12th October 1907
City Reserves v 15th Brigade
Gunnislake v Exeter City
Plymouth And District League
GUNNISLAKE v. EXETER CITY
Exeter City played their return match on October 12th against Gunnislake, in the Plymouth and District League. After their victory by 7 goals to 2 last week the City took the journey fairly confident of being able to register another win. There have been persistent rumours that Robinson, the English International goalkeeper late of Plymouth Argyle would be joining Exeter City, as he has not signed on again for Green Waves, but nothing has developed in this direction. Exeter City have got a new goalkeeper from Plymouth, however, in the person of Duff, of the Argyle Reserves, but he was not able to appear, and Hyde, the captain of the City Reserves played instead.
Team: Hyde; Dyer, Fenwick; Letheren, Aspey, Warner; Singlehurst, Eveleigh, Mudd, Chenneour, and Clark.
Exeter kicked off and Mudd opened the scoring after a quarter of an hour, Doherty equalising with a screw shot. Further goals were registered by Acrill and Sutton for Gunnis lake, who won by 3 goals to 1.
CITY RESERVES v 15th BRIGADE.
With the first team at Gunnis lake the City's East Devon team provided the attraction at St James's Park, a friendly against the 15th Brigade being played.
City: Ancliff; Sanders, E.Wells; Chase, Oliver, Goodchild; Pawson, Stoneman, West, Hellings, Drew.
Brigade:- Salmons; Costelli, Mitchell; Watkins, Buxton, Gray; Baker, Cundell, Gregg, Brooks, Hulse.
The City Reserves were beaten by two goals to nil, scored in the second half by Brooks and Gregg. It was a good game, but the City did not deserve to lose by two goals. Throughout the second half they had only ten men, West having to retire with a bad cut over his eye. The soldiers' defence was not very sound, and the City forwards lost many opportunities in front of goal.