ECFC 1975/76

A newspaper clipping showing Exeter's squad for the 1975/76 season which saw them finish in 7th place in Division Four. In the FA Cup Exeter had an early exit at the First Round and made the Second Round of the League Cup.

  • League Position: 7th Played: 46 Won: 18, Drew: 14, Lost: 14 Goals For: 56, Goals Against: 47 Points: 50
  • FA Cup
First Round: Cardiff City (A), 6-2
  • League Cup
First Round (played over two legs): Newport County (A), 1-1 and (H), 2-0. Exeter won 3-1 on aggregate
Second Round: Torquay United (A), 1-1. Replay, 1-2

First Team 
Results

16 Aug 1975

Southport 

W

H

2-0

2844

Beer

Hodge 

23 Aug 1975

Scunthorpe U

W

A

1-0

1660

Bowker

29 Aug 1975

Tranmere Rovers

L

H

0-2

3861

:

06 Sep 1975

Workington

L

A

0-1

1004

:

13 Sep 1975

 Cambridge U

L

H

1-2

2471

Beer

20 Sep 1975

Lincoln City

L

A

1-4

5088

Robertson

24 Sep 1975

Torquay United

L

A

0-1

3705

:

27 Sep 1975

Crewe Alexandra

D

H

2-2

2116

Saxton

Bowker

04 Oct 1975

Rochdale

W

A

1-0

1234

Bowker

11 Oct 1975

Darlington 

D

A

0-0

2314

:

13 Oct 1975

Hartlepool United

L

A

1-2

1323

Bowker

18 Oct 1975

Hartlepool United

W

H

3-1

2406

Beer

Jennings 

Potter (og)

21 Oct 1975

Barnsley 

D

A

0-0

3619

:

25 Oct 1975

Newport County

D

A

3-3

2871

Beer 2

Bowker

31 Oct 1975

Stockport County

W

H

2-0

2856

Beer 

Hodge

04 Nov 1975

Bradford City

D

H

0-0

2723

:

08 Nov 1975

Reading

L

A

3-4

6341

Beer 2

Hodge

14 Nov 1975

Swansea City

W

H

3-0

2967

Wingate

Harris (og)

Bowker

28 Nov 1975

Doncaster Rovers

W

H

1-0

2848

Bowker

06 Dec 1975

Huddersfield Town

W

A

1-0

4981

Morrin

13 Dec 1975

Northampton Town

D

H

0-0

3394

:

20 Dec 1975

Northampton Town

L

A

1-3

5212

Beer

26 Dec 1975

Brentford

D

H

0-0

4912

:

27 Dec 1975

Watford 

L

A

0-2

5055

:

02 Jan 1976

AFC Bournemouth

W

H

1-0

3031

Templeman

09 Jan 1976

Tranmere Rovers

D

A

1-1

4661

Beer

17 Jan 1976

Lincoln City

D

H

0-0

3858

:

24 Jan 1976

Cambridge U

W

A

1-0

2188

Jordan

31 Jan 1976

Barnsley

W

H

2-0

2449

Hatch

Bowker

07 Feb 1976

Bradford City

D

A

0-0

3049

:

13 Feb 1976

Reading

W

H

4-1

3641

Robertson

Jordan

Beer 

Templeman

20 Feb 1976

Swansea City 

W

A

3-0

4252

Beer 2

Bowker

25 Feb 1976

Torquay United

D

H

0-0

8112

:

28 Feb 1976

Newport County

W

H

3-0

3447

Templeman

Bowker

Jennings

05 Mar 1976

Stockport County

L

A

1-2

2440

Bowker

09 Mar 1976

Rochdale

W

H

1-0

3102

Morrin

13 Mar 1976

Darlington 

D

H

1-1

3196

Beer 

20 Mar 1976

Doncaster Rovers

D

A

0-0

4149

:

27 Mar 1976

Huddersfield Town

W

H

4-1

3925

Beer 2

Robertson

Bowker

02 Apr 1976

Southport

L

A

0-1

1514

:

07 Apr 1976

Crewe Alexandra

D

A

0-0

2034

:

10 Apr 1976

Workington

W

H

1-0

2603

Beer

16 Apr 1976

AFC Bournemouth

L

A

0-1

4651

:

17 Apr 1976

Brentford 

L

A

1-5

3980

Jordan

19 Apr 1976

Watford 

L

H

1-3

2480

Bowker

23 Apr 1976

Scunthorpe United 

W

H

5-4

1863

Beer 3

Robertson

Wingate



Final Table 
League Division 4
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. LINCOLN CITY             46  21  2  0  71  15  11  8  4  40  24   74
 2. NORTHAMPTON              46  18  5  0  62  20  11  5  7  25  20   68
 3. READING                  46  19  3  1  42   9   5  9  9  28  42   60
 4. TRANMERE ROVERS          46  18  3  2  61  16   6  7 10  28  39   58
 5. Huddersfield Town        46  11  6  6  28  17  10  8  5  28  24   56
 6. Bournemouth              46  15  5  3  39  16   5  7 11  18  32   52
 7. Exeter City              46  13  7  3  37  17   5  7 11  19  30   50
 8. Watford                  46  16  4  3  38  18   6  2 15  24  44   50
 9. Torquay United           46  12  6  5  31  24   6  8  9  24  39   50
10. Doncaster Rovers         46  10  6  7  42  31   9  5  9  33  38   49
11. Swansea City             46  14  8  1  51  21   2  7 14  15  36   47
12. Barnsley                 46  12  8  3  34  16   2  8 13  18  32   44
13. Cambridge United         46   7 10  6  36  28   7  5 11  22  34   43
14. Hartlepool United        46  10  6  7  37  29   6  4 13  25  49   42
15. Rochdale                 46   7 11  5  27  23   5  7 11  13  31   42
16. Crewe Alexandra          46  10  7  6  36  21   3  8 12  22  36   41
17. Bradford City            46   9  7  7  35  26   3 10 10  28  39   41
18. Brentford                46  12  7  4  37  18   2  6 15  19  42   41
19. Scunthorpe United        46  11  3  9  31  24   3  7 13  19  35   38
20. Darlington               46  11  7  5  30  14   3  3 17  18  43   38
21. Stockport County         46   8  7  8  23  23   5  5 13  20  53   38
22. Newport County           46   8  7  8  35  33   5  2 16  22  57   35
23. Southport                46   6  6 11  27  31   2  4 17  14  46   26
24. Workington               46   5  4 14  19  43   2  3 18  11  44   21
Reserves 
Results 
Western League
16/08/1975 League Falmouth Away 0-8 :        
20/08/1975 League Chippenham Away 3-0 Jordan Green Hooker    
23/08/1975 League Westland Yeovil Home 0-0 :        
30/08/1975 League Weston Super Mare Away 3-2 Jordan 2 Moxham      
06/09/1975 League Glastonbury Home 0-3 :        
10/09/1975 League Bideford Away 0-2 :        
13/09/1975 League Clevedon Away 0-2 :        
17/09/1975 League Bideford Home 0-0 :        
20/09/1975 League Clevedon Home 0-2 :        
24/09/1975 League Taunton Town Home 0-1 :        
27/09/1975 League Paulton Rovers Away 1-3 Steele        
01/10/1975 League Mangotsfield Home 5-3 Green 2 Jordan 3      
04/10/1975 League Exmouth Town Home 1-2 Jordan        
11/10/1975 League Glastonbury Away 0-2 :        
18/10/1975 League Devizes Away 0-3 :        
22/10/1975 League Falmouth Home 1-3 Jordan        
25/10/1975 League Dawlish Town Home 2-1 Jordan        
01/11/1975 League St Lukes College Away 2-2 Joy  Gray (M)      
08/11/1975 League Melksham Home 4-0 Holman Jordan  Balinger (og) Tombs  
22/11/1975 League Keynsham Away 1-4 Jordan        
30/11/1975 League Exmouth Town Away 1-0 Jordan        
06/12/1975 League Welton Rovers Home 2-0 Jordan 2        
20/12/1975 League Frome Home 2-2 Venner Holman      
26/12/1975 League Tiverton Town Away 1-2 Venner   Alan Banks scored both goals for Tiverton
27/12/1975 League Mangotsfield Away 0-3 :        
03/01/1976 League Taunton Town Away 2-2 Jordan 2        
10/01/1976 League Paulton Rovers Home 3-2 Jordan 2 Joy      
17/01/1976 League Melksham Away 3-1 Steele Jordan 2      
24/01/1976 League Westland Yeovil Away 3-0 Davies Marchant 2   £40 win bonus
31/01/1976 League Dawlish Town Away 0-1 :        
07/02/1976 League Weston Super Mare Home 0-1 :        
14/02/1976 League Barnstaple Away 4-4 Moxham Green  Clapham Joy  
21/02/1976 League Keynsham Home 1-1 Steele        
28/02/1976 League Welton Rovers Away 2-2 Joy 2        
06/03/1976 League Chippenham Home 0-1 :        
13/03/1976 League Bridgwater Away 2-1 Moxham Rutter      
17/03/1976 League Tiverton Town Home 0-0 :        
20/03/1976 League Bridgwater Home 0-2 :        
23/03/1976 League St Lukes College Home 6-0 Thompson (og) Hodge Holman 2 Green 2  
27/03/1976 League Bridport Away 3-1 Rutter Hodge Jordan    
03/04/1976 League Bridport Home 4-1 Holman 2 Hooker Ford    
07/04/1976 League Barnstaple Home 1-0 Jordan        
21/04/1976 League Frome Away 1-0 Jordan        
24/04/1976 League Devizes Home 0-0 :        

Final Table 
Rothman's Western League 
                                   P  W  D  L   F   A Pts
 1.Falmouth Town                  44 35  5  4 134  43 110
 2.Taunton Town                   44 27  8  9  86  43  89
 3.Clevedon                       44 27  6 11  77  51  87
 4.Bridgwater Town                44 25 10  9  81  44  85
 5.Glastonbury                    44 23 10 11  84  49  79
 6.Barnstaple Town                44 21  9 14  95  66  72
 7.Tiverton Town                  44 20 12 12  73  70  72
 8.Paulton Rovers                 44 19 12 13  60  58  69
 9.Mangotsfield United            44 18 10 16  63  63  64
10.Bideford                       44 17 12 15  60  56  63
11.Frome Town                     44 17 10 17  76  61  61
12.Exeter City                    44 16 10 18  64  69  57 (-1)
13.St. Luke's College             44 16  7 21  60  70  55
14.Weston-super-Mare              44 13 15 16  52  57  54
15.Westland Yeovil                44 14 11 19  66  82  53
16.Welton Rovers                  44 14  9 21  57  71  51
17.Bridport                       44 13 11 20  49  72  50
18.Dawlish                        44 13 10 21  51  69  49
19.Devizes Town                   44 10 15 19  45  59  45
20.Chippenham Town                44 12  7 25  66  94  43
21.Melksham Town                  44 12  7 25  66 106  43
22.Keynsham Town                  44  8  6 30  50  86  30
23.Exmouth Town                   44  5 10 29  38 114  25

Exeter City - One point deducted for playing an ineligible player


Youth Team
South West and Wales Youth League
Results
South West and Wales Youth League
01/09/1975 League Torquay United Away 1-0          
08/09/1975 League Plymouth Argyle Away 0-0 :        
22/09/1975 League Hereford Away 3-3          
30/09/1975 League Mangotsfield Away 1-1          
15/10/1975 League Bath City Home 2-5          
27/10/1975 League Cheltenham Home 1-1          
05/11/1975 League Cheltenham Away 6-1          
11/11/1975 Cup Plymouth Argyle Home 0-2 :        
09/12/1975 League Bristol Rovers Away 3-2          
11/12/1975 League Bath City Away 0-4 :        
06/01/1976 League Torquay United Home 1-1          
19/01/1976 League Bournemouth Home 1-5          
27/01/1976 League Bristol Rovers Home 0-1 :        
17/02/1976 League Mangotsfield Home 4-2          
03/03/1976 League Hereford Home 2-2          
07/03/1976 League Cardiff City Away 0-2 :        
10/03/1976 League Bournemouth Away 0-2 :        
15/04/1976 League Swansea City Away            
25/04/1976 League Cardiff City Home            
27/04/1976 League Swansea City Home            

Final Table

DEVON & EXETER FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Results

Final Table
Devon and Exeter Football League 

YOUTH DIVISION 1 P W D L F A Pts 
1 Exeter City 14 11 2 1 58 10 24
2 Dawlish 14 9 3 2 44 11 21
3 Willeys   14 5 3 6 27 39 13
4 Clyst Valley 14 3 6 5 32 29 12
5 Elmore       14 5 2 7 29 41 12
6 Exmouth 14 4 3 7 25 28 11
7 Friernhay 14 4 3 7 22 27 11
8 Sidmouth   14 4 0 10 20 72 8

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