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The East Devon Virtual Football League - matchday two round-up

Exmouth Town third team had completed two-thirds of their 2019/20 Macron Devon & Exeter league Division Eight season when the campaign was brought to a premature halt by the Covcid-19 crisis.

‘They won`t last five minutes, let alone sevendays’, ‘Axminster does not need two teams’ and, ‘For sure, they will not even finish the season’, writes Dick Sturch.

matchday one of the East Devon Virtual Football League.

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Ottery St Mary Football Club chairman Mikey Ringer continues to be frustrated in his efforts to use the current ‘down time’ to keep things going at the club.

ontinuing our look at Ottery St Mary player profiles with Ottery ladies boss Mikey Ringer.

Sidmouth Town will end the 2019/20 season with some silverware after they lifted the inaugural South West Premier League Twitter Cup, ‘defeating’ Newton Abbot Spurs 3-2 in the final.

In the ‘modern sporting age’ it is impossible to give your all to both football and cricket as the two seasons now overlap in considerable fashion.

With the season now officially over, here’s a look back at Sidmouth Town’s 2019/20 campaign in a season that ceased to exist.

Whilst success in one-off cup games is always a possibility to compete over a season (albeit a shortened one) and be in the top four is a measure of how far we have progressed in the last four years.

Exmouth Town number two Mark Halse is very grateful to a number of club folk for their support through the 2019/20 season that came to a premature halt as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

Help Sidmouth Town bring cup glory to East Devon.

We have been speaking with Exmouth Town president John Dibsdall, asking him about his time with the club.

Dick Sturch, who keeps us updated on all things Millwey Rise Football Club has penned an ode which is well worth a read.

Upottery boss Dan Prettejohn feels that the football authorities have got it right with their decision to end the football season for local clubs.

The news that the 2019/20 season is officially over in terms of grassroots football and all results for the unfinished campaign are to be expunged from the records has not been universally welcomed.

Exmouth Town number two Mark Halse takes a look at some of the individuals who helped make the 2019/20 season as good as it was.

The football season for Cranbrook was ended last week following then news from the Football Association that all grassroots football was to end with immediate affect owing to the on-going Covid-29 crisis.

Now that the Scott Richards Devon League North & East campaign has been brought to a halt owing to the Covid-19 crisis, it’s a good time to take a look back at the season.

The Covid-19 crisis has led to the 2019/20 football season being declared null and void which is a decision that will not be greeted with open arms at all clubs.

Exmouth Town Under-16s have enjoyed an impressive season in Division One of the Exeter and District Youth League, winning 10 of their 13 league fixtures and scoring 40 goals in the process.

With the football season now ended or our local clubs we have been looking at just how well supported our East Devon teams have been during the 2019/20 South West Peninsula League Premier Division East campaign.

Here’s a Friday quiz for all those sporting folk who are looking for thinsg to do while in lockdown.

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