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Changes to the Football League Loan System

Changes to the Football League Loan System

Starting from this season, the loan system between clubs in the English Premier and within the English Football League (EFL) has changed. All loan deals need to be conducted during the two transfer windows, Summer (July/August) and Winter (January). All loans will be of half-season duration or for a full season. Once loaned out a player and the transfer window …

by Hants on July 29th, 2016 Leave a comment »

Pierce Sweeney is Exeter’s New 1931 Player

Pierce Sweeney is Exeter’s New 1931 Player

Exeter City have signed Pierce Sweeney on a permanent deal, with the help of the 1931 Fund. Paul Tisdale is delighted to sign Sweeney and quick to praise the Fund for their support ­– contributing a sum of £15,000 towards the cost of the defender’s wages. Paul said:- The 1931 Fund is a vital part of our community-owned club and …

by Hants on July 28th, 2016 Leave a comment »

Exeter Issue Statement on use of Pyrotechnics

Exeter Issue Statement on use of Pyrotechnics

The Club have issued a statement following incidents at the friendly with Taunton on Tuesday evening. Exeter City chairman Julian Tagg, said: The club has been made aware of the use of smoke pellets from a small minority of travelling fans at Exeter City’s game away at Taunton Town on Tuesday night. The club would like to state on record …

by Hants on July 28th, 2016 Leave a comment »

Exeter to Face Swindon and Oxford in EFL Trophy

Exeter to Face Swindon and Oxford in EFL Trophy

The draw for the group stages of the EFL Trophy has been made. 16 Premiership and Championship teams with Category 1 status Academies also get to enter their B team (under 23s). There are 8 groups and the top 2 teams in each will progress to the next round. The trophy has not attracted a sponsor yet, and the Football …

by Hants on July 27th, 2016 Leave a comment »

Argyle Kick off Time Changed

Argyle Kick off Time Changed

Having last season allowed a proper kick off time of 3pm on a Saturday Devon and Cornwall Police have again enforced a change of time for this season’s game. With little problem last season it doesn’t make sense to inconvenience supporters, but the police have decided to do so. Kick off will now be at 1pm.

by Hants on July 26th, 2016 Leave a comment »

Jamie Reid Loaned to Torquay

Jamie Reid Loaned to Torquay

Exeter City’s young striker, Jamie Reid has joined Torquay United on a three month long loan. The 21-year-old former Northern Ireland U21 international has featured in most of Exeter’s pre-season friendlies, scoring last Thursday against Truro having hit the underside of the bar early in the game. Reid played 16 times for the Grecians last season, netting once. With the …

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Jamie McAllister Appointed Bristol City’s U21 Coach

Jamie McAllister Appointed Bristol City’s U21 Coach

Championship side Bristol City have announced that Exeter defender Jamie McAllister is their new Under 21 coach. The 38-year-old had previously spent time at Ashton Gate, helping them to promotion n the 2006/07 season, and then helped the Robins to a Championship play off final the following season. Jamie became a Grecian in January 2015 having spent some time as …

by Hants on July 1st, 2016 Leave a comment »

Alex Nicholls off to Barnet

Alex Nicholls off to Barnet

Barnet have announced that they have signed Alex Nicholls. The midfielder was not offered a contract by Exeter City at the end of the 2016/17. The 28-year-old played 75 times for Exeter after initially joining the Grecians on loan from Northampton Town at the end of August 2014. Having been recalled by the Cobblers in on October 2014, he returned …

by Hants on July 1st, 2016 Leave a comment »

Exeter Holding Football Tournament This Weekend

Exeter Holding Football Tournament This Weekend

Exeter City Football Club will once again celebrate local diversity by holding a community football tournament on Sunday 3 July.  Both male and female teams will compete for trophies. The 6 a side competition has been organised by Exeter City Supporters Trust’s One Game One Community Group and Exeter City’s Football in the Community team. It will take place at …

by Hants on June 28th, 2016 Leave a comment »

Troy is a Grecian Again

Troy is a Grecian Again

In a a signing that Exeter fans will be pleased with, Troy Archibald-Henville has again become a Grecians. Troy left Exeter City in the summer of 2012 for Swindon Town, his fee of £200k was decided by a tribunal (see here). He’d played 130 times for Exeter, and helped the Grecians gain one promotion, to League 1. Troy came to …

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