Pope, Jason

Birth Date

20th September 1995

Birthplace

Exeter, Devon

Occupation

Midfielder

Biographical Text

Jason Pope came through the youth system at Exeter and made one substitute appearance in the EFL Trophy. He later played for Weston-super-Mare and qualified as a physiotherapist.  

Jason became a City scholar/trainee in 2012 and, after signing a professional contract, remained with the club until 2016. His one first-team game, in the EFL Trophy, came against Coventry City on 7 October 2014 during his first season as a professional. 

Having previously been at Weston-super-Mare on loan, Jason signed permanently for the Somerset club in August 2016. After three seasons he moved to Hereford and then on to Bath City in August 2020. After a single season at Twerton Park Jason returned for another spell at Weston-super-Mare at the start of 2021/22. As of early 2023, Jason had played over two hundred games for Weston and had signed a contract into 2023/24 as the club returned to National League South after winning the Southern League.

After his release from St James Park, Jason upped his A level grades at Exeter College and went on to gain a first-class honours degree in physiotherapy from Cardiff. Upon  graduating his first job was as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist with Somerset NHS Foundation Trust in the Chard and Wellington areas.

Appearances

Exeter City

1 EFL Trophy (as substitute)

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