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Exeter City FC

MATT Taylor has taken big steps towards stamping his mark on the Exeter City squad with a number of signings since taking up the reins at the beginning of June. The Grecians manager made his first two signings with the captures of defender Aaron Martin from Oxford United and former Notts County striker Jonathan Forte. …

11th July 2018 in: Exeter City, Football
Exeter City FC

JAKE Taylor is confident Exeter City can use the bitter experience of last season’s play-off heartbreak as motivation to secure automatic promotion. Last term, the Grecians rose from bottom of the table in November to a fifth-placed finish before their promotion hopes were left in tatters after losing to Blackpool in the play-off final at …

4th April 2018 in: Exeter City, Football
Exeter City FC

WHEN Exeter City dropped out of The Football League back in 2003, all options were on the table as the club battled crippling debts. It soon emerged the Grecians were almost £5-million in the red and the club explored a number of cost-cutting measures as they sought to stave off potential liquidation. One of the …

28th March 2018 in: Exeter City, Football
Exeter City FC

IF EXETER City are to muscle their way into the automatic promotion picture then the presence of Jordan Moore-Taylor and Troy Brown will be pivotal. Injuries to both players have robbed Exeter of their first choice centre-half partnership for a large chunk of the season. Now they are back fit and available as the season …

1st March 2018 in: Exeter City, Football
Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion Fa Cup Round three

It was always going to be impossible to please everyone when Exeter City were paired with Premier League strugglers West Brom in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup. Ordinarily St James’ Park would be able to meet the high demand for tickets for the eagerly-anticipated encounter with Alan Pardew’s side. But the near …

24th December 2017 in: Exeter City
Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion Fa Cup Round three

Manager Paul Tisdale was quick to urge club bosses to use Exeter City’s Emirates FA Cup exploits as a platform to boost their promotion push. The Grecians staged a thrilling fightback to finally see off Forest Green Rovers at St James’ Park on Tuesday evening. Christian Doidge fired the visitors into a first-half lead from …

17th December 2017 in: Exeter City
Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers FA Cup Replay Match preview

Exeter City have been given a massive incentive to win their Emirates FA Cup replay against Forest Green Rovers on Tuesday night at St James’ Park. The sides played out a thrilling 3-3 draw when they met at The New Lawn eight days ago with the tie swinging one way and then another. In the …

12th December 2017 in: Exeter City, Forest Green Rovers
Social Media in Football

Abuse hurled at football players used to be confined to the terraces where angry supporters vent their frustrations at what they are seeing on the pitch. Yet the development of technology has triggered new methods of expressing opinions on anything and everything associated with the game. But where do supporters cross the line and at …

22nd November 2017 in: Football

When David Luiz’s future was thrown into doubt at Chelsea following a row with manager Antonio Conte, Exeter City could have been forgiven for viewing the storm as a boost. The Brazilian’s demotion to the bench for the heavyweight clash against Manchester United not only robbed Chelsea of one of their first-choice defenders, but it …

15th November 2017 in: Exeter City
Paul Tislade

Mention the FA Cup to Exeter City supporters and the world’s favourite domestic cup competition will conjure a mixture of memories and emotions. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, the knock-out competition has served up just about everything for Grecians fans. For the older generation of …

5th November 2017 in: Exeter City