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📝 Match Preview: Morecambe (H)

5 May 2023

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Morecambe (H)

5 May 2023

Exeter City's first season back in League One for ten years comes to an end on Sunday as Morecambe make the long trip to SJP.

It'll be a mid-table finish for the Grecians regardless of the outcome against the Shrimps, who need a win to have a chance of third tier survival, well within the City's target for the campaign. 

After six straight defeats in the league, Gary Caldwell's side will want to give the home supporters one final thing to cheer about before we all jet off on our summer holidays, with bad memories of that 6-0 loss at Ipswich last week quickly needing put to rest.

It won't be easy though, with Morecambe heading to Devon with an opportunity to retain their League One status. A month ago, Derek Adams' side looked doomed for the drop, but three consecutive wins have clawed them back to within a point of safety - though they will need to win and hope that MK Dons fail to win at Burton. A draw could also be enough, proving that MK Dons lose and Cambridge United fail to win at home to Forest Green. 

Gary Caldwell's Thoughts

"We want to finish the season on a high and give our supporters something to cheer about over the summer," Gary said.

"It's about finishing our first season in League One on a high so that next season we come back with the momentum of this game.

"We know Morecambe are in good form and they are playing the same way over the last few games - I'll be very surprised if they change that. But as ever when we're at home, it's about what we do, regardless of who we play. 

"If we play to our best, like we did against Barnsley, we can beat any team in this league at this stadium. It could be easy to take the last six games in isolation and be disappointed wioth the season, but when you look at it as a whole it's been brilliant."

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Tickets in the home areas are SOLD OUT.

After further discussions with Morecambe they have requested their full allocation of tickets for the match in the away terrace.
If we have any home returns they will be available for the waiting list and this will be actioned from Tuesday, May 2. If you are a ticket holder that can't make it, please contact:
To sign up for the waiting list please email:
Thank you for your support!

Match Day Family Fun

Post-match signing, retro shirt day and Kids in Charge. What a busy Sunday for you ahead of your lunchtime kick-off!

It’s time for you to dig out your old City favourite kit for Retro Shirt day! On top of that it is a reduced Kids in Charge Day. Originally planned for the February half-term it was deferred to the Morecambe game in the expectation of a normalised attendance that would give staff the time to look after their shadows with the extra space needed.


We are grateful to staff and volunteers who give their time to host your youngster, especially when things remain at full tilt for them.

Finally, Super Sunday will end with the usual signing player picture sheet available. All the players will go around the stadium post match to sign your sheets. Please make sure you have a sharpie available! The signing sheets are available with a copy of the Grecian!

Live Music with Sea Dogz

Make sure you stick around in the Centre Spot after Sunday's match as Sea Dogz, a female fronted classic rock covers band from Dawlish are playing from 2:15pm!  The Post Match Pint offer will be running too!

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Previous Encounter

Morecambe 1 Exeter City 1 | 02/12/22 | Sky Bet League Two

Josh Key levelled just 90 seconds after Cole Stockton's opener as the sides sahred the spoils on a Friday night on the Lanacashire coast.

How To Follow

Unable to get tickets to Sunday's SOLD OUT final league match of the season against Morecambe? Why not get the next best thing with a stream on iFollow!


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.

Key Timings


Centre Spot Bar

The Centre Spot Bar will be open from 10am 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 £3.50 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.


Junior Grecians Zone

The Junior Grecians Zone is open to members from 10am and open to all from 10.30am, 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 10am - 3pm 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!

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.

Match Day Programme

Our award winning programme is available is priced at just £3 per copy! to end the season, we take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the campaign, details of all the ECFC Awards winners, plus updates from the ECFC Women, Supporters' Trust and Gary Caldwell. Make sure you grab a copy from around the ground on Saturday!

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