Exeter City - East Devon Grecians latest: “Time to get behind Exeter City”

10:56 13 March 2014

East Devon Grecians logo

East Devon Grecians logo

Archant

A stoppage time equaliser by Elliot Richards salvaged a point on Saturday for City, with a 2-2 draw against Dagenham and Redbridge, writes Richard Tuson.

It was the second goal for the 22-year-old since joining the club on loan from Bristol Rovers back at the beginning of February.

Tom Nichols had put Exeter ahead in the first half, when he connected onto Matt Grimes miss hit shot.

But the ‘Daggers’ equalised through Luke Norris and then took the lead when Medy Elito converted from the penalty spot.

However, Richards came to the rescue with his last minute strike that was timed at five minutes and 12 seconds into injury time!

Tuesday night saw Exeter at home again against Northampton Town. Northampton, although second from bottom, had recorded a surprise 1-1 draw away at second placed Scunthorpe at the weekend. Unfortunately the game saw Northampton take all three points through Ian Morris’ 56 minute volley.

The harsh reality is that it leaves City third from bottom three points clear of the relegation zone and only seven points better off than bottom placed Torquay and without a home win since October 5.

However, putting a positive spin on matter, City are still only three points shy of the seven clubs immediately above them in the League Two table and there’s much to play for so now is the time to really get behind the Grecians.

This Sunday sees Exeter travel to South Wales to take on Newport County which the East Devon Grecians are running a transport to. For this and more information about the EDG’s please look at our website at www.eastdevongrecians.com.

Come on you reds! Keep the faith!

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 16:31
Tom Gooding receives the D Division East champions trophy from Devon League chairman Stuart Munday.

Ottery St Mary, Honiton and Kilmngton all picked up divisional titles at the Tolchards Devon Cricket League annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:07

Newton Poppleford reach the half way stage of their Fresha League Three campaign when they travel to Clyst Valley Reserves tomorrow (Saturday).

Read more
Yesterday, 09:06
Sidmouth chiefs at home to Truro. Ref shsp 05-16TI 0081. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Chiefs went down 40-22 at home to Truro in their latest league match, writes Terry O’Brien.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:06
rugbyl generic picture

Sidmouth Under-12s were beaten by a powerful Topsham when they sides met.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:05
Sidmouth B who have just secured the Exeter and District Winter League Division Four title

Sidmouth ladies B team completed their Winter League campaign last week, writes Kate Truman.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:05
Sidmouth RFC Under-7s pull funny faces before their latest round of matches

Sidmouth Under-7s were in action against Topsham and their meeting was switched to the drier climes of the artificial surface at the home of the Royal Marines, Lympstone, writes Simon Dunstan.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:05
Golf generic picture

Sidmouth ladies were pleased to get back on to the course on Wednesday after many weeks of inactivity due to the poor weather, writes Angela Coles.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:04
Sidmouth Under-9 squad

Sidmouth Under-9s entertained Topsham for a series of matches in what can best be described as ‘muddy conditions’.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:04

Just when you thought you were all organised - along comes a change of date, writes Susie Bonnell.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:03
Tennis - generic picture

Ottery St Mary tennis club is once again offering sessions for both juniors and seniors in the coming months, writes Gina Cox.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications