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📝 Match Preview: Charlton Athletic (H)

2 February 2023

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Charlton Athletic (H)

2 February 2023

Exeter City return to home action this Saturday when we welcome Charlton Athletic to St James Park.

After two away matches on the trot, it's back to home turf for the Grecians as we look to build on last weekend's 2-0 away win at MK Dons, thanks to Jevani Brown's brace. This will be Charlton's first league visit to EX4 since January 2012, though they did visit in 2017 for a League Cup tie, which the London side won 2-1. 

They will want to get back to winning ways, having been beaten 2-1 at home to Bolton Wanderers live on Sky Sports at the Valley. 

Gary Caldwell's Thoughts

"The pitch is in incredible condition which meant we could train on it," Gary said. 

"There were a number of reasons. We went through some stuff with the players in a classroom environment that we can't do at the training ground, so we utilised the space at the stadium, but most importantly it was for the new players to get a feel for their new surroudnings and getting used to the pitch so they are ready for Saturday."

Turning attentions to Saturday's opponents, Caldwell expects a similar challenge to the one the Grecians faced last weekend.

"They play the same as MK Dons, a 4-3-3. They are a little more direct and with dangerous wide men, and we have to be prepared out of possession. I know their manager really well and he's made a big impact since he came in."

Hear more from Gary, who also summarises the transfer window as a whole and squad availability for the match 👇

Match Tickets

With City's last four home matches being sell outs in the home areas you'll need to book now to gain admission!

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E-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!

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   ---

Match Day 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 on Saturday, click here.

Previous Encounter

Charlton Athletic 4 Exeter City 2 | 11/10/22 | Sky Bet League One

Jay Stansfield scored a stunner but ultimately City were beaten at the Valley on a tough night for the Grecians. 

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.

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To purchase a match pass please click here.

  • For further details on iFollow, please click here
  • For a first time guide to iFollow, please click here

We will be proving live coverage on our Twitter and Facebook pages and will have reaction from Gary Caldwell and a player after the match.

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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 on their selection of TV screens. After the match, draft pints of Tribute, Carlsberg and Thatchers are on offer for just £3.50 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 and open to all from 1.30pm with plenty of activities for all our young Grecian supporters. 

In the Fan Zone, 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 to 5pm on matchdays 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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Jungle Path Kiosk

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!

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Match Day Programme

Our award winning programme is available 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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