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PREVIEW: Exeter City

3 October 2015

Chris Gadsby takes a look at today's visitors...

Looking at the visitors

in Sky Bet League 2 after a 2-1 win away at Portsmouth on Tuesday night. They are only outside of the playoff places on goal difference, having conceded the same number as they have scored. The Grecians manager Paul Tisdale said he was proud of his side after their first win at Portsmouth since 1923, and they will come to Rodney Parade full of confidence and targeting that early playoff spot.thExeter City have had a strong start to their season and currently sit 9


Form Guide

    5 pointsLWDL L L L LDLNewport County –

     16 pointsWL LW WLDWLWExeter City –


Upcoming milestones

Matt Taylor and Medy Elito – 2 goals for 25 professional goals

Yan Klukowski – 2 goals for 60 professional goals

Lenell John-Lewis – 2 goals for 50 professional goals

Nathan Ralph - 1 appearance for 50 professional appearances

Seth Nana Twusmasi – 1 appearance for 75 professional appearances

Andrew Hughes – 2 appearances for 125 professional appearances

Scott Boden - 2 goals for 60 professional goals

Matt Partridge – 3 appearances for 50 professional appearances


Exeter’s record against County

Played 4, Won 1, Drawn 2, Lost 1, Goals For 5, Goals Against 5


Last meeting

The last time the two sides met was towards the end of last season when both sides were pushing for a play-off place. It was Exeter that came away victorious with a 2-0 win after Newport County had Yakubu sent off with 13 minutes to go. The game brought Exeter to within one point of the playoffs, the final spot still held by County by a single point.


Around the League (All times 3pm)

Accrington Stanley v Oxford United

A.F.C Wimbledon v Barnet

Dagenham and Redbridge v Mansfield Town

Hartlepool United v Luton Town

Leyton Orient v Notts County

Morecambe v Bristol Rovers

Plymouth Argyle v Crawley Town

Portsmouth v Yeovil Town

Stevenage v Carlisle United

Wycombe Wanderers v Northampton Town

York City v Cambridge United


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