Football: Southern Road to host Falklands Cup before Exmouth Town kick off 2019/20 campaign

Exmouth Town will host the Falklands Cup at their Southern Road home on Wednesday evening (July 31).

Contested annually, it’s a match between The Royal Marines and The Parachute Regiment. Kick-off is at 7pm and admission is free.

The Southern Road clubhouse will also be open.

Exmouth Town FC are also in action away at Axminster Town on Wednesday night (kick-off 7.30pm).

The tie is their final warm-up game before their new league campaign begins on Saturday (August 3) with the visit of Bridport (3pm).

Exmouth head for Tiger Way in fine pre-season form; their latest success being Saturday’s 4-0 home win over Bodmin Town.

A first-half goal from Dave Rowe was followed by second-half efforts from Dax Vincent, an own goal following a Ben Steer corner and a calm finish from Tom Prout.

Town have enjoyed four successive pre-season clean-sheet wins.

More than 600 supporters have been at Southern Road for the three pre-season matches; a 6-0 win over Sidmouth Town and a 2-1 success against an Exeter City XI before the win over Bodmin Town.

Town were also 1-0 winners in a pre-season game at Bishops Lydeard.

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