Football

Beer Albion made a disappointing start to their competitive season suffering a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Cronies in the East Devon Senior Cup final, held at Budleigh Salterton, writes Richard Honnor.

Badcott signs for Otters

Friday, August 10, 2018

Ottery St Mary have secured the services – albeit on a temporary basis – of a Western League player.

Sidmouth Town launch a new era in the club’s history tonight (Friday) when they open a new South West Peninsula League Eastern Division season with a game at Axminster Town (7.30pm).

Ottery St Mary hosts a special match tomorrow (Saturday) when the 2018 Ottery Invitational Cup is played between the Otters and Newton Abbot 66.

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 manager Dave Fairweather has moved swiftly to replace the now retired goalkeeper Hugh Court.

Sidmouth Town are in pre-season action tonight (Friday) when they entertain Western League Chard Town at Manstone Lane (7.30pm).

Ottery St Mary are now the proud owners of an updated floodlight system that will mean the Otters can stage midweek floodlit matches this coming season.

Sidmouth Town’s new manager has praised his side’s work rate and intensity after defeating higher-league opposition in their first fixture of pre-season.

Sidmouth Town begin their new era this evening (Friday) with their first pre-season action as they take on Wellington at Manstone Lane (7.30pm).

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.

Sidmouth Junior Vikings Under-8s team held their annual presentation evening last Friday.

Sidmouth Town Reserves will line up once again in Division One of the Devon and Exeter League when the new football season kicks-off in a couple of months’ time.

Sidmouth Warriors Under-14s were at their impressive best as they travelled across to Ottery St Mary to play in the Otters’ annual youth tournament and returned with the Under-14 winners’ trophy!

Sidmouth Town Reserves will line up once again in Division One of the Devon and Exeter League when the new football season kicks-off in a couple of months time.

Ottery St Mary Football Club chairman Mike Ringer is most certainly a ‘man who does’ and also a ‘man who can’, writes Steve Birley.

This coming weekend (June 23 and 24) it is the second Ottery St Mary Football Club Youth Tournament.

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’s new manager, Richard Pears, is very excited about what he has discovered at Manstone Lane since his appointment which was announced earlier in the week.

Sidmouth Raiders Under-13s celebrated the past season with their awards evening held at the Manstone Lane club house.

Sidmouth Town have appointed former Exmouth Town and Barnstaple Town boss Richard Pears as their new manager.

The draw has been made for the opening rounds of next seasons South West Peninsula League, Walter C Parsons Cup competition.

Ottery St Mary staged a remarkable second half recovery to win their Bill Slee Cup semi-final against Woodbury to book a berth in the final of the cup, writes Steve Birley.

Sidmouth Town end season on cup high

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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.

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