Football

Sidmouth Raiders Under-14s continued their excellent start to the new Exeter and District Youth League season by recording a 6-3 win at Feniton.

Tipton St John go to Exeter tomorrow (Saturday) looking to continue their unbeaten start to the new Macron League Division Three season.

Newton Poppleford are in action at Axmouth United tomorrow (Saturday).

Sidmouth Town produced the surprise of the day in the Walter C Parsons Funeral Directors Cup – the South West Peninsula League Cup – when they beat Crediton United 3-2 to earn a second round tie at home to Premier Division Stoke Gabriel.

Ottery St Mary were denied in their efforts to claim their first win of the new Macron League Division Three campaign when a heavy downpour just before kick-off left too much surface water on their Washbrook Meadow pitch to allow them to play visiting Sandford.

Macron Division Four strugglers Beer Albion Reserves turned the form book upside down when they knocked out Division Three high flyers Priory first team out of the Devon Senior Cup, beating the Exeter-based side 3-2 at Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.

Beer Albion secured a well-earned point in a 3-3 draw away at Newton St Cyres in a Macron Premier Division game last Saturday, writes Richard Honnor.

Ottery St Mary manager Dave Fairweather pulled no punches as his side let slip a 3-1 half-time lead before being held to a 3-3 draw in their Macron League Division Three meeting at Countess Wear.

Sidmouth Town went down 5-1 when they travelled to Newton Abbot Spurs for their latest South West Peninsula League Eastern Division outing.

Otterton Reserves were 4-1 winners when they entertained Central in a Macron League Division Eight match.

Otterton travelled to Hamlin Lane, Exeter to take on high-flying Priory in a league game missing over half the regular squad and they so nearly returned home with something to show for a superb collective effort, but went down by the odd goal in five.

Beer Albion notched their second league win of the season edging out Topsham Town in a nine-goal thriller at the Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.

Sidmouth Town Reserves suffered their second defeat of the new Macron League Division One season when they went down 1-0 at Manstone Lane against Lyme Regis.

Sidmouth Town sit bottom of the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division table after an early season run of five games without a win, and just a single point to show for their efforts so far.

Tipton St John have banked four points from their opening two Macron Devon and Exeter league matches with a 2-2 draw at Clyst Valley on the opening day followed swiftly by a 3-1 derby win at Ottery St Mary in midweek.

Ottery St Mary made a poor start to a new Macron Devon and Exeter League Division Three campaign when they went down 3-1 to neighbours Tipton St John.

Beer Albion made an inauspicious start to their Macron Devon and Exeter Premier League campaign with two heavy defeats in the course of four days, writes Richard Honnor.

Sidmouth Town Reserves launched a new Macron League Division One campaign with a narrow 3-2 Manstone Lane reversal at the hands of Alphington Reserves.

It will be a case of ‘brothers-in-arms’ tomorrow (Saturday) for Sidmouth Town when, for the first time in a league game, brothers Ben and Danny Clay will line up together for their home town club

Ottery St Mary begin a new Macron Devon and Exeter League season next Wednesday (August 30) with a mouth-watering ‘local derby’ when they entertain Tipton St John at Washbrook Meadow (6.45pm).

Newton Poppleford begin their Macron League Division Two season tomorrow (Saturday).

Beer Albion look to be in good shape ahead of the new football season, writes Richard Honnor.

Sidmouth Town are still without a win three games into a new South West Peninsula League Eastern Division campaign after a 2-1 Manstone Lane defeat at the hands of Bovey Tracey.

Sidmouth Town entertain Bovey Tracey in the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division tomorrow (Saturday) and kick-off has been brought forward by one hour after Town agreed to a request from the visitors for this.

Sidmouth Town boss Josh Stunell is looking for his team to be tighter in defence when they entertain Galmpton and Roselands tomorrow (Saturday) at Manstone Lane (2pm).

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