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The standard September break for internationals saw both Bournemouth and Bristol City, our top two teams in the English pyramid, without a game last weekend, writes Gareth Davies. For City, their manager Lee Johnson and those that descend on BS3 every other Saturday, there was a chance to reflect on a promising opening month to …

Noah Smerdon has secured a move to Exeter City, after the 1931 Fund helped provide an undisclosed fee to West Bromwich Albion for the youngster. The 1931 Fund is a group of around 60 Exeter City supporters, who all donate £19 a month to help pay towards an extra member of the first team squad. …

FOOTBALL FIXTURES   TUESDAY JULY 9 FRIENDLIES AFC Fylde v Wigan Athletic (7.45 pm). AFC Wimbledon v Bristol City (7.45 pm). Beckenham Town v Dover Athletic (7.45 pm). Berkhamsted v Barnet FC (7.45 pm). Bideford v Torquay United (7.30 pm). Billericay Town v Southend United (7.45 pm). Brimscombe & Thrupp v Gloucester City (7.45 pm). Cadbury Heath v Bristol …

ALEX Fisher says he cannot wait to turn out for the Grecians at St James Park, after agreeing a deal to sign for Exeter City following his departure from Yeovil Town. Fisher began his early career with Oxford United before going on to play in Spain, Belgium and Italy. He has also had spells with …

BRISTOL City boss Lee Johnson said he was proud of his team after they produced a second half comeback against Millwall at the Den on Tuesday night to keep their Championships play-off hopes alive. The Robins won 2-1 after trailing 1-0 at half-time in London. It could have been worse for City had Max O’Leary …

A GROUP of Yeovil Town players have apologised after being pictured enjoying a night out after the club were relegated on Saturday. The Glovers’ 2-2 draw at Northampton Town meant their 16-year stay in the Football League came to an end. However, a group of players and staff were later pictured that evening smiling and …

AFTER a fantastic season that saw his goals spearhead Torquay United’s championship-winning campaign, Jamie Reid has been named as the Vanarama National League South player of the season. Reid hit 32 goals (29 in the league), including a fine effort in United’s final day win over St Albans on Saturday. The award is the latest …

PLYMOUTH Argyle have appointed Ian Roscrow as their new head of recruitment. Roscrow follows in the footsteps of former scout Greg Strong, who left the club in November to join National League side Salford City. Yorkshireman Roscrow has worked for a decade a Swansea City and previous held recruitment roles at Wigan and Middlesbrough. Argyle …