Club statement regarding Danny Coles

Following a disciplinary hearing on Monday 7th July regarding his recent comments on social media, Danny Coles has been removed from his position as club captain and has been placed on the transfer list.  He has also been fined two weeks' wages.

Exeter City Football Club will not tolerate abuse of anyone, in whatever form, and would like to extend its apologies to all those who were offended by Danny Coles' behaviour on Twitter.

At the hearing, Danny Coles again apologised for any offence taken by his comments and has written a letter of apology to the young person concerned.  Exeter City Football Club and Danny Coles will now be focusing on pre-season training and the year ahead and will make no further comment on the matter.