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Match preview: City v Lincoln City

All you need to know about the Grecians match with newly-promoted Lincoln City

17 August 2017

Match Previews

Match preview: City v Lincoln City

All you need to know about the Grecians match with newly-promoted Lincoln City

17 August 2017

Exeter City continue their season at home to newly-promoted Lincoln City on Saturday.

The Imps, managed by Danny Cowley, won the National League last season with a total of 99 points and were also the first non-league side since 1914 to make it to the FA Cup quarter-finals knocking out Premier League Burnley along the way.

Speaking about the prospect of facing Lincoln City at home, City manager Paul Tisdale said: "It is a fresh challenge. We haven't played them for seven or eight years.

"I am looking forward to that but I am looking forward to any game we play at home at the moment. We are pretty positive about our chances and it would be nice to host a relatively new club at the park."

The IP Office Stand is sold out for the match against Lincoln City, meaning there is only standing tickets available in the Thatchers’ Big Bank.

Tickets should still be available to purchase, for the Thatchers' Big Bank on the day, but the club is advising that supporters buy tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. You can do this by clicking on the following link and then collect your ticket from the ticket booth in Red Square on matchday.

Hospitality is also available for this and all home fixtures at St James Park, from as little as £30 (including the matchday ticket). To enjoy the match in style email or phone 01392 413957.

Thank you to our match sponsors, Thatchers Cider, and our ball sponsors Heavitree Brewery.

For more information on Thatchers visit the following page.

For more information on The Heavitree Brewery company visit the following page.

We have an extensive range of sponsorship opportunities. For more information contact Jake Wood at Exeter City at

Redevelopment Work:

The away terrace and the Stagecoach Family Stand will not be open to supporters for Saturday’s game due to the redevelopment work at the club.

All entry for home fans will be via the Stadium Way turnstiles into the IP Office Main Stand or the Thatchers' Big Bank. There will be no entry possible from the Jungle Path/Well Street side on to the Thatchers' Big Bank.

For more information read the following article.

The Grecian is back for issue three of the season on Saturday as Exeter City welcome Lincoln City to St James Park. 

This game, Liam McAlinden is the feature interview as he talks to club journalist Ben Strange about a big season ahead for him and the club as they aim to go one better than last campaign.

Martyn Rogers, a City legend who was part of the 1980/81 side that reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, answers our first, best and worst football moments quiz, while there are comprehensive travel guides for our upcoming away matches at Cheltenham Town and Forest Green.

There are all the usual opposition features as well, along with the regular contributions from Tony Morris, the Bard of ECFC, BBC Radio Devon’s Alan Richardson and Charlie Howell.

You can pick up a copy of The Grecian for £3 from the club shop and reception and around the ground. 

New Junior Grecians Family Zone

The new Junior Grecians family zone will be open to its members from 12.30pm on Saturday and then to the general public from 1.30pm. The zone has video consoles, large TV screens, a refreshments stall and table football. 

The zone is located in Red Square. For more information on it read the following article.  

Our mascots for today’s game are the following: 

Read their profiles on page 13 of the matchday programme. If you would like to be a matchday mascot at one of our games contact our operations manager Andy Gillard via email at

The club shop will be open from 11am to 5pm on matchdays and will be selling our new Flybe-inspired third kit. The club shop is located in Red Square, at the back of the IP Office Stand.

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