The penultimate Saturday of August was not a good day for our local football teams with Sidmouth Town and Ottery St Mary both suffering defeated in their respective league outings while Sidmouth Town Reserves were thrashed 10-0 in their league game.

Sidmouth Town head for Brixham tomorrow (Saturday) for the fifth game of the new South West Peninsula League Premier East Division campaign.

Following Ottery St Mary's Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League South & West opening day defeat, a 3-0 home reversal at the hands of Totnes & Dartington, we caught up with team boss Dave Fairweather.

Sidmouth Town went down 4-0 in their South West Peninsula League Premier East Monday night game at Crediton United.

Beer Albion, sponsored by Edenvale Turf (SW) Ltd , came from 2-0 down to beat host Hatherleigh 3-2 in a thrilling opening match of the 2019/10 Macron Devon and Exeter League season, writes Richard Honnor.

Sidmouth Town made it back-to-back league wins, following up their 2-1 midweek Manstone Lane success over Axminster Town with a superb 4-2 triumph at Torrington.

Ottery St Mary began life in the Devon Football League South and West Division with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Totnes and Dartington.

Live updates as Ottery St Mary take on Totnes and Dartington in the Devon Football League.

The league season kick starts for Ottery St Mary this weekend as they host Totnes and Dartington in the Devon Football League South and West division.

Danny Burnwood has praised his young side after they returned to winning ways against Axminster Town on Wednesday night with a 2-1 victory.

Sidmouth bounced back from their opening day defeat by beating local rivals Axminster Town 2-1 at Manstone Lane.

Sidmouth Town and Ottery St Mary both face early round away days in the 2019/20 Devon Premier Cup

Follow along as Sidmouth Town host Axminster Town

Ahead of Sidmouth Town hosting Axminster Town on Wednesday night, here's a preview of everything you need to know going into the game.

Beer Albion FC have appointed Mark Rooke and Alan Potter as co-managers for the 2019/2020 season with the pair taking over from player-manager Richard Walker, who has decided to step down after being at the helm for the past four seasons, writes Richard Honnor.

Ottery St Mary manager Dave Fairweather has said he hopes to have a 'culture of commitment' ahead of life in a new division.

Sidmouth Town boss Danny Burwood is looking forward to seeing how his young team takes to life in the new South West Peninsula League Premier East.

Sidmouth Town were dealt a blow on the eve of the new South West Peninsula League campaign when Martyn Hancock, who had been appointed captain to lead the senior side into their new life as a Premier East side, decided he could not commit for the season and has left the club.

Ottery St Mary's pre-season was hit by a bad injury last weekend when Development side player Chris Williams suffered a nasty injury in the game at Beer Albion.

Sidmouth Town are just eight days away from starting life in the South West Peninsular League Premier Division.

Ottery St Mary begin life as a Devon Football League South-West Division team with an August 17 home game against Totnes & Dartington.

Ottery St Mary will travel around 1,260 miles in pursuit of Devon League South-West glory next season, almost three times the travelling they did last season.

The Ottery St Mary Football Club girls' section is set to expand, writes Steve Birley.

Following in from the sad news of the passing of local football legend - and a true gentleman - in Frank Delling, we have received a wonderful tribute from Blackpool, Lancashire, writes Steve Birley.

Football followers in Exmouth and the surrounding area are today mourning the loss of Frank Delling who recently passed away aged 84, writes John Dibsdall.

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