ECFC 1953/54

Squad photo from the 1953/54 season in which Exeter finished 9th in Division Three South, but had an early exit from the FA Cup at the First Round.

The line up in the first photo is:
Back Row,
Doyle, Booth , Davey, Goddard, Harvey, King, Donaldson, Douglass, Storey, McLean.
Centre
Mr Jack Warne, Frank Houghton (assistant trainer), Mr George Gilbert (Secretary), Parker, Rowe, Owen J, Singleton, Kelly, P Brearley, Samuels, Dailey, McClelland, Harry Hanford (trainer), Mr Lew White, Mr T White.
Front.
Priestley, Bond, Mitchell, Norman Dodgin (player-manager) Sid Thomas (Chairman), Alderman F.P.Cottey, Mackay, Setters, Knight, Murphy.

League Position: 9th
Played: 46, Won: 20, Drew: 8, Lost: 18
Goals For: 68, Goals Against: 58, Points: 48

FA Cup
First Round: Hereford United (H), 1-1. Replay, 2-0

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Paul Farley:

The team is as follows

Back  Arnold Mitchell, Fred Davey, Charlie McClelland, Richard Walton, Keith Harvey, Norman Douglass,

Front Row Gerry Priestley, John Anderson, Angus Mackay, Bill Ellaway, Maurice Setters,

Is actually August 1954 in a match at Crediton. 

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