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The Covid-19 crisis has led to the 2019/20 football season being declared null and void which is a decision that will not be greeted with open arms at all clubs.

With the football season now ended or our local clubs we have been looking at just how well supported our East Devon teams have been during the 2019/20 South West Peninsula League Premier Division East campaign.

Here’s a Friday quiz for all those sporting folk who are looking for thinsg to do while in lockdown.

A delve into the archives and a Sidmouth Town Under-8s match report from a 2008 meeting with Brixington Blues.

Ottery St Mary Football Club are, like so many sporting bodies, under a very real threat in terms of their future as the country battles the Covid-19 crisis.

The Devon and Exeter Football League (DEFL) has fallen in line with other leagues across the country as they have suspended all games for an indefinite period.

The 2019/20 non-league football season is officially over following a decision from the Football Association (FA).

Ottery St Mary Football Club continue to wonder what is to happen with what remains of the 2019/20 football season.

A look back at the 2010 meeting between Sidmouth Town and Wellington

The FA have declared that step five and six of the non-league pyramid will end immediately following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Essex Senior League.

We want to know how you would end the football season.

The Toolstation Western League has been asked to participate in a Webex meeting today (Tuesday, March 24) with all step 5/6 leagues and the Football Association (FA).

Ottery St Mary Football Club are, like so many similar sized sporting groups, preparing for the ‘long haul’ and what will no doubt be a battle simply to ‘stay in business’ as the Covid-19 crisis runs its course.

Unprecedented times. Social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine, lockdown, shutdown.

If you are missing your football, have a go at our English Premier League Quiz.

AVRs escape the Wych Woods night run

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

On Saturday evening, three AVRs took part in the 7k “escape from Wych Woods” night run, writes Carol Austin.

Axminster Town manager Josh Stunell was full of praise for the South West Peninsula League secretary following its decision to suspend the competition.

Football leagues across the country postponed last weekend’s fixtures in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.

Football latest - all grassroots football postponed for the forseeable future

Feniton Under-15s were 5-0 winners when they travelled to Exmouth United for an Exeter and District Youth League meeting.

Upottery recorded arguably their finest result of this season – and possible a number of season’s - when they won their Macron League Premier Division game at Bampton 3-2.

Goals from George Hathaway, Aaron Pearse, Jake Sellick and Cody Tratt-Skinner saw Feniton to a 4-1 win over Lyme Regis in a Morrison Bell Cup played out under the Washbrook Meadow floodlights at Ottery St Mary.

The coronavirus issue has impacted heavily onto the local football scene.

No action for SWP League teams Honiton Town, Axminster Town and Sidmouth Town for at least the next two weeks.

The Tigers welcome one of the league’s title-chasers in this weekend’s South West Peninsula League Premier East clash.

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