Football

Ottery U14s climbed to the top of Division One of the Exeter & District Youth League for the first time in the team's history following an 8-1 win against Crediton Youth, writes Stephen Upsher.

Axminster Town's winless run stretched to nine games as they drew 2-2 away at Newton Abbot Spurs in the South West Peninsula League Premier East.

Ottery St Mary have parted company with manager Dave Fairweather.

Beer Albion's seven-match unbeaten run came to an end on Saturday when they were surprisingly beaten 2-1 at Upottery in a Macron Devon and Exeter Premier Division game, writes Richard Honnor.

Feniton ladies share top spot in the South West Regional Women's Football League with Plymouth Argyle after they defeated St Agnes 5-1.

Cranbrook suffered a very disappointing afternoon at the office' when they were beaten 5-2 in their Macron league Division Four game at Kentisbeare.

Upottery claimed their first Macron League top flight win since September while also inflicting a first defeat since October on Beer Albion, beating the Fishermen 2-1 at Glebe Park.

Honiton Town recorded just their third draw of the season as their match at home to Torrington ended 2-2 in the South West Peninsula League Premier East.

Millwey Rise picked up their second win of the Macron League Division Four season and also inflicted a rare home defeat on table-topping Central, beating the Exeter-based side 1-0, writes Dick Sturch.

A round-up of local football from the Janaury 11 matches across various leagues.

Ottery St Mary Under-9s have received a generous sponsorship from a local business that has seen the team presented with a smart new kit.

Cranbrook racked up a net full of goals as they opened their 2020 Macron League Division Four year with an emphatic 16-1 win at Colyton Reserves.

Seaton Town started 2020 on the wrong foot when they were beaten 7-1 at home by Cronies.

Upottery returned from a visit to Kentisbeare for their first Macron League top flight game of 2020 with a point after a 2-2 draw.

Beer Albion first team started 2020 with an impressive 7-0 win at home to basement side Sidmouth Town 2nd's, writes Alan Potter.

Ottery St Mary Under-14s made a winning start to 2020 as they defeated Okehampton 12-0 in an Exeter & District Youth League game.

Upottery manager Dan Prettejohn pulled no punches when he spoke of what he saw as a pivotal weekend for his club on thee first matchday of 2020.

The record appearance holder for Tottenham Hotspur told Exeter Life that he has his doubts over whether the Portuguese is the right man for the job.

Teenager Josh Lukin made a memorable start to 2020 when his hat-trick earned Axminster Town a 3-3 draw at Holsworthy in the South West Peninsula League Premier East.

Feniton got their Macron League Premier Division action of 2020 underway with a 4-2 home win over Hatherleigh.

Millwey Rise launched 2020 in some style as they thumped Culm United 5-0 in a Macron League Division Four meeting at Cloakham Lawns, writes Dick Sturch.

Ottery St Mary launch their 2020 programme tomorrow (Saturday) with a visit to Waldon Athletic.

Cranbrook Youth Football Club Under-10s are celebrating some super sponsorship that has provided for the team, a smart new kit.

Axminster Town joint boss Jon Hurford has stepped down from his dual managerial role at the club.

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