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📝 Match Preview: Lincoln City (H)

All you need to know ahead of Saturday

27 October 2023

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Lincoln City (H)

All you need to know ahead of Saturday

27 October 2023

Exeter City return to action at St James Park on Saturday, looking to end a run of six defeats in a row in EFL Sky Bet League One.

It's been a tough run of form for the Grecians, who will be desperate to repay your incredible support on Saturday and get back to winning ways.

City face a Lincoln City side that are under interim coach Tom Shaw after Mark Kennedy departed the Imps. Lincoln come into the match having won their last two matches over Fleetwood Town and Charlton Athletic.

Your support has been incredible home and away this season, and we need you again to show your backing as City look to turn the form around.

Gary Caldwell's thoughts

Gary Caldwell has spoken of his preparations as the Grecians welcome Lincoln City to St James Park looking to arrest their recent run of defeats.

Six league defeats in a row means City's form has slipped, but Gary says the group have the belief to turn things around, starting this weekend.

"We are fully behind the players and they are fully behind us as staff, and there is a strong togetherness," Gary said.

"Winning brings you together, but I think losing also brings you together in a different way, and I can feel there disappointment and their want and need to win.

"The group are hurting but they are ready to put things right.

Hear more from Gary ⬇️

 

Remembrance Ceremony

The Poppy Appeal 2023 launches in Devon and nationally on 26 October. And we will be doing our bit to help swell their funds for the work they do with our Remembrance ceremony on Saturday.

The order of service on Saturday will begin with the players and officials taking to the field slightly earlier than normal.

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The wreath laying will be led by the Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Devon as the representative of HM the King. Followed by the other dignitaries, captains and match officials. Finally, three supporters will lay their wreaths. A Lincoln supporter will be joined by Andy Ward (Club, Trust and City Supporters) and Quinn Elliott (for the Junior Grecians).  

The Exhortation will be read by local TV and radio presenter David Fitzgerald in his role as RBL Vice President.

The last post will be sounded by a bugler from the local Royal British Legion. At the end of which the match referee will signal the beginning and end of a stadium silence. This will be followed by the teams continuing with their respect handshakes.

Match Tickets

With City's home league matches proving popular in the home areas so far this season it's worth booking early to gain admission!

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Admission prices 

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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
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The Kit

City will be in their traditional home kit for this match.

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How to follow

If you can't join us at SJP, you can follow all the action on iFollow. Listen LIVE in the UK for £2.50 and watch live overseas for just £10! Click here to grab a pass.

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We will also 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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Key Timings

Check out the key timings for Saturday's match. The players start to arrive from 12:30pm so come along and grab a selfie or autograph!

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Matchday Family Fun

Going to the football with your family is the perfect way to make memories you treasure, and at St James Park there is plenty on offer pre-match to keep the whole family entertained, and ensure a special day out.

For full details of all the activities happening at SJP on Saturday, click here.

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Sticker book reduced!

The official Exeter City Sticker Album is just £2 this weekend, so no better time to grab a copy from the club shop!

Collect 184 different stickers, ranging from current and past players, club legends, magic moments and more! Buy from the club shop from Saturday. The album includes the first eight stickers!

Each matchday league programme this season will have 8 stickers to collect to fill your book!

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Centre Spot Bar

The Centre Spot Bar will be open from 11am and will be showing the early and late kick-offs.

After the match, we will be showing Wolves vs Newcastle United with draft pints of Tribute, Carlsberg and Thatchers are on offer for just £3.75 a pint

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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 from 12:30pm to members and 1:30pm to everyone, with plenty of activities for all our young Grecian supporters. 

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Club Shop

The club shop is open all day on matchdays and is stocked with all three of City's kits for the 23/24 season as well as a range of training gear and pocket money items.

Don't forget, Supporters' Trust members, Junior Grecians and season ticket holders 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!

In the Fan Zone, the bar and Kenniford Farm's van will also be open for refreshments and hot food.

Kiosk Menu

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Kenniford Farm will also be in the Fan Zone with their wide range of local produce including hog roast rolls and chips.

Match Day Programme

The matchday programme the Grecian has a new look for this season, with designers Curtis Sports giving it a refresh!

Saturday's issue is just £3:50 including a set of eight stickers for the new sticker book!

Previous Encounter

Exeter City 2 Lincoln City 1 (March 11, 2023) EFL Sky Bet League One

City picked up their second home win on the trot as they came from behind to beat Lincoln at a soggy SJP. Sam Nombe scored both as the Gary Caldwell's men reacted well to Paudio O'Connor's scruffy opener to secure a seventh point from three matches.

Report an incident 

We pride ourselves on the atmosphere we create on a match day, the passionate support from our fans is appreciated by everyone, particularly the players. We consistently win awards for our family engagement and supporter experience. Help us to keep it that way and please ensure that passion for your club does not develop into unwelcome behaviour.

Thank you for helping us to make sure everyone has an amazing matchday experience.

You can read all of the ground regulations here.

If you want to report and incident:

Please either contact your nearest steward, or text 'help ecfc' to 62277.


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