Football

Beer Albion Reserves beat South Zeal 4-3 in a thrilling Macron League Division Five contest at the Furzebrake on Saturday to earn much needed points, writes Richard Honnor .

Sidmouth Warriors Under-9s defeated Lympstone B 7-0 when the pair met in an Exeter Youth League game.

Sidmouth Town sprung a big South West Peninsula League Eastern Division surprise with a 5-3 win at Appledore.

Ottery St Mary became the first team to stop the winning run of Macron League Four leaders Thorverton as they held the Thors to a 2-2 draw in Mid Devon.

Sidmouth Raiders Under-13s went down 2-0 when they entertained Moors Milan in their first outing after the festive break.

Sidmouth Town Reserves moved up to second in the Macron League Division One table with a gutsy performance that ultimately saw them win 3-1 against a much improved Bickleigh outfit.

Ottery St Mary have started 2017 in grand style with the senior side becoming the first team to deny Macron League Four leaders Thorverton all three points – the side’s drew 2-2 last Saturday – and the ladies team bagged their first ever win – beating Keyham Kolts 8-4 at Washbrook Meadow last Sunday.

Four goals in six first half minutes saw Sidmouth Warriors Under-9s to a 5-1 success on their visit to Crediton Rangers.

Sidmouth Warriors Under-11s began the second half of their league campaign with a 3-2 home win over Honiton.

Sidmouth Warriors Under-9s scored both their goals in the first half as they won 2-0 at Crediton United.

Sidmouth Town suffered a disappointing defeat when they journeyed to Tiger Way for a South West Peninsula League Eastern Division meeting with Axminster Town, one the home side won 3-1.

Beer Albion’s unbeaten league run came to an end when they were beaten 4-1 by East Devon rivals Feniton at the Furzebrake on Saturday, writes Richard Honnor.

Ottery St Mary could not have been given a tougher game with which to start their 2017 fixtures for they visit Thorverton on Saturday (January 7).

Sidmouth Town and St Martins shared the spoil in a well-contested South West Peninsula League Eastern Division meeting that ended 0-0.

Exmouth Town will look to continue their extraordinary run in cup competitons - they have not lost a single cup tie across three competitions since the season began last August - when they stage an FA Vase fourth round tie at Southern Road on Saturday (3pm).

After the seasonal break, Beer Albion will be hoping to build on their recent run of form when they entertain East Devon rivals Feniton at the Furzebrake on Saturday in the Macron Premier Division, writes Richard Honnor.

Sidmouth Town have five players in the Devon Under-18 squad for the forthcoming South and West Counties Championship Under-18 boys section A matches.

Sidmouth Town produced one of their best displays of the season so far as they dominated visiting Budleigh Salterton from first whistle to last on their way to a 4-0 Manstone Lane Boxing Day win.

Sidmouth Town boss Josh Stunell spoke once the dust had settled on the Vikings 2-2 draw with Exwick Villa at Manstone Lane.

Ottery St Mary were good value for a 2-1 home win over Pinhoe that wrapped up their Macron League Division Four programme for the year.

Sidmouth Town Reserves completed their year of league action with a 4-3 win at Lyme Regis in what was an enthralling contest.

Sidmouth thirds secured an eighth win of the Macron League Division Seven season with a 5-3 home win over a Bickleigh side that were clearly boosted by their club’s first team players (the Mid Devon club’s senior side were without a game).

Tipton St John signed off before the Macron League two-week festive break with a narrow 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Budleigh Salterton Reserves.

Sidmouth Town were surprisingly held to a 2-2 draw at home by basement side Exwick who took points from a league outing for only the fourth time in 17 outings this season.

Beer Albion produced the shock-of-the-day in the Macron Premier Division as they defeated reigning champions Topsham Town 4-3 on their own ground, writes Richard Honnor.

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