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📝 Match Preview: Bristol Rovers (H)

The Gas make the short trip down the M5

29 September 2022

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Bristol Rovers (H)

The Gas make the short trip down the M5

29 September 2022

Exeter City face a fellow promoted side for the second successive weekend as Bristol Rovers make the short trip down the M5.

Off the back of City's 4-0 win at Forest Green Rovers last weekend, the Grecians will be in a buoyant mood ahead of the clash with the side who finished third on the final day of the League Two season. 

The Gas were beaten 1-0 by Accrington Stanley at home last weekend, a match which Matt Taylor speedily headed to following the full-time whistle at the New Lawn. 

The sides met three times last season, with City winning 4-1 in the league at SJP, with a 1-1 draw at the Memorial Stadium, while Taylor's men also recordes a 5-3 win in the Papa John's Trophy.

Matt Taylor's Thoughts

Matt has given his thoughts ahead of this Saturday's fixture, having watched Rovers' fixture last weekend.

"The scoreline was only 1-0 but it was a very open game. We had fantastic seats really high up to get the full picture," Matt said.

"They've got a really strong squad just like last season. They score a lot of goals but don't keep a lot of clean sheets so will be looking for a lot of consistency. 

"We will be looking for a positive outcome this weekend."

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As of 3.30pm on Thursday, less than 350 tickets - all on the Big Bank - remain for this fixture, with all seats sold out. It is likely that the match will be a sell out, with it extremely unlikely that any tickets will be available on the day. 



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!

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 Buy

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 - 4pm Monday to Friday. We ask that you please buy online where possible.

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

Previous Encounter

Exeter City 4 Bristol Rovers 1 | 21/08/21 | Sky Bet League Two

City stunned Rovers with four goals in the first 23 minutes of the last league clash at SJP. Matt Jay scored twice with Tim Dieng and Harry Kiteb adding to the rout. City took their foot off the Gas in the second half with Sam Finley pulling one back. 

How to Follow

Can't make it to St James Park on Saturday? Why not get the next best thing with a LIVE stream on iFollow?

By purchasing a match pass at the cost of just £10 overseas and £2.50 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.

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


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.


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


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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