15th April 1933
Exeter City v Bristol Rovers
Bristol Rovers Res. v Exeter City Res.
Saturday, April 15th 1933.
EXETER CITY 1 BRISTOL ROVERS 0.
Gray captained the City in the absence of Miller, who sustained an injury in the match with Clapton Orient at Lea Bridge Road. Exeter played from the St James's Road end in the opening half, with the advantage of a brilliant sun at their backs, and in this period was scored the only goal of the game, by Whitlow with a sharp rising shot. The attendance was 7,000.
City: Davies; Gray, Hughes; Clarke, Childs, Barber; Welsby, Kennedy, Whitlow, Houghton, Webb.
Rovers: Beby; Pickering, Donald; Irving, Routledge, Eyres; McNestry, McKay, Lewis, Stevenson, Green.
The Promotion Battle.
Brentford allowed promotion rivals Norwich City to leave Griffin Park with a point (the result was 2-2) but they are still the most strongly placed at the head of affairs. Exeter City won their match easily enough and are two points worse off than the Bees but have played one game more.
Bristol Rovers Reserves
Exeter City Reserves.
Playing their latest Southern League match at Stapleton Road this afternoon against Bristol Rovers Reserves, the junior Grecians won by a goal, scored by Hurst, to nil.