Sidmouth Town battle to avoid bottom two finish heads for Stoke Gabriel

11:39 10 April 2014

Archant

Sidmouth Town face the daunting prospect of a game at South West Peninsula League, Eastern Division title-favourites Stoke Gabriel on Saturday.

The Vikings were without action last weekend and a win for Axminster Town saw them slip to third bottom of the table with five games left in the campaign.

Avoiding a bottom two finish clearly depends on them winning at least one of their last five and, if all else fails it may even go down to a final game of the season ‘show down’ when they make a May 10 visit to current basement dwellers Liverton United.

After Saturday’s trip to Stoke Gabriel Town have back-to-back meetings with sixth placed Budleigh Salterton.

They host the Robins at Manstone Lane on Good Friday (11am) and then go to Greenway Lane for a swift return on Saturday, April 26.

Their penultimate outing is a Tuesday, April 29 visit to Exeter University before that May 10 home meeting with Liverton.

The Eastern Division table prior to this Saturday’s matches.

P W D L F A Pts

Galmpton United 27 19 4 4 75 44 61

Teignmouth 25 16 7 2 69 30 55

Stoke Gabriel 22 16 5 1 83 15 53

Exwick Villa 22 13 5 4 65 32 44

Crediton United 28 12 4 12 56 55 40

Budleigh Salterton 25 11 4 10 58 47 37

Totnes and Dart’on 27 10 6 11 64 63 36

Alphington 23 8 5 10 49 56 29

Okehampton Argyle 25 7 7 11 44 57 28

Appledore 21 8 3 10 38 38 27

Newton Abbot Spurs 23 8 3 12 42 48 27

Exeter University 23 6 4 13 37 50 22

Axminster Town 24 6 4 14 40 58 22

Sidmouth Town 23 5 5 13 31 48 20

Liverton United 22 6 1 15 32 100 19

Plymstock United 22 5 3 14 26 68 18

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 19:46
Parade des Figaros lors de l inauguration de la Solitaire du Figaro Eric Bompard cachemire 2015 - Bordeaux le 22/05/2015

The final countdown is on the start of the 2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire, writes Steve Birley.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30

Harvey Sargent’s early season promise for Sidmouth hasn’t gone un-noticed as he is in the Devon Lions side for Sunday’s 50-over friendly against Worcestershire 2nd XI, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30

Sidmouth Ladies’ Blues travelled to Morchard Bishop for their latest outing in the Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30
golf generic picture

On Tuesday the Sidmouth Seniors entertained Teign Valley Golf Club in the return fixture of the Emerton Court, the premier Club seniors competition, writes John Barnard.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30
Sidmouth sailing - the Scorpion championships. Guy Revill and Jack Rea racing on Day Two.

Over the bank holiday weekend, Sidmouth Sailing Club hosted the Scorpion Southern Area Championships and Round Two of the 2015 Silver Scorpion National Circuit.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30
Tom Whittington sees the bsll just miss his stumps in the Tipton St John versus Swindon United Churches meeting

It was Groundhog Day on Monday as London team Southgate Compton crushed Tipton by 138 runs, writes Phil Wright.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30

Sidmouth’s acting captain Peter Randerson said Chris Read’s contribution wasn’t the reason his side lost at Paignton, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30
Golf Ball.

The eighth round of the Sidmouth Jewellers Friday night league, was won by Ian Watson with a remarkable score of 45 points, by far the best score this year, writes John Barnard.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:29
Joe Birch is bowled in the Tipton meeting with Southgate

Tipton St John hosted two touring teams over the weekend and suffered heavy defeats in both matches, writes Phil Wright.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:29

Sidmouth Ladies’ Over-50s Yellows hosted another league when they took on Seaton Reds, writes Susie Bonnell.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life
Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition



Devon's trusted business finder