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📝 Match Preview: Mousehole (A)

All you need to know as the Grecians head to Cornwall

11 July 2023

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Mousehole (A)

All you need to know as the Grecians head to Cornwall

11 July 2023

Exeter City's pre-season preparations continue on Tuesday with the longest trip, as the Grecians head to Cornwall to face Mousehole in a 7:30pm kick-off.

City's first team will be looking to build on Friday's opening win at Tiverton Town as they make the two and a half hour trip to face Mousehole for the first time.

The match is part of a three-day training camp for the Grecians in Cornwall. City have links with Mousehole with assistant manager Kevin Nicholson, a former manager of the side in 2018-19, helping to arrange this match.

Mousehole won the Western League last season to become only the second Cornish side to reach the Southern League.  

Gary Caldwell's thoughts

Speaking about making the trip down to Cornwall, manager Gary Caldwell said: "They are relishing spending the time together on and off the park. Next week will be good from a social aspect, getting to know the players in a different environment.

"Kev is a legend down there apparently so will be good for him to go back and see some people that he worked with. The big thing for going there is the pitch, as we really wanted to play on a good pitch. They have been very kind to give us use of that pitch to train the days after."

Kevin Nicholson's thoughts

Exeter City's assistant manager and former Mousehole manager caught up with Pablo Woolls-Blanco of Mousehole to discuss the match:

Admission Prices

Tickets can be purchased online from Mousehole here.

  • Adults - £7
  • Concession - £4
  • Under-16 - free (with accompanying adult)

You can also pay on the gate at Trungle Parc.

The Stadium

Mousehole play at Trungle Parc stadium which has a capacity of 2000 supporters.

Trungle Parc.jpeg

How to get there

The address is Trungle Parc, Paul, Penzance TR19 6AZ.

Please note that the ground is NOT in the village of Mousehole. Take B3315 from Newlyn up a long hill (Chywoone Hill), turn left after it has flattened out where signposted to Mousehole AFC. Then turn right where again signposted in the middle of Paul village and go to the far end and follow the signs.

Parking

There is parking available at the ground on a first-come first-served basis. Please follow the directions of the stewards. Mousehole suggest you arrive early to avoid congestion. Alternatively, park in Mousehole (2 car parks) and walk up the hill to us in the village. Be warned however that this involves a steep climb!

Food and Drink

There is a pub in Paul – The Kings Arms which serves excellent food.

At the ground, Mousehole have a fully-stocked bar, featuring our sponsors Verdant plus a wide selection of other beers, wine, spirits and soft drinks. The tea hut serves a selection of hot drinks, pasties and sausage rolls, snacks and cakes. The clubhouse and tea hut will open approximately 2 hours before kickoff.

Match Coverage

We will be provide match updates across our social media channels throughout the evening, as well as post-match interviews. The match is not being streamed.

There will be an SJP 360 style video available in the days after the match!

Exeter City on social media


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