David Wheeler excited to be back and scoring for Exeter City

Winger looking to add to his two goals in three games at Morecambe

David Wheeler says that he is excited to be back playing and scoring for Exeter City after a hamstring injury that kept him sidelined from late August.

The Grecian’s winger is keen to continue his good form having scored two goals in his last three appearances as City prepare to visit Morecombe on Saturday.

“I’m delighted to be back playing, that’s for one,” said David “It’s great to be back and scoring as well, it’s a really nice feeling so if I can keep that going that would be great.” 

Exeter lost 2-1 to Cambridge United at home last Saturday with David expressing his frustration and disappointment towards the result. It came on the back of an excellent performance in a 3-2 win over Chelsea under-21s in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday, October 18.

“Obviously having the really positive performance against Chelsea in the week, we hoped we had turned it around,” said David. “We didn’t perform as well as we wanted to on Saturday but that’s certainly something that we look forward to putting right this Saturday.

“We train hard every week, it’s not like our preparation has changed in any way. It’s just how it’s been. Freak goals that don’t normally occur like the first goal we conceded (against Cambridge). We can come back from that but we need to put it right. It seems like we are doing well away so we need to keep that up.”

All four of Exeter’s wins in the league have come away from home this season, a fact Morecombe will be aware of when the Grecians travel to the Globe Arena on Saturday. Exeter have won two of their last four meetings away to the Shrimps with David and the rest of the team able to draw confidence from that recent record.

“Morecombe are one of those teams that can beat anyone and lose to anyone,” said David. “Since I’ve been at the club we’ve done pretty well up there and we’ve played well against them away from home. It’s usually quite a nice pitch and we’re looking forward to it.”