ECFC 1928/29

Squad Photo from the 1928/29 season in which Exeter finished 21st in the league but did make the Third Round of the FA Cup.



League Position: 21st
FA Cup
First Round: Barking (H), 6-0
Second Round: Torquay United (A), 0-1
Third Round: Leeds United (H), 2-2. Replay, 5-1

First Team Results

25/08/1928 Brentford  A L 2-4 11000 Houghton Doncaster      
27/08/1928 Southend United A L 0-1 7000 :        
01/09/1928 Luton Town H D 1-1 7000 Cameron        
05/09/1928 Southend United H L 1-2 7000 Cameron        
08/09/1928 Coventry City  A D 1-1 13000 Cameron        
15/09/1928 Northampton Town H W 2-0 6000 Cameron Purcell      
22/09/1928 Charlton Athletic  A L 1-3 11000 Pool        
29/09/1928 Norwich City H W 3-1 6000 Wade 2 Houghton      
06/10/1928 Brighton and Hove Albion  A L 2-3 8000 Wade 2        
13/10/1928 Torquay United H L 1-3 12000 Houghton        
20/10/1928 Gillingham  A W 3-1 5000 Death 3        
27/10/1928 Plymouth Argyle H L 1-2 14000 Death        
03/11/1928 Fulham  A D 0-0 18000 :        
10/11/1928 Queens Park Rangers H D 1-1 4000 McDevitt        
17/11/1928 Bristol Rovers  A D 1-1 8000 Cameron        
01/12/1928 Walsall  A L 1-7 8000 Doncaster Houghton      
15/12/1928 Crystal Palace A L 0-1 5000 :        
22/12/1928 Swindon Town H D 1-1 5000 Purcell        
25/12/1928 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic  A L 1-3 10000 Houghton        
26/12/1928 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic  H W 6-3 8000 Houghton Doncaster 2 Purcell 3    
29/12/1928 Brentford H L 2-3 5000 Lowton Streets      
05/01/1929 Luton Town  A L 0-4 5000 :        
19/01/1929 Coventry City H L 2-3 6000 Cameron McDevitt      
26/01/1929 Northampton Town  A L 0-4 7000 :        
02/02/1929 Charlton Athletic H L 2-5 5000 Streets Smith (og)      
09/02/1929 Norwich City A L 0-5 4000 :        
23/02/1929 Torquay United  A W 3-1 7000 Doncaster Purcell Lowton (p)    
02/03/1929 Gillingham H W 4-2 4000 Doncaster Purcell Cameron Hick  
09/03/1929 Plymouth Argyle  A D 0-0 10000 :        
16/03/1929 Fulham H L 1-4 6000 Hick        
20/03/1929 Newport County H W 6-1 1500 Hick 2 Purcell Death Clarke Bastin
23/03/1929 Queens Park Rangers  A L 0-1 12000 :        
30/03/1929 Bristol Rovers H D 2-2 7000 Houghton Bastin      
01/04/1929 Merthyr Town H W 5-0 10000 Lowton (p) Hick Cameron Bastin (p) Houghton
02/04/1929 Merthyr Town  A L 1-2 5000 Hick        
06/04/1929 Watford  A L 0-3 9350 :        
10/04/1929 Watford H D 2-2 2000 Wade Clarke      
13/04/1929 Walsall H D 1-1 4000 Doncaster        
17/04/1929 Brighton and Hove Albion H W 4-1 2000 Hick 2 Clarke Lowton     
20/04/1929 Newport County  A D 1-1 4000 Cameron        
27/04/1929 Crystal Palace H L 1-2 7000 Lowton (p)        
04/05/1929 Swindon Town A L 0-1 3000 :        


Final Table

League Division 3 (South)
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. CHARLTON ATHLETIC        42  14  5  2  51  22   9  3  9  35  38   54
 2. Crystal Palace           42  14  2  5  40  25   9  6  6  41  42   54
 3. Northampton              42  14  6  1  68  23   6  6  9  28  34   52
 4. Plymouth Argyle          42  14  6  1  51  13   6  6  9  32  38   52
 5. Fulham                   42  14  3  4  60  31   7  7  7  41  40   52
 6. Queen's Park Rangers     42  13  7  1  50  22   6  7  8  32  39   52
 7. Luton Town               42  16  3  2  64  28   3  8 10  25  45   49
 8. Watford                  42  15  3  3  55  31   4  7 10  24  43   48
 9. Bournemouth              42  14  4  3  54  31   5  5 11  30  46   47
10. Swindon Town             42  12  5  4  48  27   3  8 10  27  45   43
11. Coventry City            42   9  6  6  35  23   5  8  8  27  34   42
12. Southend United          42  10  7  4  44  27   5  4 12  36  48   41
13. Brentford                42  11  4  6  34  21   3  6 12  22  39   38
14. Walsall                  42  11  7  3  47  25   2  5 14  26  54   38
15. Brighton & Hove Albion   42  14  2  5  39  28   2  4 15  19  48   38
16. Newport County           42   8  6  7  37  28   5  3 13  32  58   35
17. Norwich City             42  12  3  6  49  29   2  3 16  20  52   34
18. Torquay United           42  10  3  8  46  36   4  3 14  20  48   34
19. Bristol Rovers           42   9  6  6  39  28   4  1 16  21  51   33
20. Merthyr Town             42  11  6  4  42  28   0  2 19  13  75   30
21. Exeter City              42   7  6  8  49  40   2  5 14  18  48   29
22. Gillingham               42   7  8  6  22  24   3  1 17  21  59   29

FA Cup

1928/29
24 November 1928 Barking Home 6-0 6000 Purcell, Doncaster, Clarke, Death, Vango (og), Cameron R1  
08 December 1928 Torquay United Away 1-0 12000 Purcell R2  
12 January 1929 Leeds United Home 2-2 13500 Doncaster, Purcell R3  
16 January 1929 Leeds United Away 1-5 23000 Doncaster R3 Replay  



Reserves 
Southern League
1928-29
Results

Southern League (West)
25/08/1928 League Bristol City Home 3-4 Wade 3        
29/08/1928 League Bristol City Away 1-2 Doncaster        
01/09/1928 League Plymouth Argyle Away 1-1 Turl        
08/09/1928 League Plymouth Argyle Home 0-0 :        
22/09/1928 League Bath City Home 2-0 Wade 2        
13/10/1928 League Torquay United Away 1-0 Doncaster        
20/10/1928 League Barry  Home 1-2 Bastin        
17/11/1928 League Bristol Rovers Home 3-0 Wade 2 Streets      
01/12/1928 League Lovell's Athletic Home 3-3 Streets Bastin Cameron    
08/12/1928 League Newport County Away 2-3 Streets 2        
22/12/1928 League Swindon Away 5-12 Dennington 2 Streets Cameron Bastin Wade
29/12/1928 League Ebbw Vale Away 1-6 Gumm        
05/01/1929 League Taunton Town Home 1-2 Streets        
19/01/1929 League Yeovil  Away 1-2 Smith        
02/02/1929 League Bath City Away 2-2 Wade Doncaster      
09/02/1929 League Yeovil  Home 8-2 Bastin Hutchings Smith 4 Doncaster 2  
16/02/1929 League Taunton Town Away 2-1 Gumm 2        
23/02/1929 League Torquay United Home 3-2 Streets Death 2      
16/03/1929 League Lovell's Athletic Away 0-0 :        
23/03/1929 League Ebbw Vale Home 5-0 Streets Wade Doncaster 2 Mason  
29/03/1929 League Merthyr Town Home 6-0 Wade 5 Doncaster      
30/03/1929 League Bristol City Away 1-2 Wade        
01/04/1929 League Merthyr Town Away 3-2 Wade 2 Streets      
13/04/1929 League Barry  Away 1-1 Hick        
20/04/1929 League Newport County Home 7-1 Wade 3 Doncaster 2 Bluck Streets  
04/05/1929 League Swindon Home 6-3 Streets 3 Cameron Gumm    



Final Table

WESTERN DIVISION

1

Plymouth Argyle

26

15

6

5

69

27

2.56

36

2

Newport County

26

15

2

9

64

58

1.10

32

3

Bristol Rovers

26

14

3

9

54

45

1.20

31

4

Bristol City

26

14

2

10

70

46

1.52

30

5

Torquay Unitrf

26

13

4

9

52

42

1.24

30

6

Bath City 

26

13

4

9

61

59

1.03

30

7

Exeter City 

26

11

6

9

69

53

1.30

28

8

Lovells Athletic

26

11

6

9

54

48

1.13

28

9

Swindon Town

26

11

5

10

68

74

0.92

27

10

Yeovil & Petters

26

11

2

13

49

57

0.86

24

11

Taunton Town

26

9

5

12

58

66

0.88

23

12

Ebbw Valen

26

9

5

12

56

66

0.85

23

13

Barry 

26

6

3

17

38

66

0.58

15

14

Merthyr Town

26

3

1

22

37

92

0.40

7

 



WESTERN DIVISION

WESTERN LEAGUE
Results

Western League
12/09/1928 League Taunton Town Home 0-1 :        
15/09/1928 League Torquay United Away 0-0 :        
29/09/1928 League Taunton Town Away 5-4 Taylor 2 Turl Doncaster 2    
03/11/1928 League Torquay United Home 4-1 Wade Houghton 2 Brown (og)    
15/12/1928 League Bath City Home 4-4 Streets 2 Wade Cameron    
25/12/1928 League Plymouth Argyle Home 1-1 Wade        
26/12/1928 League Plymouth Argyle Away 1-9 Gumm        
26/01/1929 League Bristol City Home 9-3 Death 2 Smith 2 Streets 3 Bastin Geddes (og)
27/02/1929 League Bristol City Away 1-4 Streets        
02/03/1929 League Bristol Rovers Away 1-3 Rotherham (og)        
09/03/1929 League Bristol Rovers Home 2-3 Bastin 2        
20/03/1929 Spooner Cup Final Plymouth Argyle Away 1-3 Streets        
02/04/1929 League Bath City Away 0-5 :        
06/04/1929 League Yeovil  Home 5-1 Hick 3 Streets 2      
27/04/1929 League Yeovil  Away 3-3 Pollard Cameron Hutchings    



FINAL TABLE WESTERN LEAGUE 
DIVISION 1
1928-29
1. Bristol Rovers II 14 10 0 4 39-21 20 2. Plymouth Argyle II 14 6 4 4 31-19 16 3. Bath City 14 6 4 4 33-20 16 4. Taunton Town FC 14 7 2 5 32-30 16 5. Bristol City II 14 7 1 6 34-31 15 6. Exeter City II 14 4 4 6 36-42 12 7. Torquay United II 14 3 3 8 21-30 9 8. Yeovil & Petters 14 2 4 8 19-32 8

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