2001/02 Exeter “Ladies”Women’s Team

In 2001 Exeter City FC were looking to form a women's team, and having heard of Elmore's success they contacted the Club and asked if they would be interested in becoming Exeter City Ladies FC. The girls jumped at the chance and so Exeter City Ladies Football Club was reformed.


The first season as Exeter City LFC was very successful, the manager, Jamie Vittles leading the the team to  promotion to the South West Combination Women's League, after finishing as Champions of the South West Women's Football League, Premier Division.

South West Women's Football League 
Premier Division
League Results

 South West Women's Football League 
02/09/2001 League  Cardiff City Reserves Home 11-0 Becky Batten 3, Hannah Courtney 4, Lynsey Newcombe, Shahnaz Mackie, Jo Goldsworthy 1(p) Mandy Earle
06/09/2021 League  Barnstaple  Away 6-0 Becky Batten 3 Jo Goldsworthy Shahnaz Mackie Jo Chumbley Barnstaple W/D
20/09/2001 League  Penzance Home 7-1 Becky Batten 3 Hannah Courtney Vikki Courtney Josie Copp 2  
23/09/2001 League  Okeford United Away 7-0 Becky Batten 3 Hannah Courtney 3 Jo Goldsworthy   Okeford W/D
07/10/2001 League  Cardiff City Reserves Away 7-0 Hannah Courtney 3 Jo Goldsworthy 2 Josie Copp 2    
18/11/2001 League  Oldlands Abbotonians Home 5-0 Becky Batten Hannah Courtney Vikki Courtney Shahnaz Mackie Lynsey Newcombe
25/11/2001 League  Ross Town Home 3-0 Becky Batten 2 (1p) Becky Folds      
16/12/2001 League  Ross Town Away 1-0 Becky Batten        
17/02/2002 League  Penzance Away 4-0 Becky Batten 3 Vikki Courtney      
21/02/2002 League  Marjons Home 5-0 Hannah Courtney 3 Shahnaz Mackie Og    
24/03/2002 League  Okeford United Home 7-0 Hannah Courtney 2 , Becky Batten, Jo Goldsworthy 1 (p), Josie Copp, Og 2 Okeford W/D
07/04/2002 League  Chalford Home 1-5 Hannah Courtney        
09/04/2002 League  Oldlands Abbotonians Away 0-1 :        
14/04/2002 League  Bath City Away 2-1 Becky Batten Hannah Courtney      
21/04/2002 League  Chalford Away 2-1 Lisa Clark Hannah Courtney      
05/05/2002 League  Bath City Home 8-0 Becky Batten 4 Hannah Courtney 4      
12/05/2002 League  Marjons Away 2-1 Becky Batten Becky Folds      
Champions of South West Women's Football League 

Table

Final Table 01-02 P W D L F A Pts  
Exeter City 14 12 0 2 58 10 36  
Chalford 14 10 1 3 57 21 31  
Marjons 14 9 3 2 42 20 30  
Bath City 14 4 3 7 25 39 15  
Oldland Abbotonians  14 4 3 7 24 38 14 (-1)
Penzance 14 4 2 8 26 40 14  
Ross Town 14 3 3 8 24 34 12  
Cardiff City Reserves 14 2 1 11 13 67 7  


Pat Sowden Cup

Pat Sowden Cup
14/10/2001 1st Round Bristol United Home 14-1 Becky Batten 4, H Courtney 3, Jo Goldsworthy 2, Josie Copp, V.Courtney, Helen Pring 2, Jo Kingwell
02/12/2001 2nd Round Cardiff City Reserves Home 6-0 Becky Batten 3 Jo Goldswothy  Shanhnaz Mackie Lynsey Newcombe   
17/03/2001 Semi-Final Bath City Home 4-1 Becky Batten  Hannah Courtney Jo Chumbley Josie Copp  
28/04/2001 Final Chalford Neutral 3-2 Hannah Courtney 2 (1p) Vikki Courtney   At Bristol Manor Farm
Pat Sowden Cup Winner's

Devon County Cup

Devon County Cup
21/10/2001 1st Round Okehampton Away 16-0 Becky Batten 7 Jo Goldswothy 3 Josie Copp 2 Lynsey Newcombe 3 Jo Tretheway
20/01/2002 QF Exeter Central Home 6-0 Becky Batten  Lisa Clark Shanhnaz Mackie 3    
17/02/2002 SF Torbay LFC Away 2-3 Becky Batten  Jo Goldsworthy      




The team reached the 4th Round of the Woman's FA Cup, an outstanding feat, with two games played at St James Park

2001/02 WFA Cup 

Woman's FA Cup 
09/09/2001 QF1 Bristol United  Away 7-0 Becky Batten 2 Hannah Courtney 2 Becky Folds Vikki Courtney Jo Goldsworthy
30/09/2001 QF2 Marjons Home 6-1 Becky Batten  Hannah Courtney 3 Shanhnaz Mackie    
28/10/2001 R1 Keynsham  Home 3-0 Becky Batten  Hannah Courtney Josie Copp     
11/11/2001 R2 Cardiff City Home 2-1 Becky Batten Hannah Courtney     At SJP (AET)
09/12/2001 R3 Wimbledon Away 3-1 Becky Batten  Hannah Courtney Shanhnaz Mackie   At Kingstonian 
06/01/2002 R4 Coventry City Home 0-1 :     At SJP Att 680



This meant City would get a bye to Round 1 in 2002/03.

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