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Next Up: Blackpool vs Exeter City – Play off final

Next Up: Blackpool vs Exeter City – Play off final

It has been said many times already, but for emphasis, if you said to a City supporter prior to the trip to Leyton Orient on November 22nd that six months later they’d be watching their side walk out at Wembley, your sanity would have been called into question. After all, following a heartbreaking stoppage time 3-2 defeat to Carlisle, City …

by Jason H on May 25th, 2017 Leave a comment »

Matt Oakley to Retire

Matt Oakley to Retire

Exeter City midfielder Matt Oakley has announced that he will be retiring at the end of this season. Matt, who has played nearly 200 games for the club over a five-and-a-half-year spell, began his career at Southampton and made his debut for the Saints towards the end of the 1994/95 season. The 39-year-old midfielder has had a long and distinguished …

by Hants on May 18th, 2017 Leave a comment »

Next Up: Exeter City vs Carlisle United – Play off 2nd leg

Next Up: Exeter City vs Carlisle United – Play off 2nd leg

The second leg of the League Two Playoff semi-final is all-square after a pulsating first leg ended 3-3, although things may have been so different had the linesman understood the offside law in wrongly disallowing two City goals. There’s no use crying over spilt milk, however, and City will hope to register a win to book their place at Wembley. …

by Jason H on May 18th, 2017 Leave a comment »

Next Up: Carlisle vs Exeter – Play Off Semi-final 1st leg

Next Up: Carlisle vs Exeter – Play Off Semi-final 1st leg

With the regular season over, City are in that rare position of their season extending hopefully to the end of May, and face another two matches against the side who beat them on the final day. Paul Tisdale has been typically coy about his selection for Sunday’s match, but there are hints that one or two of those who have …

by Jason H on May 12th, 2017 Leave a comment »

Next Up: Exeter City vs Carlisle United

Next Up: Exeter City vs Carlisle United

With the euphoria surrounding City’s qualification for the playoffs still resonating, Paul Tisdale has been very quick to try to keep his players’ feet on the ground ahead of what is still, for the division and City’s opponents at least, a vital final fixture of the regular season. Tisdale knows that confidence plays a huge part in performance, and thus …

by Jason H on May 4th, 2017 Leave a comment »

Next Up: Doncaster Rovers vs Exeter City

Next Up: Doncaster Rovers vs Exeter City

Yet another late show against Morecambe secured a vital three points for City and ensured that one win from the final two matches will secure, subject to a most unrealistic scoreline, an extension to the season for Paul Tisdale’s side. Reuben Reid picked up a knock having come off the bench to score the decisive second goal and will be …

by Jason H on April 28th, 2017 Leave a comment »

Next Up: Exeter City vs Morecambe

Next Up: Exeter City vs Morecambe

The Easter weekend proved a mixed bag for City – a win over Barnet seemed to put some daylight between the Grecians and the jagged line marking the playoffs, only for defeat at Cambridge on Monday, coupled with Blackpool’s late win at Doncaster, to throw the race wide open again. One of the brightest spots on an otherwise disappointing afternoon …

by Jason H on April 20th, 2017 Leave a comment »

Next Up: Mansfield Town vs Exeter City

Next Up: Mansfield Town vs Exeter City

A 3-3 draw at home to a bottom half side may not feel like a victory, but considering City were 0-3 down after 87 minutes there was something of a feeling of euphoria when Reuben Reid smashed home the equaliser, and therefore the mood in the City camp is likely to be buoyant heading in to a trip to Nottinghamshire …

by Jason H on March 31st, 2017 Leave a comment »

Next Up: Exeter City vs Yeovil Town

Next Up: Exeter City vs Yeovil Town

A hard-earned draw away to fellow promotion chasers Luton sees City return home for a local derby in decent spirit. Jordan Moore-Taylor is expected to be fit for Saturday having been taken off early at Luton with a head injury – indeed Paul Tisdale suggested the only reason he was substituted was that it would have meant City playing for …

by Jason H on March 24th, 2017 Leave a comment »

Next Up: Luton Town vs Exeter City

Next Up: Luton Town vs Exeter City

City got their promotion push back on track with a convincing 3-0 win against relegation threatened Cheltenham on Tuesday night, a result that kept Paul Tisdale’s side in the playoff places and, combined with some helpful results elsewhere, means City could go fourth on Saturday if they manage to win on their travels against another side in the playoff zone. …

by Jason H on March 16th, 2017 Leave a comment »