Exeter City


Ryan Bowman, Exeter City’s goalscoring hero from their play-off semi-final victory over Colchester United, is backing his side to banish the memory of their previous Wembley defeats when they face Northampton Town tomorrow evening, writes Gareth Davies. The Grecians, after defeating their Essex opponents 3-1 at St James Park on Monday, progressed to their third League …

Manager Matt Taylor has urged his Exeter City side to leave the hallowed Wembley turf tomorrow evening with no regrets as they clash with Northampton Town in the League Two play-off final, writes Tom Howe. The Grecians secured their winner-takes-all shot at promotion with a stunning 3-2 aggregate win over Colchester United on Monday. Trailing …

Exeter City manager Matt Taylor wants his team to go into tomorrow night’s League Two play-off second leg against Colchester United ‘with all guns blazing’, writes Gareth Davies. The passionate plea comes after the Grecians were defeated 1-0 in Essex on Thursday evening. With neither team able to create a chance of note as time …

Plymouth Argyle chairman Simon Hallett has backed Exeter’s quest for promotion which would see the Devon rivals continue to battle in League One next season, writes Ollie Young. After League Two clubs voted to end the 2019-20 season using a weighted points-per game system, the Pilgrims’ automatic promotion was confirmed after they finished third in …

Exeter City chairman Julian Tagg has backed the decision to end the League Two season using an unweighted points-per-game system this week, writes Gareth Davies. It means the Grecians will lock horns with Colchester United in the play-offs after the adjustment saw Matt Taylor’s side slip to fifth. The first leg takes place this coming …

Although confusion and conjecture continue to reign, the English Football League (EFL) have moved to clarify a number of key points regarding the coronavirus affected 2019-20 season, writes Tom Howe. On Wednesday, the Board met to discuss matters, including the indicative vote taken by League Two clubs and the League One impasse which both came …

English Football League chairman Rick Parry says changes are needed in order to guarantee the financial security of clubs in the professional football pyramid. In an address made to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee earlier this week, regarding the impact of coronavirus, Parry said that clubs could face a ‘£200m hole’ by September. …

League Two club chiefs remain ‘extremely doubtful’ that football will return this season, The Independent can exclusively reveal. The Football League has been suspended since mid-March over the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, with at least ten fixtures still to play for some clubs in the professional pyramid. Hopes had been expressed last month that teams …