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📝 Match Preview: Southampton U21 (H)

Papa Johns Trophy action at SJP

4 October 2022

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Southampton U21 (H)

Papa Johns Trophy action at SJP

4 October 2022

Exeter City take on Southampton under-21 in the second group stage match of the Papa Johns Trophy at St James Park on Tuesday evening.

Kevin Nicholson and Jon Hill will be taking charge of the team on a temporary basis for an interim period, with their first job to steer the ship against a youthful Saints side.

It had already been indicated that the Grecians will put out a young squad for the fixture, with several members of the under-18 squad set to feature on Tuesday night. 

Both teams were defeated in their ooening fixtures - City lost 2-1 to Newport while Saints lost 3-1 at Forest Green. 

Ahead of kick off there will be a minutes silence in memory of the 125 victims of the Indonesian stadium disaster earlier this week. Players will also be wearing black armbands. 


The Selco Builders Warehouse Main Stand is currently open for the match with the option for the Big Bank should there be the need!

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

Ticket prices have been slashed for the match and under-12s can watch for just £1 if they are purchased in advance, please note that they must be accompanied by an adult to gain entry.

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Adults: £8 
  • Seniors: £5
  • 18-23: £5
  • Under-18: £3
  • Under-12: £1*

*This is only available in advance and not available on matchday.



A special Papa Johns Trophy group stage programme remains on sale from around the ground for a reduced price of £1.50.


How To Follow

If you can't make it to SJP, you can ge the next best thing by watching the match on iFollow for just £10.


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 a member of the caoching team and a player.

To purchase a match pass please click here.

  • For further details on iFollow, please click here
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The Key Timings

The turnstiles will be open from 6pm for Tuesday night's clash under the lights.

Centre Spot Bar

The Centre Spot Bar will be open from 5pm. After the match, draft pints of Tribute, Carlsberg and Thatchers are on offer for just £3.50 per 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.


Junior Grecians Zone

The Junior Grecians Zone will not be open for the match.

Club Shop

The club shop is open from up until kick-off on Tuesday and is stocked with all three of City's kits for the 22/23 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. CONTACTLESS CARD PAYMENT NOW AVAILABLE!

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