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Mansfield 1-2 Exeter City: 3 things we learned

1. Crazy Corners There are only three things certain in life; death, taxes and Exeter City failing to defend high balls into the area. The defensive vulnerabilities displayed throughout preseason and at the start of this campaign were on display once again at Mansfield as the Stags took the lead through a well worked corner. … Continue reading “Mansfield 1-2 Exeter City: 3 things we learned”

Exeter City 0-2 Port Vale: 3 things we learned

1. Vale the benchmark Make no mistake about it, Port Vale mean business this season. With players still at their club accounting for 87.1% of their minutes last season (data courtesy of Ben Mayhew @experimental361 on Twitter) they have kept the vast majority of a competitive squad from last season and have designs on promotion … Continue reading “Exeter City 0-2 Port Vale: 3 things we learned”

Guest Podcast: David Gribble

In the first of a summer series of guest podcasts, Grecians fan and blogger David Gribble features on this episode of the Man in the Lion Mask to talk through everything Exeter City.

A Changing of the Guard

“We are going to attack this game of football.” Managers say a lot of things. Sometimes they are trying to communicate a message to the fans, sometimes to their dressing room, and sometimes they even try and convey a message to the opposition dressing room. But when Matt Taylor talked about his desire for his … Continue reading “A Changing of the Guard”

Exeter look towards the league as Charlton progress in the Carabao Cup

Exeter’s story in this year’s Carabao Cup was short lived as League One side Charlton knocked the Grecian’s out in a lively first round fixture on Tuesday night. As expected, Charlton made eleven changes to the starting line up from the team that faced Bristol Rovers on Saturday, manager Karl Robinson choosing to prioritise Charlton’s … Continue reading “Exeter look towards the league as Charlton progress in the Carabao Cup”

Exeter v Charlton: Profiling the ‘Addicks’ ahead of the Carabao Cup

⚽️ | UP NEXT: City face @CAFCofficial in @Carabao_Cup Round One action on Tuesday in a 7.45pm kick-off #ECFC pic.twitter.com/MSDP8V0YsM — Exeter City FC (@OfficialECFC) August 5, 2017 Club: Charlton Athletic   Manager: Karl Robinson Karl Robinson as been the manager of Charlton since November 2016 and the club have had mixed results under his … Continue reading “Exeter v Charlton: Profiling the ‘Addicks’ ahead of the Carabao Cup”

Sparkes Will Fly

Speculation has been building recently as to who the next 1931 player will be at Exeter City. Transfer business at SJP has been relatively modest this summer and normally at this stage in the window the Grecians have signed a player to wear the 31 shirt. The 1931 fund is a group created primarily for … Continue reading “Sparkes Will Fly”

City open with a win

Exeter opened their League 2 account at home on Saturday with a deserved win against Cambridge. The Grecians took the lead early on in the game with a Reuben Reid strike after his penalty rebounded from a David Forde save. Whilst not being able to further capitalise on their first half dominance, Exeter managed to … Continue reading “City open with a win”