Sidmouth Town manager Richard Pears is eagerly looking forward to the start of the ‘real action’ when his team travel to Axminster Town next Friday night (August 10) to launch their 2018/19 South West Peninsula League Eastern Division campaign.
Ottery St Mary were in fine form on Wednesday night when they travelled to Mid Devon to meet Exeter and District League Division Five side Bravehearts, who groundshare with Western League outfit Willand Rovers,
Ottery St Mary have had an Under-18 team accepted into the Devon County League and a change in the age qualification for the league will mean that Ottery can widen their search for players who will be age qualified.
New Sidmouth Town boss Richard Pears has completed his pre-season schedule and is very clear as to what sort of condition he wants his players to report back in when they pitch up at Manstone Lane for the first of the pr-season sessions being held at the club.
Sidmouth Town ended the 2017/18 season in style as they won the Morrison Bell Cup, defeating fellow South West Peninsula League Eastern Division side Budleigh Salterton in the final at the Washbrook Meadow home of Ottery St Mary.