ECFC 1970/71

Squad photo from the 1970/71 season, which saw Exeter finish 9th in Division Four.


In both the FA and League Cups, Exeter lost in the First Round, Swansea City defeated them on both occasions.

  • League Position: 9th Played: 46 Won: 17, Drew: 14, Lost: 15 Goals For: 67, Goals Against: 68 Points: 48
  • FA Cup
First Round: Swansea City (A), 4-1
  • League Cup
First Round: Swansea City (H), 0-0. Replay, 4-2

First Team 
Results

15/08/1970 Scunthorpe United H D 1-1 5456 Binney      
22/08/1970 Oldham Athletic A L 1-2 6352 Gadston      
29/08/1970 Peterborough United H W 3-2 4537 Gadston 2 Rowan    
02/09/1970 Southend United H W 2-0 5190 Corr Gadston    
05/09/1970 Darlington  A L 2-3 3472 Horner (og) Sharples    
12/09/1970 Crewe Alexandra H W 6-2 4769 John Giles Gadston 2 Banks 2 Corr
19/09/1970 Chester  A L 1-3 4337 Banks      
21/09/1970 Southport  A W 2-0 3842 Rowan 2      
26/09/1970 Notts County H L 0-1 6093 :      
29/09/1970 Newport County  A W 1-0 2169 Gadston      
03/10/1970 Lincoln City  A L 1-4 6548 Gadston      
10/10/1970 Hartlepool United H D 1-1 4590 Mitten (p)      
17/10/1970 Scunthorpe United  A L 0-3 3684 :      
21/10/1970 Grimsby Town H W 4-0 4087 Banks 3 Binney    
24/10/1970 Cambridge United H W 1-0 5631 Rowan      
31/10/1970 Brentford A L 0-5 5270 :      
07/11/1970 Colchester United H D 2-2 4420 Gadston Banks    
11/11/1970 Aldershot H W 4-1 4434 Gadston 2 Banks Corr  
14/11/1970 Barrow  A D 1-1 2244 Gadston      
28/11/1970 Workington  A L 0-1 2013 :      
05/12/1970 York City H L 0-2 4403 :      
12/12/1970 Southport H W 2-1 3437 Wingate Binney    
19/12/1970 Oldham Athletic H L 0-2 4185 :      
09/01/1971 Newport County H D 1-1 4142 Binney      
16/01/1971 Grimsby Town  A W 2-1 2926 Gadston Parker    
22/01/1971 Stockport County  A W 3-0 1992 Banks Parker Binney  
27/01/1971 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic A L 1-4 9184 Gadston      
06/02/1971 York City A D 2-2 3234 Rowan Banks    
09/02/1971 Northampton Town H D 1-1 5016 Banks      
13/02/1971 Stockport County H W 2-1 4223 Banks 2      
16/02/1971 Workington H L 0-1 4609 :      
20/02/1971 Aldershot  A D 2-2 5505 Gadston Banks    
27/02/1971 Brentford H W 1-0 3892 Binney      
06/03/1971 Cambridge United  A L 0-2 3802 :      
13/03/1971 Barrow H W 4-2 3999 Rowan Gadston Binney Banks
16/03/1971 Northampton Town A D 2-2 5724 Banks  Jimmy Giles    
20/03/1971 Colchester United  A D 1-1 5630 Banks      
27/03/1971 Darlington H W 2-1 4136 Wingate Banks    
03/04/1971 Peterborough United  A W 3-1 3880 Jimmy Giles Gadston Banks  
09/04/1971 Crewe Alexandra A L 1-4 3748 Wingate      
10/04/1971 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic H D 0-0 7918 :      
12/04/1971 Lincoln City H D 0-0 4614 :      
17/04/1971 Hartlepool United  A L 0-3 1515 :      
24/04/1971 Chester H W 3-1 4024 Banks 2 Binney    
28/04/1971 Southend United  A D 0-0 4471 :      
01/05/1971 Notts County  A D 1-1 18002 Gadston      


Final Table 
League Division 4
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. NOTTS COUNTY             46  19  4  0  59  12  11  5  7  30  24   69
 2. BOURNEMOUTH              46  16  5  2  51  15   8  7  8  30  31   60
 3. OLDHAM ATHLETIC          46  14  6  3  57  29  10  5  8  31  34   59
 4. YORK CITY                46  16  6  1  45  14   7  4 12  33  40   56
 5. Chester City             46  17  2  4  42  18   7  5 11  27  37   55
 6. Colchester United        46  14  6  3  44  19   7  6 10  26  35   54
 7. Northampton              46  15  4  4  39  24   4  9 10  24  35   51
 8. Southport                46  15  2  6  42  24   6  4 13  21  33   48
 9. Exeter City              46  12  7  4  40  23   5  7 11  27  45   48
10. Workington               46  13  7  3  28  13   5  5 13  20  36   48
11. Stockport County         46  12  8  3  28  17   4  6 13  21  48   46
12. Darlington               46  15  3  5  42  22   2  8 13  16  35   45
13. Aldershot                46   8 10  5  32  23   6  7 10  34  48   45
14. Brentford                46  13  3  7  45  27   5  5 13  21  35   44
15. Crewe Alexandra          46  13  1  9  49  35   5  7 11  26  41   44
16. Peterborough United      46  14  3  6  46  23   4  4 15  24  48   43
17. Scunthorpe United        46   9  7  7  36  23   6  6 11  20  38   43
18. Southend United          46   8 11  4  32  24   6  4 13  21  42   43
19. Grimsby Town             46  13  4  6  37  26   5  3 15  20  45   43
20. Cambridge United         46   9  9  5  31  27   6  4 13  20  39   43
21. Lincoln City             46  11  4  8  45  33   2  9 12  25  38   39
22. Newport County           46   8  3 12  32  36   2  5 16  23  49   28
23. Hartlepool United        46   6 10  7  28  27   2  2 19   6  47   28
24. Barrow                   46   5  5 13  25  38   2  3 18  26  52   22
Other Matches

FA Cup

21/11/1970 Swansea Town Away 1-4 7386 Wingate R1  

League Cup

1970/71

18/08/1970    

Swansea City      

Home       

0-0    

4932    

:

LC 1     

25/08/1970

Swansea City

Away

2-4

6739

Gadston, Mitten     

LC 1R


Devon Bowl

1970/71
09/03/1971 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-2 Binney 2000 SF  


Friendlies

1970/71  
      Exeter score 1st      
30/07/1970 Torquay United Home 3-1 0 Rowan, Mitten, Core Behind closed doors
01/08/1970 Hereford Away 1-1 2502 Wingate  John Charles was manager of Hereford
04/08/1970 Leyton Orient Home 3-0 2895 Mitten 2, Binney  
05/08/1970 Cardiff City Home 1-0 1834 Parker  
07/08/1970 D.V.V. Go Ahead Deventer Home 0-4 3334 : De Winkel 2, Beek, Geestman scored for Deventer


FA Youth Cup 

Exeter did not compete in the competition as they had disbanded their reserves and youth teams

Creator

Will Haggerty and Paul Farley

Contributor

PF

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