-0 win over visiting Beer Albion Reserves, writes Dick Sturch.

Axminster Town conceded an 80th minute goal as the team began their 2019/20 South West Peninsular League Premier Division East with a 2-1 defeat away at Sidmouth Town.

The draw has been made for the first two rounds of the 2019/20 Devon Premier Cup.

Follow along as Sidmouth Town host Axminster Town

Ahead of Sidmouth Town hosting Axminster Town on Wednesday night, here's a preview of everything you need to know going into the game.

Beer Albion FC have appointed Mark Rooke and Alan Potter as co-managers for the 2019/2020 season with the pair taking over from player-manager Richard Walker, who has decided to step down after being at the helm for the past four seasons, writes Richard Honnor.

Honiton Town were 3-1 Monday night winners when they visited Crediton United for their second South West Peninsula League Premier East outing of the season.

Axminster Town have announced that they are withdrawing their reserve team from the Macron Devon and Exeter Football League.

Honiton Town are back in action tonight (Monday) when they travel across to Mid Devon to face Crediton United.

Millwey Rise are heading into the new campaign in far better shape than they were some 12 months ago, writes Dick Sturch.

It's the start of a busy launch to the new term for the Hippos who then travel on Monday night to Crediton United and are at Dartmouth next Saturday (August 17) before their first home game, a Wednesday August 21 Mountbatten Park meeting with Axminster Town.

Axminster Town completed their competitive pre-season action with a 1-0 Tiger Way success against Newton Abbot 66.

Honiton Town launch their South West Peninsula League Premier East campaign on Saturday (August 10) with a visit to Brixham.

Cranbrook Football Club launched their pre-season action with a 2-2 draw against Otterton.

Axminster Town completed their competitive pre-season action with a 1-0 Tiger Way success against Newton Abbot 66.

The immediate future of Cranbrook Football Club may well be in danger, unless the team, can find a pitch to call 'home' while the eventual new home continues to be prepared.

Ottery St Mary's pre-season was hit by a bad injury last weekend when Development side player Chris Williams suffered a nasty injury in the game at Beer Albion.

Axminster Town shared two goals with Exmouth Town in a midweek pre-season friendly.

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