Exeter City

Match report: Cambridge United 1 City 1

A last-minute goal from Sam Smith denied Exeter a victory at The Abbey in the first round of the FA Cup away at Cambridge United.

The result means Exeter will play Cambridge in a replay at St James Park in order to get through to the second round.

Exeter City manager Matt Taylor made three changes to the side that fell to a 2-0 defeat away at Bradford last Saturday, as Matt Jay, Nigel Atangana and Alex Fisher replaced Lee Martin and Nicky Law, while Jake Taylor dropped out due to suspension.

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Match report: Bradford City 2 City 0

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Posted: Sat, 11/02/2019 - 6:15pm

Exeter City slipped to their third away defeat on the spin in an action-packed game at Bradford City.

The Grecians were reduced to nine men in the 2-0 loss, with both Jake Taylor and Tom Parkes seeing red, while the hosts also had a man sent-off, Callum Cooke, for two bookable offences.

That ill-discipline will have been an annoyance to manager Matt Taylor as well as some sloppy defending that saw them fail to deal with routine balls into their box for Bradford’s first and second goals.

Match report: City 4 Plymouth Argyle 0

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Posted: Sun, 10/27/2019 - 11:33am

A second-half onslaught from Exeter City gave the Grecians a famous 4-0 victory over Plymouth Argyle, in what was a breahtaking Devon Derby at a sold-out St James Park on Saturday.

In what was the first league meeting between the two sides in three seasons, City totally blew away their Devon rivals after an initially cagey opening.

Report: Cambridge United 4 City 0

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Posted: Sun, 10/20/2019 - 9:36am

Exeter City fell to a heavy defeat away at Cambridge United as they were beaten by four goals to nil at the Abbey Stadium.

The Grecians started the match slowly and gave away the ball too often in midfield in the first half as they went into the break deservedly behind. However, City began the second half with purpose and almost got back into the match before Cambridge United hit them with a sucker-punch just before the hour, with their second goal, and then added two more on the break.

Match report: City 1 Forest Green Rovers 0

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Posted: Sun, 10/13/2019 - 9:47am

A first-half strike from Ryan Bowman proved the difference as Exeter City beat Forest Green Rovers 1-0 at St James Park on Saturday.

Grecians’ boss Matt Taylor made two changes to the starting XI for the fixture, with Jonny Maxted making his league debut for City, while Aaron Martin also came in for Dean Moxey, who dropped to the bench.

Exeter City fancied to keep rolling against Forest Green

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Posted: Mon, 10/07/2019 - 12:56pm

Exeter City host Forest Green Rovers on October 12 aiming to continue their excellent start to the League Two season.

A long unbeaten run saw Exeter’s League Two betting odds to win the title slashed to 6/1 and they will fancy their chances of picking up another three points against Forest Green.

City will undoubtedly be hoping to build on their early season results after what has been a frustrating few years for the club.

Match report: Crewe Alexandra 1 Exeter City 1

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Posted: Sat, 10/05/2019 - 7:00pm

It was a case of two points dropped for Exeter City at Gresty Road as we were held to a 1-1 draw by Crewe Alexandra.

The Grecians took an early lead when Dean Moxey converted an Archie Collins cross to the back post after only two minutes but, following a host of missed first half chances, Crewe Alexandra got back into the game second half and equalised through substitute Chuma Anene.

Manager Matt Taylor named an unchanged side for the third league game in succession, while Crewe made two changes bringing in Owen Dale and Olly Lancashire for Perry Ng and Dan Powell.

Exeter City 3 Aston Villa 0

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Posted: Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:04am

City's youngster start Premier League Cup group stage with emphatic victory. A Matt Jay penalty combined with goals from Ben Seymour and Jordan Dyer saw Exeter City to a comfortable 3-0 win over Aston Villa’s under-23s side at St James Park on Thursday night in their opening group game of the Premier League Cup.

City's Under-23s manager Dan Green introduced summer signing Nigel Atangana to St James Park as the Frenchman made a long-awaited return from injury, while Jonny Maxted, Seymour and Jordan Tillson all started.

Grecians fall to first defeat of the season

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Posted: Sun, 09/29/2019 - 8:47am

City 1 Grimsby Town 3 - Exeter City fell to their first defeat of the season as some defensive errors and missed chances cost them at home to Grimsby Town.

The Grecians, who were looking to break a club record of 14 league games without loss, started the match brightly but were dealt a blow when the visitors scored from a corner, when Archie Collins was off the pitch injured, and although they started the second half brightly, a costly penalty and swung the match very much in Grimsby’s favour.

Match report: City 2 Port Vale 0

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Posted: Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:43am

Two goals in the last 10 minutes gave Exeter City a deserved three points with a 2-0 win over Port Vale at St James Park.

Grecians boss Matt Taylor made three changes to the side that was held to a 2-2 draw against Leyton Orient on Saturday; Ben Seymour was rewarded with a start alongside Tom Parkes and Jayden Richardson in a rotation that saw Aaron Martin, Randell Williams and Lee Martin all drop to the bench.

Match report: Exeter City 2 Leyton Orient 2

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Posted: Sat, 09/14/2019 - 5:44pm

Nicky Law struck a late penalty to ensure Exeter City picked up a 2-2 draw at St James Park.

The Grecians went ahead late in the first half through Pierce Sweeney's first goal of the season, before Lee Angol quickly brought Orient level just before the break.

Louis Dennis then saw his shot deflect off Aaron Martin and up in the net just after the restart, but Law calmly converted late on to continue City's unbeaten start to the league campaign.