Elmore Eagles Ladies Team

In 1997, a brand new ladies team was formed as Elmore Eagles LFC.

The newly formed team, based in Tiverton, had to enter into the lowest Division, which was then the Third Division of the South West Women's Football League.

The team were extremely successful in the first season, completing the treble of league, Devon Cup and the Pat Sowden Cup.

Promotion into the Second Division was quickly followed by promotion into the First Division and onto the Premier. During this time the team also picked up several more cup wins and runners up medals.

Elmore Eagles LFC won the following 

South West Women's Football League, Premier Division Runners Up 1999/2000

Devon Cup Winners 1999
Devon Cup Winners 1998

Pat Sowden Cup Winners 1998

South West Women's Football League, Third Division Champions 1997/98.

FA Cup Record


Eagles 0-7 Frome.
Eagles 0-4 Cabeltel (Newport)
R1 Eagles 7-3 Worcester City
R2 Eagles 0-7 Barry Town
R1 Eagles 4-0 Clevedon
R2 Reading Royals 7-1 Eagles
Extra Preliminary Round (EPR 1)
Eagles 1-7 Okeford United.
EPR Eagles 4-2 Dorchester 
PR 1 Eagles 6-1 Keynsham
R1 Corfe Hills United 3-0 Eagles. 

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 formed. 

The first season as Exeter City LFC was very successful, with the team gaining promotion to the South West Combination Women's League.

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