Otters edged out by Otterton

PUBLISHED: 12:51 30 November 2017 | UPDATED: 13:02 30 November 2017

Action from the Ottery St Mary versus Otterton Macron League Division Three match.

Action from the Ottery St Mary versus Otterton Macron League Division Three match.

All images are copyright protected. Copyright © 2017 Anthony Rowe Photography-Anthony-Rowe-L.R.P.S All Rights Reserved

Ottery St Mary’s Macron League campaign hit a new low as they slipped to a third successive defeat, going down 2-1 to Otterton.

The loss follows a similar reversal at home to table-topping Priory - the Otters have now lost four of their five home games this season - and a 5-0 thrashing at Sandford.

For Otters boss Dave Fairweather the recent results have been disappointing, but he has been happier with the all-round team performance.

He says: “Hand on heart there is no way we deserved to lose to Otterton. The team performance was good. Granted it was not perfect, but we had the chances to have had the game sewn up by half-time. Then we make a classic individual error before they score a ‘worldy’, but that’s the way it’s rolling for us right now.”

The Otters took a first-half lead through skipper Curtis Winchcombe and carried the advantage into the break. Then came an individual error followed by a superb finish.

Fairweather said: “All we can do is keep working hard and hope that our fortunes change. We have the quality and lately I have seen the effort and team work, now we just need a dollop of good fortune - and better finishing in front of goal.”

The Otters head to Tipton looking to avoid a fourth straight defeat, but they travel without the services of James Gosney, Jordan Wilkinson and Jonny De Cruz.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Devon 24 visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Devon 24 staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Devon 24 account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

13:20

The Lyme Regis Seniors’ Briggs Trophy, a par-bogey competition, is something different, and in the wet squally conditions was not going to see some brilliant scores, but persistency would pay dividends, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
13:50

Two goals from Max Mckeown and one from Dan Stapleton saw Dunkeswell Rovers to a 3-0 home win over Starcross Generals which brought the Dunks a seven-day Macron League Division Five double over the Generals, who they beat 5-1 in South Devon the previous matchday.

Read more
13:26

Exmouth recorded their first away win of the South West Premier League season with a 25-21 victory at Newton Abbot.

Read more
13:25

Honiton Under-8s went into their latest action sporting a superb new kit, writes Nick Cunningham.

Read more
13:24

The penultimate Saturday of October saw Exmouth host the Southwest Coastal League meeting.

Read more
13:23

Cranbrook Arrows have had a busy start to the season, making a great start to the winter league in Honiton, and hosting the local ‘Back to Netball’ 10th Anniversary Party at the Education Campus.

Read more
13:13

Cranbrook suffered a disappointing 2-1 home defeat to Bampton Reserves in a Macron League Division Five game.

Read more
15:00

Ilfracombe Town are the last North Devon club standing in the Walter C Parson Cup after Saturday’s second round fixtures.

Read more

Barnstaple closed the gap on the top two in the South West Premier Division to a couple of points after a hard-earned 25-20 win over Drybrook.

Read more

Bideford came closer than at any other time this season to winning a game in Western Counties West before losing 13-10 to visiting Saltash.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read Sport

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

East Devon 24 regular newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

FFind planning applications