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📝 Match Preview: Crawley Town (A)

City on the road to West Sussex

18 October 2021

Exeter City will be looking to extend their ten match unbeaten streak but turn some of the draws into wins as they travel to Crawley Town on Tuesday evening.

The match at the People's Pension Stadium, which kicks off at 7.45pm, will be City's second of three games this week following Saturday's 2-2 draw with Newport County at St James Park. 

Crawley were beaten 1-0 by Sutton United on Saturday as they suffered a rare home defeat, which included a missed penalty by former Grecian Tom Nichols. However, John Yems' side have been purring of late and it will be a tough test for Matt Taylor's side.

Alex Hartridge's Thoughts 

City defender Alex Hartridge says the Grecians will have to be on top of their game to nulify the threats of Crawley Town's attack on Tuesday night.

"They play direct but are very dynamic and have some quick players up top. Obviously Tom Nichols is a handful. They are decent at home, but we've got no reason to be scared of them and will go with full confidence and expect to get the result."

City are on the back of a ten-game unbeaten run, and Alex feels that the next win could spark a run of wins. "It might be what we need to kick us on. The more games we play the more we are going to even out on our luck."

Tickets

We have been given an allocation of 400 tickets for this fixture in both the KR-L Terrace and the People's Pension Stand (seated), with prices as follows:

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The cheaper price denotes terracing.

  • Adults: £20/£16
  • Senior 65+: £15/£12
  • U21: £13/£11
  • U18: £10/£10
  • U16: £4/£4
  • U11: Free (with a paying adult)

Ambulant disabled supporters pay their relevant price category with one helper free of charge. Wheelchair users tickets' are in the People's Pension Stand. 

For disabled seating/carer tickets please contact the club directly on 01293 410000.

All prices increase by £2 when bought on matchday

The ticket office and ticket cabin at Crawley takes both card and cash payments. If you are collecting tickets, these can be picked up from the Match Day Ticket Collection window in the grey portacabin in the car park. 

Grecian Travel

Grecian Travel, run by the Supporters' Club is available for City's trip to Crawley Town.

  • The coach will depart from Unit 1 nightclub at 1.15pm for a fare of £35 for adults and £30 for under-16s

Other pick-up points include: Honiton Road park and ride (by Miller and Carter Steakhouse), junction 28 (Cullompton services), junction 27 (Tiverton) and junction 25 (Taunton) All other pick-ups by prior arrangement.

PLEASE NOTE: Face coverings are required to travel on Grecian Travel. This does not apply if you are exempt.

How to buy

Currently Grecian Travel can only be booked directly.

For more information or to book please contact John Bishop on 07904 036334 or by email at: john.bishop760@btinternet.com (after 6pm).

How To Follow

Can't make the game? Why not get the next best thing and watch LIVE on iFollow! As it's midweek, TV rights rules means this weekend you can watch all the action live from the People's Pension Stadium. 

By purchasing a match pass at the cost of just £10 in the UK you'll get access to the live stream which includes the live BBC Radio Devon commentary.

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The match pass revenue goes directly to the club, so you will be showing your support from home!

To purchase a match pass please click here.

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Crawley's Last Match

Crawley Town 0 Sutton United 1 | 16/10/21 | Sky Bet League Two

A late goal from the South London side saw Crawley suffer a rare home defeat.

Previous Encounter

Crawley Town 2 Exeter City 0 | 27/02/21 | Sky Bet League Two

Tom Nichols and Ashley Nadesan were both on target as Tom Parkes was sent off for the Grecians. 


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