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Match report: Macclesfield Town 2 Exeter City 3

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.

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Match report: Exeter City 2 Cambridge United 0

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 01/12/2020 - 9:43am

Exeter City extended their unbeaten league home run to seven games with a 2-0 win over Cambridge United at St James’ Park. Ryan Bowman’s close range strike coupled with Randall Williams’ effort meant the Grecians remain within touching difference of leaders Swindon Town at the top of the Sky Bet League Two table.

City boss Matt Taylor made just one change to the side that beat Forest Green in their last league outing, with Jake Taylor coming in to captain the side and replacing the suspended Nigel Atangana, who saw red in that win at the New Lawn on New Year’s Day.

Match report: Exeter City 2 Ipswich Town 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 01/04/2020 - 6:43pm

Lee Martin scored a 92nd minute goal as Exeter City provided a shock in the last 16 of the Leasing.com Trophy to knock out League One Ipswich Town at St James Park.

The Grecians took the lead in the match through Nicky Ajose a minute before the break but they were then pegged back by Will Keane's strike before substitute Lee Martin fired in off the post with second remaining to win the match. 

Report: Forest Green Rovers 0 Exeter City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Wed, 01/01/2020 - 7:52pm

Exeter City’s earned a valuable three points at Forest Green Rovers despite being reduced to 10 men for the majority of the second half.

The Grecians, who took the lead after four minutes through Nigel Atangana, had their goalscorer sent-off for a straight red card a minute into the second half and then had to withstand 18 shots at their goal, including one penalty, to earn a victory.

Matt Taylor made three changes to the side that had drawn with Colchester United last time out as Nicky Law, Nigel Atangana and Ryan Bowman came back into the side.

Match report: Colchester United 2 Exeter City 2

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 12/29/2019 - 8:11pm

Exeter City ended 2019 two points off the top of Sky Bet League Two after they fought back from a goal down to earn a well-deserved point at Colchester United.

Ryan Bowman got the all-important equaliser from the penalty spot with 14 minutes left to play after he had raced through on goal only to be brought down by Tom Lapslie. It represented and entertaining end to what was a match that initially City had taken the lead in before falling behind to goals from Harry Pell and Theo Robinson.

Match report: Exeter City 1 Newport County AFC 0

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Thu, 12/26/2019 - 9:33pm

Lee Martin scored the only goal of the game as Exeter City recorded a 1-0 victory over Newport County AFC at St James Park.

The goal came after only 13 minutes of the match and the Grecians put in a strong defensive display, in difficult conditions, to see out the match and extend the gap between themselves and fourth place to six points.

Manager Matt Taylor made two changes to the starting line-up as Jake Taylor and Tom Parkes came back into the side at the expense of Archie Collins and Dean Moxey.

Is League One the Pinnacle for Exeter City Football Club?

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 12/26/2019 - 3:53pm

As the 2019/20 season moves into the second half, Exeter City are once again looking like they can challenge for promotion from League Two back up to League One. They were relegated from the third tier back in 2012 and since then they have been trying hard to get back up there. Is this where the club belongs, and once they are there, will there ever be the chance for them to progress further? 

Can Exeter City Claim Promotion? Five Key Dates That Will Decide It

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 12/26/2019 - 1:28pm

As we move into the year 2020, is this the year that Exeter City can finally land promotion to League One? The Grecians have put themselves in with a chance of doing so, and the whole city will be behind them should the stay in contention over the coming weeks. There are many big games ahead for the club, and these are likely to decide if they reach League One or not. For those following our club, here are six key dates that will decide whether Exeter City will be promoted or not this season. 

#1 Saturday 25th January - vs Colchester (H)

Match report: Exeter City 3 Walsall 3

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 12/21/2019 - 6:15pm

Exeter City battled back from three goals down to earn a point at home to Walsall.

The Grecians had a poor opening half hour of the match where an own goal from Pierce Sweeney, a strike from Caolan Lavery and a header from Josh Gordon had them three-nil down after half an hour. However, they showed great resolve to pull the tie back to 3-2 before half-time and then equalised in the second half through Lee Martin.

Exeter City's Dino Visser named leasing.com Tophy Player of the Round

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 12/20/2019 - 11:41am

Following the completion of round two of the 2019/20 Leasing.com Trophy, Exeter City’s Dino Visser has been named as the player of the round. Fans were given the chance to vote for the player who they thought deserves the trophy at EFL.com/playeroftheround and those who voted for Visser have been placed into a draw, with the winner taking home some fantastic signed merchandise.

Match report: Salford City 0 Exeter City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 12/15/2019 - 11:11am

Exeter City picked up their third straight win in Sky Bet League Two with a 1-0 win over Salford City.

Ryan Bowman scored the only goal of the game, midway through the first half, and it is a victory that keeps the Grecians in second going into a busy festive fixture period.

Matt Taylor made four changes to his starting line-up from the team that had lost on Tuesday night in an Emirates FA Cup replay at Hartlepool United. Into the side came Alex Fisher, Nigel Atangana, Randell Williams and Dean Moxey, while Nicky Ajose was fit enough again for a place on the bench.