Match 38
1st April 1950
Brighton & Hove Albion v ECFC

Southern League
Exeter City Reserves v Hereford United

CITY HAD ALL THE PLAY BUT MISSED THEIR CHANCES.

BRIGHTON WERE LUCKY TO SALVAGE A POINT.

Saturday, April 1st 1950.
BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION 0
EXETER CITY 0.


Inability to take their chances negatived Exeter City's approach work at Brighton, where they were superior to the home team in everything except finishing off their attacks. The "Seasiders" were fortunate to salvage a point in a match that was a replica of the Exeter v Bristol City encounter a week ago.


Brighton:- Baldwin; Tennant, Vitty; Willard, South, Brennan; Roberts, McNichol, Thompson, Whent, Connelly.
Exeter City:- Singleton; Johnstone, Clark; Fallon, Goddard, Davey; Mackay, Smart, Smith, McClelland, Regan.

Southern League

CITY RESERVES 2 (Rew, Harrower) HEREFORD UNITED 0.

Team:- Hoyle; Doyle, Rowe; Squires, Carter, Greenwood; Harrower, Rew, Walker, Hutchings, Murphy.

  • LEICESTER CITY ARE COMING. The F.A.Cup finalists of last season, Leicester City, are to bring a team to Exeter to play the City in a benefit game for the club's two trainers, Jimmy Gallagher and Stan Cutting on May 1st 1950. Leicester City are at Southampton on April 29th and will play their full first team in the game at St James's Park.

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