Exeter City

Exeter City’s legendary players to have a “seat” in the crowd at Wembley playoff game

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 06/26/2020 - 7:36am

Exeter City legends from the past century and beyond such as Dick Pym, Alan Banks and Adam Stansfield will have a seat ‘together’ at a game for the very first time at the club’s Wembley playoff match.

Measures introduced by the club to help fans attend the match in ‘virtual form’ means 12 much-loved players will join their fellow Grecians in the capital.

Thousands of Exeter City fans have paid to have their faces put on environmentally friendly cut-outs, which will be taken to Wembley and placed in the stands to create an audience with a difference.

University...

Exeter City back to Wembley

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Tue, 06/23/2020 - 11:08am

A left-footed strike from Ryan Bowman in extra time sent Exeter City to Wembley after a manic second-leg at St James Park.

Aaron Martin and Jayden Richardson had taken City 2-1 up on aggregate, before a goal from Courtney Senior sent the match to extra time, before Ryan’s strike ultimately won the game for the Grecians.

City boss Matt Taylor made four changes to the side that started the first leg in Essex, with Jonny Maxted, Alex Fisher, Jayden Richardson and Archie Collins all starting the game.

Lewis Ward, Jack Sparkes and Nigel Atangana all returned to the...

Grecians in League 2 Playoffs

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Wed, 06/10/2020 - 2:17pm

The final League standings have now been confirmed meaning that Swindon Town have been confirmed as Champions with Crewe Alexandra and Plymouth Argyle securing the second and third automatic promotion places to League One.

Cheltenham Town, Exeter City, Colchester United and Northampton Town will contest the Sky Bet Play-Offs with the following schedule agreed:

1st Legs

Thursday, June 18

  • Colchester United v Exeter City – 5.15pm
  • Northampton Town v Cheltenham Town – 7.45pm

2nd Legs

Monday, June 22

  • ...
The Earl and Countess of Devon pictured with Julian Tagg, chair of Exeter CITY Community Trust, and Jamie Vittles, chief executive of the charity.

Earl and Countess of Devon become city charity’s new patrons

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Mon, 05/11/2020 - 9:41am

Exeter CITY Community Trust has today announced its new charity patrons – the Earl and Countess of Devon.

The organisation, which is the partner charity of Exeter City Football Club, delivers mental and physical health and wellbeing activity to people of all ages and abilities across Devon.

Exeter CITY Community Trust has recently adapted its services and is a key partner with Exeter City Council on the Exeter Community Wellbeing Initiative and is now collecting and delivering shopping, prescriptions and emergency food parcels for isolated and vulnerable people across the...

Exeter City's matches postponed by EFL due to coronavirus

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Fri, 03/13/2020 - 11:41am

All professional football in England has been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Exeter City's matches against Salford City (March 14), Scunthorpe United (March 17), Plymouth Argyle (March 23) and Bradford City (March 28) have been postponed following the the announcement this morning that all matches in the EFL have been postponed until April 3 at the earliest.

Exeter City FC released the following statement on their website:

"A statement from the EFL this mornig read as follows: The FA, Premier League, EFL and Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women...

Rainbows and applause when Exeter City took stand against homophobia for 11th year

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 03/03/2020 - 5:42pm

EXETER City Football Club said “no to homophobia” at its home game with Crawley Town on Saturday, February 29.

The match was designated as the Club’s annual “Football v Homophobia” fixture and a number of initiatives were organised by the Exeter City Supporters’ Trust, its One Game One Community (OGOC) Group and Exeter City Community Trust.

It is 11 years ago since the international initiative was founded and the 11th time that a designated Football v Homophobia (FvH) match has been held by Exeter City.

Three years ago, Lou Englefield, Director of the national...

Match report: Exeter City 1 Crawley Town 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/29/2020 - 5:45pm

Exeter City fought back from a goal down to earn a point at home to Crawley Town.

The Grecians, in heavy conditions, fell behind to Ashley Nadesan first half strike and toiled for the majority of the match before finding some rhythm in the final half hour an then equalising with nine minutes to go through Brennan Dickenson.

City manager Matt Taylor made three changes from last Saturday’s defeat to Northampton Town as Nicky Law, Jake Taylor and Dean Moxey came in for Tom Parkes, Archie Collins and Matt Jay.

The Grecians started the match brightly, but it was the...

Exeter City to take stand against homophobia at Crawley Town match

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:15am

EXETER City will take another stand against homophobia at its match against Crawley Town tomorrow, Saturday, February 29 at St James Park.

The match has been designated as the club’s annual 'Football v Homophobia' fixture and a number of initiatives to mark the day have been organised by Exeter City Supporters’ Trust and its One Game One Community (OGOC) Group.

This will be the 11th time that an annual Exeter City home game has been designated as an FvH match.

Players from both teams will warm up in Football v Homophobia t-shirts. These will be thrown to the crowd...

Northampton Town 2 Exeter City 0: Match report

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/22/2020 - 6:23pm

A first minute opener from Vadaine Oliver and Sam Hoskins’ 80th-minute penalty gave Northampton Town all three points in this Sky Bet League Two encounter.

Manager Matt Taylor reverted back to the side which travelled to Macclesfield Town in City’s previous League Two encounter - but did made one change with Tom Parkes replacing Dean Moxey in central defence.

After just 54 seconds the Grecians, rather unfortunately, found themselves behind as Northampton’s Oliver latched onto a lofted ball over the top of the back three and half-volleyed past Lewis Ward into the top corner...

Match report: Macclesfield Town 2 Exeter City 3

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 02/15/2020 - 6:23pm

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.

The home side started brightly, with Lewis Ward required on two...

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