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📝 Match Preview: Sheffield Wednesday (H)

All you need to know!

9 December 2022

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Sheffield Wednesday (H)

All you need to know!

9 December 2022

Exeter City return to home action after three weeks as they face high-flying Sheffield Wednesday at St James Park on Saturday.

The sell-out encounter will see City look to build on last week's 1-1 draw at Morecambe, when Josh Key scored his first goal in over year, while the Owls will want to be back amongst the goals following a 0-0 at Derby.

This will be the first league encounter with the Hillsborough outfit since February 2012, when David Noble scored a 84th minute winner in a 2-1 win, though we did clash in the FA Cup third round in January 2020 as the Yorkshire outfit ran out 2-0 winners.

Tickets

Tickets are now SOLD OUT for Saturday's clash with Sheffield Wednesday at St James Park.

The final tickets were snapped up on Thursday evening, meaning it's a fourth home sell out for the Grecians this season.

Thank you for your fantastic support and don't forget that the Centre Spot will be open to all after the match for the England vs France World Cup match.

If you didn't get a ticket you can watch the match on iFollow in the UK and Overseas for just £10. Please click here for a match pass.

Gary Caldwell's Thoughts

Darren Moore's high flying Owls are unbeaten in eight league fixtures and have lost just once since 3 September, but Caldwell insists his team will treat this fixture like they would against any other opponent.

"It's been good on the training pitch this year. It's been a little cold and frosty but thanks to the ground staff here we can train on grass," he said.

"We've spoken about the threats Sheffield Wednesday have but most importantly they are clear on how we can hurt them and go about winning the game, so that's our focus.

"We have shown in games such as Derby away and Peterborough at home that on our day we can hurt teams higher up in this league and no matter who we play, the preparation is the same. We respect every team but we have to believe."

Hear more from Gary 👇

Matchday Family Fun

A trip to the football is a special family treat and at St James Park there is plenty on offer pre-matched to keep the whole family entertained and to make sure your St James Park experience is extra special.

For full details of all the activities happening at SJP this Saturday, click here.

Classic Encounter

Exeter City 5 Sheffield Wednesday 1 | 18/12/10 | League One

An army of volunteers who helped clear the pitch of snow as bad weather swept the country were rewarded with a stunning SJP victory. One of the only games to take place across the whole EFL that day, Jamie Cureton's brace saw City win comprehensively.

How to Follow

Unable to make it to SJP on Saturday or unable to get a ticket? Why not get the next best thing with iFollow!

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

To purchase a match pass please click here.

Exeter City on social media

The Key Timings

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Centre Spot Bar

The Centre Spot Bar will be open from 11am and will be showing the day's early and late kick offs ooffsn their selection of TV screens. After the match, draft pints of Tribute, Carlsberg and Thatchers are on offer for just £3 a pint

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 12.30pm a30pmnd open to all from 1.30pm, 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 from 12pm - 5pm on matchdays 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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Jungle Path Kiosk

From Saturday, the kiosk on the Jungle Path will be selling pints of Thatchers Big Apple, cans of Thatchers Gold and bottle of Carlsberg, as well as all the usual half time snacks including pies, pasties and beverages. 

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. CONTACTLESS CARD PAYMENT NOW AVAILABLE!

Hot Food

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In the Fan Zone you will find the Kenniford Farm van serving local delicious hot food such as hog roasts and chips.

Matchday Programme 

Our award winning programme returns for the 22/23 season and is priced at just £3 per copy! The programme features lots of content on the men's team, including a new feature on the cover star's all-time five-a-side team!

Make sure you grab a copy from around the ground!

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