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Exeter City sign Kane Wilson on loan

Exeter City have signed West Bromwich Albion’s right-back Kane Wilson on loan until January, subject to Premier League approval. Wilson, who has represented England at under-16 and under-17 level, is currently away on duty for his country and will link up with the Exeter City squad next week. The 17-year-old comes to St James Park with a growing reputation having made his debut for West Brom in the EFL Cup last season and also played two games for the club in EFL Trophy last campaign.

City’s assistant manager Matt Oakley, who has been working with West Brom on the transfer, said: “...

Cheltenham Town 3 Exeter City 4: Match report

Exeter City came from two goals behind to seal a 4-3 win over Cheltenham Town at the LCI Rail Stadium.

After falling behind early on thanks to two goals from Kevin Dawson, Paul Tisdale’s men battled back with two Reuben Reid strikes as well as goals from Jordan Moore-Taylor and Jake Taylor.

The home side notched their third late on, but the Grecians held out for a brilliant win over a Town side who provided a stern test.

The Grecians made two changes to the side that sealed a 1-0 win over Lincoln City at St James Park a week ago with Luke Croll and Troy Archibald-...

Exeter City 1 Lincoln City 0: Match report

Reuben Reid sealed a 1-0 win for Exeter City against Lincoln City after a hard-fought encounter at St James Park in Sky Bet League Two.

The City striker's excellent first-half goal was the difference between the two sides as the visitors put up a stern test for Paul Tisdale’s men.

The Grecians made three changes to the side that drew 1-1 with Swindon Town last time out as Luke Croll, Troy Archibald-Henville, and Jake Taylor replaced Jordan Moore-Taylor, Lee Holmes and David Wheeler.

In a first half which didn’t have too many clear chances for both teams, the away...

Exeter City 1 Cambridge United 0

Exeter City began their Sky Bet League Two campaign with a 1-0 win over Cambridge United at St James Park.

An early goal from Reuben Reid proved to be the difference between the two sides despite the Grecians having a host of chances in the first half.

City boss, Paul Tisdale, kept the same side that ran out 6-1 winners over Dorchester Town in the Grecians’ final match of pre-season, and named a strong substitutes bench with new signing Ryan Brunt amongst the likes of Lee Holmes and Ryan Harley.

The Grecians made the perfect start to their season as they took the...

Ryan Brunt signs for Exeter City

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:06am

Striker Ryan Brunt has put pen to paper on a permanent contract at Exeter City. Brunt, 24, has been training with the Grecians during pre-season and has impressed manager Paul Tisdale enough to earn a contract at the club. Brunt, who started his career off at Stoke City, has not played a competitive match for 16 months having suffered a serious knee injury playing for Plymouth Argyle in a match against Barnet in March 2016. However, Tis admits he has been impressed by Brunt’s performances in training and pre-season matches. He has yet to play a full 90 minutes for the Grecians but has...

Ollie Watkins moves to Brentford

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 8:12pm

Ollie Watkins says Exeter City will always have ‘a special place in his heart’, having moved away from his boyhood club to join Championship side Brentford.

The Newton Abbot youngster, who has attracted interest from a number of Championship and Premier League clubs during the past 12 months, has been sold for a club record fee although the exact amount is undisclosed at Brentford’s request.

Having scored 16 goals and made 12 assists last season, Ollie admitted he had to move away from St James Park this summer to fulfil his dream of playing football at the highest level he...

City’s new third kit revealed

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 07/12/2017 - 4:22pm

Exeter City is delighted to reveal the new third kit for the 2017/18 EFL Sky Bet League Two season.

The Grecians have worked together with kit providers Joma, and long term main club sponsors Flybe to create a kit that celebrates the partnership with Flybe, which is now in its 14th consecutive year, making it one of the longest running sponsorships in football.

The new shirt features Flybe’s main colour of purple, with a striking white collar and is punctuated with a line of Flybe’s recognisable red, white and yellow stripes. The shirt is paired with white shorts and red...

Dean Moxey signs for Exeter City

Dean Moxey has rejoined Exeter City following an eight-year absence from St James Park.

Dean, born in Exeter, broke into the Grecians first team in October 2003 and played around 200 games for the club as City gained promotion from the Football Conference to League One.

However, in the summer of 2009 he left to join Championship side Derby County, before gaining promotion to the Premier League with Crystal Palace in 2013. He left the Eagles in 2014 for a three-year spell at Bolton Wanderers.

However, after his contract expired at the Macron Stadium, Dean admits to...

City sign Luke Croll on permanent deal

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 06/26/2017 - 5:02pm

Former Crystal Palace defender Luke Croll has joined Exeter City on a permanent deal.

Luke, who can play at left-back or centre-half, spent the majority of last season on loan at St James Park where he played 20 games for the club helping them to reach the League Two play-off final.

Speaking about making his move to Exeter permanent, 22-year-old Luke said: “I am delighted. Last season, when I was on loan, I really enjoyed my time here and the environment of the club and the management and the players is what made we want to sign.

“It was something that was spoken...

Exeter City's grandstand seats go up for sale

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 06/08/2017 - 11:34am

EXETER City supporters will have the opportunity to own a historic piece of their beloved club when work starts this summer on a new grandstand at St James Park.

Around £3.5million worth of improvements are scheduled at the ground over the coming year. At the centre of this work will be the demolition of the Old Grandstand, which is sponsored by Stagecoach, and is the oldest structure at the ground, dating back to 1926.

The football club is working with Exeter City Council, which owns the stand, to give fans the opportunity to buy seats before it is demolished.

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