Hontion Town’s fixture headache just got worse!

PUBLISHED: 15:15 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:15 26 March 2013

A wet footbal pitch

A wet footbal pitch


Honiton Town’s plight just got worse when Saturday’s game at Mountbatten Park with Exeter Civil Service became yet another casualty of the weather this soggy season.

It leaves Town still having to negotiate 16 matches to complete their season – they have played just eight so far and, even if they get a clear weekend between now and the end of May they will still have to play a number of midweek matches.

What makes things even tougher for Kev Blackwell’s side is that in just five more weeks their Mountbatten home gets turned over to the Honiton cricketers for their 2013 Francis Clark Devon cricket league season!

If the weather permits play this coming weekend that Blackwell and his troops have a Saturday trip to Exeter Civil Service followed swiftly by an Easter Monday game at hoe to Clyst Valley.

Thereafter they begin the midweek matches which start with an April 3 trip to Topsham Town.

Over the course of 14 days, starting this Saturday, Town have to play six Fresha league games and that’s going to be quite a strain on playing resources.

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