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📝 Big Match Preview: City v West Ham United under-21s

All you need to know ahead of Tuesday evening's match

24 September 2018

Exeter City are quickly back in action at St James Park as they welcome West Ham United under-21s in the Checkatrade Trophy.

City made a promising start to the competition when they beat Yeovil Town via a penalty shootout in the first group game meaning they sit on two points with two games to play at home.

The match could well see manager Matt Taylor make changes to the side that beat Cheltenham Town 3-1 at home last weekend, with the likes of Archie Collins, Jack Sparkes and Dara O’Shea expected to come in.

Ahead of the match, Dara said: “We’re expecting a tough game. They’ll be good technically, I think I’ve played against them a few times for West Brom, so I know they’ll move the ball well and they’ll look to get it down and play it wide.

“It will be a good, tough, test for us and I think it will be something a little bit different away from League Two. They will want to bounce back (following defeat to Bristol Rovers in their first group game,) and they’ll be hungry for it.”

Dara is hoping for more game time with the Grecians

TICKET NEWS

Adults can purchase tickets from £10 for the match, with prices reduced across the board, Seniors/Students just £8 and under-18s just £3.

To purchase tickets online, please click here. You can also call the club during the normal office hours on 01392 411 243 (option 3) or visit the club shop and reception in person between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Admission prices are as follows:

Thatchers Big Bank

Adult: £10

Over 64/student: £8

Under-18: £3

Designated area: £8

IP Office Main Stand

Adult: £12

Over 64/Student: £10

Under-18: £4

Designated area: £10

MATCH DAY PROGRAMME

In a reduced page copy of The Grecian you can get the lowdown on the Hammers’ key men as well as the ones to watch from a City perspective. You can also remind yourself of how the Grecians fared in the first match of the competition against Yeovil Town.

CLUB SHOP

The club shop will be open from 8:30am on the day of the game and does not close until around 10:30pm once the match has finished and supporters have dispersed.

JUNIOR GRECIANS FAMILY ZONE

The Junior Grecians family zone will be open to its members from 5.45pm and then to the general public, including away fans, from 6.45pm. The zone has video consoles, large TV screens, a refreshments stall and table football.


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