ECFC 1969/70

Squad Photograph from the 1969/70 season, which saw Exeter City place 18th in the Fourth Division. The Grecians enjoyed an FA Cup run to the second round, exiting after a replay defeat to Northampton Town, but exited the League Cup after a first round replay defeat to Bristol City


  • League Position: 18th Played: 46 Won: 14, Drew: 11, Lost: 21 Goals For: 57, Goals Against: 59 Points: 39
  • FA Cup
First Round: Fulham (H), 2-0
Second Round: Northampton Town (A), 1-1. Replays 1-1, 2-1
  • League Cup
First Round: Bristol City (H), 1-1. Replay 3-2

First Team 
Results

09/08/1969 Wrexham  A L 0-3 6300 :      
16/08/1969 Darlington H L 1-2 5125 Morris      
23/08/1969 Newport County A L 0-2 2525 :      
25/08/1969 York City  A L 0-1 6200 :      
30/08/1969 Bradford Park Avenue H W 3-0 4457 Giles Wingate 2    
06/09/1969 Scunthorpe United  A D 0-0 4073 :      
13/09/1969 Workington H W 5-1 4536 Wingate Mitten 2 (1p) Pleat Banks
17/09/1969 Aldershot H W 2-1 6119 Pleat Banks    
20/09/1969 Notts County  A L 0-4 6358 :      
27/09/1969 Port Vale H L 1-2 5348 Sharples      
01/10/1969 Swansea Town H W 6-0 5183 Blain2 Corr 2 Wingate Mitten
04/10/1969 Lincoln City A L 0-1 5791 :      
06/10/1969 Darlington  A L 0-4 2888 :      
11/10/1969 Crewe Alexandra H W 3-0 5101 Walker Crawford Corr  
18/10/1969 Southend United A D 1-1 ? Mitten (p)      
25/10/1969 Grimsby Town H L 0-1 5459 :      
01/11/1969 Chester  A L 0-2 4387 :      
08/11/1969 Brentford H D 2-2 4897 Pleat Mitten     
22/11/1969 Oldham Athletic  A D 1-1 4351 Corr      
24/11/1969 Chesterfield  A L 1-2 7977 Gadston      
29/11/1969 Peterborough United H D 1-1 5027 Wingate      
13/12/1969 Workington  A W 2-1 1342 Gadston 2      
20/12/1969 Scunthorpe United H W 4-1 3534 Balson Gadston Wingate Walker
26/12/1969 Newport County H D 1-1 6700 Banks      
27/12/1969 Bradford Park Avenue  A L 1-2 ? Pleat      
10/01/1970 Notts County H D 1-1 3872 Gadston      
17/01/1970 Port Vale A L 0-2 4633 :      
24/01/1970 Hartlepool United H W 6-0 4341 Banks 3 Mitten (p) Gadston Gill (og)
31/01/1970 Lincoln City H L 1-2 ? Banks      
07/02/1970 Crewe Alexandra  A D 1-1 3000 Gadston      
14/02/1970 Wrexham H W 1-0 4210 Banks      
21/02/1970 Grimsby Town  A L 0-2 2767 :      
24/02/1970 Swansea Town  A D 0-0 ? :      
28/02/1970 Southend United H W 3-0 4343 Gadston Pleat Sharples  
02/03/1970 Northampton Town  A L 0-2 4974 :      
07/03/1970 Oldham Athletic H L 0-2 4440 :      
11/03/1970 Colchester United H W 2-1 4017 Mitten  Banks    
14/03/1970 Peterborough United A D 1-1 5283 Wingate      
16/03/1970 Hartlepool United  A L 0-2 1980 :      
21/03/1970 Northampton Town H W 1-0 4981 Gadston      
27/03/1970 Brentford A L 0-2 10110 :      
28/03/1970 Colchester United  A L 1-2 3842 Wingate      
30/03/1970 Chester H W 1-0 5722 Mitten      
04/04/1970 York City H W 2-1 4111 Binney Mitten (p)    
07/04/1970 Chesterfield H D 1-1 5443 Banks      
15/04/1970 Aldershot A L 0-1 5000 :      


Final Table 
League Division 4
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. CHESTERFIELD             46  19  1  3  55  12   8  9  6  22  20   64
 2. WREXHAM                  46  17  6  0  56  16   9  3 11  28  33   61
 3. SWANSEA CITY             46  14  8  1  43  14   7 10  6  23  31   60
 4. PORT VALE                46  13  9  1  39  10   7 10  6  22  23   59
 5. Brentford                46  14  8  1  36  11   6  8  9  22  28   56
 6. Aldershot                46  16  5  2  52  22   4  8 11  26  43   53
 7. Notts County             46  14  4  5  44  21   8  4 11  29  41   52
 8. Lincoln City             46  11  8  4  38  20   6  8  9  28  32   50
 9. Peterborough United      46  13  8  2  51  21   4  6 13  26  48   48
10. Colchester United        46  14  5  4  38  22   3  9 11  26  41   48
11. Chester City             46  14  3  6  39  23   7  3 13  19  43   48
12. Scunthorpe United        46  11  6  6  34  23   7  4 12  33  42   46
13. York City                46  14  7  2  38  16   2  7 14  17  46   46
14. Northampton              46  11  7  5  41  19   5  5 13  23  36   44
15. Crewe Alexandra          46  12  6  5  37  18   4  6 13  14  33   44
16. Grimsby Town             46   9  9  5  33  24   5  6 12  21  34   43
17. Southend United          46  12  8  3  40  28   3  2 18  19  57   40
18. Exeter City              46  13  5  5  48  20   1  6 16   9  39   39
19. Oldham Athletic          46  11  4  8  45  28   2  9 12  15  37   39
20. Workington               46   9  9  5  31  21   3  5 15  15  43   38
21. Newport County           46  12  3  8  39  24   1  8 14  14  50   37
22. Darlington               46   8  7  8  31  27   5  3 15  22  46   36
23. Hartlepool United        46   7  7  9  31  30   3  3 17  11  52   30
24. BRADFORD PARK AVENUE     46   6  5 12  23  32   0  6 17  18  64   23
Other Matches

FA Cup

1969/70
15/11/1969 Fulham Home 2-0 9181 Corr, Banks R1  
06/11/1969 Northampton Away 1-1 5000 Wingate R2  
10/11 1969 Northampton Home 0-0 8930 : R2 Replay After Extra Time
15/12/1969 Northampton Neutral 1-2 2434 Mitten (pen) R2 Replay 2 Played at the County Ground, Swindon


League Cup

1969/70

13/08/1969      

Bristol City         

Home      

1-1     

8050      

Banks              

LC 1      

19/08/1969

Bristol City

Away

2-3

10915

Corr, Parr(og)

LC 1R



Devon Bowl

1969/70
28/04/1970 Torquay United Away 0-1 :   F  

Hospital Cup

1969/70
22/04/70 Tiverton Town Away 7-2 Mitten 2, Gadston, Banks, Pleat 2, Parker   Final Winners


Friendlies

Exeter score 1st      
  Yeovil Town Away        
30/07/1969 Bideford Away 3-1 800 Banks, Mitten (pen), Wingate  
01/08/1969 Bristol Rovers Home 1-1 2896 Giles (John)  
10/11/1969 Yeovil Town v Minehaed  At SJP 5-0     FA Cup 4th Qualifying round 2nd replay
03/01/1970 Torquay United Away 1-3 1991 Giles (John) Fred Binney scored all 3 for Torquay


FA Youth Cup 

Exeter did not compete they had disbanded their youth and reserve teams 

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