Exeter City's Matt Oakley to retire

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Posted: Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:08pm

Exeter City midfielder Matt Oakley has announced that he will be retiring at the end of this season.

Matt, who has played nearly 200 games for the club over a five-and-a-half-year spell, began his career at Southampton and made his debut for the Saints towards the end of the 1994/95 season.

The 39-year-old midfielder has had a long and distinguished playing career. He played for Southampton for over a decade in the Premier League and guided them to the FA Cup final in 2003, before moving on to Derby County where he helped captain the Rams to promotion via the play-offs in...

Exeter City heritage project ends with packed film premiere

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Posted: Sun, 05/07/2017 - 10:57am

The year long Heritage Lottery Fund supported History of St James Park project came to an end with a packed film premiere at Exeter City’s stadium on 27 April.

The 51 minute movie documents each of the decades since football was first played on the ground in 1894. Contributors include historians, club officials, former players, fans and first team manager Paul Tisdale.

The film has now been uploaded onto the Club’s heritage website - The Grecian Archive -and can be seen at:

The heritage...

Exeter City 2 Carlisle United 3

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Posted: Sun, 05/07/2017 - 12:27am

Exeter City will meet Carlisle United in the League Two play-off semi-finals after the Cumbrians battled back from 2-1 down at half-time to claim all three points at St James Park.

City went into the match having already secured their place in the play-offs, but knowing a victory against Keith Curle’s side would probably end their visitors chance of finishing in the top seven.

Grecians’ manager Paul Tisdale made one change to the starting line-up from the team that won 3-1 at Doncaster Rovers last time out to secure their spot in the play-offs.

In came teenager and...

Exeter City secure play-off place

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Posted: Sat, 04/29/2017 - 7:03pm

Exeter City have secured a play-off place after beating league leaders Doncaster Rovers 3-1.

The Grecians knew going into the match that a victory would be good enough to seal a top seven finish and took the lead with a superb strike from Jordan Moore-Taylor. James Coppinger replied for the hosts, but second-half strikes from David Wheeler and Liam McAlinden gave the Grecians the victory and the points they needed.

City manager Paul Tisdale made two changes to the starting line-up as in came Lloyd James and Reuben Reid for Ethan Ampadu and Jordan Tillson.

That saw...

Exeter City 3 Morecambe 1

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Posted: Sat, 04/22/2017 - 6:42pm

Exeter City scored two late goals to beat Morecambe 3-1 at St James Park and move up to fifth in the League Two table.

The Grecians took the lead in the first few minutes of the second half having had the lion's share of chances. However, they were then pegged back by a superb volley from Kevin Ellison and needed a penalty from substitute Reuben Reid to put them back in front before Liam McAlinden put the gloss on an excellent day by firing home with virtually the last kick of the match.

City manager Paul Tisdale made four changes to the starting XI up from the defeat at...

ECDSA to hold 10th anniversary charity event

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Posted: Tue, 04/04/2017 - 3:41pm

On Tuesday, April 18, the Exeter City Disabled Supporters Association are hosting their tenth anniversary event at St James Park, with all money raised going to the Reverse Rett charity.

The event, which kicks-off at 7pm and is free to attend, has been kindly sponsored by Bower and Bower estate agents, who are donating directly to Reverse Rett and providing support on the night. Exeter Nissan and Green My Business have also donated towards a small buffet.

The night will consist of a presentation of the achievements of ECDSA, a talk on Rett Syndrome, and fun and games with a...

Exeter City 3 Yeovil Town 3: Match report

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Posted: Sun, 03/26/2017 - 12:07am

Exeter City showed their never-say-die attitude as they battled back from three goals down at home to Yeovil Town.

The Grecians looked to be heading to defeat in the 89th minute even when David Wheeler had crashed a volley off the inside of the post. However, Troy Brown then headed home in the first minute of stoppage time and Reuben Reid completed a remarkable comeback that kept City in the play-off places with seven games of the season to go.

City manager Paul Tisdale made four changes to the starting line-up. Wheeler and Reid, having not trained all week due to injuries...

Exeter City season ticket prices frozen

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Posted: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 7:19am

Exeter City are delighted to announce that the price of super saver season tickets for the 2017/18 campaign have been frozen.

As ever, supporters are rewarded for committing early. Adults can save up to £115 on matchday prices, when they purchase their season ticket before 5pm on May 15, while under-18s can watch the Grecians for as little as £4 a game with under-12s priced at just £2 per match.

This remains one of the lowest prices of admission in the Football League for people under the age of 18, while adults get the equivalent of five games for free in the IP Office...

Grecians Comedy Club

Event Date: 
13/04/2017 - 8:00pm
Paramount Personnel Lounge, Exeter City Football Club, St James Park, Exeter

After a successful debut in February, 'Grecians Comedy Club' returns to the Paramount Personnel Lounge at St James Park on Thursday, April 13.

Opening the show is local comedian Luke Honnoraty, Luke is highly regarded as one of the best acts to emerge from the south west in recent years. He has gone from strength to strength and supported some of the best names in comedy including Russell Kane and Katherine Ryan. After performing in Oxford, the Daily Info said "Luke Honnoraty, an extremely endearing and affable young man with boy-next-door Devonshire charm who eases in with some...

Exeter City sign Ryan Swan

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Posted: Tue, 02/21/2017 - 4:22pm

Exeter City have signed striker Ryan Swan on a deal until the end of the season. The former UCD (University of College Dublin) forward put pen to paper on a contract at St James Park having impressed on a trial at the club in November. The 20-year-old started his football career at Tolka Rovers and made his League of Ireland bow with Bray Wanderers, where he became friends with current City player Pierce Sweeney. He then moved to UCD at the start of the 2015 season and managed to score 18 goals for the Students in 54 First Division appearances. He also netted three times in the Europa...