ECFC 1974/75

Squad photo from the 1974/75 season in which in Division Four in 9th position. In the FA Cup Exeter only made it to the First Round and to the Second Round of the League Cup.


  • League Position: 9th Played: 46 Won: 19, Drew: 11,Lost: 16 Goals For: 60, Goals Against: 63 Points: 49
  • FA Cup
First Round: Newport County (H), 1-2

  • League Cup
1st Rnd : Swansea City    (H), 3-1
2nd Rnd: Hereford United (H), 0-1

First Team 
Results


17 Aug 1974

Barnsley

L

A

4704

0-1

:

24 Aug 1974

Doncaster Rovers

W

H

2-1

Bowker 2

31 Aug 1974

Lincoln City

L

A

0-5

:

04 Sep 1974

Bradford City

W

A

1-0

Neale

07 Sep 1974

Mansfield 

L

H

0-1

:

14 Sep 1974

Torquay U

D

A

2-2

Rutter

Jennings

21 Sep 1974

Reading

L

H

0-2

:

25 Sep 1974

Darlington

W

H

4-1

Bowker 2

Jennings

Steele

28 Sep 1974

Workington 

W

A

1-0

Jennings

02 Oct 1974

Bradford City

W

H

1-0

Robertson (p)

05 Oct 1974

Newport County

W

A

2-1

Joy

Robertson

12 Oct 1974

Swansea City

L

H

1-2

Jennings

18 Oct 1974

Cambridge United

D

A

1-1

Templeman 

23 Oct 1974

Crewe Alexandra

L

A

1-2

Hatch 

26 Oct 1974

Chester C

W

H

1-0

Bowker 

02 Nov 1974

Southport

L

A

0-3

:

06 Nov 1974

Crewe Alexandra

W

H

2-0

Robertson (p)

Bowker

09 Nov 1974

Scunthorpe United

D

H

0-0

:

16 Nov 1974

Rotherham United

D

A

1-1

Hodge                           

30 Nov 1974

Rochdale

D

A

1-1

Beer

07 Dec 1974

Northampton T

D

H

2-2

Robertson 2 (1 pen)

14 Dec 1974

Barnsley

W

H

4-2

Hodge

Giles

Bowker 2

21 Dec 1974

Shrewsbury Town

D

A

2-2

Bowker 2

26 Dec 1974

Torquay United

D

H

0-0

:

28 Dec 1974

Brentford

L

A

0-2

:

04 Jan 1975

Hartlepool United

W

H

1-0

Templeman 

11 Jan 1975

Northampton T

D

A

1-1

Robertson (p)

18 Jan 1975

Rochdale

W

H

2-1

Bowker 

Robertson (p)

24 Jan 1975

Stockport County

W

H

4-1

Bowker 2

Neale 2

01 Feb 1975

Scunthorpe United

L

A

1-2

Beer

08 Feb 1975

Southport

W

H

1-0

Giles 

15 Feb 1975

Stockport County

L

A

2-3

Morrin 2 

22 Feb 1975

Rotherham United

L

H

0-4

:

01 Mar 1975

Lincoln City

L

H

1-2

Robertson

08 Mar 1975

Darlington

L

A

0-2

:

10 Mar 1975

Hartlepool United 

W

A

3-0

Beer 

Bowker 

Hodge 

15 Mar 1975

Workington

W

H

1-0

Bowker 

21 Mar 1975

Mansfield Town

L

A

2-3

Beer 2

29 Mar 1975

Shrewsbury Town

W

H

1-0

Morrin 

31 Mar 1975

Brentford

W

H

1-0

Beer

02 Apr 1975

Reading

L

A

0-3

:

05 Apr 1975

Chester

D

A

1-1

Beer

12 Apr 1975

Newport County

W

H

3-1

Bowker 

Joy

Beer

19 Apr 1975

Swansea City

W

A

2-0

Bowker

Robertson

22 Apr 1975

Doncaster Rovers

D

A

3-3

Hodge 

Beer

Robertson

26 Apr 1975

Cambridge United

L

H

1-4

Bowker



Click here for digital copies of the programmes

A few match day photos are here.

Final Table 
League Division 4
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. MANSFIELD TOWN           46  17  6  0  55  15  11  6  6  35  25   68
 2. SHREWSBURY TOWN          46  16  3  4  46  18  10  7  6  34  25   62
 3. ROTHERHAM UNITED         46  13  7  3  40  19   9  8  6  31  22   59
 4. CHESTER CITY             46  17  5  1  48   9   6  6 11  16  29   57
 5. Lincoln City             46  14  8  1  47  14   7  7  9  32  34   57
 6. Cambridge United         46  15  5  3  43  16   5  9  9  19  28   54
 7. Reading                  46  13  6  4  38  20   8  4 11  25  27   52
 8. Brentford                46  15  6  2  38  14   3  7 13  15  31   49
 9. Exeter City              46  14  3  6  33  24   5  8 10  27  39   49
10. Bradford City            46  10  5  8  32  21   7  8  8  24  30   47
11. Southport                46  13  7  3  36  19   2 10 11  20  37   47
12. Newport County           46  13  5  5  43  30   6  4 13  25  45   47
13. Hartlepool United        46  13  6  4  40  24   3  5 15  12  38   43
14. Torquay United           46  10  7  6  30  25   4  7 12  16  36   42
15. Barnsley                 46  10  7  6  34  24   5  4 14  28  41   41
16. Northampton              46  12  6  5  43  22   3  5 15  24  51   41
17. Doncaster Rovers         46  10  9  4  41  29   4  3 16  24  50   40
18. Crewe Alexandra          46   9  9  5  22  16   2  9 12  12  31   40
19. Rochdale                 46   9  9  5  35  22   4  4 15  24  53   39
20. Stockport COunty         46  10  8  5  26  27   2  6 15  17  43   38
21. Darlington               46  11  4  8  38  27   2  6 15  16  40   36
22. Swansea City             46   9  4 10  25  31   6  2 15  21  42   36
23. Workington               46   7  5 11  23  29   3  6 14  13  37   31
24. Scunthorpe United        46   7  8  8  27  29   0  7 16  14  49   29
Reserves 

South Western League
Results 

South Western League
17/08/1974 League Bugle Home 4-1 Jordan 3 Green (Mike)      
21/08/1974 League Holsworthy Away 0-2 :        
24/08/1974 League Newquay Away 1-2 Tootell        
28/08/1974 League Saltash Home 1-0 Hodge        
31/08/1974 League Tavistock  Home 0-0 :        
04/09/1974 League Truro City Away 2-4 Hodge 2        
28/09/1974 League Torpoint Away 2-1 Jordan 2        
05/10/1974 League Porthleven Home 1-0 Jordan        
09/10/1974 League Liskeard Home 3-1 King (Peter) Browne 2      
23/10/1974 League Holsworthy Home 2-2 Jordan Shepherd (og)      
26/10/1974 Cup Penzance Away 2-3          
02/11/1974 League Illogan Home 1-0 Densham        
16/11/1974 League Torpoint Home 2-1 Green (Mike) King (Peter)      
23/11/1974 League St Austell Away 3-1 King (Peter) 2 Green (Mike)      
30/11/1974 League Bodmin Home 6-0 Tootell 3 Jordan 2 Clarkson (Alan)    
07/12/1974 League St Lukes Away 3-0 Jordan 3        
14/12/1974 League Saltash Away 0-1 :        
26/12/1974 League Ottery St Mary Away 0-0 :        
28/12/1974 League Penzance Away 0-3 : Tony Kellow scored twice for Penzance
01/01/1975 League Bugle Away 1-0 Green        
11/01/1975 League Bodmin Away 3-1 Ridley 2 Og      
15/02/1975 League Elmore Home 1-3 Tootell        
01/03/1975 League Porthleven Away 2-3 Jordan 2        
08/03/1975 League Truro City Home 3-0          
15/03/1975 League Elmore Away 0-3 :        
19/03/1975 League St Lukes Home 3-1          
22/03/1975 League Ottery St Mary Home 2-1 Neale Jordan       
29/03/1975 League Illogan Away 1-2          
02/04/1975 League Wadebridge Home 1-0 Ridley        
05/04/1975 League Tavistock  Away 1-1          
09/04/1975 League St Austell Home 0-0 :        
13/04/1975 League Wadebridge Away 0-2 :        
16/04/1975 League Newquay Home 2-0          
23/04/1975 League St Blazey Home 5-0 Ridley 2 Steele 2 Tootell    
26/04/1975 League St Blazey Away 4-0          
02/05/1975 League Liskeard Away 0-3 :        
10/05/1975 League Penzance Home 0-0 :        


  • Exeter finished 5th playing 36 games winning 20, drawing 6 and losing 10, where they scored 61 goals and conceded 38.
  • They finished the season with 46 points.
Final Table

  South Western League 1974-75
1 Penzance 36 24 11 1 113 35 59
2 Saltash United 36 27 4 5 127 37 58
3 Wadebridge Town 36 26 5 5 111 55 57
4 Liskeard Athletic 36 21 6 9 72 44 48
5 Exeter City Reserves 36 20 6 10 61 38 46
6 Ottery St Mary 36 20 4 12 92 67 44
7 Tavistock 36 15 10 11 63 53 40
8 Newquay 36 16 6 14 68 49 38
9 Elmore 36 16 6 14 66 55 38
10 Porthleven 36 15 8 13 80 73 38
11 Holsworthy 36 13 8 15 69 63 34
12 Torpoint Athletic 36 12 8 16 63 81 32
13 St Austell 36 11 10 15 45 58 32
14 Bodmin Town 36 11 10 15 45 64 32
15 Illogan RBL 36 11 6 19 65 94 28
16 Truro City 36 8 4 24 51 110 20
17 St Lukes College Reserves 36 5 8 23 38 94 18
18 St Blazey 36 5 3 28 47 112 13
19 Bugle 36 2 5 29 35 129 9


Youth Teams
South West and Wales Youth League
Results

South West and Wales Youth League
18/09/1974 League Plymouth Argyle Home 0-2 :        
30/09/1974 League Torquay United Away 3-0 Ridley  Weeks Green   Att 400
16/10/1974 League Bournemouth Away 0-3 :        
30/10/1974 League Mangotsfield Home 4-1 Tombs 2 Weeks Gray (M)    
06/11/1974 League Bristol Rovers Away 1-2 Cottrell        
20/11/1974 League Bath City Home 1-0 Ridley        
04/12/1974 League Bristol Rovers Home 0-1 :        
18/12/1974 League Bournemouth Home 2-2 Tombs 2        
04/02/1975 League Plymouth Argyle Away            
05/03/1975 League Torquay United Home            
10/03/1975 League Mangotsfield Away            
19/03/1975 League Bath City Away            

Final Table

Devon and Exeter Youth League
Results
Devon and Exeter Youth League
08/09/1974 League Elmore Away 3-2 Sanders Tombs Williams (John)    
15/09/1974 League Dawlish  Away 3-2 Weeks (G) Tombs 2      
22/09/1974 League Clyst Valley Away 1-1 Whitehead (D)        
29/09/1974 League Alphington  Home P-P :        
06/10/1974 League Friernhay Away 2-0 Whitehead (D) 2        
01/12/1974 League Hatherleigh Away 4-0 Gray (M) 2 Tombs Weeks (G) First Match for 2 Months
15/12/1974 League Exmouth Town Away 4-0 Weeks (G) Green (M) 2 Bryant    
                   
                   

Final Table
Exeter were Champions

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