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Exeter City's matches postponed by EFL due to coronavirus

All professional football in England has been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Exeter City's matches against Salford City (March 14), Scunthorpe United (March 17), Plymouth Argyle (March 23) and Bradford City (March 28) have been postponed following the the announcement this morning that all matches in the EFL have been postponed until April 3 at the earliest.

Exeter City FC released the following statement on their website: 

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Final push for the Grecians

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 03/12/2020 - 8:48am

We are getting to the business end of the season. A sudden bad run of results now will derail all the hard work of the previous eight months. Likewise, a well-timed run between now and May, like a 1500-metre runner sitting on the shoulder of his or her rival on the final bend before kicking on for the finishing line, can make all the difference. So which will it be for The Grecians?

Increased Expectations

Rainbows and applause when Exeter City took stand against homophobia for 11th year

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 03/03/2020 - 5:42pm

EXETER City Football Club said “no to homophobia” at its home game with Crawley Town on Saturday, February 29.

The match was designated as the Club’s annual “Football v Homophobia” fixture and a number of initiatives were organised by the Exeter City Supporters’ Trust, its One Game One Community (OGOC) Group and Exeter City Community Trust.

It is 11 years ago since the international initiative was founded and the 11th time that a designated Football v Homophobia (FvH) match has been held by Exeter City.

Are there Serious Doubts Regarding Exeter City’s Academy?

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 03/03/2020 - 10:44am

Matt Taylor, who is the manager for Exeter City has called upon various professionals to see if it is possible to make some changes to the Elite Player Performance Plan. This ruling looks to be killing a lot of lower-level clubs. The main reason for this is because Academy Players are not actually protected until they reach the age of 16. At this point, they can then receive a full and professional contract. The Grecians have seen a lot of youngsters opt for bigger clubs after they leave the Academy but when they do, they receive absolutely no financial compensation.

Match report: Exeter City 1 Crawley Town 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/29/2020 - 5:45pm

Exeter City fought back from a goal down to earn a point at home to Crawley Town.

The Grecians, in heavy conditions, fell behind to Ashley Nadesan first half strike and toiled for the majority of the match before finding some rhythm in the final half hour an then equalising with nine minutes to go through Brennan Dickenson.

City manager Matt Taylor made three changes from last Saturday’s defeat to Northampton Town as Nicky Law, Jake Taylor and Dean Moxey came in for Tom Parkes, Archie Collins and Matt Jay.

Exeter City to take stand against homophobia at Crawley Town match

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:15am

EXETER City will take another stand against homophobia at its match against Crawley Town tomorrow, Saturday, February 29 at St James Park.

The match has been designated as the club’s annual 'Football v Homophobia' fixture and a number of initiatives to mark the day have been organised by Exeter City Supporters’ Trust and its One Game One Community (OGOC) Group.

This will be the 11th time that an annual Exeter City home game has been designated as an FvH match.

Northampton Town 2 Exeter City 0: Match report

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/22/2020 - 6:23pm

A first minute opener from Vadaine Oliver and Sam Hoskins’ 80th-minute penalty gave Northampton Town all three points in this Sky Bet League Two encounter.

Manager Matt Taylor reverted back to the side which travelled to Macclesfield Town in City’s previous League Two encounter - but did made one change with Tom Parkes replacing Dean Moxey in central defence.

Match report: Macclesfield Town 2 Exeter City 3

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/15/2020 - 6:23pm

A late goal from Ryan Bowman gave Exeter City all three points in an eventful game in difficult conditions against Macclesfield Town.

 The Grecians had led 2-0, before goals from Connor Kirby and Fiacre Kelleher brought the home side level, though Bowman’s goal late on decided the game.

Manager Matt Taylor made two changes to the side that beat Oldham 5-1 on Tuesday night, with Dean Moxey and Brennan Dickenson coming into the starting XI in place of Jayden Richardson and Tom Parkes, who was unwell.

Match report: Exeter City 5 Oldham Athletic 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Wed, 02/12/2020 - 8:17am

Matt Jay’s first-half penalty, in an incident that also saw David Wheater sent off, proved the turning point as Exeter City beat Oldham Athletic 5-1 at St James Park.

Grecians boss Matt Taylor made two changes from the side that beat Stevenage 2-1 at the Park on Saturday, with Matt Jay and Jayden Richardson coming in for Brennan Dickenson and the injured Nicky Law.

Match report: Exeter City 2 Stevenage 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 02/09/2020 - 9:17am

Exeter City got back to winning ways with a 2-1 win over Stevenage at St James Park. Randell Williams goal and Matt Jay’s strike just a minute after the visitors equalised secured the three points for Matt Taylor’s side to take them back to third in the Sky Bet League Two table.

City boss Taylor made three changes to the side that were beaten by league leaders Swindon Town last week with Nicky Ajose, Brennan Dickenson and Archie Collins – who captained the side – returning to the starting line up.

Under-23s: Exeter City 2 Portsmouth 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Wed, 02/05/2020 - 10:42am

Exeter City moved back to the top of their Premier League Cup group stage as goals from Jordan Dyer and Ben Seymour gave them a 2-1 win over Portsmouth.

It means, with a game left, City know a point away at second in the table Doncaster will be enough to see them top the group and get a home tie in the knockout stages of the competition.