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:

Alphington Axminster Town Activate
Bideford Feniton AFC Plymstock
Dawlish Town Okehampton Argyle Brixham Villa
Exeter City Phoenix Club Georgeham & Croyde
Exeter Rangers Plainmoor Horrabridge
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  Exmouth Town Home            
  Friendly  Totnes and Dartington Home 5-4          
  Friendly  Launceston Away 9-0          
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
13/09/2009 League Bideford  Away 1-0 Caunter        
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    
22/11/2009 League Exmouth Town Away            
06/12/2009 League Lipson United Away P-P :        
13/12/2009 League Bideford  Home            
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          
28/02/2010 League Alphington Home P-P :        
07/03/2010 League Cup SF Exeter & Tedburn Rangers Away 0-3 :        
21/03/2010 League Exmouth Town Away 11-0 Cox >1        
11/04/2010 League Lipson United Away 4-3          
18/04/2010 League Alphington Home 3-2          
25/04/2010 League Exeter Rangers Away 2-1          
Promoted to South West Women's Football League Division One as Undefeated Champions

Woman's FA Cup 
10/10/2010 QF1 Keynsham H 1-2          

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.



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