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📝 Match Preview: Fleetwood Town (H)

All you need to know ahead of Saturday's match

23 February 2024

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Fleetwood Town (H)

All you need to know ahead of Saturday's match

23 February 2024

Exeter City are back in action at the Park this Saturday to take on Fleetwood Town in a 3pm kick-off.

The Grecians will be looking to bounce back from back-to-back defeats last week and pick up three points against a Fleetwood side that sit in the bottom three in the League. Fleetwood come to SJP on defeat to Barnsley last time out.

Your support is crucial as we enter the final twelve matches of the season and there isn't anything like a full SJP that is full of noise! So grab your tickets early and join us at the Park! 

Gary Caldwell's thoughts

The Cod Army visit Devon with renewed confidence having picked up form under new manager Charlie Adam, while the Grecians will hope to bounceback from consecutive defeats and pull themselves further away from the bottom four. 

"Performance wise, Fleetwood have been a lot better and tactcially they have changed," Gary said.

"They have changed in and out of possession and how they go about winning games. I have seen a big difference in them so we have to be ready for a difficult game. We lost up there and that was probably one of the low moments of the season, where we were really poor. We have to put that but also be prepared, tactically, for facing a different team.

"Charlie Adam is someone I played with for the national team, but also against many times in the Old Firm. We have had some big moments together - it will be good to see him."

Hear from Gary ⬇️

Match Tickets

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There are around 100 seats left in the ground, mostly in Optimising IT Adam Stansfield Stand Block A and Block L of the Nevada Construction Main Stand. With plenty of availability in the Big Bank.

As always if you book early you get advance ticket prices and save time on matchdays!

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Admission prices 

Big Bank     Nevada Construction/Optimising IT    
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   ---

Level Playing Field Matchday 

Saturday’s home match with Fleetwood Town, which is the club’s designated Level Playing Field fixture to celebrate and inspire good access and inclusion at sports venues, will be dedicated to Alzheimer’s Society.

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This year the club’s Disabled Supporters’ Association have opted to focus on ‘hidden’ illnesses and disabilities, with support given to the Alzheimer’s Society mission to research the disease and support those living with the condition. 

The Level Playing Field branding will be a key part of the match, with players donning the campaign t-shirts, while there will be plenty of social media content helping to raise awareness of the campaign messaging.

Click here to find out more.

Celebrating the RNLI's 200th Anniversary 

2024 sees the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) celebrate its 200th Birthday.

The charity saves lives at sea in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Since its set up in 1824, the RNLI have saved over 140,000 lives and now run over 237 lifeboat stations and 220 beach lifeguard units including one at Teignmouth, the home of City's head groundsman Chaz Woolnough.

At this Saturday's match with Fleetwood Town, Exeter City FC will recognise and celebrate the incredible work of the RNLI, with a stall at the ground with important sea safety information and content on the Big Screen at the Park as well as hosting some of the incredible volunteers that give their time to the RNLI locally.

Click here to find out more.

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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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 or watch LIVE 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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Support our local charities

When you buy a drink at the bar at SJP you pay a £1 returnable deposit for your cup. You can either return it for your deposit, keep it as a memento or you can return it to the bar or a collection bin to donate to charity!

Click here to find out more.

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, 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 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!

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Previous Encounter

Fleetwood Town 3 Exeter City 0 (January 23, 2024) EFL Sky Bet League One

Exeter City fell to a 3-0 defeat away to Fleetwood Town. All three goals came in the first half, with City, brighter but unable to find a response in the second.

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Football should be a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Please show your support in a positive way so we can all enjoy games over the festive period. 

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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