ECFC 1947/48

Squad photo from the 1947/48 season where Exeter finished 11th in the league and in the FA Cup could only lose in the First Round.

First Team 
League Results

23/08/1947 Walsall  A L 0-4 15096 :      
27/08/1947 Reading H W 1-0 10000 Evans      
30/08/1947 Leyton Orient H D 1-1 10000 Granville      
03/09/1947 Reading  A L 1-2 10713 Ebdon      
06/09/1947 Torquay United  A W 2-1 11100 W. Fallon Ebdon    
10/09/1947 Ipswich Town H W 1-0 7000 Bell (og)      
13/09/1947 Newport County A L 0-3 13161 :      
17/09/1947 Ipswich Town  A L 0-2 12500 :      
20/09/1947 Southend United H D 0-0 10000 :      
25/09/1947 Queens Park Rangers  A L 1-3 12000 Ebdon      
27/09/1947 Notts County  A D 1-1 20756 Ebdon      
04/10/1947 Swansea Town H W 3-1 12000 Hutchings Thompson Regan  
11/10/1947 Crystal Palace H W 2-0 11000 Ebdon Hutchings    
18/10/1947 Aldershot  A D 0-0 8000 :      
25/10/1947 Northampton Town H D 1-1 11000 W. Fallon      
01/11/1947 Bristol Rovers  A D 2-2 14389 Thompson (p) Regan    
08/11/1947 Norwich City H W 2-0 9000 Guy (og) Hutchings    
15/11/1947 Brighton and Hove Albion  A W 1-0 8600 Smart      
22/11/1947 Watford H W 3-1 9623 Regan Ebdon Thompson (p)  
26/12/1947 Bristol City H W 2-1 12627 Thompson (p) Sutherland MacKay  
27/12/1947 Bristol City A D 1-1 11148 Dymond      
03/01/1948 Leyton Orient  A W 4-2 12000 Sutherland 2 MacKay Regan  
17/01/1948 Torquay United H L 0-2 12751 :      
31/01/1948 Newport County H D 4-4 10154 MacKay Hutchings Evans Regan
07/02/1948 Southend United  A L 0-2 9500 :      
14/02/1948 Notts County H L 0-1 16942 :      
21/02/1948 Swansea Town  A L 0-2 14000 :      
28/02/1948 Crystal Palace  A W 2-1 17500 Evans MacKay    
06/03/1948 Aldershot H W 4-0 7718 Dymond 2 Regan Evans  
13/03/1948 Northampton Town  A L 1-3 7000 Regan      
20/03/1948 Bristol Rovers H W 4-0 8000 Hutchings Bamford (og) Evans Bartholomew (p)
26/03/1948 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic H D 1-1 15833 Wilson (og)      
27/03/1948 Norwich City A L 0-3 24755 :      
29/03/1948 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  A L 1-2 24000 Regan      
03/04/1948 Brighton and Hove Albion H W 1-0 7853 Evans      
07/04/1948 Port Vale  H D 0-0 7643 :      
10/04/1948 Watford A L 1-3 10000 Regan      
14/04/1948 Swindon Town  A L 2-3 8000 MacKay Regan    
17/04/1948 Queens Park Rangers H L 1-2 12000 Bartholomew (p)      
21/04/1948 Walsall H L 0-6 6501 :      
24/04/1948 Port Vale  A D 1-1 5561 Regan      
01/05/1948 Swindon Town H W 2-1 6924 Ebdon Smart    


Final Table 

League Division 3 (South)
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. QUEENS PARK RANGERS      42  16  3  2  44  17  10  6  5  30  20   61
 2. Bournemouth              42  13  5  3  42  13  11  4  6  34  22   57
 3. Walsall                  42  13  5  3  37  12   8  4  9  33  28   51
 4. Ipswich Town             42  16  1  4  42  18   7  2 12  25  43   49
 5. Swansea City             42  14  6  1  48  14   4  6 11  22  38   48
 6. Notts County             42  12  4  5  44  27   7  4 10  24  32   46
 7. Bristol City             42  11  4  6  47  26   7  3 11  30  39   43
 8. Port Vale                42  14  4  3  48  18   2  7 12  15  36   43
 9. Southend United          42  11  8  2  32  16   4  5 12  19  42   43
10. Reading                  42  10  5  6  37  28   5  6 10  19  30   41
11. Exeter City              42  11  6  4  34  22   4  5 12  21  41   41
12. Newport County           42   9  8  4  38  28   5  5 11  23  45   41
13. Crystal Palace           42  12  5  4  32  14   1  8 12  17  35   39
14. Northampton              42  10  5  6  35  28   4  6 11  23  44   39
15. Watford                  42   6  6  9  31  37   8  4  9  26  42   38
16. Swindon Town             42   6 10  5  21  20   4  6 11  20  26   36
17. Leyton Orient            42   8  5  8  31  32   5  5 11  20  41   36
18. Torquay United           42   7  6  8  40  29   4  7 10  23  33   35
19. Aldershot                42   5 10  6  22  26   5  5 11  23  41   35
20. Bristol Rovers           42   7  3 11  39  34   6  5 10  32  41   34
21. Norwich City             42   8  3 10  33  34   5  5 11  28  42   34
22. Brighton & Hove Albion   42   8  4  9  26  31   3  8 10  17  42   34

FA Cup
 

29 November 1947 Northampton Home 1-1 AET 13143 Bartholomew R1 
06 December 1947 Northampton Away Replay 0-2 9500 : R1 Replay






Reserve Results

Southern League 1947/48
EXETER  SCORE FIRST 
23/08/1947 League Lovells Athletic Home 3-1 Smart 2 Fallon (W)    
28/08/1947 Cup Bath City Away 1-1 Smart       
30/08/1947 League Gloucester City Away 1-3 Ebdon      
03/09/1947 Cup Yeovil Town Home 0-0 :      
11/09/1947 Cup Yeovil Town Away 1-5 Bartholomew      
13/09/1947 League Bedford Town Home 5-1 Smart 3 Hutchings 2    
17/09/1947 League Cheltenham Home 1-3 Fallon (W)      
20/09/1947 League Yeovil Town Away 0-4 :      
25/09/1947 League Lovells Athletic Away 0-2 :      
27/09/1947 League Gravesend Home 1-2 Fallon (W)      
04/10/1947 League Torquay United Away 1-3 Fallon (W)      
08/10/1947 League Torquay United Home 2-2 Sutherland Pickard    
11/10/1947 League Worcester City Away 4-3 Grant Fallon (W) Vaughan Smart
18/10/1947 League Merthyr Tydfil Home 2-0 Grant Goddard    
25/10/1947 League Guildford City Away 3-2 Smart 3      
01/11/1947 Friendley Polish Navy X1 Home 4-0 Dymond Ebdon 2 Vaughan  
08/11/1947 League Cheltenham Away 1-1 Fallon (W)      
15/11/1947 League Plymouth Argyle Home 4-1 Coles 2 Dymond Ebdon  
22/11/1947 League Chelmsford Away 2-2 Sutherland 2      
29/11/1947 League Bath City Away 4-0 Sutherland 3 Vaughan    
06/12/1947 League Gloucester City Home 2-0 Sutherland 2      
13/12/1947 League Bedford Town Away 3-0 Mackay Sutherland Fallon (W)  
20/12/1947 League Torquay United Home 8-0 Dymond Sutherland 3 Evans 3 Fallon (W)
26/12/1947 League Torquay United Away 3-0 Wright Smart Fallon (W)  
03/01/1948 Friendley Bristol League X1 Home 5-0 Ebdon Hutchings 2 Smart 2  
10/01/1948 Cup Lovells Athletic Home 1-0 Granville      
17/01/1948 League Barry Town Away 4-1 Smart 2 Boylin Fallon (W)  
24/01/1948 League Hereford United Home 1-0 Grant      
31/01/1948 League Hereford United Away 4-1 Dymond Granville Smart  Wright
07/02/1948 League Yeovil Town Home 5-0 Dymond 2 Smart Wright Fallon (W)
14/02/1948 League Colchester United Away 0-6 :      
19/02/1948 Cup Lovells Athletic Away 1-0 Granville      
21/02/1948 League Bath City Home 0-0 :      
28/02/1948 League Worcester City Home 0-2 :      
06/03/1948 League Merthyr Tydfil Away 1-4 Thompson      
13/03/1948 League Guildford City Home 2-2 Smart Fallon (W)    
17/03/1948 League Gillingham Home 0-0 :      
29/03/1948 League Dartford  Home 1-0 Ebdon      
10/04/1948 League Chelmsford Home 1-3 Sutherland      
14/04/1948 League Colchester United Home 2-1 Smart 2      
17/04/1948 League Gillingham Away 0-6 :      
20/04/1948 League Gravesend Away 1-2 Walker      
21/04/1948 League Dartford  Away 0-0 :      
24/04/1948 League Barry Town Home 2-2 Fallon (W) Hutchings     
Leading scorer's Smart 16, Sutherland and Fallon 12

Final Table

Southern League
                                   P  W  D  L   F   A Pts
 1.Merthyr                        34 23  7  4  84  39  53
 2.Gillingham                     34 21  5  8  81  43  47
 3.Worcester                      34 21  3 10  74  44  45
 4.Colchester                     34 19  5 10  88  40  43
 5.Hereford                       34 16 10  6  76  52  42
 6.Lovells                        34 17  6 11  74  50  40
 7.Exeter                         34 15  7 12  65  57  37
 8.Yeovil                         34 12 11 11  56  51  35
 9.Chelmsford                     34 14  7 13  62  58  35
10.Cheltenham                     34 13  9 11  71  71  35
11.Bath                           34 12  8 14  55  62  32
12.Barry                          34 10  9 15  60  71  29
13.Gravesend                      34 11  6 17  52  90  28
14.Guildford                      34 11  4 19  69  73  26
15.Dartford                       34 10  6 18  36  62  26
16.Gloucester                     34  8  6 20  47  78  22
17.Torquay                        34  6  9 19  43  94  21
18.Bedford                        34  6  3 25  41 104  15
(There are errors in this table)

Exeter and District League

Exeter and District League

1947-1948

Premier Division

1

Heavitree United

22

16

3

3

80

45

35

2

Barnstaple Town

22

17

0

5

101

31

34

3

Friernhay

22

15

3

4

88

29

33

4

Wonford

22

14

4

5

56

39

31

5

Ilfracombe Town

22

9

4

9

64

51

22

6

Tiverton Town

22

9

4

9

48

47

22

7

Newton Abbot Spurs

22

8

4

10

49

60

20

8

Bideford

22

8

2

12

39

54

18

9

Exeter City Colts

22

5

5

12

40

56

15

10

St Luke’s College

22

5

5

12

50

84

15

11

Newton Corries

22

3

4

15

25

88

10

12

St Mark’s

22

3

3

16

38

94

9




Devon Bowl

1947/48
05/04/1948 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-2
Exeter lost
Thompson 5406 SF Rawlings and Edda scored for Plymouth


Friendlies

1947/48
09/08/1947 Stripes v Whites Home Stripes 4-3 Whites 4035 Wright, Granville, Regan, Ebdon v Hutchings, Walker, Evans
16/08/1947 Stripes v Whites Home 4-2 4385 Fallon, Sutherland 2, Wright v Ebdon, Wright
01/11/1947 Polish Navy  Home 4-0   Ebdon 2, Dymond, Vaughan
15/11/1947 Plymouth Argyle Reserves Home 4-1 2000 Coles 2, Dymond, Ebdon
03/01/1948 Bristol League Home 5-0 1500 Ebdon, Hutchings 2, Smart 2
15/03/1948 Plymouth Argyle Home 1-1 7527 Ebdon

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