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📝 Match Preview: Northampton Town (H)

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

7 December 2021

It's a top-of-the-table clash on Tuesday night under the lights at St James Park.

Third placed Grecians take on second placed Northampton Town in a 7:45pm kick-off, with a big three points up for grabs.

City will be looking to bounce back from Saturday's late dramatic exit from the Emirates FA Cup as they take on a Northampton side that have won their last two matches in League Tow.

The Grecians are likely to be without striker Sam Nombe and midfielder Tim Dieng who have recently picked up knocks.

Jake Caprice's Thoughts

Jake Caprice says the team are "ready to go" as third place meets second at St James Park on Tuesday night, when Northampton come to Devon.

Speaking before the game with the Cobblers the 29-year-old said:

"It should be a good game. They're a good side doing well this year. We need to dust ourselves down from the weekend and go again."

The wing-back scored his first career goal against Carlisle in the last league game at EX4 and is excited about the attacking prospects of the City side. 

"We've been playing free-flowing football with everyone contributing. It's a great attacking team to be part of. It's a great confidence boost that goals are going in all over the pitch."

Check out all Jake has to say here👇

Tickets

E-tickets are the easiest and quickest way to buy tickets for City matches. On ordering you can select to receive an e-ticket which will be emailed to your phone for you to show on the turnstile - no need to print!

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To purchase tickets online, please click here. Please note that you will need to log in to purchase.

You can also call the club during the normal office hours on 01392 411243 or visit the club shop and reception in person between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. We ask that you please buy online where possible.

Admission prices  

Admission prices 

Big Bank     Selco BW/Stagecoach    
Ticket Type Advance Gate Ticket Type Advance Gate
Adult £20 £22 Adult £27 £28
Senior £17 £19 Senior £24 £25
Young Adult 18-23 £17 £19 Young Adult 18-23 £24 £25
Under-18 £8 £10 Under-18 £13 £14
Wheelchair Area £17 £19 Wheelchair Area £24 £25
Junior Grecians   --- Junior Grecians   ---

How To Follow

Fans in the UK and oveseas can tune into the match stream LIVE on iFollow for just £10. Click here to purchase.

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You can keep up to date with all the action by following us on social media. After the match we will bring you reaction from manager Matt Taylor and a player.

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Programme

One of our Own, Harry Kite is this week's cover star as he talks us through his "Life in Football," so far and there is plenty more to read in this edition of The Grecian, for a bargain price of just £3.50. You can pick it up from around the ground ahead of kick off as well as online and in the club shop.

Match Day Info

Matchday Guide

Many things may have changed since your last visit to SJP, or this could be your first ever visit to us, so please take time to familiarise yourself with our new match day guide, which highlights everything you need to know for your return to the ground. 

Important COVID Guidance

Whilst we are back to normal at SJP, please be aware that some spectators may not be as comfortable as others about attending matches. Please take time to familar yourself with the club's, and government's, Covid guidelines to ensure we keep each safe at St James Park. 

The Key Timings

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Centre Spot Bar

The Centre Spot Bar will be open from 5pm serving a wide range of alcoholic and soft drinks.

The Centre Spot is also home to The Famous Exeter City Real Ale and Cider Emporium, offering a great selection of real ales and ciders.

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Junior Grecians Zone

The Junior Grecians Zone is open to members from 6pm with plenty of activities for all our young Grecian supporters. 

In Red Square, the bar and Kenniford Farm's van will also be open for refreshments and hot food.

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Club Shop

The club shop is open right up until kick-off and is stocked with all three of City's kits for the 21/22 season as well as a range of training gear and pocket money items.

Don't forget, Supporters' Trust members save 10% on full prices purchases!

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Food and Drink

One of the most important part of any match day! We have a wide range of hot and cold drinks and snacks available at the kiosk for away fans.

Hot Food

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In Red Square you will find the Kenniford Farm van serving local delicious hot food such as hog roasts and chips

Northampton Town's Last Match

Northampton Town 1 Leyton Orient 0 | League Two | Saturday, November 27

Sam Hoskins' first half strike saw the Cobblers take all three points and continue their fine start to the season.

Previous Encounter

City 1 Northampton Town 2 | Papa Johns Trophy | St James Park | December 8, 2021

The fairy tale return of fans to St James Park was ruined by the pantomime villains from Northampton, as Exeter City bowed out of the Papa John’s Trophy

 

 


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