ECFC 1988/89

Squad Photo from the 1988/89 season that saw Exeter finish 13th in Division Four. In both the League and FA Cups though, Exeter lost in the First Round.

League Position: 13th
P: 46 W: 13, D: 6, L: 22 Goals F: 65, A: 68 Pts: 60

FA Cup First Round: Bognor Regis Town (A), 2-1.

League Cup
First Round (over two legs): Bristol City (A), 1-0 and (H), 0-1. Exeter lost 0-2 on aggregate.

League and Cup Results

27/08/1988

League

Wrexham

Home

L

0-2

2504

 

30/08/1988

L Cup

Bristol City

Away

L

0-1

 

 

03/09/1988

League

Doncaster Rovers

Home

L

1-2

1525

Neville (Pen)

07/09/1988

L Cup

Bristol City

Home

L

0-1

 

 

10/09/1988

League

Halifax Town

Home

W

4-1

 

Withey 2, Neville, Rowbotham

17/09/1988

League

Rochdale

Away

L

1-2

 

Hiley

20/09/1988

League

Darlington

Away

D

2-2

 

Rowbotham, Langley

24/09/1988

League

Scunthorpe United

Home

D

2-2

 

Neville, Taylor

01/10/1988

League

Rotherham United

Away

W

1-0

 

Johnson (og)

05/10/1988

League

Torquay United

Home

W

3-0

 

Neville, Batty, Rowbotham

08/10/1988

League

Burnley

Away

L

0-3

 

 

15/10/1988

League

Grimsby Town

Home

W

2-1

 

Neville (pen), Taylor

22/10/1988

League

Carlisle United

Home

W

3-0

 

Rowbotham 2, Langley

25/10/1988

League

Leyton Orient

Away

L

0-4

 

 

29/10/1988

League

Crewe Alexandra

Home

L

1-2

 

Neville (Pen)

04/11/1988

League

Cambridge United

Away

L

0-2

 

 

09/11/1988

League

Scarborough

Home

W

1-0

 

Rowbotham

12/11/1988

League

Lincoln City

Away

L

0-2

 

 

19/11/1988

FA Cup

Bognor Regis Town

Away

L

1-2

2000

Rowbotham

26/11/1988

League

Hartlepool United

Away

D

2-2

 

Rowbotham, Taylor

03/12/1988

League

Colchester United

Home

W

4-1

 

Taylor, Neville, Hiley, Rowbotham

06/12/1988

FL Trophy

Bristol City

Away

L

0-2

 

 

14/12/1988

FL Trophy

Bristol Rovers

Home

D

1-1

 

Rowbotham

17/12/1988

League

Peterborough United

Away

W

1-0

 

Neville

26/12/1988

League

Hereford United

Home

W

3-1

 

Taylor, Rowbotham, Cooper

31/12/1988

League

York City

Home

W

2-0

 

Rowbotham (pen), Neville

02/01/1989

League

Stockport County

Away

L

0-4

 

 

14/01/1989

League

Doncaster Rovers

Home

W

3-0

 

Rowbotham 2(1 pen), Neville

21/01/1989

League

Wrexham

Away

L

0-3

 

 

28/01/1989

League

Rochdale

Home

W

5-1

 

Smith 2, Rowbotham, Neville, Tupling

04/02/1989

League

Darlington

Home

W

2-1

 

Rowbotham (pen), Neville

11/02/1989

League

Scunthorpe United

Away

L

0-2

 

 

18/02/1989

League

Burnley

Home

W

3-0

 

C.Harris, Benjamin, Neville

25/02/1989

League

Grimsby Town

Away

L

1-2

 

Rowbotham (pen)

01/03/1989

League

Leyton Orient

Home

D

1-1

 

Rowbotham (pen)

04/03/1989

League

Carlisle United

Away

L

0-1

 

 

11/03/1989

League

Cambridge United

Home

L

0-3

 

 

14/03/1989

League

Crewe Alexandra

Away

L

1-2

 

Hiley

17/03/1989

League

Halifax Town

Away

W

3-0

 

Rowbotham, Taylor, Young

20/03/1989

League

Tranmere Rovers

Away

L

0-2

 

 

25/03/1989

League

Stockport County

Home

D

2-2

 

Rowbotham 2 (1pen)

27/03/1989

League

Hereford United

Away

L

0-1

 

 

01/04/1989

League

Peterborough United

Home

W

3-1

 

Banks, Neviile, Young

05/04/1989

League

Tranmere Rovers

Home

L

0-1

 

 

08/04/1989

League

York City

Away

L

1-3

 

Hiley

15/04/1989

League

Rotherham United

Home

D

0-0

 

 

22/04/1989

League

Torquay United

Away

W

4-0

 

Young 2, Rowbotham, McDermott

29/04/1989

League

 Hartlepool United

Home

W

2-1

 

Hiley, Benjamin

01/05/1989

League

Scarborough

Away

L

1-2

 

Benjamin

05/05/1989

League

Colchester United

Away

L

0-4

 

 

13/05/1989

League

Lincoln City

Home

L

0-1

 

 



Final Table

Barclays League Division 4
Final Table
P W D L F A W D L F A Pts 1. ROTHERHAM UNITED 46 13 6 4 44 18 9 10 4 32 17 82 2. TRANMERE ROVERS 46 15 6 2 34 13 6 11 6 28 30 80 3. CREWE ALEXANDRA 46 13 7 3 42 24 8 8 7 25 24 78 4. Scunthorpe United 46 11 9 3 40 22 10 5 8 37 35 77 5. Scarborough 46 12 7 4 33 23 9 7 7 34 29 77 6. LEYTON ORIENT 46 16 2 5 61 19 5 10 8 25 31 75 7. Wrexham 46 12 7 4 44 28 7 7 9 33 35 71 8. Cambridge United 46 13 7 3 45 25 5 7 11 26 37 68 9. Grimsby Town 46 11 9 3 33 18 6 6 11 32 41 66 10. Lincoln City 46 12 6 5 39 26 6 4 13 25 34 64 11. York City 46 10 8 5 43 27 7 5 11 19 36 64 12. Carlisle United 46 9 6 8 26 25 6 9 8 27 27 60 13. Exeter City 46 14 4 5 46 23 4 2 17 19 45 60 14. Torquay United 46 15 2 6 32 23 2 6 15 13 37 59 15. Hereford United 46 11 8 4 40 27 3 8 12 26 45 58 16. Burnley 46 12 6 5 35 20 2 7 14 17 41 55 17. Peterborough United 46 10 3 10 29 32 4 9 10 23 42 54 18. Rochdale 46 10 10 3 32 26 3 4 16 24 56 53 19. Hartlepool United 46 10 6 7 33 33 4 4 15 17 45 52 20. Stockport County 46 8 10 5 31 20 2 11 10 23 32 51 21. Halifax Town 46 10 7 6 42 27 3 4 16 27 48 50 22. Colchester United 46 8 7 8 35 30 4 7 12 25 48 50 23. Doncaster Rovers 46 9 6 8 32 32 4 4 15 17 46 49 24. DARLINGTON 46 3 12 8 28 38 5 6 12 25 38 42

Youth and Rserves
Capital Finance & Leasing League
Results

Capital Finance & Leasing League 
15/08/1988 League Hereford United  Away 2-1 Jamie Harris Tony Frankland      
31/08/1988 League Cardiff City Away 0-3 :        
14/09/1988 League AFC Bournemouth Away 0-3 : Adrain Randell scored twice for  Bournemouth (Joel's dad)
27/09/1988 League Bristol City Home 2-1 Martin Parker Keith Smith       
11/10/1988 League Torquay United Home 1-2 Martin Parker        
18/10/1988 League Hereford United  Home 0-2 :        
26/10/1988 League Swansea City Away 2-2 Martin Parker Keith Smith      
02/11/1988 League Cardiff City Home 1-1 Martin Parker        
24/01/1989 League Newport County Away 2-1 Keith Smith (pen) Neil Penwill      
31/01/1989 League Plymouth Argyle Away 2-3 Keith Smith 2        
07/02/1989 League Swansea City Home 4-2 Tommy Langley 2 Keith Smith 2      
07/03/1989 League Plymouth Argyle Home 3-0 Tommy Langley Keith Smith 2      
29/03/1989 League Hereford United  Away 1-4          
10/04/1989 League AFC Bournemouth Home 1-0          
19/04/1989 League Bristol City Away 1-5 Jamie Harris        
24/04/1989 League Swansea City Home 1-0          
29/04/1989 League AFC Bournemouth Away 1-4          
06/05/1989 League Bristol City Away 1-0          
09/05/1989 League Torquay United Home 5-0          

 

Final Table

(Table as of 27th April 1989)

  The Capital Finance and Leasing League 1988-89
1 AFC Bournemouth 17 10 4 3 47 23 34
2 Plymouth Argyle 18 11 1 6 42 36 34
3 Bristol City 18 10 1 7 46 31 31
4 Swansea City 20 8 4 8 55 42 28
5 Cardiff City 20 6 6 8 34 41 24
6 Hereford United 17 6 2 9 29 46 20
7 Exeter City 17 6 2 9 20 40 20
8 Torquay United 17 4 2 11 24 38 14

Devon and Exeter League (Exeter A)
Results

Devon and Exeter League (Exeter A)
27/08/1988 League Ottery St Mary Home 2-0 Hawkins Parker      
03/09/1988 Cup Bideford Town Home 0-1 :        
10/09/1988 League Alphington Away 0-1 :        
17/09/1988 League Chelston Away 4-1 Kellow 2 Harris (Jamie) Hawkins    
24/09/1988 League Budleigh Salterton Home 3-3 Dodd Vinnicombe Smith     
08/10/1988 League Bideford Town Home 3-0 Parker Vinnicombe Hawkins    
15/10/1988 League Newton St Cyres Home 0-0 :        
22/10/1988 League Ottery St Mary Away 2-1          
29/10/1988 League Sidmouth Away 2-2          
05/11/1988 League Honiton Home 4-3          
12/11/1988 League Exeter St Thomas Away 1-2 Harris (Jamie)        
19/11/1988 League Crediton Home 1-2          
26/11/1988 League Bideford Town Away 1-1          
03/12/1988 League Okehampton Home 3-0          
10/12/1988 League Hatherleigh Away 4-0          
17/12/1988 League Alphington Home 1-0          
31/12/1988 League Cullompton Away 2-3 Og Harris (Jamie)      
07/01/1989 League Exeter St Thomas Home 2-1 Dugdale Harris (Jamie)      
14/01/1989 League Willand Away 2-2 Lock (Phil) 2        
21/01/1989 League Sidmouth Home 1-1          
28/01/1989 League Willand Home 4-0 Lock Franklin Dodd Wright (A)  
18/02/1989 League Crediton Away 2-2 Langley 2        
11/03/1989 League Newton St Cyres Away 1-1 Langley         
18/03/1989 League Cullompton Home 2-2          
25/03/1989 League Honiton Away 8-0          
08/04/1989 League Hatherleigh Home 3-2          
15/04/1989 League Chelston Home 0-0 :        
22/04/1989 League Okehampton Away 2-0          
03/05/1989 League Budleigh Salterton Away 0-1 :     Terry Cooper played 

 

Final Table
Devon & Exeter League Premier Division 

                                   P  W  D  L   F   A Pts
 1.Newton St. Cyres               28 22  4  2  86  27  48
 2.Crediton United                28 19  3  6  92  37  41
 3.Chelston                       28 15  7  6  67  33  37
 4.Exeter City A                  28 13 10  5  60  31  36
 5.Exeter St Thomas               28 15  6  7  59  40  36
 6.Budleigh Salterton             28 16  2 10  76  53  34
 7.Alphington                     28 15  1 12  56  50  31
 8.Ottery St Mary Reserves        28 12  3 13  50  55  27
 9.Cullompton                     28 12  3 13  55  63  27
10.Sidmouth Town                  28  9  7 12  54  68  25
11.Willand Rovers                 28  7  6 15  45  65  20
12.Bideford Reserves              28  7  6 15  43  69  20
13.Hatherleigh                    28  7  3 18  36  71  17
14.Honiton Town                   28  5  2 21  30  84  12
15.Okehampton Argyle              28  3  3 22  24  87   9



Other Information

Under 17's, 15's
16/08/1988 Friendly Beacon Knights  at C & F            
19/09/1988 Friendly Wellington Away 4-0 Rodney Hill Andy Wright 2 Annunziata   Under 18's
04/12/1988 Friendly Wells City  at C & F 6-1 Braybrook 3 Clements 2 Dean Reed   Under 15's
08/01/1989 Friendly Camborne Lions at C & F 9-2 Braybrook 4, Redwood 2,Clements, Reed, Bennellick Under 15's
14/02/1989 Friendly Dawlish Generals Away 2-0         Under 16's
27/03/1989 Friendly Millfield School Away 3-0 David Pooley 2 Dean Reed      

 

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Nik Yeomans:

Who made the kit this season (88-89) please?

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