2009/10 Exeter CityWomen’s Team
In 2009/10, Exeter were playing in the Westward Developments Premier League.
There were seven new teams competing in the Westward Developments Devon League this season.
Six new teams applied to join the league and all were accepted, whilst University of Exeter have returned from the South West League to make a total of 25 teams in all, meaning that the league continues to comprise of three divisions.
The league constitution was as follows:
|PREMIER DIVISION||DIVISION ONE||DIVISION TWO|
|Dawlish Town||Okehampton Argyle||Brixham Villa|
|Exeter City||Phoenix Club||Georgeham & Croyde|
|Exmouth Town||Tavistock||Paignton Pilgrims|
|Lipson Utd||Totnes & Dartington Res||PM Old Suttonians Res|
|University of Exeter||University of Plymouth||Stoke Gabriel|
|Totnes & Dartington 3rds|
They had a very good season last year, coming top in their division, they won all 10 games scoring 118 goals.
Now they are in the Westward Developments Devon Women's League, and had a really good start to their season.
The opening match was against Exmouth Town, which they won 9-0. Followed by a 6-1 win, against Bude, then a more modest 1-0 win against Bideford.
|Promoted to South West Womens Football League 1|
|Friendly||Totnes and Dartington||Home||5-4|
|16/08/2009||Friendly||Bude Town||Away||6-1||Ralph||Wilkins 3||Cox||Staddon|
|06/09/2009||League||Exmouth Town||Home||9-0||Caunter 2||Staddon 4||Ralph||Wilkins||Cox|
|20/09/2009||League||Lipson United||Home||6-3||Caunter 3||Wilkins||Staddon||Ralph|
|27/09/2009||League||Alphington||Away||5-0||Caunter 2||Wilkins (p)||Jones (E)||Aslett|
|18/10/2009||DCFA Cup R 1||AFC Plympton||Home||10-0|
|25/10/2009||League||University Of Exeter||Away||3-3|
|01/11/2009||League||Exeter & Tedburn Rangers||Home|
|08/11/2009||League Cup||Okehampton Argyle||Home|
|15/11/2009||DCFA Cup R 2||Totnes and Dartington||Home||5-1||Staddon 3||Caunter||Wilkins|
|17/01/2009||League||Exeter & Tedburn Rangers||Away||6-0||Wilkins|
|24/01/2010||League||University Of Exeter||Home||8-1||Staddon 2||Cox||Caunter 3|
|07/02/2010||DCFA Cup QF||Exeter Phoenix||Away||11-0|
|14/02/2010||DCFA Cup SF||Plymouth Argyle||Away||0-4|
|07/03/2010||League Cup SF||Exeter & Tedburn Rangers||Away||0-3||:|
|21/03/2010||League||Exmouth Town||Away||11-0||Cox >1|
|Promoted to South West Women's Football League Division One as Undefeated Champions|
|Woman's FA Cup|
Of the six steps, ECFC Ladies were promoted to step 5 of the pyramid.
This comprised of 16 Regional Leagues. When they topped the appropriate league teams were promoted to step 4. This comprised of 8 Regional Premier Leagues.
After that came step 3 - comprising 4 Combination leagues
Step 2 - The FA Womens Premier Leagues - North and South.
Step 1 - The FA Womens Premier League National Division.