ECFC 1998/99



Squad Photograph from the 1998/99 season in which Exeter finished 12th in the Third Division.

In the FA Cup they reached the Second Round, and only the First Round in the League Cup. Although in the Football League Association Members' Cup Exeter fared better and were knocked out in the Quarter Final South.

League Stats: Position: 12th P: 46, W: 17, D: 12, L: 17 Goals For: 47 Goals Against: 50 Points: 63.

FA Cup First Round: Tamworth (A), 2-2. Replay, 4-1 Second Round: Bristol Rovers (H), 2-2. Replay, 5-0

League Cup First Round: Ipswich Town (H), 1-1 and (A), 5-1. Exeter lost 2-6 on aggregate Football League

Association Members' Cup First Round: Bye Second Round South: Southend United (H), 3-1 Quarter Final South: Cambridge United (A), 1-1. Exeter lost 3-5 on penalties.

League Results

Date Opponent Venue Score Att Posn Goalscorers
08/08/98 Swansea City A 0-2 5809 20  
15/08/98 Scarborough H 1-0 2703 18 Gittens
22/08/98 Torquay United A 0-1 3739 20  
29/08/98 Carlisle United H 2-0 2661 10 Breslan, Flack
31/08/98 Peterborough United  A 1-4 4256 14 Rowbotham
05/09/98 Chester City H 0-1 2551 21  
08/09/98 Brighton and Hove Albion H 1-0 2519 20 Breslan, Flack
12/09/98 Hartlepool United A 3-4 2106 19 Rowbotham, McConnell, Breslan
19/09/98 Barnet H 1-0 2523 14 Rowbotham
26/09/98 Cambridge United A 1-1 3061 16 Richardson
03/10/98 Mansfield Town H 2-1 3024 11 Flack, Richardson
09/10/98 Leyton Orient A 0-2 3349 13  
17/10/98 Scunthorpe United H 2-2 2885 15 Wilkinson, Flack
20/10/98 Hull City H 3-0 2101 13 McConnell, Richardson, Rowbotham
31/10/98 Cardiff City A 0-1 5411 14  
07/11/98 Southend United H 2-1 3085 11 McConnell, Flack
10/11/98 Rochdale A 1-1 1639 14 Gittens
21/11/98 Shrewsbury Town H 0-1 3510 16  
28/11/98 Rotherham United A 0-0 3489 15  
12/12/98 Brentford H 0-1 2793 15  
19/12/98 Halifax Town A 1-1 2342 18 Og (Stoneman)
26/12/98 Torquay United H 1-1 5575 18 Flack, 
28/12/98 Plymouth Argyle A 0-1 11936 19  
02/01/99 Carlisle United A 3-1 3340 17 Rees, Holloway, Flack
09/01/99 Swansea City H 4-0 3213 16 Curran, Flack 2, Quailley
16/01/99 Scarborough A 0-1 2002 16  
23/01/99 Peterborough United H 2-0 2933 13 Flack 2
30/01/99 Plymouth Argyle H 1-1 6746 13 Fry
06/02/99 Chester City A 0-0 2243 14  
13/02/99 Brighton and Hove Albion A 1-0 4005 13 Rowbotham
20/02/99 Hartlepool United H 2-1 2987 12 Quailey, Flack
27/02/99 Barnet A 1-0 2072 12 Tosh
06/03/99 Cambridge United H 0-3 3478 12  
13/03/99 Southend United A 0-0 3695 12  
20/03/99 Cardiff City H 0-2 3653 13  
26/03/99 Darlington H 0-0 3179 13  
03/04/99 Scunthorpe United A 0-2 3419 14  
05/04/99 Leyton Orient H 1-1 2764 14 Wilkinson
10/04/99 Hull City A 1-2 5836 16 McConnell
13/04/99 Rotherham United H 3-0 1929 13 Curran, Og (Whelan), McConnell (pen)
17/04/99 Shrewsbury Town A 1-1 2419 13 Tosh
24/04/99 Rochdale H 2-1 2543 13 Curran, Fry
27/04/99 Mansfield Town A 1-0 2830 12 Breslan
01/05/99 Brentford H 0-3 6977 12  
04/05/99 Darlington A 0-4 2450 12  
08/05/99 Halifax Town H 2-1 3180 12 Og (Thackery), Curran
Third Division 
Final Table

 1.Brentford               46  26  7 13  79-56  85  
 2.Cambridge United        46  23 12 11  78-48  81  
 3.Cardiff City            46  22 14 10  60-39  80  
P4.Scunthorpe United 46 22 8 16 69-58 74 5.Rotherham United 46 20 13 13 79-61 73 6.Leyton Orient 46 19 15 12 68-59 72 7.Swansea City 46 19 14 13 56-48 71 8.Mansfield Town 46 19 10 17 60-58 67 9.Peterborough United 46 18 12 16 72-56 66 10.Halifax Town 46 17 15 14 58-56 66 11.Darlington 46 18 11 17 69-58 65 12.Exeter City 46 17 12 17 47-50 63 13.Plymouth Argyle 46 17 10 19 58-54 61 14.Chester City 46 13 18 15 57-66 57 15.Shrewsbury Town 46 14 14 18 52-63 56 16.Barnet 46 14 13 19 54-71 55 17.Brighton & Hove Albion 46 16 7 23 49-66 55 18.Southend United 46 14 12 20 52-58 54 19.Rochdale 46 13 15 18 42-55 54 20.Torquay United 46 12 17 17 47-58 53 21.Hull City 46 14 11 21 44-62 53 22.Hartlepool United 46 13 12 21 52-65 51 23.Carlisle United 46 11 16 19 43-53 49 24.Scarborough 46 14 6 26 50-77 48
Other Games

FA Cup

1998/99
14/11/1998 Tamworth  Away 2-2 2485 Gittens, Richardson R1  
24/11/1998 Tamworth  Home 4-1 3152 Rowe (og), Rowbotham 2, Flack  R1 Replay  
05/12/1998 Bristol Rovers Home 2-2 4352 Flack, Gardener R2  
15/12/1998 Bristol Rovers Away 0-5 5093 : R2 Replay  


League Cup

1998/99

August 11, 1998  

Ipswich Town   

Home   

1-1   

3233  

Richardson  

LC 1 Ist Leg    

August 18, 1998

Ipswich Town

Away

1-5

7952

Richardson

LC 1 2nd Leg



Football League Trophy

1998/99  
19/01/1999 Cambridge United Away QF S 1-1 Flack 2758 Auto Windscreens Shield Lost 5-3 on Pens
05/01/1999 Southend United Home R2 3-1 Quailley, Clark, Flack 1143 Auto Windscreens Shield Bye in R1


Devon Bowl

1998/99
08/12/1998 Barnstaple Away 2-0 Waugh, Breslan. 192 R1  
24/01/1998 Bideford Away 6-0     QF  
29/04/1999 Tiverton Town Away 5-3 Rowbotham 2, Gardner, Chesterfield, Waugh 849 SF  
10/05/1999 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-1 : 370 F  


Friendlies

1998/99  
      Exeter score 1st      
15/07/1998 Birmingham City Home 0-4 1316 :  
17/07/1998 Portsmouth Home 0-2 1005 :  
21/07/1998 Panionos Home 1-2 1165 Rees Fissas and Gary Haylock scored for Paniions
25/07/1998 Oxford United Home 0-0 856 :  
29/07/1998 Newquay  Away 4-1 500 Blake, Gittens, og, Rowbotham Chatles Legg a trialist from Porthleven plays and breaks his leg.
31/07/1998 Lympstone Away 11-1 450 Waugh 3, McConnell 2, Luke Vinnicombe 2, Holloway, Walker (Scott), Stephen Hensor, Steve Kent         Reserve Friendly  
01/08/1998 Weymouth Away 3-2 419 Rees. Rowbotham, Gittens  
05/08/1998 St Blazey Away 2-0 200 Waugh, Speakman  
09/08/1988 Exmouth Town Away        
25/08/1998 Portsmouth  Away 2-2   Waugh, McConnell Adam Stansfield made his debut at 19 on trial from Elmore
17/03/1999 Northlew  Away       New Changing Rooms


FA Youth Cup

1998/99
10/11/1998 Wellingborough Away  5-2   Waugh, Shaun Watts 2, Michael Cooper, Tom Wainwright    45 R1  
25/11/1998 Notts County Home  0-2 :  125 R2 Jermaine Pennannt played for Notts Cty


Youth Teams

Youth Results

South West Counties Youth League
29/08/1998 League Newport County Away 4-2 Smith (P) pen Waugh  Parry (Ian) Watts (Shaun)  
05/09/1998 League Yeovil Town Home 1-1 Waugh        
12/09/1998 League Swindon Town Away 4-1 Baines 2 Butterworth Watts    
19/09/1998 League Torquay United Home 4-1 Waugh Powell (og) Watts Parry  
26/09/1998 League Bath City Home 0-0 :        
03/10/1998 League Yeovil Town Away 4-2 Waugh Og Watts Kent  
10/10/1998 League Swansea City Home 3-1 Waugh 2 Speakman      
17/10/1998 League Bashley Away 7-2 Waugh 3 Watts  Smith (P) pen Baines Speakman
07/11/1998 League Cirencester Home 0-0 :        
14/11/1998 League Cheltenham Away 7-2 Waugh 3 Speakman 2 Watts Butterworth  
28/11/1998 Cup 1 Yeovil Town Away 5-1 Waugh 2 Pointing Speakman Smith (Pete) pen  
05/12/1998 League Plymouth Argyle Away 0-0 :        
19/12/1998 League Newport County Home 3-0 Speakman 2 Waugh       
30/01/1999 League Bath City Away 2-1 Penprase (Mark) Speakman      
06/02/1999 League Swansea City Away 4-1 Speakman 2 Waugh  Baines    
13/02/1999 League Bashley Home 9-0 Watts 3 Cooper (M) Waugh 2 Speakman 2 Wainwright (Tom)
20/02/1999 League Bristol Rovers Away 4-1 Speakman 2 Parry 2      
27/02/1999 League Cardiff City Home 2-1 Waugh Cronin      
06/03/1999 League Cirencester Away 1-0 Wainwright (Tom)        
13/03/1999 League Cheltenham Home 6-0 Speakman 3 Watts  Chris May Og  
20/03/1999 Cup 2 Cardiff City Away 0-3 :        
27/03/1999 League Swindon Town Home 2-0 Speakman Cooper (M)      
03/04/1999 League Bristol Rovers Home 3-0 Watts Waugh  Speakman    
10/04/1999 League Cardiff City Away 0-0 :        
17/04/1999 League Torquay United Away 3-1 Watts  Smith (Pete) (pen) Chris May    
24/04/1999 League Plymouth Argyle Home 3-4 Speakman 2 Waugh       



South West Counties Youth League
Results

  • Exeter finished 2nd, 3 points behind Plymouth, the title was dependant on the last game, where Exeter lost at home to Plymouth 4-3.

Final Table

Football League South West Trophy.
Results

Football League South West Trophy
15/09/1998 Trophy Plymouth Argyle Home 3-0 Wilkinson Crowe 2   Adam Stansfield played on trial
22/09/1998 Trophy Cardiff City Away 0-0 :        
30/09/1998 Trophy Bristol Rovers Away 3-7 Wilkinson Gale McConnell    
06/10/1998 Trophy Swansea City Home 1-0 Stansfield        
27/10/1998 Trophy Plymouth Argyle Away 0-0 :        
03/11/1998 Trophy Cardiff City Home 3-3 Charlie Griffin 2 Waugh       
18/11/1998 Trophy Bristol Rovers Home 3-0 Wilkinson Fry Templar Loake    
03/02/1999 Trophy Bristol Rovers Away 4-2 Rowbotham 2 Stansfield Baines    
16/02/1999 Trophy Cardiff City Away 1-2 Quailey        
03/03/1999 Trophy Swansea City Home 1-0 Speakman        
23/03/1999 Trophy Plymouth Argyle Away 2-1 Speakman  McConnell      
30/03/1999 Trophy Swansea City Away 3-3 Speakman 3        
07/04/1999 Trophy Bristol Rovers Home 2-0 McConnell 2        
13/04/1999 Trophy Cardiff City Home 1-2 Holloway        
04/05/1999 Trophy Swansea City Away            
10/05/1999 Trophy Plymouth Argyle Home            


Final Table


Devon and Exeter Youth League
Results

Devon and Exeter Youth League
30/08/1998 League Newton St Cyres Away 1-1 Jee        
03/09/1998 League Alphington Away 3-1          
06/09/1998 League Okehampton Argyle Home 8-1 Mudge 3 Parry 2 Casey Hensor Pointing (pen)
13/09/1998 FR Cup 1 Bideford Away 2-0          
20/09/1998 League Staddiscombe Colts Home 5-0 Parry 2 Butterworth 2 Kent    
27/09/1998 League Torquay United Away 2-2 Parry Butterworth      
04/10/1998 Devon Cup U-18 Torbay Tornadoes Away 8-0 Mudge 4 Gross 2 Parry (Ian) Casey  
11/10/1998 League Twyford Spartans Home 4-2 Jee Parry  Pointing 2 (1pen)    
08/11/1998 League Plymstock United Away 3-0          
15/11/1998 League Barnstaple Town Home 9-0 Mudge 2 Parry 2 Kent 2 Casey Butterworth Own-Goal 
20/11/1998 Devon Cup U-18 Elm United Home 9-0 Casey 3 Mudge 2 Ovey 2 Orchard Breslan
29/11/1998 League Appledore/Bideford Home 3-0          
06/12/1998 League Budleigh Salterton Away 0-1 :        
13/12/1998 League Dawlish Villa Home 5-1 Jack Orchard Mudge Tony Kyle Hensor Cooper (M)
20/12/1998 League Dawlish Villa Away 13-0 Parry 6 Mudge 3 Butterworth Gross Cooper (M) Pointing
24/01/1999 Devon Cup U-18 Plymouth Kolts C & F 8-1 Mudge 4 Chris May 2 Wainwright Breslan (Gavin)  
31/01/1999 League Plymstock United Away 7-0 Parry 3 Mudge 2 Jee Gross  
07/02/1999 League Staddiscombe Colts Away 2-1 Pointing (pen) Jee      
14/02/1999 League Alphington Home 6-2 Mudge 3 Parry 2 Og    
21/02/1999 Devon Cup U-18 SF Torquay United Home 2-1 Mudge 2        
28/02/1999 League Barnstaple Town Away (C& F) 1-0 Breslan (Gavin)        
14/03/1999 League Appledore/Bideford Away 5-0          
21/03/1999 League Newton St Cyres Home 2-0 Parry 2        
28/03/1999 League Budleigh Salterton Home 3-1 Quinn (Ciaran) 3        
30/03/1999 League Launceston Away 2-1 Kent Parry      
04/04/1999 League Bideford Home 0-0 :        
06/04/1999 League Twyford Spartans Away 2-0 Butterworth Breslan (Gavin)      
18/04/1999 FR Cup 2 Alphington Away 3-1 Casey 2 Jee      
25/04/1999 FR Cup 3 Barnstaple Town Home 3-1 Parry Butterworth Kent    
02/05/1999 League Launceston Home            
09/05/1999 FR Cup Final Torquay United Neutral 3-6 Gavin Breslan 2 Cooper (M)     At Budleigh
  League Torquay United Home            
  League Okehampton Argyle Away            
  League Bideford Away            



Final Table

Final Table  P W D F F A
1 Exeter City 26 20 4 2 96 19 64
2 Staddiscombe 26 19 1 6 70 38 58
3 Launceston 26 18 1 7 74 34 55
4 Torquay United 26 16 4 6 103 31 52
5 Twyford Spartans 25 15 2 8 76 54 47
6 Budleigh Salterton * 26 14 4 8 66 37 45
7 Alphington 25 14 2 9 54 50 44
8 Bideford Youth 26 10 6 10 55 55 36
9 Newton St Cyres 26 9 4 13 58 67 31
10 Okehampton 26 9 4 13 38 58 31
11 Barnstaple Town 26 9 1 16 47 63 28
12 Plymstock * 25 6 1 18 35 68 16
13 Bideford/Appledore BAAC 26 2 1 23 18 115 7
14 Dawlish Villa 26 1 1 24 29 130 4
Note: Plymstock v Alphington void




Other Information



Youth Friendlies

Youth Friendlies
Aug-98 Friendly  Ilfracombe C & F 6-1 Speakman 3 Waugh  Watts (Shaun) Og  
Aug-98 Friendly  Lympstone  (Att. 450) Away 11-1 Waugh 3, McConnell 2, Vinnicombe 2, Holloway, Walker (Scott), Hensor, Kent
Aug-98 Friendly  St Blazey Away 2-0 Waugh Speakman       
10/08/1998 Friendly  Dorchester Cosmos Away 3-0 Chris May Hensor Smith (Peter)    
12/08/1998 Friendly  Hamworthy Royals Away 4-1 Waugh 2 Kent Butterworth    
14/08/1998 Friendly  Hamworthy Select X1 Away 5-1 Speakman 3 Cronin Cowan (Gavin)    
18/10/1998 U-16 Friendly  Perranporth  Away 17-1 Oliver Kernick 6, Gavin Breslan 3, Warren Smith 3, Gary Wills 2, Stenpen Rampaul, Casey, Og

 

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