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Ottery St Mary entertain Sandford tomorrow (Saturday) in the first round of the Football Express Cup.

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There’s an element of Jekyll and Hyde about Sidmouth Town this season.

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Ottery St Mary head into this Saturday’s Express Cup tie at home to Sandford looking to bounce back after the midweek 2-1 defeat to Otterton.

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Following a miserable midweek defeat at the hands of basement dwellers Axminster Town the Vikings returned to winning ways with a superb performance as they defeated Newton Abbot Spurs 4-1 at Manstone Lane.

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Sidbury United travelled to Zembard Lane for a Fresha League top flight game and found themselves taking on a home side fielding a number of players who had played in the Somerset side’s last Toolstation Western League game.

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Ottery 2nds began their Division 8 campaign with an abject 10-0 defeat at home to Bickleigh 2nds.

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In their first home game of the season Beer Albion 1st’s suffered a heavy 6-1 defeat at the hands of Topsham Town on Saturday, writes Richard Honnor.

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Ottery St Mary boss Mike Dawe will be missing when his team launch their Fresha League campaign on Tuesday evening with Otterton the visitors to Washbrook Meadow.

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Sidbury United boss Jeremy Schofield was on the road on Wednesday night securing the signature of a new player.

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Sidmouth Town boss Josh Stunell was left almost speechless after his side’s woeful performance in a midweek 2-1 home defeat to previously winless Axminster Town.

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Feniton ladies are looking for new players for the coming season.

Beer Albion downed by Eagles at Tiverton

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Beer Albion 1st team kicked off their season with a difficult away game at Elmore, and the match ended in a disappointing 3-0 defeat, writes Mike Adkin.

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Millwey Rise girl’s are back in training for another season.

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Sidmouth Town are all set for the their Tuesday night meeting with Axminster Town at Manstone Lane (6.30pm).

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Ottery St Mary boss Mike Dawe is quietly confident about the season ahead.

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Sidmouth Town Josh Stunell was delighted with the way his team bounced back at University after the defeat to Teignmouth.

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Ottery St Mary Reserves completed their pre-season schedule with an impressive show that brought them a 3-0 win at Tedburn St Mary.

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Sidbury United made a flying start to the new season with a 2-0 win at Bow AAC.

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With the woes of Saturday’s defeat at Teignmouth still very fresh Town made the short trip to Topsham Road, Exeter where they bounced back to bag a second win of the league season.

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Sidmouth Town went down 3-1 at Teignmouth Town on the second Saturday of the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division season, but the score line does not do justice for the contribution to the Vikings made to an entertaining contest.

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Exmouth Town are very keen to recruit a commercial manager.

Sidmouth Town head for Teignmouth Town on Saturday (August 15) and Vikings boss Josh Stunell is set to give a first start to teenager Connor Swingler.

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Ottery St Mary boss Mike Dawe is glad his side have no more friendlies before their Fresha League opener on Monday week (August 24) as he is struggling with availability and injuries to such a degree that he is still not sure what sort of a team he’ll be able to field for that match against Alphington 3rds at Washbrook Meadow.

Sidbury United boss Jeremy Schofield went into this midweek’s training session still unsure as to what his team would look like for the season-opening Fresha League top flight game at Bow AC.

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Town boss Josh Stunell speaks on his team’s opening day win at home to Alphington.

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