ECFC 1946/47

Squad photo from the 1946/47 season in which Exeter finished the league in 15th and lost in the First Round of the FA Cup.
2nd photo is the Reserve team that lost in the Southern League Cup at home to Yeovil in February 1947.
League Position: 15th
P: 42 W:15 D:9, L:18 Goals F-A: 60-69  Points: 39


League Results

31/08/1946 Torquay United H D 1-1 11468 Wright      
02/09/1946 Northampton Town  A W 2-1 11000 Regan Wright    
07/09/1946 Port Vale  A W 2-1 10000 Regan Ebdon    
11/09/1946 Aldershot H W 4-1 9538 Ebdon Regan Wright Wardle
14/09/1946 Bristol City H L 1-3 13100 Wardle      
18/09/1946 Northampton Town H W 1-0 8000 Ebdon      
21/09/1946 Swindon Town  A L 0-2 20831 :      
28/09/1946 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic H W 4-1 12000 Ebdon 3 Wardle    
05/10/1946 Cardiff City  A L 0-5 32000 :      
12/10/1946 Norwich City H W 3-0 9160 Ebdon Wright Regan  
19/10/1946 Crystal Palace H W 2-1 12000 Regan Ebdon    
26/10/1946 Reading  A L 0-4 10042 :      
02/11/1946 Walsall H D 2-2 9102 Ebdon 2      
09/11/1946 Watford A L 1-3 6900 Wright      
16/11/1946 Ipswich Town H D 0-0 8849 :      
07/12/1946 Southend United A D 2-2 10000 Watson (og) Owen    
14/12/1946 Bristol Rovers H W 3-2 7000 Holman 2 Wright    
21/12/1946 Mansfield Town A L 0-1 4236 :      
25/12/1946 Brighton and Hove Albion  A W 6-1 7777 Owen 3 Wright 2 Wardle  
26/12/1946 Brighton and Hove Albion H W 2-1 12000 Cutting Blood    
28/12/1946 Torquay United A L 1-2 11000 Head (og)      
04/01/1947 Port Vale H D 1-1 8165 Jones      
11/01/1947 Leyton Orient  A L 1-3 8577 Regan      
18/01/1947 Bristol City  A D 2-2 20153 Ebdon Regan    
25/01/1947 Swindon Town H D 1-1 8000 Owen      
15/02/1947 Norwich City A W 3-1 12696 Ebdon 2 Regan    
22/02/1947 Crystal Palace  A L 0-1 7100 :      
01/03/1947 Reading H L 1-3 10000 Regan      
05/03/1947 Queens Park Rangers H W 3-0 5000 Cutting Wright Walker  
15/03/1947 Watford H W 1-0 5500 Wright      
22/03/1947 Ipswich Town  A L 1-2 12000 Wright      
29/03/1947 Leyton Orient H W 3-1 7387 Wardle 2 Ebdon    
04/04/1947 Notts County  A D 0-0 10000 :      
05/04/1947 Queens Park Rangers  A L 0-2 18000 :      
07/04/1947 Notts County H D 2-2 12000 Owen 2      
12/04/1947 Southend United H L 1-5 10000 Ebdon      
19/04/1947 Bristol Rovers A L 0-1 13775 :      
26/04/1947 Mansfield Town H W 1-0 6000 Walker      
03/05/1947 Aldershot  A L 0-2 4500 :      
10/05/1947 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  A L 1-4 8000 Owen      
17/05/1947 Cardiff City H L 0-2 12431 :      
24/05/1947 Walsall A L 1-2 10000 Challis (p)      


Final Table
League Division 3 (South)
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. CARDIFF CITY             42  18  3  0  60  11  12  3  6  33  19   66
 2. Queen's Park Rangers     42  15  2  4  42  15   8  9  4  32  25   57
 3. Bristol City             42  13  4  4  56  20   7  7  7  38  36   51
 4. Swindon Town             42  15  4  2  56  25   4  7 10  28  48   49
 5. Walsall                  42  11  6  4  42  25   6  6  9  32  34   46
 6. Ipswich Town             42  11  5  5  33  21   5  9  7  28  32   46
 7. Bournemouth              42  12  4  5  43  20   6  4 11  29  34   44
 8. Southend United          42   9  7  5  38  22   8  3 10  33  38   44
 9. Reading                  42  11  6  4  53  30   5  5 11  30  44   43
10. Port Vale                42  14  4  3  51  28   3  5 13  17  35   43
11. Torquay United           42  11  5  5  33  23   4  7 10  19  38   42
12. Notts County             42  11  4  6  35  19   4  6 11  28  44   40
13. Northampton              42  11  5  5  46  33   4  5 12  26  42   40
14. Bristol Rovers           42   9  6  6  34  26   7  2 12  25  43   40
15. Exeter City              42  11  6  4  37  27   4  3 14  23  42   39
16. Watford                  42  11  4  6  39  27   6  1 14  22  49   39
17. Brighton & Hove Albion   42   8  7  6  31  35   5  5 11  23  37   38
18. Crystal Palace           42   9  7  5  29  19   4  4 13  20  43   37
19. Leyton Orient            42  10  5  6  40  28   2  3 16  14  47   32
20. Aldershot                42   6  7  8  25  26   4  5 12  23  52   32
21. Norwich City             42   6  3 12  38  48   4  5 12  26  52   28
22. Mansfield Town           42   8  5  8  31  38   1  5 15  17  58   28



Reserve Results

The reserves played in the Southern League, however the season was not completed due to the Winter weather

Southern League 1946/47
05/09/1946 League Hereford United Away Three-One Mustard Challis 2    
07/09/1946 League Colchester United Home 3-1     Rue  Challis Mustard   
14/09/1946 League Bath City Away 5-3 Mustard  Lee C. Jones 2 Challis 
21/09/1946 League Barry Town Home 0-4 :      
28/09/1946 League Cheltenham Town Away 3-8 Holman Challis  Smart  
05/10/1946 League Cheltenham Town Home 1-3 Holman      
12/10/1946 Cup Merthyr Tydfil Away 1-3 Holman      
14/10/1946 League Millwall Away 3-2 Thompson Holman Ebdon  
19/10/1946 League Colchester United Away 1-6 Angus      9 men for 15 mins 
26/10/1946 League Bath City Home 5-2 Smart 3 Mustard Challis  
02/11/1946 League Chelmsford City Away 2-8 Granville Smart    
06/11/1946 Cup Merthyr Tydfil Home 1-1 Murray      
09/11/1946 League Gravesend Home 0-4 :      
16/11/1946 League Dartford Away 2-6 Vaughan 2      
23/11/1946 League Guildford City Home 2-4 Vaughan Windle    
04/12/1946 League Millwall Home 1-1 Jones      
07/12/1946 League Yeovil Town Home 2-3 Cutting Granville    
14/12/1946 League Guildford City Away 0-5 :      
21/12/1946 Friendly Bristol League X1 Home 2-1 Coles (pen) Granville    
28/12/1946 League Merthyr Tydfil Home 1-7 Smart       
02/01/1947 Cup Barry Town Away 3-3 Vaughan 2 Holman    
04/01/1947 League Gloucester City Away 3-7 Fellowes 2 Smart    
11/01/1947 League Worcester City Away 4-3 Ebdon Holman Tousdale 2  
18/01/1947 League Worcester City Home 5-2 Fellowes  Holman 3 Hutchings  
25/01/1947 League Barry Town Away 1-6 Hutchings      
08/02/1947 League Bedford Town Away 1-8 Vaughan      
12/02/1947 Cup Barry Town Home 0-0 :      
15/02/1947 League Dartford Home 4-3 Fellowes 2 Coles Lee  
19/02/1947 Cup Yeovil Town Home 1-5 Angus      
22/02/1947 League Gillingham Home 0-6 :      
08/03/1947 Cup Yeovil Town Away 3-8 Challis 2 Holman    
29/03/1947 League Gillingham Away 0-4 :      
05/04/1937 League Gloucester City Home 5-1      Hutchings 2 Holman 2 Challis  
07/04/1947 League Yeovil Town Away 1-7 Holman      
19/04/1947 League Hereford United Home 1-1 Fellowes      
03/05/1947 League Bedford Town Home 2-4 Vaughan Smart    
24/05/1947 League Chelmsford City Home 5-1 Ebdon 3 Vaughan Jones (C)  
26/05/1947 League Merthyr Tydfil Away 0-2 :      
31/05/1947 League Gravesend Away 3-4 Ebdon  Vaughan Jones (C)  
The Season was not completed due to weather! Exeter had let in 126 goals in 32 league games

Final Table
Southern League
                                  P  W  D  L   F   A Pts
 1.Gillingham                     32 20  5  6 103  45  47
 2.Guildford City                 32 21  7  4  86  39  46
 3.Merthyr Tydfil                 32 21  8  2 104  37  45
 4.Yeovil Town                    32 19  7  6 100  49  45
 5.Chelmsford City                32 17 11  3  90  60  38
 6.Gravesend and Northfleet       32 17 11  4  82  58  38
 7.Barry Town                     32 14 10  6  89  61  36
 8.Colchester United              32 15 12  4  65  60  35
 9.Cheltenham Town                32 14 14  3  68  75  32
10.Millwall                       32  8 11  5  59  57  29
11.Dartford                       32 10 17  5  71 100  25
12.Bedford Town                   32  8 16  8  63  98  24
13.Hereford United                32  8 17  7  37  85  23
14.Worcester City                 32  8 18  5  55  90  22
15.Exeter City                    32 10 20  2  69 126  22
16.Bath City                      32  7 18  7  52  93  21
17.Gloucester City                32  8 23  1  57 120  17


FA Cup


30 November 1946 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic  Away Exeter Lost 
 2-4          
16168 Regan, Hydes R1


Devon Bowl

There is no record of the Devon Bowl being played 

Friendlies

1946/47
17/08/1946 Stripes v Whites Home Stripes score first
4-2
3340 Mustard, Rew 2, Challis (Stripes) v Wright, Hydes (Whites)
24/08/1946 Probables v Possibles Home 4-6 4000 Wright, Ebdon, Walker, Rew, v Lee 3, Hammond, Challis, Mustard
14/09/1946 Bath City Away 5-3    


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