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Football Conference Gets New Sponsors

Football Conference Gets New Sponsors

After the online payments company Skrill pulled the plug on their sponsorship for the three Divisions of the Conference, the League has been looking for a replacement. Working with the SportQuake agency they have won a deal with the van hire company Vanarama. The deal is for 3 years and is thought to be in the region of £750,000 a …

by Hants on July 30th, 2014 Leave a comment »

JPT 2014/14: Grecians Get Bye in Johnstone’s Paint Trophy

JPT 2014/14: Grecians Get Bye in Johnstone’s Paint Trophy

The regionalisation of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy has been organised, as has the 16 clubs that will get byes into the 2nd round. In possibly good news Exeter City have been given a bye. Plymouth Argyle have also been given a bye, so the potential for a Devon Derby is still there. The draw will take place on Saturday 16th …

by Hants on July 30th, 2014 Leave a comment »

Ex-City Defender Swaps Bantams for Robins

Ex-City Defender Swaps Bantams for Robins

Exeter City’s former captain, Matt Taylor, 32, has left Bradford City by mutual consent and signed a two-year deal with Cheltenham Town. He’ll be wearing the number 4 shirt for the Robins, and looks set to be made team captain. Exeter City’s manager would have come across Matt Taylor at Team bath where Matt was studying for a Diploma in …

by Hants on July 26th, 2014 Leave a comment »

Chorlton the City’s Chairman Steps Down

Chorlton the City’s Chairman Steps Down

To the delight of Exeter City fans, the Club Chairman Ed Chorlton OBE has stood down. A master of the Powerpoint presentation and a supporter of Manchester United, but completely unable to connect with City fans. The Trust Board finally getting frustrated at the lack of progress on ground redevelopment and the missed opportunities for advancing those plans. Exeweb.com called …

by Hants on July 25th, 2014 Leave a comment »

Football League Games to be Covered Live on TV

Football League Games to be Covered Live on TV

The Football League, Clubs and Sky Sports have agreed which matches will be covered live by Sky Sports during August, September, October and November. At the moment that list includes 2 Capital One Cup games from the first round. While the Championship gets good coverage, four League 2 games will feature, of which two will show Plymouth Argyle and two …

by Hants on July 25th, 2014 Comments Off

Tupi or Not Tupi – A Fan’s Thoughts on the Brazil Trip

Tupi or Not Tupi – A Fan’s Thoughts on the Brazil Trip

Tupi or not Tupi, that was the question for City fans ahead of Wednesday’s 2-1 victory for the team – a choice between a lengthy bus journey or cramming in more of the delights of Rio. The win was a fitting reward for those who didn’t make it back here until  2.30am, and especially those who leave today before City’s …

by Nick Spencer on July 25th, 2014 Comments Off

Coles Defends Use of ‘C’ Word on Instagram

Coles Defends Use of ‘C’ Word on Instagram

Danny Coles troubled use of social media has been highlighted on a number of occasions in the last 8 months, and this week has been no different for the former Exeter City captain. Having been reprimanded by the Club for his ‘implied’ use of the ‘C’ word on Jimmy Keohane’s Instagram account this week, he has come out and defended …

by Hants on July 24th, 2014 Comments Off

Cureton Gives Daggers Cutting Edge

Cureton Gives Daggers Cutting Edge

Having been released by League 2 Cheltenham Town at the end of last season, there has been much speculation as to who Jamie Cureton, 38,  would be joining. Bristol Rovers seem to be the best candidates, read more here, but he played for Dagenham & Redbridge during the week in a pre-season friendly, and it’s them that Cureton has signed …

by Hants on July 24th, 2014 Comments Off

Danny Coles Reprimanded for Social Media Use – Again

Danny Coles Reprimanded for Social Media Use – Again

Danny Coles is in the news again, as his third misuse of social media has caused problems. Although he has deleted his Twitter account, other social media sites are not as private as individuals think they are! The former Exeter City captain has already been stripped of his captaincy for abusing young City fans, this time is the use of …

by Hants on July 23rd, 2014 Comments Off

BT Sport and the Football Conference Announce More Live Games

BT Sport and the Football Conference Announce More Live Games

BT Sport and the Football Conference have agree 4 more games for being televised live in September. Some interesting games, including the derby game between Chester and Wrexham, plus we get to see our Devon neighbours in action away to Alfreton. The games are:- Wednesday 10 September   -  Dover Athletic v Barnet – kick-off 7.45pm Monday 22 September  -  Chester …

by Hants on July 19th, 2014 Comments Off