ECFC 1960/61



The squad photograph for the 1960/61.

Exeter finished the season in 21st place in the Fourth Division, and exited the FA Cup in the First Round. Despite holding First Division Manchester United to a 1-1 draw at St. James Park in the League Cup, City exited after a 4-1 replay defeat at Old Trafford.

League Position: 21st Played: 46 Won: 14, Drew: 10, Lost: 22 Goals For: 66, Goals Against: 94 Points: 38
FA Cup First Round: Bournemouth (H), 1-1. Replay (A), 3-1
League Cup First Round: Manchester United (H), 1-1. Replay (A), 4-1

Exeter City Reserves won the Western League Cup in 1960/61


1st Team Results

20/08/1960 Carlisle United H D 0-0 9933 :    
25/08/1960 Wrexham A L 1-3 8000 Wilkinson    
27/08/1960 Rochdale A L 1-3 2514 Wilkinson    
31/08/1960 Wrexham H W 1-0 6138 Rees    
03/09/1960 Mansfield Town H L 0-2 5576 :    
06/09/1960 Doncaster Rovers  A L 1-2 5121 Harrison    
10/09/1960 Stockport County  A D 0-0 8035 :    
14/09/1960 Doncaster Rovers H W 2-0 5015 Harrison Gordon  
17/09/1960 Bradford Park Avenue  A L 2-5 6124 Donaldson 2    
19/09/1960 Hartlepools United  A D 0-0 2926 :    
24/09/1960 Peterborough United H L 3-4 9146 Wilson Wilkinson 2  
26/09/1960 Hartlepools United H W 2-1 5000 Gordon Wilkinson  
01/10/1960 Southport A L 0-2 4413 :    
05/10/1960 Darlington H L 1-3 5400 Rees    
08/10/1960 Aldershot H W 1-0 3107 Rees    
15/10/1960 Oldham Athletic  A L 2-5 17116 Donaldson Harrison  
22/10/1960 Workington H D 0-0 4000 :    
29/10/1960 Chester  A D 4-4 5173 Bond 2 Harrison Donaldson
12/11/1960 York City  A L 1-6 5281 Wilkinson    
19/11/1960 Accrington Stanley H L 2-4 6000 Bond Dale  
03/12/1960 Barrow H D 2-2 3042 Wilkinson 2    
10/12/1960 Gillingham A L 2-4 4925 Carter Rees  
17/12/1960 Carlisle United  A D 2-2 2484 Rees Wilkinson  
26/12/1960 Crystal Palace H L 2-3 7551 Jenkins Thompson  
27/12/1960 Crystal Palace  A D 0-0 28551 :    
31/12/1960 Rochdale H W 1-0 4365 Wilkinson    
07/01/1961 Millwall  A D 2-2 7974 Carter 2    
14/01/1961 Mansfield Town A W 3-2 4485 Carter 2 Donaldson  
21/01/1961 Stockport County H W 2-1 4582 Carter Rees  
04/02/1961 Bradford Park Avenue H W 4-2 4916 Carter 2 Jenkins Thompson
11/02/1961 Peterborough United  A L 1-7 11518 Rees    
18/02/1961 Southport H W 2-1 4774 Thompson (p) Jenkins  
25/02/1961 Aldershot  A L 1-3 5042 Carter    
04/03/1961 Oldham Athletic H W 3-0 4483 Carter Rees 2  
11/03/1961 Workington  A L 1-3 2011 Rees    
16/03/1961 Crewe Alexandra H L 0-1 3632 :    
18/03/1961 Chester H W 4-1 3642 Bond Jenkins 2 Carter
25/03/1961 Crewe Alexandra A L 0-2 3000 :    
01/04/1961 York City H W 2-1 5090 Gordon Rees  
03/04/1961 Northampton Town H L 1-3 5903 Williams (p)    
04/04/1961 Northampton Town A L 1-3 12402 Rees    
08/04/1961 Accrington Stanley  A W 1-0 2700 Donaldson    
15/04/1961 Millwall H L 2-3 4641 Rees Carter  
22/04/1961 Barrow  A D 1-1 2754 Jenkins    
24/04/1961 Darlington  A L 0-3 2267 :    
29/04/1961 Gillingham H W 2-0 3602 Carter Rees  

 

 

1st Team Final Table

League Division 4
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. PETERBOROUGH UNITED      46  18  3  2  85  30  10  7  6  49  35   66
 2. CRYSTAL PALACE           46  16  4  3  64  28  13  2  8  46  41   64
 3. NORTHAMPTON              46  16  4  3  53  25   9  6  8  37  37   60
 4. BRADFORD PARK AVENUE     46  16  5  2  49  22  10  3 10  35  52   60
 5. York City                46  17  3  3  50  14   4  6 13  30  46   51
 6. Millwall                 46  13  3  7  56  33   8  5 10  41  53   50
 7. Darlington               46  11  7  5  41  24   7  6 10  37  46   49
 8. Workington               46  14  3  6  38  28   7  4 12  36  48   49
 9. Crewe Alexandra          46  11  4  8  40  29   9  5  9  21  38   49
10. Aldershot                46  16  4  3  55  19   2  5 16  24  50   45
11. Doncaster Rovers         46  15  0  8  52  33   4  7 12  24  45   45
12. Oldham Athletic          46  13  4  6  57  38   6  3 14  22  50   45
13. Stockport County         46  14  4  5  31  21   4  5 14  26  45   45
14. Southport                46  12  6  5  47  27   7  0 16  22  40   44
15. Gillingham               46   9  7  7  45  34   6  6 11  19  32   43
16. Wrexham                  46  12  4  7  38  22   5  4 14  24  34   42
17. Rochdale                 46  13  7  3  43  19   4  1 18  17  47   42
18. Accrington Stanley       46  12  4  7  44  32   4  4 15  30  56   40
19. Carlisle United          46  10  7  6  43  37   3  6 14  18  42   39
20. Mansfield Town           46  10  3 10  39  34   6  3 14  32  44   38
21. Exeter City              46  12  3  8  39  32   2  7 14  27  62   38
22. Barrow                   46  10  6  7  33  28   3  5 15  19  51   37
23. Hartlepool United        46  10  4  9  46  40   2  4 17  25  63   32
24. Chester City             46   9  7  7  38  35   2  2 19  23  69   31

FA Cup

1960/61
05/11/1960 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic Home 1-1 8000 Bond R1  
09/11/1960 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic Away 1-3 6382 Bond R1 Replay  



League Cup

1960/61

19/10/1960

Manchester United

Home

1-1

16000

Rees

LC 1

26/10/1960

Manchester United

Away

1-4

15662

Thompson (P)

LC 1R



Devon Bowl

19/04/1961 Plymouth Argyle Neutral 2-1 Fincham (og), Northcott (Tommy) 1580 F EXETER-WINNERS, Played as a Combined X1 at Plainmoor


Friendlies 

1960/61  
      Exeter score 1st      
13/08/1960 Reds v Whites Home 5-0 4000 Wilkinson 3, Gordon, Thompson Practice Match
06/09/1960 Showbiz X1 v Bedford Jezzards X1 Home 4-5 3010    Benefit Match for St Loyes College, Sean Connery played

Reserves
Western League
Although Exeter Reserves only finished 6th in the Western League, they won the Western League Cup

Reserve Results

Western League 1960/61
20/08/1960 League Chippenham Town Away 0-3 :      
25/08/1960 League Taunton Town Away 3-0 A. Williams  P. Williams Welsh  
27/08/1960 League Dorchester Town Home 0-1 :      
03/09/1960 League Glastonbury Away 2-1 Donaldson Bennett    
10/09/1960 League Bath City Home 1-3 Sokell      
15/09/1960 League Yeovil Town Away 1-0 Symes      
17/09/1960 League Poole Town Home 2-0 Symes Sokell    
24/09/1960 League Welton Rovers Away 0-9 :      
15/10/1960 League Weymouth Home 1-2 Bennett      
29/10/1960 League Portland United Home 9-0 Carter 5 Scott Welsh 2 Gordon
05/11/1960 League Dorchester Town Away 2-2 McClelland (og) Scott    
12/11/1960 League Trowbridge Town Home 6-2 Dale Carter 2 Bennett 2 A. Williams 
19/11/1960 League Bristol City Away 2-3 Scott Donalson    
26/11/1960 League Chippenham Town Home 5-1 Rees 2 Wilkinson Carter 2  
10/12/1960 League Welton Rovers Home 3-3 Bennett Gordon Scott  
17/12/1960 League Bridgwater Town Home 3-0 Bennett A. Williams Carter   
24/12/1960 League Torquay United Home 9-2 Carter 5 Harrison 2 Smith (og) A. Williams 
26/12/1960 League Torquay United Away 1-0 Bennett      
31/12/1960 League Salisbury City Away 4-5 Bennett Dale A. Williams  Gordon
07/01/1961 League Bristol Rovers Home 1-0 Gordon      
11/01/1961 Cup Weymouth Home  2 A 1 Bennett Harvey    
14/01/1961 League Yeovil Town Home 3-0 Welsh Gordon Harrison  
21/01/1961 League Bath City Away 1-3 Bennett      
28/01/1961 League Barnstaple Town Away 0-3 :      
04/02/1961 League Bridgwater Town Away 1-2 Wilkinson      
11/02/1961 League Minehead Home 1-2 Bond      
15/02/1961 Cup Weymouth Home 2-1 Gordon 2      
18/02/1961 League Minehead Away 1-1 Bennett      
25/02/1961 League Glastonbury Home 7-1 Bond 2 Bennett 2 Scott 2 Harrison
04/03/1961 League Portland United Away 1-0 Scott      
11/03/1961 League Taunton Town Home 7-0 Irsish (og) Bennett 3 Bond 2 Scott
18/03/1961 League Poole Town Away 2-1 A. Williams  Bennett    
22/03/1961 Cup Torquay United Away 1-0 Gordon      
25/03/1961 League Salisbury City Home 1-0 Bennett      
31/03/1961 League Bideford Home 1-2 Bennett      
01/04/1961 League Weymouth Away 1-0 Foley      
03/04/1961 League Bideford Away 1-0 Bennett      
08/04/1961 League Bristol City Home 0-1 :      
12/04/1961 League Barnstaple Town Home 2-1 Bond Bennett    
15/04/1961 League Trowbridge Town Away 3-3 Harrison Dale Bennett   
19/04/1961 League Weston Super Mare Away 2-2 Scott 2      
22/04/1961 League Weston Super Mare Home 5-4 P. Williams Bennett 2 Scott Foley
29/04/1961 League Bristol Rovers Away 1-2 Foley      
01/05/1961 W.L Cup Final Dorchester Town Neutral 3-2 Bennett 2 Gordon AET At Yeovil Town

 

 

 Reserve Table
Western League

                                   P  W  D  L   F   A Pts
 1.Salisbury                      40 31  4  5 135  42  66
 2.Dorchester Town                40 26  6  8 115  63  58
 3.Minehead                       40 24  8  8 100  62  56
 4.Torquay United                 40 23  6 11 122  70  52
 5.Bridgwater Town                40 18 12 10  88  71  48
 6.Exeter City                    40 21  5 14  99  68  47
 7.Weymouth                       40 19  9 12  91  79  47
 8.Bristol City                   40 18 10 12  94  70  46
 9.Welton Rovers                  40 20  5 15 119 110  45
10.Portland United                40 16 10 14  93  87  42
11.Yeovil Town                    40 18  5 17  73  73  41
12.Chippenham Town                40 18  5 17  79  81  41
13.Bristol Rovers                 40 12 12 16  80  74  36
14.Bath City                      40 11 11 18  75  79  33
15.Weston-super-Mare              40 13  7 20  76  98  33
16.Bideford                       40 12  9 19  76  99  33
17.Glastonbury                    40 13  4 23  66 114  30
18.Poole Town                     40  8  9 23  57  87  25
19.Trowbridge Town                40  9  7 24  62 122  25
20.Barnstaple Town                40  8  4 28  55 111  20
21.Taunton                        40  5  6 29  59 153  16

Exeter City Colts
Results

Final Table
Exeter and District League
Senior 1

SENIOR 1
1 St Marks   24 18 4 2 79 42 40
2 St Lukes College 24 17 4 3 99 44 38
3 Exmouth Town 24 15 5 4 81 49 35
4 Sandford   24 15 2 7 89 60 32
5 Exeter City Colts 24 12 5 7 92 51 29
6 Exwick       24 12 5 7 62 49 29
7 Crediton United 24 7 5 12 63 76 19
8 Alphington 24 6 6 12 53 74 18
9 Budleigh Salterton 24 6 6 12 44 68 18
10 Torquay Villa 24 7 2 15 51 94 16
11 Axminster Town 24 7 1 16 70 107 15
12 Royal Marines 24 6 2 16 63 94 14
13 Chudleigh 24 3 3 18 59 97 9

 

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