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Young footballers in Exmouth have been given a first-aid boost thanks to the town side’s supporters’ club.  Muff Town Casuals, part of the Exmouth Town Supporters Club,  raised cash for first-aid kits for the Southern Road youth section. They were presented to youth team coaches Aaron Skinner and Martin Onoyiweta together with Bill Edmunds and Jim Wallace, representing the supporters’ club. Exmouth Town Supporters Club aims to help to improve the social environment and facilities at Exmouth Town FC. This is achieved through fundraising activities such as merchandising, advertising and community-spirited events. [asp_product id=”17531″] Exmouth Town FC to kick off…

Exmouth Town Football Club begin a new Toolstation Western League campaign with a midweek game at old foes Plymouth Parkway. The sides met in the early stages of last season where Town were edged out 1-0. Exmouth actually begin their competitive action with a September 1 FA Cup tie at fellow Toolstation League outfit Keynsham Town. Eight days later they will travel to Parkway for a September 7 (7.45pm kick-off) fixture. The first home game of the new league term is the week after with another midweek game, a Wednesday, September 16, meeting with Tavistock. The first Saturday home game…

Residents in Exmouth are being selected at random to vote on how £300,000 will be spent on boosting sport in the town. East Devon District Council will post out 5,000 letters to homes in Exmouth, asking residents to vote for their favourite projects. The £300,000 fund, collected by the council from house developers building in the area, will be used to create new sports facilities, or improve existing ones. Last year EDDC canvased Exmouth residents and groups on how best to spend the Section-106 developer cash. From next week selected residents will be asked to choose which of seven eligible…

Exmouth Town Football Club have been handed a tough task in the opening round of the 2020/21 Emirates FA Cup. The Southern Road outfit face fellow Toolstation Western League outfit Keynsham Town in the competition’s extra-preliminary round. Town last year reached the first qualifying round before exiting the competition in a 4-2 defeat to Highworth. Exmouth last season made the trip up the M5  to Keynsham for a league game and went down 1-0 on the home club’s artificial surface. Making the Town task of FA Cup progress that much tougher this season is that, owing to the belated start to…

Lympstone Football Club manager Dave Fairweather is looking to recruit some new players and set up some pre-season games. Fairweather attended his first club training session last Thursday and found plenty of the club’s second team present – but only one of last season’s first-team there. He said: “That’s not a problem because I have been told that there are a couple of the side from last year that are staying with the club and could not get to that particular training session. I am very much of the thinking that planning and preparation are big parts of Saturday afternoon…

An Exmouth-based football club which gives disabled players a shot at sporting glory has netted £2,000 to help it survive the coronavirus pandemic. Sport England has awarded the sum to the Exmouth Tigers in National Lottery cash from its Community Emergency Fund. The cash will allow the club to keep going, continue to lease its multi-adaptable minibus, and ensure its members extra support and guidance through the virus crisis.  Chairman Paul Baldwin said: “This very generous grant of £2,000 from Sport England will ensure that Exmouth Tigers will be able to carry on providing support and football for our disabled…

Young footballers in Exmouth have boosted struggling families by scoring a huge haul of food to donate to the town’s community larder. Brixington Blues set itself a new goal when its season came to an abrupt end because of the coronavirus pandemic. The youth football club decided to look for ways it could continue to engage with the local community in difficult times. Each team coach across its age groups led a collection for the food bank. We may be missing out on our community football, but it is reassuring to know that we still have a strong sense of…

‘Over the moon’ young Brixington Blues footballers have scored a brand-new kit thanks to the Exmouth’s branch of McDonald’s.   The fast food eatery’s franchisee David Shawyer forked out on the strips. Under-14s from the club visited the Liverton Business Park restaurant to be presented with the new gear. The players are over the moon with their new kits and they have already been put to good use in their recent matches – Brixington Blues coach Jason DeanMr Shawyer, who has supported the club for the past three years, said: “It was great to see the team again and present them…

Exmouth Town Football Club has launched a bid to net donations for a charity helping families struggling during the festive season. The Southern Road outfit is placing a collection box outside its ground at home games during December in an effort to boost Exmouth Community Larder. Run by Christians Together in Exmouth and supported by the Salvation Army, the food bank says demand has increased by 30 per cent in 2019. We are hoping that players, officials and supporters will get involved – Town’s Martin CookWhen family dependents are added to the ‘people served’ by the cause, the rise amounts to 50…

Exmouth Town FC thirds have received a set of new training tops thanks to Graham Winteridge and his business Delux Windows. Graham is pictured beside Town third team manager Shaune Cox (back row, left) at the formal presentation of the new kit. Exmouth Town FC thirds play in the Macron Devon and Exeter League Division Eight. On the first Saturday of December, the side suffered only their second defeat of the league campaign, going down 4-2 at Witheridge thirds. PHOTOS: Exmouth’s trees celebrated with planting of new species and saplings for future generations

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