Football

Wet Wet Wet now appearing at Honiton Football Club. Ref mhsp 0055-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

The first Saturday of February was a complete washout across the football and rugby divide in terms of East Devon Clubs.

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

Ottery St Mary made it two wins out of two matches under the management of Dave Fairweather when they won 3-1 at Otterton, ending the hosts’ eight game unbeaten season in the process.

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Sidmouth Town head for Okehampton Argyle on Saturday (February 6) with very nearly the strongest squad that manager Josh Stunell has been able to field this season.

Sidmouth’s two Under-9 teams met each other for their latest action and the contest proved to be ever bit as exciting as an in-house derby meeting ought to be.

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Brixington Blues Under-15s were 5-2 winners when they journeyed to Dawlish for their latest Exeter and District Youth League match.

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Budleigh Salterton Reserves bagged an excellent point when they shared four goals with Fresha League Division One promotion chasing Upottery, writes SpursTom.

After another blank weekend for Town with their reserves fixture on Saturday also cancelled Town will be hoping that their scheduled game at Newquay this Saturday goes ahead as planned, writes John Dibsdall.

Budleigh ladies were well beaten when they entertained Plainmoor Ladies in a Westward Developments Devon Women League Division One match, losing 8-1, writes SpursTom.

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Brixington Blues Under-13s were very happy to be back in action again after a seven week break writes Alan Diprose.

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Exeter City is seeking talented young footballers to join their Development Centre at Exmouth.

The Morrison Bell, Grandisson and Golesworthy cups committee have set their Annual General Meeting date.

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Seaton Under-10s returned to action after a number of cancellations and emerged from meetings with Brixington Blues and Brixington United with a win and a draw.

Honiton Youth Under-13s were in sparkling form as they defeated visiting North Tawton 5-1 in an Exeter and District Youth League Division Three meeting.

Seaton at home to Honiton. Ref mhsp 05-16TI 9965. Picture: Terry Ife

Honiton Town stay very much part of the Fresha League top flight title race after a 3-2 success at Seaton Town, writes Steve Birley.

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Beer Albion went down 3-0 in their Fresha league Premier Division meeting with Chard Town Reserves at Furzebrake, writes Mike Adkin.

Axminster Town versus Tiverton Town Reserves action

Axminster Town went down 3-0 to South West Peninsula League title-chasing Tiverton Town Reserves.

Action from Broadclyst Under-8s at Feniton

Broadclyst Under-8s played host to their latest round of Exeter and District Youth League matches with the games played at a surprising un-soggy surface at the New Inn, Broadclyst!

A great shot of a soccer ball Doni and I shot with the rest of the sports stuff. Man, the sun was hot that day!

Brixington Blues claimed a fifth win of the league season with a fine all-round display.

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Seaton Youth Under-12s continued their season-long unbeaten run in cup and league with an emphatic 11-0 success at a Honiton Demons side who battled to the very end of the contest.

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Seaton Youth Under-12s sprang a surprise when they knocked Sidmouth Warriors out of the League KO Cup in a midweek contest played on an artificial surface and under lights at Bicton College.

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Brixington Blues Under-14s were involved in one of the few Exeter and District Youth League matches to survive another sodden Saturday and what a match they were part of, one that produced nine goals with them being edged out 5-4 at Alphington United.

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Sidmouth Town are hopeful that leading scorer Cameron Vere will be fit for the game at Bovey Tracey tomorrow (Saturday), writes Steve Birley.

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Ottery St Mary recorded the Fresha League’s ‘result of the day’ when they became the first team to defeat Uplowman, writes Steve Birley.

Otterton moved nine points clear at the top of Fresha League Division Five with a fine 4-2 success at Starcross.

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