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Match report: City 2 Port Vale 0

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.

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More exciting opportunities to celebrate Exeter City Football Club’s incredible history announced

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 09/02/2019 - 12:15pm

An exciting series of exhibitions, films and events celebrating the incredible history of Exeter City Football Club has been announced.

Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, a third funding award from The National Lottery Heritage Fund will support the creation of several new events, including the ECFC Museum Trust photography exhibition, which charts the visual history of the club from the post-war era to the present day.

Exeter City 1 Mansfield Town 0

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 08/31/2019 - 5:57pm

Ryan Bowman’s early goal earned Exeter City a 1-0 win at St James Park over Mansfield Town in the Sky Bet League Two.

Manager Matt Taylor made just the one change to his starting XI from Morecambe with now-joint top goalscorer, Nicky Law, temporarily sidelined with injury, allowing Matt Jay to come into the lineup in his place.

The game, as expected, was end-to-end for the entirety of the first-half with both sides having a plethora of chances.

 

Grecians claim all three points with late winner

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Mon, 08/26/2019 - 9:15am

Nicky Law's late winner helped Exeter City to a 3-2 win over Morecambe at the Globe Arena in Sky Bet League Two.

City took a two-goal lead through Jake Taylor and Lee Martin before the home side rallied to draw level with two goals from substitute Lewis Alessandra, but Law was on hand to finish in the 85th minute to secure the win.

Real Betis partners with easyMarkets as the new La Liga season kicks in

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 08/26/2019 - 7:51am

It is a brand new start for Real Betis Balompié, the Spanish soccer club which managed to get up to the Round of 32 in the previous UEFA Europa League season. With Joan Francesc Ferrer “Rubi” as the new coach since June 6thand new players signings like Fekir Nabil, Emerson, and Alfonso, “Los Verdiblancos” secured significant financial support with the latest sponsorship coming from easyMarkets.

Council chairman congratulates Honiton Rugby Club on outstanding season

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 08/22/2019 - 8:27am

Honiton Rugby Club’s historic season, including their RFU Senior Vase final victory, was celebrated at a reception held on Wednesday 25 July 2019 at East Devon District Council’s Blackdown House headquarters in Honiton.

Exeter gallops back into action

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 9:19am

Exeter Racecourse gallops back into action on Thursday, October 10 with the return of jump racing which coincides with 250 years of racing on the Devon track. Unrivalled for its sense of camaraderie during the autumn and winter months, there’s nothing to beat racing on Haldon Hill, whether you’re new to the sport, attending on your own, or enjoying a day out with colleagues. 

Exeter City’s great expectations

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:41am

Grecians’ fans everywhere will be hoping that their team will make a better showing than they managed in the 2018/19 season. But all the signs are there that the new cohort of players will be on hand to strengthen the squad and offer manager Matt Taylor plenty of options when it comes to selection.

This influx of new blood is also going to be vital if the team are to reverse the downward trajectory that saw them finish ninth in League Two in May compared with fourth a year earlier. 

Match report: Exeter City 1 Swindon Town 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 08/17/2019 - 6:08pm

City denied top spot and 100 per cent record with late Swindon Town goal. 

A late goal from Eion Doyle prevented Exeter City from maintaining their perfect start to the season in a 1-1 draw at home to Swindon Town.

Phil Dollman's Chiefs Originals to take on star-studded Welsh All star XV

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:14pm

In what will be the finale to Exeter Chiefs Original, Phil Dollman’s Testimonial Year, his game has taken on an exciting new dimension. Welsh legends Crawshays have thrown down the gauntlet and offered to bring their star-studded team to Devon for the 31st Aug showdown. They will be facing a host of familiar faces to fans of the Devon based premiership rugby club including Chris Budgen, Tony Yapp and Tom Johnson. 

Grecians exit Carabao Cup at first round stage

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Wed, 08/14/2019 - 10:16am

Exeter City exited the Carabao Cup at the first round stage with a 4-1 defeat at St Andrew's against Coventry City.

An early goal from Jordy Hiwula, a header from Matt Godden, and a second from Hiwula took the game away from the Grecians in the first half as the hosts raced into a lead.

City pulled one back through Pierce Sweeney midway through the second period before substitute Amadou Bakayoko headed home late on.