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City v Morecambe

All you need to know about Saturday's match with Morecambe at St James Park

28 September 2017

Match Previews

City v Morecambe

All you need to know about Saturday's match with Morecambe at St James Park

28 September 2017

Exeter City take on Morecambe at St James Park looking to bounce back from back-to-back defeats against Coventry City and Notts County.

 The Grecains, who are still second in the table having won seven of their first 10 matches in League Two, but face an in-form Morecambe side who have picked up good results against Luton Town and Newport County AFC recently.

The game will see the two longest-serving managers in Football League go head-to-head, with Jim Bentley having been in charge of the Shrimps for over six years and Tis now in his 11th season as City manager. 

Tis said that he admires the work Jim Bentley has done and knows his team will be a tough nut to crack on Saturday. 

“I admire Jim (Bentley) greatly,” said Tis. “He has had a long time at Morecambe and does a really good job on the resources he has and I think, as always, they will be a tough nut to track.

“They (Morecambe) have got some continuity in the team and continuity in the manager. I am hoping Kevin Ellison doesn’t score a scorcher like he did last year. That was probably goal-of-the-season, his volley. I’m hoping he’ll keep that for another day but it will be a tough game – as it always is with Morecambe.”


There are limited amount of seats still available in the IP Office Stand so we advise supporters who are wanting to sit down for the match against Morecambe to purchase their tickets as soon as possible. They can do this by calling 01392 411243 or by clicking on the following link. Tickets will then be available to collect on the day from the ticket booth in Red Square. 

Standing tickets in the Thatchers Big Bank will still be available on matchday, but there is a £1 increase on the day so again we advise purchasing tickets in advance. 

For more details on pricing visit the following link

Thank you to our match sponsors RGB Recruitment and our ball sponsors WC Milk.

Over the last 16 years, RGB Recruitment Ltd has been providing recruitment services to the construction and engineering Industry. As one of the South West’s leading construction recruiters, they are committed to quality. Right from the initial brief of your business requirements, their processes ensure their service is tough to beat. As part of the Pertemps Network, a global recruitment business, RGB are perfectly positioned to service clients across the UK. For more information on RGB Recruitment visit the following website.

West County Milk works to supply local milk and other fresh products to a range of different industry sectors on a regional and national basis. These sectors include hotels and restaurants, catering contractors, nursing/case homes, convenience stores, schools and many other locations. 

Based in Exeter, Devon, West Country Milk operates using independent supply partners, typically dairies, to provide regular deliveries, typically on a daily basis. For information on WC Milk visit the following website

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 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 to the Thatchers' Big Bank. 

For more information read the following article

Troy Brown is the feature interview in the matchday programme for Saturday. Troy talks about his hunger for success this season having suffered play-off final heartbreak in May. The programme, packed full of other interesting features and interviews, is available from the club shop and reception, as well as around the ground, for just £3. 

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

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

Our mascots for today's game are the following: Dillon Blundell, Alfie Kemp, Finlay Crocker, Harry Sexton, Josh Howard, Toby Crocker, Sebastian Raleigh. 

Read their profiles in 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. The club shop is located in Red Square at the back of the IP Office Stand. 

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