Grecians Comedy Club

Event Date: 
02/02/2017 - 8:00pm
Paramount Personnel Lounge, Exeter City Football Club, St James Park Exeter

Thursday February 2 sees St James Park host the first ‘Grecians Comedy Club’ in the Paramount Personnel Lounge, featuring top stand-up from Ignacio Lopez, Chris Chopping, Suzy Bennett, and compare Louis Burgess.

First up on the bill is Suzy Bennett, winner of ‘Funny Women 2006’ has been described by Jimmy Carr as being “A naturally funny person” Suzy has a uniquely warm and chatty stage presence.

Following Suzy is Chris Chopping, who is known for being a ‘quick-witted raconteur’. His strong material and deadpan persona have led to a cult following. Chris’ performances at...

Luke Croll extends loan deal with Exeter City

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 01/16/2017 - 1:05pm

Luke Croll has extended his loan with Exeter City until the end of the season. Croll, 22, joined the Grecians on August 31 and has played 12 times for the club this season. The Crystal Palace defender has picked up four clean sheets during that time with his impressive performances at the centre of defence. Croll’s loan deal runs until May 6 but can be extended if the Grecians are in the play-offs.

Watkins up for for player-of-the-month award

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 01/04/2017 - 2:50pm

Exeter City’s Ollie Watkins has been nominated for the League Two player-of-the-month award for December.

Ollie, who celebrated his 21st birthday on December 30, had a month to remember as he netted five goals in four games.

He started the month off with an impressive performance against Cheltenham Town where he helped set up City’s second goal in a 3-1 victory by crossing the ball in for David Wheeler to fire home from close range.

He then followed that up with a man-of-the-match display against Mansfield Town as he scored both goals as the Grecians recorded their...

City kit up future stars at Exeter College

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 12/13/2016 - 4:19pm

Exeter City Football Club have kitted up future stars at Exeter College to celebrate both 15 years of partnership and Futsal becoming part of the college Sports Academy offer.

The long-established partnership with the college has gone from strength to strength in recent years and now sees 45 students on the men’s academy, 23 on the women’s academy, and 50 students combined taking part in the level two and three futsal Academy.

The new playing kit, provided by Exeter City and supported by Joma, allows for both the men’s and ladies teams to proudly display the partnership...

Exhibition: Life at Exeter City FC captured by top photographer

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 4:01pm

From the groundsmen carefully tending the grass, to players refuelling after the match in the changing rooms under the Old Grandstand, many aspects of match day life at Exeter City Football Club are brought to life in a new exhibition at St James Park.

Over the course of several visits in 2016, FIFA consultant and renowned World Cup football photographer Peter Robinson spent time recording the people and the structures that support Exeter City. The result is an exhibition, Looking at Football, which will be on display to the public in the club’s Heritage Lounge on 17 November from...

City supporter strikes it lucky

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:05am

When Reuben Reid scored his first goal for Exeter City with nine minutes left to play against Barnet on Saturday, Roger Hamilton-Kendall suddenly became the focus of a lot of attention in the away end at The Hive. His phone started to buzz with messages of good luck as the majority of the 360 travelling supporters held their breath. Fans had their fingers crossed that neither end would see much goalmouth action in the remaining minutes of the match. Not because they were worried about a comeback but because they knew that now there was just a little bit more than three points at stake for...

Former City stars sign up for Eamonn Dolan memorial match

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 10:15am

A total of 26 players have now signed up for the Eamonn Dolan Memorial Match with Richard Logan, Glenn Cronin, Alan Gow and John Hodge all set for a return to St James Park. The game, which is being held on Sunday, October 23, with a 1pm kick-off, will see two Exeter City XIs made up of players Eamo played with, managed or brought through battle it out at St James Park with all the money raised going to two chosen causes – Action Bladder Cancer UK and Exeter City Academy. Glenn Cronin was an integral part of Eamo’s side when he was manager at Exeter City. The Dublin-born midfielder, now 35...

Exeter City breaking new ground with 'corker of a pitch'

The installation of a 3G pitch at Exeter City’s Cliff Hill Training Ground is well under way thanks to work from NPS, Sportfields and Desso Sports.

The start-of-the-art pitch will be built to the same size as the playing field at St James Park using a contemporary cork infill surface and is set to be completed by the 17th of December.

It will benefit the club greatly as it will enable the first team to train effectively during the winter months and also be a facility that Exeter City’s Academy, Football in the Community charity and the Ladies team will be able to use all...

"It's not about football, it's about Exeter"

The Southernhay Breakfast Club , a local networking group for professionals, welcomed Julian Tagg, Chairman of Exeter City Football Club, to their last get-together, 16th September, where he explained why for him, Exeter City's not just about football.

Julian grew up in Exeter and says he's "Exeter through and through". On becoming Chairman, he wanted to do something to help improve the health and well being of its citizens and, in particular, young people and so was motivated to develop and promote the Football in the Community (FITC) project. He emphasises that the Saturday...

Exeter City 0 Crawley Town 1: Match report

Crawley Town recorded their first ever victory over Exeter City as substitute Josh Yorwerth fired a home from just inside the box.

City manager Paul Tisdale made three changes to the side that lost to Hartlepool United on Saturday, with Ethan Ampadu breaking another club record as he made his league debut for City aged 15 years, 11 months and two days.

He joined the reinstated Matt Oakley in the centre of defence, while Ryan Harley recovered from knee injury, picked up against Brentford last Tuesday, to return to midfield.

Crawley started the match brightly as Enzio...