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Match pack: Exeter City

21 September 2018

Club News

Match pack: Exeter City

21 September 2018

Cheltenham Town travel to Exeter City this weekend for Michael Duff's first away game as Robins boss.

Saturday, April 14, 2014 was a line-in-the-sand moment for matches between the Grecians and the Robins at St James Park.

On that day four years ago, the two sides drew 1-1 thanks to Byron Harrison's 27th minute goal to share the points for the only time in eight matches between the pair in Devon, and 16 in total.

Prior to that, the Robins had won the previous nine league encounters, home and away, stretching back to Boxing Day in 1999.

But the draw saw a turnaround in form with City winning all of the six games since including last term's 2-1 victory, despite Carl Winchester's opener.

Exeter are flying high in second position in League Two with five successes from their first eight games and will present stiff opposition for Duff for his first trip as manager.

But his side have won the last two matches on the road at Cambridge United and Northampton Town and will travel with some confidence after a marked improvement in performances.

The Grecians have won two and drawn one of their four matches on home turf, beating Notts County 5-1 last time out as well as dumping Ipswich Town out of the Carabao Cup on penalties. They have banged in 15 goals in the process.

They're managed by former centre half Matt Taylor, who made 33 appearances for the Robins in the 2014/15 campaign. He replaced long serving boss Paul Tisdale after 12 years at the helm, making a seemingly smooth transition to managerial life.

Previous encounters at St James Park

Exeter 2 (Simpson 42, Storey 81), Robins 1 (Winchester 37)
April 2, 2018

Exeter 3 (Reid pen 43, 51, Taylor 57), Robins 0
March 14, 2017

Exeter 1 (Nichols 62), Robins 0
December 26, 2014

Exeter 1 (Moore-Taylor 12), Robins 1 (Harrison 27)
April 12, 2014

Exeter 0, Robins 1 (Penn 5)
April 20, 2013

Exeter 0, Robins 2 (Yates 64, Naylor 90)
February 9, 2002

Exeter 0, Robins 2 (Devaney 62, 73)
September 30, 2000

Exeter 1, Robins 2 (Victory 46), Devaney 83)
March 25, 2000


Tickets for the fixture are available from the Ticket Office at The Jonny-Rocks Stadium, with prices increasing on the day of the match.

Advance                                                           Matchday
Adult £22                                                              £23
Senior (65+) / Student £19                                  £20
U18 £9.50                                                             £10

Wheelchair users should ring 01392 411243 (option 2 or 3) to book or email
The ground is still being redeveloped so the away allocation has been limited, booking in advance is heavily advised.

Supporters bus

We also have a double decker bus going to Exeter, with places available on a first come, first served basis. The coach departs from The Jonny-Rocks Stadium at 11am.

Members: £14 adult (£12 concession)
Non Members: £16 adult (£14 concession)

There is no spectator parking at the ground but they have 1 space for visiting disabled fans. Please direct any requests to Exeter City's main club reception on 01392 411243 or to

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