ECFC 1929/30

Squad Photograph from the 1929/30 season that saw Exeter finish 16th in Division Three South and exit the FA Cup at the first stage.


FA Cup
First Round: Walsall (A), 1-0


Squad Photo
Back row (left to right): Sheffield, Gray, Alderson, Shanks, Dennington.
Front row: Purcell, Houghton, Guyan, Hemingway, Doncaster, Ditchburn.

First Team Results

31/08/1929 Luton Town H D 2-2 9000 Hemmingway Guyan    
04/09/1929 Gillingham H W 3-0 7000 Purcell Death Guyan  
07/09/1929 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic A L 0-3 5000 :      
11/09/1929 Gillingham  A L 0-2 6000 :      
14/09/1929 Walsall H L 0-2 7000 :      
18/09/1929 Torquay United H D 0-0 7000 :      
21/09/1929 Queens Park Rangers A L 0-2 10000 :      
28/09/1929 Fulham H W 2-1 7000 Purcell Guyan    
05/10/1929 Norwich City  A L 1-3 6000 Hannah (og)      
12/10/1929 Crystal Palace H W 6-1 6000 Houghton Guyan 2 Hemmingway Purcell 2
19/10/1929 Merthyr Town H D 1-1 6000 Houghton      
26/10/1929 Plymouth Argyle  A L 1-4 17000 Hemmingway      
02/11/1929 Swindon Town H W 5-1 6000 Hemmingway 3 Doncaster Guyan  
09/11/1929 Brighton and Hove Albion A D 1-1 7000 Doncaster      
16/11/1929 Bristol Rovers H W 5-2 5000 Guyan 2 Hemmingway 2 Houghton  
23/11/1929 Brentford  A L 0-2 5000 :      
07/12/1929 Coventry City  A D 3-3 6000 Purcell Houghton (p) Doncaster  
21/12/1929 Newport County  A L 1-4 5000 Houghton (p)      
25/12/1929 Southend United  A L 0-1 7000 :      
26/12/1929 Southend United H W 3-1 11000 Guyan Doncaster Purcell  
28/12/1929 Luton Town  A W 4-0 5000 Houghton 2 Purcell Guyan  
04/01/1930 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic H L 1-2 4000 Houghton (p)      
18/01/1930 Walsall A L 2-5 7000 Purcell Guyan    
25/01/1930 Queens Park Rangers H L 0-2 5000 :      
01/02/1930 Fulham  A D 2-2 18000 Houghton Guyan    
05/02/1930 Leyton Orient H W 4-0 4000 Purcell Doncaster Hemmingway 2  
08/02/1930 Norwich City H W 3-0 7000 Purcell Houghton Guyan  
15/02/1930 Crystal Palace  A D 1-1 12000 Purcell      
19/02/1930 Watford H W 1-0 4000 Doncaster      
22/02/1930 Merthyr Town A W 2-0 3000 Guyan Hemmingway    
01/03/1930 Plymouth Argyle H D 1-1 16000 Shanks      
08/03/1930 Swindon Town  A L 0-1 5000 :      
15/03/1930 Brighton and Hove Albion H L 1-4 5000 Purcell (p)      
22/03/1930 Bristol Rovers  A L 0-1 8000        
29/03/1930 Brentford H D 0-0 7000 :      
05/04/1930 Leyton Orient A L 0-3 8000 :      
12/04/1930 Coventry City H D 1-1 6000 Hemmingway      
19/04/1930 Watford  A L 1-2 8000 Hemmingway      
21/04/1930 Northampton Town H W 6-4 8000 Hemmingway 4 Armfield Mason  
22/04/1930 Northampton Town  A D 2-2 6000 Hemmingway 2      
26/04/1930 Newport County H L 0-4 6000 :      
03/05/1930 Torquay United  A L 1-2 5000 Houghton      


Final Table
League Division 3 (South)
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. PLYMOUTH ARGYLE          42  18  3  0  63  12  12  5  4  35  26   68
 2. Brentford                42  21  0  0  66  12   7  5  9  28  32   61
 3. Queen's Park Rangers     42  13  5  3  46  26   8  4  9  34  42   51
 4. Northampton              42  14  6  1  53  20   7  2 12  29  38   50
 5. Brighton & Hove Albion   42  16  2  3  54  20   5  6 10  33  43   50
 6. Coventry City            42  14  3  4  54  25   5  6 10  34  48   47
 7. Fulham                   42  12  6  3  54  33   6  5 10  33  50   47
 8. Norwich City             42  14  4  3  55  28   4  6 11  33  49   46
 9. Crystal Palace           42  14  5  2  56  26   3  7 11  25  48   46
10. Bournemouth              42  11  6  4  47  24   4  7 10  25  37   43
11. Southend United          42  11  6  4  41  19   4  7 10  28  40   43
12. Leyton Orient            42  10  8  3  38  21   4  5 12  17  41   41
13. Luton Town               42  13  4  4  42  25   1  8 12  22  53   40
14. Swindon Town             42  10  7  4  42  25   3  5 13  31  58   38
15. Watford                  42  10  4  7  37  30   5  4 12  23  43   38
16. Exeter City              42  10  6  5  45  29   2  5 14  22  44   35
17. Walsall                  42  10  4  7  45  24   3  4 14  26  54   34
18. Newport County           42   9  9  3  48  29   3  1 17  26  56   34
19. Torquay United           42   9  6  6  50  38   1  5 15  14  56   31
20. Bristol Rovers           42  11  3  7  45  31   0  5 16  22  62   30
21. Gillingham               42   9  5  7  38  28   2  3 16  13  52   30
22. MERTHYR TOWN             42   5  6 10  39  49   1  3 17  21  86   21

FA Cup

1929/30
30 November 1929 Walsall Away 0-1 7898 : R1  



Reserves

SOUTHERN LEAGUE WESTERN SECTION Results 

Southern League (West)
14/09/1929 League Torquay United Away 0-4 :      
21/09/1929 League Torquay United Home 4-1 Houghton 3 Corrigan    
28/09/1929 League Taunton Town Away 3-3 Houghton 2 Corrigan    
12/10/1929 League Barry Away 1-4 Goldsworthy      
19/10/1929 League Merthyr Town Away 2-1 Corrigan 2      
26/10/1929 League Plymouth Argyle Home 3-0 Gumm 2 Armfield    
02/11/1929 League Swindon Away 1-1 Corrigan      
09/11/1929 League Newport County Home 4-1 Henderson Corrigan 2 McMullan  
16/11/1929 League Bristol Rovers Away 0-0 :      
23/11/1929 League Llanelly Home 4-1 Corrigan Henderson 2 Gumm  
30/11/1929 League Ebbw Vale Away 1-1 Armfield      
21/12/1929 League Barry Home 2-1 Gumm 2      
25/12/1929 League Bath City Home 1-2 Gumm       
26/12/1929 League Bath City Away 0-6 :      
28/12/1929 League Ebbw Vale Home 6-1 Armfield 3 Henderson 3    
18/01/1930 League Lovell's  Home 2-2 Armfield  Henderson     
25/01/1930 League Bristol City Away 1-1 McMullan      
01/02/1930 League Taunton Town Home 4-2 McMullan 2 Purcell 2    
08/02/1930 League Lovell's  Away 1-2 Henderson      
15/02/1930 League Bristol City Home 0-2 :      
22/02/1930 League Merthyr Town Home 1-0 Gumm      
01/03/1930 League Plymouth Argyle Away 1-3 Thomas      
08/03/1930 League Swindon Home 4-1 Doncaster 2 Gumm Ditchburn  
22/03/1930 League Bristol Rovers Home 2-2 McMullan Gumm    
29/03/1930 League Newport County Away 0-2 :      
18/04/1930 League Yeovil Home 0-4 :      
21/04/1930 League Yeovil Away 1-5 Guyan       
26/04/1930 League Llanelly Away 0-3        



SOUTHERN LEAGUE WESTERN SECTION
Final Table

1

Bath City

28

16

6

6

85

52

1.63

38 

2

Bristol Rovers Reserves

28

16

4

8

66

50

1.32

36 

3

Taunton Town

28

14

7

7

50

40

1.25

35 

4

Barry

28

15

3

10

65

55

1.18

33 

5

Yeovil & Petters United

28

12

7

9

63

47

1.34

31 

6

Plymouth Argyle Reserves

28

14

3

11

68

52

1.31

31 

7

Newport County Reserves

28

13

4

11

68

76

0.89

30 

8

Lovells Athletic

28

13

2

13

59

57

1.04

28 

9

Exeter City Reserves

28

11

6

11

49

54

0.91

28 

10

Bristol City Reserves

28

11

5

12

59

63

0.94

27 

11

Swindon Town Reserves

28

10

6

12

69

67

1.03

26 

12

Torquay United Reserves

28

10

6

12

76

77

0.99

26 

13

Llanelly

28

10

4

14

55

52

1.06

24 

14

Ebbw Vale

28

5

6

17

52

97

0.54

16 

15

Merthyr Town Reserves

28

5

1

22

48

93

0.52

11 



Western League
Results

Western League
31/08/1929 League Bristol City  Away 2-2 Houghton 2      
05/09/1929 League Yeovil Away 1-3 Doncaster      
07/09/1929 League Bristol City  Home 5-0 Thomas Henderson 2 Houghton 2  
11/09/1929 League Bath City Home 1-1 Death      
25/09/1929 League Yeovil Home 1-2 Henderson      
02/10/1929 League Plymouth Argyle Away 0-2 :      
05/10/1929 League Taunton Town Home 5-0 Corrigan 2 Ditchburn  Armfield 2  
07/12/1929 League Plymouth Argyle Home 2-0 Baldwin Henderson    
14/12/1929 League Bristol Rovers Home 0-0 :      
11/01/1930 League Bath City Away P-P        
27/02/1930 League Taunton Town Away 1-2 Henderson      
06/03/1930 League Bath City Away 3-3 Gumm Thomas 2    
15/03/1930 League Torquay United Away 2-2 Varco McMullan    
02/04/1930 League Bristol Rovers Away 2-0 Purcell Ware    
03/05/1930 League Torquay United Home 1-0 Mason      



FINAL TABLE WESTERN LEAGUE 
(DIVISION 1) '29-'30 1. Yeovil & Petters 14 10 2 2 32-13 22 2. Exeter City II 14 5 5 4 26-17 15 3. Bristol City II 14 5 5 4 28-27 15 4. Plymouth Argyle II 14 6 2 6 23-20 14 5. Taunton Town FC 14 6 2 6 17-30 14 6. Bath City 14 4 5 5 35-33 13 7. Torquay United II 14 4 3 7 27-32 11 8. Bristol Rovers II 14 3 2 9 18-34 8

(table from rssf)

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