Harrison Rogers takes a look at the success behind the Exeter City academy, with recent success stories Ollie Watkins and Ethan Ampadu now finding their feet in the top flight.
Grecian Corner: what have we learnt from first 5 games at SJP?
I n the first of a fortnightly column from our friends over at the Grecian Society, Nick Marsden takes a look at five things we’ve learnt from the first five games at St James Park. Reid-Stockley partnership stagnant In light of Ollie Watkins’ departure, the signing of youngster Jayden Stockley was surprising given the similarities […]
Exeter City book Wembley place: 5 things we learnt
E xeter City booked a place at Wembley in emphatic style on Thursday night; a 95th-minute screamer from Jack Stacey ensured the Grecians emerged 3-2 winners on a rollercoaster night at St James Park. Here are five things we learnt from the match – aside from the obvious fact that City is 90 minutes away […]
“I’m gutted”: Watkins and Wheeler react
E xeter City saw their promotion dreams dashed by a stoic and effective Blackpool side. A goal inside three minutes from Brad Potts sent Tangerine fans into delirium, but a David Wheeler goal just before half-time levelled things up. Yet, it was Blackpool who would score the decisive goal, Mark Cullen slotting into an open […]
Exeter City fall to relegation-battling Newport County
Exeter City’s poor home form saw them slump to a 1-0 defeat against relegation-battling Newport County. A fine, 25-yard strike from Newport midfielder Tom Owen-Evans early in the second half was enough to condemn Paul Tisdale’s spirited, but fruitless side. An accident on the M5 meant the game was delayed by 45 minutes, and the […]
Exeter hold on against Chelsea youngsters
Exeter City ground out a 3-2 win on a cold Tuesday night of Checkatrade Trophy action against a Chelsea U23 side that threatened a late comeback. The game started incredibly well for the hosts. Within two minutes, a cross from Liam McAlinden’s found the head of Ollie Watkins near the six yard box, whose header dutifully found […]