Stephen Birley

No Southern Road league action for Town until January!

Exmouth Town Reserves are set to ensure an ‘extended’ Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League North & East Division lay-off from action following the news that Braunton have decided not to resume playing until December 19 – at the earliest. Some clubs are, understandably, going down to route that Braunton have taken for, playing football without […]Read More

Exmouth Town youth teams all set for action!

This coming weekend (December 5/6) Exmouth Town youth teams will make a return to action as Lockdown Two comes to an end. Saturday (December 5) sees the Under-9s travel across to Acland Park, Feniton where they will face matches against both the home team and Honiton Town with the action getting underway at 9am. The […]Read More

Football clubs facing tough decisions

Football clubs away from the elite of the game are faced with some tough decisions in the coming days. Here in East Devon we have the likes of Exmouth Town (Western League), Axminster Town, Honiton Town and Sidmouth Town (South West Peninsula League) and Budleigh Salterton, Ottery St Mary and Exmouth Town Reserves (Scott Richards […]Read More

Exmouth Town youth system under the spotlight

Exmouth Towns youth set up have had a frustrating start to the 2020/21 season, writes Martin Cook. Like all the other youth set-ups the length and breadth of Devon, the Town youth teams saw their season make a belated start due to the initial nationwide lockdown. Then, in October, the Town youth section was subjected […]Read More

Quiz time

Quiz time. That was the sporting week……. Here we launch a new weekly quiz that looks at the sporting world over the past week. Our logic with regard to the quiz is that our followers of the website may make a regular visit to help wile away the time on the journey to away matches! […]Read More

Town Reserves set for home re-start

There may be no action until December 18 in terms of Exmouth Town and the Toolstation Western League, but the Southern Road club do have both Reserve team and Under-18 action to look forward to on the first Saturday of December. The Town Reserves are in Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League North and East action […]Read More

Western League call off matches until December 18

Exmouth Town will not be back into Toolstation Western League action until Saturday, December 19 at the very earliest. It is another blow to players, management and supporters alike after the news today (Friday, November 27) that the league will not be re-starting until the Saturday before Christmas. The Toolstation Western League released a statement […]Read More

No bar means more financial woe for local football clubs

The news that Devon is to be classified as Tier Two comes as ‘yet another hammer-blow’ to football clubs who are set to return to action on the first Saturday of December. With the Toolstation Western League (Exmouth Town), South West Peninsula League (Axminster Town, Honiton Town and Sidmouth Town), Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League […]Read More

Joma League fixtures for December 5

The Joma Devon & Exeter League returns to action on the first Saturday of December (5) with a full set of fixtures across the 11 divisions. PREMIER EAST – There’s local interest in all five of the matches on offer with the ‘Match of the Day’ being the Acland Park meeting between table-topping Feniton and […]Read More