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Exmouth Town FC made a fine start to their pre-season competitive action as they brushed aside visiting Sidmouth Town, beating them 6-0 at Southern Road in a midweek evening contest. A terrific turnout of 169 at Southern Road saw Kevin Hill’s men take a 12th-minute lead through a goal from last season’s leading scorer, Ace High. The next four goals were all scored by Jordan Harris, who ran the visiting defence a merry dance for much of the first 45 minutes. During the first half, Town fielded seven of last season’s regular first team and they went into the break…

Young footballers celebrated success in an Exeter City tournament at the home of Collumpton Rangers Brixington Blues Under-14s are celebrating after winning the Exeter City youth football tournament for the second year running. The competition was hosted this year by Cullompton Rangers Football Club. Brixington Blues entered two teams in the under-14s age group; one being Blues and the other United. In the early group stages Brixington Blues finished third and United took second place. That meant they met in the quarter-finals and a close contest ensued that was eventually won by United 1-0. In the semi-finals, United despatched Heavitree…

Exmouth Tigers Disability Football Club celebrates its best season so far for men’s and ladies’ sides A football club giving disabled players a shot at sporting glory is going from strength to strength after landing a league title and promotion.   Exmouth Tigers Disability Five-a-Side Football Club boasts a burgeoning men’s team and a ladies’ side which recently landed its first-ever victory. The initial idea to form the club came from a four-strong group of young disabled men in 2015. Without doubt, this latest season has been their best so far….Since those humble beginnings, and, in the space of just…

Treble success for Under-18s with victory in Devon County Youth League Cup final is hailed as ‘icing on the cake’ of super season for Exmouth Town Football Club Exmouth Town Football Club Under-18s have scored an unprecedented treble with victory in the Devon County Youth League Cup final.  The Southern Road youngsters defeated Totnes and Dartington 1-0 at the Coach Road HQ of the Devon FA. In what has certainly been a wonderful season on and off the pitch for all at Southern Road, this really has to be the icing on the cakeThey can add the trophy to the…

Under-14s quartet so close to landing national title in Nottingham – as praise is lavished on East Devon Tennis Academy youngsters The East Devon Tennis Academy (EDTA) had a number of players involved in the national finals in Nottingham. Getting to the final and getting so close to winning is a tremendous achievement. Each player displayed considerable skill, courage and endurance in the face of some tough situations…Four players – Ben Johnson, Lucas Urquiza, Zac Brown and Alfie James Woodger – came close to winning the boys’ under-14s title at the finals. The Devon team were narrowly beaten by Warwickshire in…

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