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Noah Smerdon signs for Exeter City with help of 1931 Fund

Noah Smerdon is delighted to have secured a move to Exeter City after the 1931 Fund helped provide an undisclosed fee to West Bromwich Albion for the youngster.

The 18-year-old spent time with the Baggies within their youth setup but departed the Hawthorns and joined Gloucester City in 2017. 

For their part in Noah’s development West Brom are entitled to a fee for the youngster upon his move St James Park, andwith the help of the 1931 Fund, the club have been able to acquire the services of the defender.

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Cheltenham Town 1 Exeter City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 04/07/2019 - 1:06am

Exeter City picked up a hard-earned point in controversial circumstances against Cheltenham Town. 

The Grecians had looked in control of the match early in the second half, having been given a lead at the break through Dean Moxey’s pinpoint strike.

The Grecians fall to defeat at home

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 03/31/2019 - 9:33am

Exeter City fell to a 4-1 defeat to Mansfield Town at St James Park in Sky Bet League Two.

Two goals from CJ Hamilton and Tyler Walker did the damage on the day with Matt Jay netting City's only goal of the game in the first half.

Grecians’ boss Matt Taylor made two changes to the side that won in injury time last week against Notts County, with Dara O’Shea replacing Troy Brown and Donovan Wilson coming in for the suspended Ryan Bowman.

Notts County 0 City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 03/24/2019 - 8:11am

Nicky Law's stoppage time goal gave Exeter City all three points against Notts County in Sky Bet League Two.

City, who had Ryan Bowman sent off on 23 minutes, had to defend for much of the game but in the 93rd minute Donovan Wilson crossed for Law to head home from close range to get his ninth goal of the season.

City 3 Colchester United 0

Authored by James Alexander
Posted: Sun, 03/17/2019 - 9:28am

A goal apiece for Nicky Law and Lee Holmes added to a spectacular first-half finish from Matt Jay to see Exeter City triumph 3-0 over Colchester United at St James Park.

Jay's first half strike put the Grecians ahead on the cusp of half-time before Lee Holmes made the score 2-0 with a composed finish.

Nicky Law then rounded off an excellent day for the Grecians when he added to the score sheet with a close range finish as City bounced back from successive defeats.

Northampton 2 City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 03/09/2019 - 4:50pm

Exeter City suffered back-to-back defeats as goals from Aaron Pierre and Andy Williams condemned them to a 2-1 defeat at Northampton Town.

The Grecians, who struggled to create chances in the first half, were much better after the break and pulled a goal back through Aaron Martin but couldn’t find an equaliser.

City 0 Tranmere Rovers 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 03/03/2019 - 12:22pm

James Norwood’s deflected volley in the first-half was enough for Tranmere Rovers to overcome Exeter City at St James Park, despite a spirited fightback from the Grecians in the second half.

Boss Matt Taylor made two changes from the side that conceded late in Tuesday night’s draw in Lincoln City, with Lee Holmes and Randell Williams returning to the starting XI over Aaron Martin and Ryan Bowman.

Lincoln City 1 City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Wed, 02/27/2019 - 9:00am

Exeter City were denied all three points away at league leaders Lincoln City by an injury-time equaliser from the hosts.

The Grecians put in a superb display and led for the majority of the match as Matt Jay got is second goal in as many games, but a long throw into the box, in the sixth minute of stoppage time, allowed John Akinde to fire a shot towards the bottom corner that took a memorable victory away from City with seconds of the match remaining. 

Grecians back to winning ways

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 02/24/2019 - 12:17pm

Exeter City returned to winning ways with an excellent 2-1 win over Crewe Alexandra away from home in Sky Bet League Two.

The Grecians went ahead through Jake Taylor's deflected effort early on before Chris Porter headed home just after half-time.

But Matt Jay netted his first league goal of the season when he popped up with an excellent curled effort to give the Grecians all three points.

Manager Matt Taylor made two changes to the side that began the narrow defeat against Bury last time out as Jay and Kane Wilson came into the starting line-up in Cheshire.

Exeter City took stand against homophobia for 10th year

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 02/19/2019 - 9:30am

EXETER City Football Club said “no to homophobia” at its home game with Bury on Saturday, February 16.

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 10 years ago since the international initiative was founded and the 10th time that a designated Football v Homophobia (FvH) match has been held by Exeter City.

Carlisle United 1 City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/09/2019 - 6:55pm

Exeter City earned a point on the road as they drew 1-1 with Carlisle United in Sky Bet League Two.

Nicky Law gave the Grecians the lead with a well taken effort in the first half before Carlisle scored an equaliser from a free-kick through Jamie Devitt.

City boss Matt Taylor made two changes to the side that began the 3-1 win over MK Dons last time out as Randell Williams was handed his first start for the club and Kane Wilson returned to the starting line up at Brunton Park.