Football

Sidmouth Town begin their new era this evening (Friday) with their first pre-season action as they take on Wellington at Manstone Lane (7.30pm).

Ottery St Mary have had an Under-18 team accepted into the Devon County League and a change in the age qualification for the league will mean that Ottery can widen their search for players who will be age qualified.

Sidmouth Junior Vikings Under-8s team held their annual presentation evening last Friday.

As England’s football team gears up to face Croatia in tonight’s semi-final, England manager Gareth Southgate has credited the impact of a secret squad training session near Exmouth for his players’ spirit, strength and success in this year’s World Cup.

As Exmouth Town’s Southern Road ground prepares to host the first warm-up game for the Town second team, chairman Stuart Shaw has been singing the praises of the ‘collective’ that look after the playing surface and also the other ‘working groups’ that are so active around the club.

Exmouth Town’s new chairman Stuart Shaw could not be happier with how things are moving on at Southern Road.

Honiton Town players are back in pre-season training and have all met the new management team of Kev Blackwell and his number two Nick Ogden.

Exmouth Town started their pre-season friendlies with an entertaining and competitive match against Toolstation Western League Premier Division side Bridgwater Town, writes John Dibsdall.

Exmouth Town are in pre-season action for the very first time tonight (Friday).

Time is running out for Exmouth Town supporters to get the very best savings in terms of the purchase of a season ticket.

Sidmouth Town Reserves will line up once again in Division One of the Devon and Exeter League when the new football season kicks-off in a couple of months’ time.

Seaton Town have been given a reprieve and, despite finishing in a relegation berth at the end of last season, they have been once again given a place in the top division of the Devon and Exeter League.

Sidmouth Warriors Under-14s were at their impressive best as they travelled across to Ottery St Mary to play in the Otters’ annual youth tournament and returned with the Under-14 winners’ trophy!

Budleigh Salterton FC have new management in place for both of their senior teams as they head into the start of pre-season training next week.

Exmouth Town chairman Stuart Shaw is delighted with how things are progressing off the Southern Road pitch and he now has a specific project in his sights.

Upottery Football club start their pre season early next month.

A five-a-side walking football tournament was held on the 3G surface in Axminster, writes Michael Holdsworth.

Exmouth Town Reserves will once again line up in the Premier Division of the Devon and Exeter League next season.

Brixington Blues youth football club will be holding their 2018 annual general meeting next Tuesday (July 10) with a 7.30pm start in the Lecture Theatre in the Key Stage 4 Block at Exmouth Community College.

Cranbrook Football Club have been confirmed as a Division Five team in next season’s Devon and Exeter Football League.

Dunkeswell Rovers have said cheerio to a very special individual who has brought to an end a long run of being the ‘Dunks’ manager.

It’s all change at Dunkeswell Rovers ahead of a new campaign of Devon and Exeter League football for the village football club.

Sidmouth Town Reserves will line up once again in Division One of the Devon and Exeter League when the new football season kicks-off in a couple of months time.

Exmouth Town Reserves will once again line up in the Premier Division of the Devon and Exeter League next season.

Exmouth Town manager Kevin Hill has been busy recruiting new players to the Southern Road ranks, though many of the new men will be familiar faces to the Town supporters.

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