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Match Preview: Exeter City vs. Cardiff City

28 July 2016

Match Previews

Match Preview: Exeter City vs. Cardiff City

28 July 2016

A look ahead to the final match of pre-season against Cardiff City

Exeter City vs. Cardiff City
Pre-season Friendly
St James Park
Thursday 28th July 2016
Kick-off: 7:30pm

Exeter City round off their pre-season schedule by welcoming EFL Championship side Cardiff City to St James Park this evening.

The Bluebirds will be looking to mount a play-off push during the coming season having finished on the peripheries of the top-six last term.  

Paul Tisdale’s side have won all six of their pre-season games, including victories over Bristol Rovers and Burton Albion, and will be looking to make it a perfect seven against the Bluebirds.


Ticket information for this evening’s game can be found here.

Last Meeting:


Second-half goals from Jason Bowen, Andy Campbell and Leo Fortune-West consigned Exeter City to defeat in the Football League Trophy.

Contributor Rory Ngah looks at the backdrop behind that encounter here.


Exeter City wins: 16
Cardiff City wins: 23
Draws: 7

Match Officials:

Referee: Brendan Malone
Assistants: Mark Russell & Robert Dabbs
Fourth Official: Ron Ganfield

View from the Dugout:

Danny Butterfield: “It’s going to be good quality opposition at St James Park – it’s more minutes into the players which is needed for the Blackpool game.”

Watch the full interview with the City player-coach here:

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