ECFC 1926/27

Squad Photo from the 1926/27 season.



In this season Exeter finished 12th in Division Three South and enjoyed a good FA Cup campaign that ended in the Third Round.

League Position: 12th


FA Cup
First Round: Aberdare Athletic (H), 3-0
Second Round, Northampton Town (H), 1-0
Third Round: Accrington Stanley (H), 0-2

First team results
Third Division South 

26/08/1926 Merthyr Town H W 3-0 8000 Walker Blackmore 2    
30/08/1926 Swindon Town  A L 2-4 4500 Purcell Pool    
04/09/1926 Southend United A W 2-1 6000 Blackmore Walker    
11/09/1926 Exeter City v Luton Town H L 1-2 8000 Charlton (p)      
15/09/1926 Bristol Rovers H D 1-1 6000 Blackmore      
18/09/1926 Norwich City A D 4-4 8500 Hannah (og) Blackmore 2 Phoenix  
25/09/1926 Brighton and Hove Albion H D 0-0 7000 :      
02/10/1926 Northampton Town  A D 2-2 5000 Phoenix 2      
09/10/1926 Brentford H W 3-1 7000 Blackmore 2 Phoenix    
16/10/1926 Bristol City  A L 2-3 14000 Lievesley Compton    
23/10/1926 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic H W 4-0 6000 Blackmore 3 Lievesley    
30/10/1926 Newport County  A L 0-2 7000 :      
06/11/1926 Aberdare Athletic H W 2-1 6000 Blackmore Charlton    
13/11/1926 Gillingham  A L 2-3 4000 Blackmore Compton    
20/11/1926 Watford H W 2-0 5000 Compton Blackmore     
04/12/1926 Coventry City H W 8-1 6000 Dent 2 Compton 2 Purcell 2 Blackmore 2
18/12/1926 Charlton Athletic H W 1-0 6000 Blackmore      
25/12/1926 Plymouth Argyle  A L 0-2 15000 :      
27/12/1926 Plymouth Argyle H L 0-2 19221 :      
28/12/1926 Bristol Rovers A L 1-3 17000 Parkin      
01/01/1927 Swindon Town H W 3-1 8000 Charlton (p) Phoenix 2    
15/01/1927 Merthyr Town A D 3-3 2000 Lievesley Blackmore McDevitt  
22/01/1927 Southend United H W 2-0 5000 Lievesley Blackmore    
29/01/1927 Luton Town A D 2-2 6000 Phoenix Potter    
05/02/1927 Norwich City H W 1-0 5000 Campbell (og)      
09/02/1927 Crystal Palace A L 0-1 8000 :      
12/02/1927 Brighton and Hove Albion A L 2-5 10000 Purcell Blackmore    
19/02/1927 Northampton Town H W 3-2 6000 Blackmore 2 Lowton (p)    
24/02/1927 Queens Park Rangers A D 1-1 3000 McDevitt      
26/02/1927 Brentford A L 1-6 7000 Compton      
05/03/1927 Bristol City H D 1-1 8000 Blackmore      
12/03/1927 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  A L 3-4 7000 Blackmore 2 Lievesley    
19/03/1927 Newport County H W 2-1 5000 Compton Purcell    
26/03/1927 Aberdare Athletic  A L 1-3 6000 Lowton (p)      
02/04/1927 Gillingham H W 5-1 3000 Lowton (p) Lievesley 4    
09/04/1927 Watford  A L 0-1 3000 :      
15/04/1927 Millwall  A L 2-4 15000 Lievesley      
16/04/1927 Crystal Palace H W 3-1 6000 Dent Lievesley Purcell   
18/04/1927 Millwall H D 1-0 10500 Purcell      
23/04/1927 Coventry City  A D 0-0 8000 :      
30/04/1927 Queens Park Rangers H L 0-2 6000 :      
07/05/1927 Charlton Athletic  A L 0-1 8000 :      


Final League Table
League Division 3 (South)
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. BRISTOL CITY             42  19  1  1  71  24   8  7  6  33  30   62
 2. Plymouth Argyle          42  17  4  0  52  14   8  6  7  43  47   60
 3. Millwall                 42  16  2  3  55  19   7  8  6  34  32   56
 4. Brighton & Hove Albion   42  15  4  2  61  24   6  7  8  18  26   53
 5. Swindon Town             42  16  3  2  64  31   5  6 10  36  54   51
 6. Crystal Palace           42  12  6  3  57  33   6  3 12  27  48   45
 7. Bournemouth              42  13  2  6  49  24   5  6 10  29  42   44
 8. Luton Town               42  12  9  0  48  19   3  5 13  20  47   44
 9. Newport County           42  15  4  2  40  20   4  2 15  17  51   44
10. Bristol Rovers           42  12  4  5  46  28   4  5 12  32  52   41
11. Brentford                42  10  9  2  46  20   3  5 13  24  41   40
12. Exeter City              42  14  4  3  46  18   1  6 14  30  55   40
13. Charlton Athletic        42  13  5  3  44  22   3  3 15  16  39   40
14. Queen's Park Rangers     42   9  8  4  41  27   6  1 14  24  44   39
15. Coventry City            42  11  4  6  44  33   4  3 14  27  53   37
16. Norwich City             42  10  5  6  41  25   2  6 13  18  46   35
17. Merthyr Town             42  11  5  5  42  25   2  4 15  21  55   35
18. Northampton              42  13  4  4  36  23   2  1 18  23  64   35
19. Southend United          42  12  3  6  44  25   2  3 16  20  52   34
20. Gillingham               42  10  5  6  36  26   1  5 15  18  46   32
21. Watford                  42   9  6  6  36  27   3  2 16  21  60   32
22. ABERDARE ATHLETIC        42   8  2 11  38  48   1  5 15  24  53   25

FA Cup

1926/27
27 November 1926 Aberdare Athletic Home 3-0 9000 Compton 2, Purcell R1  
11 December 1926 Northampton Home 1-0 11314 McDevitt R2  
08 January 1927 Accrington Stanley Home 0-2 13647 : R3  

 



Reserves
Southern League 
Division One West 


Results
Southern League (West)
01/09/1926 League Swindon Town Home 3-1 Thompson 2 Dent      
08/09/1926 League Bristol Rovers Home 5-0 Thompson  Newman Parkin Phoenix Dent
11/09/1926 League Yeovil  Away 1-5 Newman        
13/09/1926 League Bristol Rovers Away 1-2 Newberry        
25/09/1926 League Weymouth Away 0-1 :        
02/10/1926 League Ebbw Vale Home 3-0 Newberry 2 Parkin      
09/10/1926 League Torquay United Away 0-4 :        
23/10/1926 League Ebbw Vale Away 1-5 Dent        
30/10/1926 League Torquay United Home 1-0 Lowton        
06/11/1926 League Mid Rhondda Away 1-1 Lievesley         
13/11/1926 League Newport  Home 1-1 Dent        
18/12/1926 League Bath City Away 1-1 Lowton        
25/12/1926 League Plymouth Argyle Home 2-2 Burrows Thompson      
27/12/1926 League Plymouth Argyle Away 0-1 :        
01/01/1927 League Swindon Town Away 1-5 Lievesley        
15/01/1927 League Barry Town Home 6-1 Thompson 3 Phoenix 2 Dent    
22/01/1927 League Barry Town Away 1-1 Phoenix        
12/02/1927 League Mid Rhondda Home 6-0 Compton 3 Phoenix Lievesley  Thompson  
16/02/1927 League Yeovil  Home 5-2 Lievesley 3 Parkin 2      
26/02/1927 League Taunton Town Home 10-2 Thompson 4 Phoenix 4 Parkin Dent  
12/03/1927 Friendly P &  D League Home 4-2 Parkin Thompson Walker Phoenix  
19/03/1927 League Newport  Away 1-1 Newman        
26/03/1927 League Weymouth Home 2-3 Dent Walker      
15/04/1927 League Bristol City Home 1-2 Thompson        
16/04/1927 League Taunton Town Away 4-3 Thompson 2 Burrows 2      
18/04/1927 League Bristol City Away 2-4 Thompson Phoenix      
07/05/1927 League Bath City Home 3-1 Thompson 2 Pullan      



Final Table 
Southern League Western Section 1926-27
Torquay United 26 17 4 5 63 30 38
Bristol City Reserves 26 14 10 2 77 37 38
Plymouth Argyle Reserves 26 15 4 7 56 38 34
Ebbw Vale 26 14 2 10 67 45 30
Bristol Rovers Reserves 26 12 4 10 51 43 28
Swindon Town Reserves 26 11 5 10 60 57 27
Barry 26 11 4 11 65 50 26
Exeter City Reserves 26 10 6 10 62 49 26
Weymouth 26 12 2 12 48 65 26
Newport County Reserves 26 9 6 11 57 53 24
Bath City 26 7 9 10 44 52 23
Yeovil & Petters United 26 9 5 12 49 66 23
Taunton United 26 4 4 18 36 83 12
Mid Rhondda United 26 2 5 19 22 89 9

Western league
Results
 

Western League
28/08/1926 League Plymouth Argyle Away 2-3 Thompson 2        
04/09/1926 League Plymouth Argyle Home 2-0 Thompson 2        
18/09/1926 League Bristol City Home 3-4 Thompson  Lievesley 2      
22/09/1926 League Poole Town Home 5-2 Lievesley 2 Phoenix 3      
13/10/1926 League Swindon Town Home 6-3 Dent 6        
16/10/1926 League Taunton Town Home 5-1 Dent 4 McDevitt      
20/10/1926 League Swindon Town Away 2-0 McDevitt Dent      
27/10/1926 League Weymouth Home 3-0 Dent 2 Stallard (og)      
20/11/1926 League Torquay United Away 2-4 Lievesley 2        
27/11/1926 League Bath City Away 4-2 Phoenix 2 Lievesley 2      
04/12/1926 League Weymouth Away 1-1 Phoenix         
28/12/1926 League Yeovil  Home 5-3 Burrows 3 Newman Butler    
06/01/1927 League Lovells Ath Away 3-5 Lievesley Thompson Hutchings    
29/01/1927 League Torquay United Home 3-3 Dent Parkin Walker    
05/02/1927 League Taunton Town Away 4-2 Thompson 2 Petherick Walker    
19/02/1927 League Poole Town Away 1-4 Phoenix        
05/03/1927 League Bristol City Away 0-2 :        
16/03/1927 League Lovells Ath Home 4-0 Thompson 2 Phoenix 2      
06/04/1926 League Bath City Home 1-1 Phoenix        
19/04/1927 League Bristol Rovers Away 2-3 Lievesley Phoenix      
30/04/1927 League Yeovil  Away 2-5 Thompson Good      
03/05/1927 League Bristol Rovers Home 1-5 Good        


FINAL TABLE WESTERN LEAGUE 
DIVISION 1 '26-'27 1. Bristol City II 22 16 2 4 59-32 34 2. Torquay United 22 14 4 4 47-27 32 3. Plymouth Argyle II 22 13 1 8 63-37 27 4. Lovell's Athletic 22 11 5 6 47-36 27 5. Bristol Rovers II 22 12 3 7 49-41 27 6. Exeter City II 22 10 3 9 61-53 23 7. Yeovil & Petters 22 10 1 11 48-44 21 8. Swindon Town II 22 9 2 11 41-47 20 9. Bath City 22 8 3 11 35-50 19 10. Poole 22 6 2 14 40-69 14 11. Taunton United 22 4 3 15 28-55 11 12. Weymouth 22 3 3 16 30-57 9

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