Exeter City FC

Exeter City FC and Kitsons solicitors are a winning team

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Fri, 02/08/2013 - 8:17am

Devon law firm Kitsons is joining forces with Exeter City’s Football in the Community Trust to host a ‘One Game, One Community’ themed match next Friday (February 15) to coincide with the Exeter City FC v Accrington Stanley game.

The evening will be hosted by Mark Tyler who will be joined by three of the GB Blind Football Paralympics Team, Robin Williams, Keryn Seal and Dan James.

Torquay earn bragging rights in Devon Derby

Authored by JAMIII
Posted: Wed, 01/30/2013 - 8:11am

Exeter City’s unbeaten record in 2013 came to an end at the hands of local rivals Torquay United at St James Park. An early penalty by Rene Howe set the Gulls on their way, as the visitors settled early.

City pressed and pressed in the closing stages but an equaliser just wouldn’t materialise as the Gulls’ defence held out resolutely to claim the win. Paul Tisdale made four changes to his starting line-up for the second in a double-header of Devon Derbies against Torquay United. Jimmy Keohane , Alan Gow and Matt Oakley all returned to the XI, whilst Mark Molesley was given a debut...

Football Fun lined up for February Half Term

Exeter City’s Football in the Community charity is extending the range of its popular children’s football roadshows for the upcoming February half term.

There will be four different events in Exeter, plus courses in Exmouth, Sidmouth, Crediton, Tiverton, Honiton, Feniton, Okehampton and Barnstaple.

A two-day course on the astroturf at St Luke's Science and Sports College kicks off half term, starting on Monday 18th February and costing £27 for the two days. A special goalkeepers and strikers day is being held at Middlemoor on Friday 22nd February (£15), while on the same...

Kick It Out seeks football’s next generation in Exeter

A chance to land a job in the football industry is on offer for aspiring coaches, managers and administrators with an event in Exeter on Sunday 24 February running from 1-5pm.

Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion campaign, will descend on the University of Exeter to host Raise Your Game, a free afternoon which pairs experienced individuals already working in the game with youngsters hoping to gain valuable advice to follow in their footsteps.

Former Chelsea and Pisa captain, Paul Elliott, ambassador and trustee for the campaign, is hoping the event will whet the...

Exeter City at home against Southend - Game On!

Authored by JAMIII
Posted: Sat, 01/12/2013 - 11:55am

Today's match pitting 5th placed Exeter City against 6th placed Southend United is set to go ahead as scheduled. Head groundsman Clive Pring reports the pitch to be in outstanding shape in spite of the heavy rain last night. Tickets for all area's will be available on the gate but fans are advised to get to the park early as there are a number of other match tickets being sold.

Before the Southend game on Saturday, in addition to the usual matchday duties, Reception at St James Park will be:

• Selling Bristol Rovers away tickets (now on *general sale*at a maximum four per...

Exeter City confirm signing of Myles Anderson

Exeter City has today completed the signing of 22-year-old Myles Anderson, following his release from Blackburn Rovers.

No Christmas cheer for Exeter City at home

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Wed, 12/26/2012 - 6:55pm

Exeter City slipped to a 3-1 defeat on Boxing Day at home to a lively Oxford United side, who fared better in the wet weather.

James Constable broke the deadlock in the first half by capitalising on a bouncing ball, despite Exeter starting the brightest.

His second early after the interval was followed immediately by a strike from Peter Leven, putting the U’s in the driving seat.

Jamie Cureton netted a penalty midway through the second half to give Exeter a fighting chance, but defensive resolve by the visitors allowed them to hold onto their lead and subsequently...

Exeter City FC and police praise football fans

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Tue, 12/25/2012 - 8:07am

Exeter City FC and Devon & Cornwall Police would like to thank fans of both City and Plymouth Argyle for their excellent behaviour during the recent meeting between the two sides at St James Park.

The Devon Derby is always a passionate affair and often attracts the largest gate of the season – both at St James Park and Home Park. We are pleased to report that this year’s derby can live long in the memory for the exciting on-field action, an electric trouble free atmosphere enjoyed by all.

Both sets of fans made plenty of noise as they cheered on their teams, as the...

Community Trust asks youngsters, "What's your goal?"

Exeter City FC Community Trust is launching a programme of in-school workshops to help local youngsters identify their career goals.

This is part of a national programme called ‘What’s Your Goal?’ run by the Football League sponsor, npower, to give students across the country the chance to experience working life in the football industry.

As part of the in-school sessions, run by the Trust, local youngsters will be shown how to complete an application form and encouraged to apply for one of the five sought after four-day work experience placements at the Trust and Exeter...

New development squad draws big names to Exeter FC

Playing teams such as Fulham, Tottenham and Chelsea every week sounds like the stuff of footballing dreams - but thanks to an education programme being delivered by Exeter City’s Football in the Community Trust, in partnership with Teignmouth Community School, that’s exactly the sides Exeter City’s Development Squad are meeting each Wednesday.

The Trust created its first Development Squad this season and entered the English Colleges Football Association Premier League/Football League Division. The league includes high-profile teams such as Tottenham, Watford, Birmingham and Chelsea...