Sidmouth Town ready for Plymstock United test

10:44 09 January 2014

Sidmouth at home to Axminster. Photo by Terry Ife ref shsp 6411-37-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Sidmouth at home to Axminster. Photo by Terry Ife ref shsp 6411-37-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Sidmouth Town get their South West Peninsula League, Eastern Division campaign back underway tomorrow (January 11), with a visit to Plymstock United, writes Jordan Cooper.

The Vikings have had a prolonged break after scheduled games against Exwick Villa and Budleigh Salterton were called off, meaning they have not played since a home draw against Alphington on December 14.

When the sides last met, The Vikings had the better of the chances at Manstone Lane, but were unable to find the net in a scoreless draw. The difference between the two sides was minimal on the day and that has translated to the league table with both teams neck and neck on 17 points.

Of the previous fixture and ahead of Saturday’s game, manager Paddy Thomas said: “They’re strong at the back and a bit lively up front but I thought we deserved to win over the 90 minutes. Since then we’ve added a few people who can score goals, which has made a difference.

“We need to go down there and get three points and then in two weeks time we’ve got Axminster who are around us as well. So those two games are big games for us in terms of position at the foot of the table. Added to that, we’ve got some tough games coming up in February so we could do with picking up these points.”

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

12:43
N1 Tri Club members Pat and Jonny Livingstone at the Geopark Triathlon, Torbay.

The weekend’s main action in terms of local triathlon events took place in Torbay at the Velo Park, where no fewer than six of N1’s talented academy squad took part in the Geopark Triathlon, writes Ellie Dominey.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:53
Cricket - generic picture

Sidmouth and Ottery launch their respective Under-19 competition campaigns on Monday (May 30).

Read more
Yesterday, 12:16
The prize winners for the ladies invite the gentlemen competition at Sidmouth. (Left to right) Keith James, Gill Paddon, Paddy Hutchings, lady captain Angela Coles and Dave Stone.

Sidmouth ladies invited the gentlemen to join them in a fun Texas Scramble competition, writes Maria Clapp.

Read more
Thu, 15:25
Action from the petanque at Ottery St Mary

Honiton Petanque Club’s match at Ottery St Mary ended in another narrow 3-2 defeat, their third consecutive loss by the same score line.

Read more
Thu, 14:44
Sidmouth Tennis Club's Davis Cup  Legacy event group who took part.

Six youngsters were presented with free tennis rackets by Sidmouth Tennis Club coaches on Sunday after graduating from the Club’s Davis Cup Legacy coaching programme writes Kate Truman.

Read more
Thu, 14:44

Sidmouth Town tasted cup glory on Wednesday night when they won the Morrison Bell Cup, writes Steve Birley.

Read more
Thu, 14:44
Mark Channon with the match ball after his hat-trick for Tipton St John

Tipton St John were 10 wicket winners when they entertained Marldon in their latest match, writes Phil Wright.

Read more
Thu, 14:44
Sidbury batsman Ben Pollard faces the Branscombe opening bowler

Sidbury were winners when they entertained Branscombe in a fixture that was able to proceed thanks to the new all-weather wicket at their Millfield home.

Read more
Thu, 14:44
Members' race at Ottery St Mary. P1081-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM. The 1st Race.

Horse racing enthusiasts are promised a fantastic family day out on Bank Holiday Monday (May 30), writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Thu, 14:43
Cricket - generic picture

Matchday three of the Tolchards Devon League was washed out, writes Stephen Birley.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 13°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

Newsletter Sign Up


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications